...the little sister of the Betsy Stage.
1137 South Huron Street, Denver CO 80223 (720) 328-5294
We strive to provide high quality, economically accessible (they’re free!) theatrical productions to children. By adapting international folktales, we wish to show our audiences that people all over the world have much in common while celebrating the differences that make our world so rich.



We believe that Art Will Save The World.
Jerian Franco - Producer, Writer, Art Director

Jeri Franco has been involved in the Arts all her life. This is the 6th show she has produced at The Betsy Stage in Denver. She believes that art can and will save the world if we allow ourselves to be inspired.


Samantha McDermott - Writer, Director

Samantha has been in theater her entire life and directing for 10 years. She began directing in Manhattan at the Theater Studio Inc. In 2007 she relocated to Denver and in 2010 began directing at The Betsy. Shows at The Betsy include: Flaming of The Shrew, Juliet & Romeo : The Panopticon, The Travesty of Lear, Beth, Hamlet and Othello. She is thrilled to be working with her fellow artists on this new venture at The Bitsy with fresh inspiration drawn from international fairy tales.

Patti Murtha - General Manager, Writer, Director

Patti is a native Jersey Girl who fell in love with Colorado years ago. She has a varied background in acting, stage management and arts administration with nearly 20 years in educational theater as a teaching artist, actor, director, and playwright. The Bitsy brings all that is near and dear to her artist heart together in one fabulous little folktale-loving package.

Rekha Ohal - Live Music Director

Rekha first picked up a piano at the tender age of five, and never looked back. She started gigging in the Washington D.C. area until she relocated to Denver, where she’s graced the stages at many of the finest venues and events in Colorado, including the Cherry Creek Arts Festival, the Taste of Colorado, and Dazzle jazz. She is a highly sought after pianist and vocalist in the metro area and is delighted to be joining the staff of the Bitsy. 

1137 South Huron Street, Denver CO 80223 (720) 328-5294
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