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In the program notes for the engaging and subtle "Fermata," playwright and actress Maria Cheng names three artists who influenced her play about three generations of women accomplished in
In Lisa D'Amour's "Detroit" — currently at the Curious Theatre Company — married couple Ben and Mary invite new younger neighbors Sharon and Kenny over for a backyard mea…
If you're one of those people who likes a title to reveal its meaning quickly, then Lisa D'Amour's "Detroit" may gnaw at you as you watch newish neighbors Ben and Mary, Sharon and Ken…
In "Hysteria," an urgent knock on the garden doors of his London study stirs Sigmund Freud from his ruminations.
For decades now, the pipeline from Park City to a place called summer has been the condiut to channel smart, funny, challenging (all of the above) fare into arthouses and to give moviegoers …
Lakewood's Edge Theater Company has been on a roll this year, already mounting regional premieres of two vexingly named, compelling plays.
In a fluorescent-blasted rehearsal room in the Arvada Center, a group of actors are having a kinetic go at a jig.
It was — and fortunately remains — quite the weekend for intriguing theater.
Something visceral and vivid is taking place at the Denver Center, where the musical "The 12" is receiving its world premiere. Robert Schenkkan wrote the book and Neil Berg the music. The tw…
Noah Baumbach has pulled off a minor miracle. Twice. In the 2010 dramedy "Greenberg" and now in the deliciously observed "While We're Young," the writer-director has taken Ben Stiller's oft …
If you're in the mood for foolish fun, a trip to the Lone Tree Arts Center may be in order, where you'll find the clever romp "The 39 Steps."
This year marks Arthur Miller's centenary. So it makes sense that last weekend saw the Miller baton passed from one local theater to another when "All My Sons" closed at the Cherry Cre…
There are more than 40 hits jammed into the jukebox pleasure "Motown the Musical," at the Buell Theatre through April 19.
Pip, pip, hooray!That might be the easy response to the national tour of "Pippin," which had its dazzling launch Wednesday.
Singer-songwriter SuCh tells the audience gathered at Jazz @ Jack's on a Sunday night more than once that she loves them.
The word "Orwellian" got quite the workout at the recent 41st Telluride Film Festival.
Playwright/Performer Martin Moran returns to his hometown with a reprise of his Obie award-winning, one-man show, "The Tricky Part," about confronting the church counselor he had a "relation…
It wasn't quite the toppling of a monarch. But it came awfully close. Stephen Schwartz and Roger Hirson's 1973 Broadway musical "Pippin" recounts the tale of a restless young prince named P…
Vintage Theatre has returned to the New Orleans apartment of Stanley Kowalski and wife Stella in a solid and subtle production of Tennessee Williams' "A Streetcar Named Desire.
The Denver Center Theatre Company has unveiled the final show of its 2014-2015 season.
It may be an overstatement to declare this but what the heck: Classical musical opera-style * * * ½ If a theater company — or in this instance the Central City Opera &mdas…
For many, Neil Simon's famous divorced duo Oscar Madison and Felix Ungar came by way of TV, not the stage, when Jack Klugman and Tony Randall inhabited the roles on the 1970s sitcom.
It was a resonant and rending weekend lineup. First up, the opening of the one-woman play "Who Will Sing for Lena?
One thing became clear by the end of the 9th Annual Henry Awards: Playwright Matthew Lopez is the real deal.
There they were: George and Martha snarling, snapping, gnawing on each other's emotional limbs.
The timeless tale of a orphaned boy adopted by an ape mother — complete with vine swinging!
It's a small miracle that can happen at rock concerts and Sunday worship services. Yes, the shared voice of the crowd can be a thing of transcendent wonder.
Roxxy Duda stepped onto the University Theatre stage one recent Sunday to introduce a matinee performance of "I Hate Hamlet.
It's almost too easy to say that the Arvada Center's production of the Disney musical "Tarzan" won't mean a thing if it ain't got some swing.
A son is sent packing by his parents with the upbeat promise that there's a "Big Bright Beautiful World" out there.