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  • 2012 - National Council on Crime and Delinquency/Prevention for a Safer Society Award, published October 27, 2011


  • 2012 - Bert Greene Award/International Association of Culinary Professionals, published January 20, 2011

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2002 Stories by Juliet Wittman

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  • Profound B.S.

    published December 19, 2002

    A new company called Rorschach Productions has put together a sequence of short plays that constitutes one of the more interesting evenings of... More >>

  • A Christmas Carol Glows

    published December 19, 2002

    There's a power to Charles Dickens's A Christmas Carol that defies analysis. On one level, it's a sentimental fable, a codification... More >>

  • The Impotence of Being Earnest

    published December 12, 2002

    Children of Eden is a very literal rendition of two Bible stories -- those of the Garden of Eden and Noah's flood. These narratives... More >>

  • A Charming Spell

    published December 12, 2002

    The Nomad Theatre's Cinderella, directed by Deborah Curtis, is perfect for children. It's slight, charming, tuneful and funny.... More >>

  • Jingle Bell Mock

    published December 5, 2002

    Rattlebrain Theater should have everything it needs to become a destination for the young and hip, a thronged local hot spot, the kind of place no... More >>

  • She Said, She Said

    published November 28, 2002

    Nancy Cranbourne and Patti Dobrowolski, creators of the hysterically funny theater piece Two Woman Avoiding Involuntary Hospitalization,... More >>

  • Mojo's a No-Go

    published November 21, 2002

    I tried to watch English director Guy Ritchie's Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels on video once, but I gave up after thirty minutes or... More >>

  • Tennessee's Last Waltz

    published November 21, 2002

    Two actors, a brother and sister, linger in the backstage area of a theater in a strange, unnamed country. There's junky furniture, a round table... More >>

  • Poetry Men

    published November 14, 2002

    The Denver Center complex hummed with activity last Saturday night. On the streets outside, cars circled aimlessly around the full parking... More >>

  • Sky Writer

    published November 14, 2002

    Elyse Singleton has been supporting herself as a freelance writer for years. She's had articles and columns in the Denver Post, the... More >>

  • Tapping Into Success

    published November 7, 2002

    Most of us remember the 1952 movie version of Singin' in the Rain for the inspired partnership of Donald O'Connor and Gene Kelly and the... More >>

  • Parade of Pointless Pain

    published November 7, 2002

    I must admit, I don't see the point of Martin McDonagh's The Lonesome West, a play about a pair of hateful and hate-filled... More >>

  • A Beautiful Lady

    published October 31, 2002

    There are evenings when my job seems like the best in town, and the Shadow Theatre Company's Lady Day at Emerson¹s Bar and Grill... More >>

  • In the Flesh

    published October 24, 2002

    Time, that is intolerant Of the brave and innocent, And indifferent in a week, To a beautiful physique,... More >>

  • Twisted Devil

    published October 17, 2002

    As far as I can tell, David Lindsay-Abaire, author of A Devil Inside, has a good education, an effervescent imagination, a lot of... More >>

  • The Burden of Genius

    published October 17, 2002

    There is simply no way of explaining musical genius on the order of Mozart's, and I think that's the puzzle at the heart of Peter Shaffer's... More >>

  • Wicked Fun

    published October 10, 2002

    There's something about the idea of separating the mingled good and evil within each of us that won't let go of the imagination. Part of the... More >>

  • Not My Cup of Tea

    published October 3, 2002

    Alone on stage at the Aurora Fox, working on a set designed as a grimy basement, actor Greg Price is in almost constant motion, shuttling between... More >>

  • Family Reunion

    published September 26, 2002

    Ethelyn Friend is a wonderful performer. Working alone in the intimate upstairs theater space of the Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art, she holds... More >>

  • Death and Laughter

    published September 26, 2002

    The scene is a flowery, chintzy little apartment; a woman is reading on the couch, a man writing at a desk. Pretty soon they're bickering. They... More >>

  • Heavy Symbolism

    published September 19, 2002

    For the first twenty minutes, I think I'm feeling alienated from what's going on because a priest appeared on stage before the play and started to... More >>

  • Light Fare

    published September 19, 2002

    The Arvada Center's staging of Neil Simon's The Dinner Party makes for a pleasant evening of theater: mild, inoffensive, expertly... More >>

  • Where the Girls Are

    published September 12, 2002

    I don't think I'd call this a good production of Shakespeare's high-spirited sexual tease of a play. The problem isn't that the Theatre... More >>

  • Prophetic Words Revisited

    published September 12, 2002

    My Children! My Africa! may not be South African playwright Athol Fugard's strongest and most complex work -- it's single-themed,... More >>

  • Birth of a Notion

    published September 5, 2002

    The set is an arrangement of black platforms and boxes. It stretches a long, long way back so that -- despite the overall intimacy of the theater... More >>

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