Some Hollywood legends got their start doing summer stock at Denver’s Elitch Gardens Historic Theatre. They include Grace Kelly, Robert Redford and Patricia Neal. The theatre, in North Denver, is showcasing its famous alumni in an outdoor film series that begins tonight. Jose Mercado is a professor at CU-Denver and executive director of Elitch Theatre. He speaks with CPR's Ryan Warner.

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[Photo: Grace Kelly receives flowers from an unidentified gentleman backstage at Elitch. Credit: Elitch Gardens Historic Theatre]