Friday, July 21, 2017
Thursday, July 20, 2017

Denver comedian Josh Blue says he was robbed, assaulted in St. Paul bar by St. Paul Pioneer Press

Josh Blue has been one of the longest-running comics repping the Mile High City on national stages.

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Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Diahann Carroll reflects on a career of first on stage and screen by The Washington Post

As a young woman and into her middle years, Carroll had a career of firsts. The first black actress to win a Tony, for the 1962 musical "No Strings," in which her fashion-model character was…

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Monday, July 17, 2017

CU Shakespeare Festival flips “Hamlet” on its head with female lead by Lisa Kennedy, The Know

Many have read Hamlet's melancholy and brooding inaction as feminine traits. A female Hamlet makes the play seem less entangled with ambivalence.

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Naming rights could fetch millions for DCPA, Colorado Convention Center by John Wenzel

Selling naming rights could change the fortunes of the Denver Center for the Performing Arts and the Colorado Convention Center. But getting those deals done will be a complicated task.

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Tuesday, July 11, 2017

North Metro Arts Alliance brings free programs, entertainment to Adams County by Megan Mitchell

The Westminster-based North Metro Arts Alliance strives to enrich awareness, education and access of the arts among Adams County residents throughout the calendar year.

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Monday, July 10, 2017

With 21 million YouTube views and counting, Chris Fleming is a jester for the digital age by John Wenzel, The Know

Inspired and exhausting, the hyper-verbal comic is never afraid to look or sound like a complete fool.

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Thursday, June 22, 2017

How a new theater helped turn Silverthorne from a gas-stop town into a cultural hub by The Know, Alex Miller

Once based in an old town hall, the Lake Dillon Theatre company opens its new $9 million facility this week.

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Sunday, June 18, 2017

Native Americans walk out of Wyoming play with stereotypes by The Associated Press

The 1960 musical contains a scene in which characters dress up as and villainize Native Americans.

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Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Three more Colorado communities receive state’s creative district designation by Erin Douglas

Manitou Springs, Steamboat Springs and Denver's Westwood received a certification as creative districts Tuesday, joining 18 others in the state-supported program to expand Colorado's creativ…

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Monday, June 12, 2017

Outsiders make good as “Dear Evan Hansen” wins big at Tonys by The Associated Press

"Dear Evan Hansen," the touching, heartfelt musical about young outsiders, has won the biggest theater popularity contest — winning the best new musical trophy at the Tony Awards along…

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PHOTOS: 2017 Tony Awards by The Denver Post

The American Theatre Wing’s 71st Annual Tony Awards took place on Sunday, and here’s a list of winners for the Kevin Spacey hosted event at Radio City Music Hall.

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Friday, June 9, 2017

Brian Regan, savvy titan of stand-up, on recording his first Netflix special in Denver by John Wenzel, The Know

Regan is reasserting himself with a two-special deal with Netflix,

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Thursday, June 8, 2017

Review: Cirque du Soleil’s “Luzia” gets lost in Mexico by Dylan Owens, The Know

In the second act of “Luzia,” Cirque du Soleil’s new, Mexico-themed production, a nagging question stepped into view — literally.

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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, June 7, 2017

“Dear Evan Hansen”: the trail of a musical comet by The Washington Post

The wish was to write a truly original show based on a perception Pasek had back in high school, when a student died and his classmates rushed disconcertingly to claim the status -- and atte…

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Monday, June 5, 2017

Theater company cancels Aspen’s Shakespeare in the Park series by The Aspen Times

The Hudson Reed Ensemble has canceled its Shakespeare in the Park production of "Macbeth," which had been set for free August performances in Galena Plaza in Aspen and Lions Park in Basalt.

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Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Dave Chappelle announces Bellco show and more tickets on sale this week by John Wenzel, The Know

All the tickets you should get your hands on to plan pay day accordingly.

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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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Thursday, May 25, 2017

Review: “The Crud” at Buntport a bit too crowded and frantic by The Know, Lisa Kennedy

If "The Crud" sounds rather mad, it is.

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Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Review: Emotional walls crumble in Curious Theatre’s “The Luckiest People” by Lisa Kennedy

It's a family drama, so everyone can relate on some level.

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Musical of “King Kong” to roar on Broadway next year by The Associated Press

A musical version of "King Kong" is hoping to make Broadway go bananas.

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Sunday, May 7, 2017

Review: Long, winding road of “Priscilla, Queen of the Desert” at Aurora Fox worth the wait by The Know

There are unfilled potholes in this journey to a father-and-son reunion, but there's poignant and bawdy fun to be had, too.

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Thursday, May 4, 2017

Review: Local soprano leads Opera Colorado’s bloody but satisfying “Lucia,” opening this weekend by Ray Mark Rinaldi

What does it say about opera fans that they enjoy the ruthless "Lucia di Lammermoor" so much?

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Wednesday, May 3, 2017

Review: “Misery” at The Edge offers uneasy laughs in all the right places. Yes, laughs. by Joanne Ostrow

There is a twist to the classic psychological thriller you know.

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Tuesday, May 2, 2017

“In a take-no-prisoners mode,” Michael Moore announces one-man, anti-Trump Broadway show by Travis M. Andrews

Ever since Donald Trump announced his candidacy, Michael Moore has voiced his opposition on nearly every available medium.

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Monday, May 1, 2017

What’s with all the blue trees? Public art project takes over Denver Theatre District by John Wenzel

Denver represents the biggest Blue Trees project so far.

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Sunday, April 30, 2017

Review: A satisfyingly grown up “Secret Garden” at the Stage Theatre by Joanne Ostrow

Discard expectations of a pretty little child’s tale as you approach “The Secret Garden” at the DCPA’s Stage Theatre. There’s not a bit of treacle in this produ…

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Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Review: Arvada Center’s “Waiting for Godot” packs a wallop by The Know

The current production at the Arvada Center's black box theater, directed by Geoffrey Kent, opts for entertainment value

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Monday, April 17, 2017

Meet the cast of Broadway’s “Frozen,” debuting in Denver before heading to New York by John Wenzel

"Frozen" follows "The Little Mermaid" as the latest Disney Theatrical Group musical to debut in Denver before heading to Broadway for its official opening.

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