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Thursday, December 7, 2017
Saturday, December 2, 2017

Theater review: Colorful “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat” returns to Arvada Center by Joanne Ostrow, The Know

The Andrew Lloyd Webber war horse "Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat," a family-friendly musical with a nod to camp, gets a rousing revisit at the Arvada Center through Dec. 23. N…

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Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Theater review: In troubling times, rom-com “Beau Jest” is a simpatico distraction by Joanne Ostrow, The Know

This is a fine production, pleasing for audiences seeking ultra-light comedy that steers clear of anything challenging.

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Theater review: On its 20th anniversary, “Rent” returns to Denver as relevant than ever by Joanne Ostrow, The Know

Not only does the epic rock musical hold up, it's also still surprisingly relevant.

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Tuesday, November 7, 2017

Theater review: Examining wartime photography, “The Body of An American” finds haunting negatives by Joanne Ostrow, The Know

O'Brien draws parallels between shocking global news and personal family tragedy, demonstrating how early traumas have lingering effects.

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Friday, October 20, 2017

Put yourself inside “The Wild Party” with immersive Roaring Twenties musical at Stanley Marketplace by Joanne Ostrow, The Know

The event is a sensory explosion, complete with vintage Victrolas, stunning costumes and a seven-piece orchestra tucked away in a corner.

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Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Review: Farcical “The Foreigner” reminds you that racism is still alive in some parts of America by Joanne Ostrow, The Know

"The Foreigner," a fun and funny farce from the 1980s, just happens to have renewed relevance at the moment.

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Monday, September 25, 2017

In DCPA’s all-male “Macbeth,” sex and tragedy meet in a mosh pit by Joanne Ostrow, The Know

The tragedy is interpreted by director Robert O'Hara as a study in machismo, male relationships and what it means to be a man.

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Thursday, September 21, 2017

Powerful play on family, racism, “Appropriate,” opens Curious Theatre’s 20th season by Joanne Ostrow, The Know

In 2017, "Appropriate" asks audiences to understand the hatred, the anger and the pathologies that evolved as a result of the racist past.

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Tuesday, August 1, 2017

Review: Experimental theater company takes the JonBenet story over the top, and it works by Joanne Ostrow, The Know

With "House of Gold," playwright Gregory S. Moss has anticipated the audience's revulsion and —preconceptions -- and taken it all over the top.

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Thursday, June 8, 2017

Benchmark Theatre launches a fantastical Fever Dream Festival by Joanne Ostrow, The Know

Benchmark will hold what organizers hope will be the first annual Fever Dream Festival June 16-18 at Buntport Theatre, 717 Lipan St. in Denver, intended as “a celebration of science fictio…

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Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Review: “Curious Incident” at DCPA is a technical feat lacking in heart by Joanne Ostrow, The Know

Where the book was powerful, the show is overpowering.

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