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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Friday, April 14, 2017

Review: “Evita” at Lone Tree Arts Center aims high but falters by Joanne Ostrow

This "Evita" benefits from an imported cast and creative team, boosting the performance of Denver actor Lauren Shealy as Eva.

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Review: Exquisite corpses tell all in “The Drowning Girls” at Arvada Center by Lisa Kennedy

A keenly engaging work about three murdered women whose ghostly recollections get at something more vital than a mere whodunit.

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Thursday, April 13, 2017

“Disgraced” at the Ricketson is an unsettling, explosive drama by The Know

From racial profiling to Islamophobia, from laugh-out-loud comic exchanges to gasp-inducing jolts, "Disgraced" covers immense topical and emotional territory in a short time.

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Celebrated playwright Gunderson’s “Silent Sky” looks up to an astronomer who was ahead of her time by The Know

While working at the Harvard College Observatory in the early 20th century, Leavitt -- the central figure in Lauren Gunderson's "Silent Sky" -- looked at photographic plates of the solar sys…

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Tuesday, April 4, 2017

Broadway stars, Denver natives unite to raise money for actors fund by John Wenzel

Local performers will unite later this month for a show to benefit the Denver Actor's Fund.

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Monday, April 3, 2017

DCPA announces 14-production lineup for 2017-18 theatre season by Dylan Owens

The Denver Center for the Performing Arts has shared its 2017-18 lineup, kicking off its 14-production season with a Shakespearean classic and closing with an experimental show set in the st…

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Thursday, March 23, 2017

Wonderbound teams with Flobots for hip-hop ballet “Divisions” by John Wenzel

Their shared artistic and educational goals, and knack for attention-getting projects, has kept the two groups at the forefront of the Mile High City's cultural consciousness for the better …

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Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Dave Chappelle is coming to Red Rocks by Dylan Owens

Dave Chappelle returns to Red Rocks this summer.

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Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Food Network star Alton Brown’s “Eat Your Science” show heads to Denver by The Know

Even if you have to miss the show, you can still volunteer to help Brown out. He's relying on locals to direct him to the best spots at which to eat and drink.

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Saturday, March 18, 2017

“Constellations”: A fine space-time romance at Curious Theatre by Lisa Kennedy

"Constellations" is an engaging and melancholy affair.

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DCPA Off-Center invites you to join “The Wild Party” at the Stanley Marketplace by Dylan Owens

The 360-degree production comes to Aurora's communal marketplace this fall.

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Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Review: Soaring, exuberant “American in Paris” at the Buell is more than pretty by Joanne Ostrow

From the beloved Gershwin tunes to Christopher Wheeldon's distinctive choreography to the set and projection designs, the artful production soars.

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Monday, March 13, 2017

How to get tickets for the pre-Broadway run of Disney’s “Frozen” in Denver by John Wenzel

Single tickets for the pre-Broadway engagement of Disney's "Frozen," which runs Aug. 17-Oct. 1 at the Buell Theatre, are about to go on sale.

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Friday, March 10, 2017

Taming the beast: Denver arts and culture orgs eye SCFD changes amid diversity concerns, competition by John Wenzel

The Scientific & Cultural Facilities District rocketed the metro area's culture scene forward by supporting countless hours of programming that would not otherwise exist, while serving a…

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Thursday, March 9, 2017

She choreographed “Footloose,” now this Denver native is back home with “Little Mermaid” by Mark Jaffe

Lynne Taylor-Corbett is back staging her ballet, "The Little Mermaid" with the Colorado Ballet after adventures in Hollywood and on Broadway.

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Tuesday, March 7, 2017

Dan Ritchie names Martin Semple as new Denver Center for the Performing Arts chairman by John Wenzel

The Denver Center for the Performing Arts on Tuesday announced longtime Denver lawyer Martin Semple as chairman of the board of trustees.

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Monday, March 6, 2017

Young ballet dancers compete for scholarships at Newman Center by Tom McGhee

More than 500 young ballet dancers jumped, twirled and pirouetted across the stage of the Newman Center for the Performing Arts on Sunday as they competed for a chance to dance in the Youth …

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Friday, March 3, 2017

Meet the Denver Center Theatre Company’s new change artist, Nataki Garrett by The Know

As the new associate artistic director at the Denver Center Theatre Company, she arrived in town with a dossier boasting a penchant for boldness.

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Thursday, March 2, 2017

Buy one get one at Starbucks, National Pancake Day and other free and cheap deals around Denver, March 3-9 by Laura Daily and Bryan K. Chavez

Grab a friend and head to Starbucks March 2 through 6. Between 2 and 5 p.m., the  coffee café is offering a buy-one-get-one free Macchiato -- any size, hot or iced.

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Wednesday, March 1, 2017

Denver Children’s Theatre turns 20 by Joe Vaccarelli

The Denver Children’s Theatre is ready to celebrate its 20th anniversary with a production of “The Jungle Book” that will draw in students from schools around the Denver metro area dur…

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Dates announced for “Hamilton” at Denver Center, and the rest of the 2017-18 Broadway schedule by John Wenzel

The season also includes the first national tour of Disney's "Aladdin," the Broadway hit "School of Rock" and the return of Denver favorite "The Book of Mormon."

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