1 hour ago | Holidays
Patrick Barlow’s adaptation of A Christmas Carol, now playing at Miners Alley, walks the line between comedy and moments of real pathos. Barlow is the author of the Tony-winning The 39 Steps, a send-up of Hitchcock that’s also an homage, and his w...
2 days ago | Theater
I’ve seen many productions of A Christmas Carol over the years, most of them pleasant in a Hallmark card sort of way, none of them memorable. So I’m trying to figure out just what makes this year’s A Christmas Carol, an annual offering at the Denv...
7 days ago | Theater
The new theater season is under way, with shows large and small popping up all over town. Keep reading for capsule reviews of productions currently on stage in metro Denver.
9 days ago | Theater
The Aurora Fox’s production of The Gershwins’ Porgy and Bess left me with a head swimming with music, ideas and feelings inspired by the sweep and majesty of the chorus’s offerings, the sheer beauty of the songs, and questions about changes to the...
15 days ago | Holidays
While the Arvada Center production of I'll Be Home for Christmas is a lump of coal in the holiday-show stocking (read the review of I'll Be Home here), other offerings around town look much more promising. Here are four to explore: 1. A Christmas ...
16 days ago | Theater
Usually a show having its world premiere in Denver is something to celebrate, but every now and then you wonder if you’re witnessing a premiere only because no other theater in the country wanted to stage the thing. I’ll Be Home for Christmas, a m...