Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Curious Theatre Company’s 20th anniversary lineup stresses commitment to diversity by Joanne Ostrow

The centerpiece will be Tony Kushner's latest work, "The Intelligent Homosexual's Guide to Capitalism and Socialism with a Key to the Scriptures."

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Thursday, February 16, 2017

It’s time to get your Greek on at Boulder and Denver theaters by Lisa Kennedy

Oh ye citizens of area metropoles, it is time to get your Greek on.

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Friday, February 10, 2017

Denver Curious Theatre to produce playwright’s rapid response to the Trump era by The Know

Written in the two weeks before Trump's inauguration, the play seizes on theater's potential to quickly respond to current events.

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Wednesday, February 8, 2017
Thursday, February 2, 2017

Marta Becket, ballerina who drew audiences to Mojave Desert stage, dies at 92 by The Associated Press

A ballerina who drew audiences from around the world to an abandoned Mojave Desert stage she adopted after being stranded there by a flat tire in 1967 has died at the age of 92.

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Wednesday, February 1, 2017

Where can you watch pro-wrestling live in Colorado? At the Jefferson County Fairgrounds. by Josie Klemaier

The small arena-style space at Jeffco Fairgrounds was formerly home to bull-riding events until they outgrew that space, and then sat mostly unused save for the occasional 4-H event. Now, wi…

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Saturday, January 28, 2017

John Hurt, Oscar-nominated for “The Elephant Man,” dies at 77 by The Associated Press

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The versatile actor Sir John Hurt, who could move audiences to tears in "The Elephant Man," terrify them in "Alien," and spoof that very same scene in "Spaceballs," has …

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Friday, January 27, 2017

‘Hamilton’ cast to sing at Super Bowl 51 by The Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) — Original cast members of the Tony Award-winning Broadway hit "Hamilton: An American Musical," will sing "America the Beautiful" during pregame festivities at Super Bowl 51,…

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Thursday, January 26, 2017

Cherry Creek Theatre gets new digs inside the Mizel Arts and Culture Center by Lisa Kennedy

The magic carpet ride has come to an end -- and a new adventure has begun.

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Tuesday, January 24, 2017

Westminster High School theater program chosen for nationwide study by Peyton Garcia

Denver Center for Performing Arts was selected by Theatre Forward to participate in a two-year study that will monitor the impact of theater on students at Westminster High School.

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Saturday, January 14, 2017

Ringling Bros. circus to close after 146 years by The Associated Press

After 146 years, the curtain is coming down on "The Greatest Show on Earth." The owner of the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus told The Associated Press that the show will close…

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Thursday, January 12, 2017

Review: “Fun Home” at the Ellie is a rare beauty of a musical by Joanne Ostrow

The concise gem (with no intermission), based on cartoonist Alison Bechdel's graphic memoir, here benefits from an evenly capable cast. No one voice stops the show, each has its moment.

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Tuesday, January 10, 2017

Amy Schumer’s first Netflix special coming in March was filmed in Denver by The Know

The special that will premiere in March was filmed at the Bellco Theatre.

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Denver Center cancels Jan. 10 “Fun Home” debut after I-70 closure by John Wenzel

The Jan. 10, opening-night performance of the touring Broadway musical "Fun Home" has been canceled due to road closures on Interstate 70, the Denver Center for the Performing Arts announced…

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Friday, January 6, 2017

Long-time artistic director of Denver Center for the Performing Arts theatre company resigns by Jesse Paul

Thompson will remain in an advisory role through the end of the 2016-17 production season.

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Sunday, January 1, 2017

10 Denver arts and culture events to look forward to in 2017 by Ray Mark Rinaldi

Big shows, new venues, city-wide festivals ... there’s a lot of culture coming Denver’s way this year. Here are 10 things-in-the-making that warrant serious anticipation.

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Wednesday, December 28, 2016

How to ring in 2017 with a laugh: A fresh start for Denver comedy by John Wenzel

Denver comics have infiltrated big name venues and networks and cultivated a sustainable crop of young, hip, local audiences who support live comedy.

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Wednesday, December 14, 2016

Lone Tree Arts Center invites holiday audiences to see “It’s a Wonderful Life” in new light by Joe Rubino

The Lone Tree Arts Center, through Dec. 18, is featuring "It's a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play." The show puts a spin on the classic movie and features veteran Denver Center actor Jamie …

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Tuesday, December 6, 2016

PACE is 5, and Parker cultural officials feel its success is only the beginning by Joe Rubino

Parker's PACE Ceneter turned 5 in October. The arts and cultural center has been a big success, but town officials feel it's just the beginning.

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Chris Rock announces first tour in 9 years with Denver stop by The Know

The multi-city tour will kick off on February 14 in North Carolina.

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Wednesday, November 30, 2016

Give them a hand! Musicals stage a comeback by The Washington Post

By Peter Marks, The Washington Post It’s musical theater geekdom, for the win. That’s right, all you show tune skeptics, you who snicker at the spectacle of unison-dancing cats o…

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Wednesday, November 23, 2016

Nominate “Denver’s Worst Person” for a one-way ticket out of town by John Wenzel

Uncalled Four, a Denver comedy game show inspired by the profane Cards Against Humanity party game, announced a contest to nominate "Denver's Worst Person" for a one-way ticket out of the ci…

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Thursday, November 17, 2016

“Hand to God” is raunchy fun, bloody drama by Joanne Ostrow

The regional premiere of Robert Askins’ provocative “Hand to God” offers equal parts raunchy fun and bloody drama. That may surprise those who’ve heard only about the hilarity of the…

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Monday, November 7, 2016

Amy Schumer Instagrammed the heck out of Colorado this weekend by The Know

Thanks for being the ultimate tourist, Amy.

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Thursday, November 3, 2016

John Slattery turns from adman into ink-stained wretch by The Washington Post

For a stretch, actor John Slattery was in danger of permanently playing Handsome Guy, the boyfriend, the date, even the naked lust object.

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Opera Colorado opens season with “The Girl of the Golden West” by Ray Mark Rinaldi

“The Girl of the Golden West” is a logical choice for Opera Colorado. It’s a wonder that it took the company 25 years to produce it. The work is, after all, set in the American West du…

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Thursday, October 27, 2016

Su Teatro welcomes season with “The Sun” by John Wenzel

The show opens Su Teatro’s 2016-2017 season.

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Wednesday, October 26, 2016

Get ready for another “Freaky Friday” — this time on the stage by The Washington Post

Several months before Mary Rodgers' death in mid-2014, Brian Yorkey and Tom Kitt, who were busy turning her 1972 young-adult comic novel, "Freaky Friday," into a musical, had the opportunity…

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Monday, October 24, 2016

Ballot issue 4B would renew funding for culture, arts with sales tax by John Wenzel

Ballot issue 4B would reauthorize the seven-county metro area's 28-year-old Scientific and Cultural Facilities District, which funds cultural and arts institutions with a 0.1 percent sales t…

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Thursday, October 20, 2016

“Sleepy Hollow” finishes run at Miners Alley Children’s Theatre this weekend by John Wenzel

See Ichabod Crane in all his freaked-out glory at Miner’s Alley Playhouse, 1224 Washington Ave. in Golden.

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Thursday, October 6, 2016

Stage Theatre’s “Frankenstein” showcases the age-old tale with a twist by Joanne Ostrow

Forget Boris Karloff and the green bolted head of so many Frankenstein depictions. Think instead: superhero reboot.

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