Wednesday, July 10, 2024

The woman behind that famous name by Alex Miller

‘The Bonfils Girl’ digs into the story of Helen Bonfils, philanthropist/publisher The post The woman behind that famous name appeared first on OnStage Colorado.

SOURCE: OnStage Colorado at 11:51AM
Tuesday, July 9, 2024

CSF’s ‘Merry Wives’ jumps the slapstick shark by Alice Kaderlan

Director Kevin Rich takes the silly a bit too far in this production of Shakespeare’s comedy The post CSF’s ‘Merry Wives’ jumps the slapstick shark appeared first on OnStage Colorado.

SOURCE: OnStage Colorado at 03:41PM
Saturday, July 6, 2024

Vintage gives new directors a trial run by Eric Fitzgerald

Graham Becerra, Angela Mendez, Ellen Shamas-Brandt and Sarah J. Baker featured in latest New Directors Showcase The post Vintage gives new directors a trial run appeared first on OnStage Col…

SOURCE: OnStage Colorado at 11:07AM
Wednesday, July 3, 2024

At Firehouse Theater, ‘Othello 2024’ really sizzles by Eric Fitzgerald

Andrew Uhlenhopp directs a modernized version of Shakespeare's tragedy of jealousy The post At Firehouse Theater, ‘Othello 2024’ really sizzles appeared first on OnStage Colorado.

SOURCE: OnStage Colorado at 01:37PM
Tuesday, July 2, 2024

Podcast: A deep dive with Betty Hart by Alex Miller

The Colorado Theatre Guild President joins the pod to talk Henry Awards, theatre challenges, hot new shows and more The post Podcast: A deep dive with Betty Hart appeared first on OnStage Co…

SOURCE: OnStage Colorado at 09:28AM
Monday, July 1, 2024

Pink over Parker: ‘Legally Blonde’ comes to town by Eric Fitzgerald

The musical comedy is a crowd-pleasing summer confection The post Pink over Parker: ‘Legally Blonde’ comes to town appeared first on OnStage Colorado.

SOURCE: OnStage Colorado at 06:38PM
Thursday, June 27, 2024

The real deal: Cripple Creek’s history of melodrama continues with ‘Darling of the Donkey Derby’ by Judith Sears

Capable cast and an original script highlight a fun summer romp The post The real deal: Cripple Creek’s history of melodrama continues with ‘Darling of the Donkey Derby’ appeared first…

SOURCE: OnStage Colorado at 10:53AM
Sunday, June 23, 2024

Podcast: Oh Henry! What’s up with those nominations? by Alex Miller

A look at the hits and misses of this year’s Henry Award nods and a conversation with Jenna Pastuszek and the songs of Judy Garland The post Podcast: Oh Henry! What’s up with those nomin…

SOURCE: OnStage Colorado at 12:10PM
Friday, June 21, 2024

Emily Van Fleet joining Creede Rep as new artistic director by Osc Staff Report

Veteran actor and director is well known on Colorado stages The post Emily Van Fleet joining Creede Rep as new artistic director appeared first on OnStage Colorado.

SOURCE: OnStage Colorado at 12:21PM
Wednesday, June 19, 2024

A spiffed-up sign for the Aurora Fox by Alex Miller

The theatre’s iconic neon sign gets a well-deserved makeover ahead of even more upgrades at the facility The post A spiffed-up sign for the Aurora Fox appeared first on OnStage Colorado.

SOURCE: OnStage Colorado at 01:06PM

StageDoor tackles ‘Sweeney Todd’ in an outstanding production by Eric Fitzgerald

The Conifer theatre once again punches above its weight to deliver a well-rounded show The post StageDoor tackles ‘Sweeney Todd’ in an outstanding production appeared first on OnStage Co…

SOURCE: OnStage Colorado at 10:34AM
Tuesday, June 18, 2024

At Buntport, a trio of experiments by Alex Miller

‘Testing 123’ aims to pick a winner for the troupe’s off-night programming The post At Buntport, a trio of experiments appeared first on OnStage Colorado.

SOURCE: OnStage Colorado at 04:36PM

Theatre Silco’s ‘Moriarty’ is a comic knockout by Karen Mason

Ken Ludwig's madcap Sherlock Holmes story launches the summer season in Silverthorne in a true laugh fest The post Theatre Silco’s ‘Moriarty’ is a comic knockout appeared first on OnSt…

SOURCE: OnStage Colorado at 11:52AM

Under the stars in Fort Collins, an exceptional ‘Twelfth Night’ by Kari Redmond

OpenStage production finds the fun in Shakespeare’s rom-com The post Under the stars in Fort Collins, an exceptional ‘Twelfth Night’ appeared first on OnStage Colorado.

SOURCE: OnStage Colorado at 10:41AM

Podcast: Disappearing theatres and a visit with Elsa by Alex Miller

A look at some of the theatre companies losing their spaces, our Top 10 for the week and an interview with Caroline Bowman of ‘Frozen’ The post Podcast: Disappearing theatres and a visit…

SOURCE: OnStage Colorado at 09:35AM
Monday, June 17, 2024

‘Broadway’s Next Hit Musical’ a fun night of improv laughs by Eric Fitzgerald

Touring show is now up at the Denver Center’s Garner Galleria The post ‘Broadway’s Next Hit Musical’ a fun night of improv laughs appeared first on OnStage Colorado.

SOURCE: OnStage Colorado at 06:56PM
Sunday, June 16, 2024

2024 Henry Award nominations announced by Alex Miller

DCPA Theatre Company, Arvada Center lead the pack while Performance Now and Buntport both have strong showings The post 2024 Henry Award nominations announced appeared first on OnStage Color…

SOURCE: OnStage Colorado at 04:43PM
Saturday, June 15, 2024

Firehouse Theater announces ’24-’25 season by Osc Staff Report

Denver company operates out of the John Hand Theater in the Lowry area The post Firehouse Theater announces ’24-’25 season appeared first on OnStage Colorado.

SOURCE: OnStage Colorado at 01:03PM

Fourth time’s a charm for director of ‘The Pirates of Penzance’ by Eric Fitzgerald

A conversation with Kyle Lang, who directs and choreographs the first show of Central City Opera's summer season The post Fourth time’s a charm for director of ‘The Pirates of Penzance�…

SOURCE: OnStage Colorado at 09:34AM
Friday, June 14, 2024

A bawdy hoot: ‘Four Old Broads’ in the Springs by April Tooke

Funky Little Theatre serves up a humdinger from the old folks’ home The post A bawdy hoot: ‘Four Old Broads’ in the Springs appeared first on OnStage Colorado.

SOURCE: OnStage Colorado at 02:58PM
Thursday, June 13, 2024

Wheat Ridge Theatre takes on a Spanish classic with ‘Fuenteovejuna’ by Eric Fitzgerald

The drama about community power and fighting oppression has plenty of relevance to current day The post Wheat Ridge Theatre takes on a Spanish classic with ‘Fuenteovejuna’ appeared first…

SOURCE: OnStage Colorado at 10:34AM
Wednesday, June 12, 2024

Actor Anne Penner on the lessons of ‘Grounded’ by Alex Miller

The upcoming BETC production represents years of work by Penner and director Rick Barbour The post Actor Anne Penner on the lessons of ‘Grounded’ appeared first on OnStage Colorado.

SOURCE: OnStage Colorado at 12:08PM
Monday, June 10, 2024

The humanity of ‘Macbeth’ shimmers in this Boulder production by Susan Harper

Colorado Shakespeare Festival kicks off an indoor season with a surprisingly enjoyable take on ‘The Scottish Play’ The post The humanity of ‘Macbeth’ shimmers in this Boulder product…

SOURCE: OnStage Colorado at 07:46PM

Lottery offers $31 tickets to ‘Frozen’ at Denver Center by Osc Staff Report

It's a low, low price for a limited number of tickets  The post Lottery offers $31 tickets to ‘Frozen’ at Denver Center appeared first on OnStage Colorado.

SOURCE: OnStage Colorado at 05:01PM

High-speed laughs with ‘Ripcord’ at Springs Ensemble Theatre by Judith Sears

Set in a senior living facility, David Lindsay-Abaire’s play comes to life in a well-done production The post High-speed laughs with ‘Ripcord’ at Springs Ensemble Theatre appeared firs…

SOURCE: OnStage Colorado at 04:32PM

‘Josie’s Diner’ mixes complex relationships with coffee and cinnamon rolls by Eric Fitzgerald

The immersive comedy from Two Cent Lion moves from the Fringe Festival to the People’s Building The post ‘Josie’s Diner’ mixes complex relationships with coffee and cinnamon rolls ap…

SOURCE: OnStage Colorado at 11:59AM
Sunday, June 9, 2024

Piano psych with ‘Soapbox Therapy’ by Eric Fitzgerald

Performer and therapist Britt Mahrer sings songs about the work she does in her show The post Piano psych with ‘Soapbox Therapy’ appeared first on OnStage Colorado.

SOURCE: OnStage Colorado at 04:14PM
Thursday, June 6, 2024

One Night Stand scores again with ‘All Greek to Me’ by Eric Fitzgerald

The one-off series continues with a nod to the ancients The post One Night Stand scores again with ‘All Greek to Me’ appeared first on OnStage Colorado.

SOURCE: OnStage Colorado at 11:29AM
Wednesday, June 5, 2024

At the Fox, an electrifying ‘Lightning Thief’ by Eric Fitzgerald

Based on the best-selling books, the musical helmed by Nick Sugar is the hottest family show in town The post At the Fox, an electrifying ‘Lightning Thief’ appeared first on OnStage Colo…

SOURCE: OnStage Colorado at 10:34AM
Tuesday, June 4, 2024

Denver Fringe tees up its biggest year yet by Alex Miller

Running from June 6-9, the 5th annual festival features dozens of unique performances and a few new things The post Denver Fringe tees up its biggest year yet appeared first on OnStage Color…

SOURCE: OnStage Colorado at 11:11AM

Podcast: $4K for a concert ticket? C’mon! by Alex Miller

A look at outrageous ticket prices, top shows coming at Denver Fringe Festival and an interview with Fringe performer Jack Dawkins The post Podcast: $4K for a concert ticket? C’mon! appear…

SOURCE: OnStage Colorado at 10:40AM

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