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Awards

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

    "Redemption"

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

    "Czech, Please"

2003 Stories by Juliet Wittman

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  • Kvetch-22

    published September 11, 2003

    It's hard for me to review Suddenly Hope, currently playing at the New Denver Civic Theatre. On the evening I attended, the... More >>

  • Mixed Bag

    published September 4, 2003

    Miners Alley is a brand-new theater company with a decade-long pedigree. After years in Morrison, artistic director Rick Bernstein recently moved... More >>

  • Mexican Meditation

    published August 28, 2003

    Local playwright Melissa Lucero McCarl's Painted Bread is a mixed bag. It's full of passionate feeling, but I also found myself... More >>

  • Clutch Performance

    published August 28, 2003

    Reaching for Comfort is, among other things, a study of dysfunction: dysfunctional birth families, dysfunction within marriage, a... More >>

  • Oh, Brother!

    published August 14, 2003

    The Paragon Theatre Company originally scheduled Michael Frayn's Alphabetical Order as the last show of the 2002-'03 season. Instead, the... More >>

  • Grabbing a Folk Tale

    published August 7, 2003

    When Dario Fo won the Nobel Prize for literature in 1997, it was a bit of a shock in many quarters. The Italian writer considers himself a jester,... More >>

  • Sweet Strains

    published July 31, 2003

    Pure goodness tends to be less dramatic than evil -- or even ordinary human frailty. It's a truism that Milton's Lucifer in Paradise Lost... More >>

  • Heartfelt Songs

    published July 24, 2003

    My primary conclusion after seeing Ruggiero Leoncavallo's I Pagliacci and Enrique Granados's Goyescas at the Central... More >>

  • Shrewd Move

    published July 24, 2003

    Director Robin McKee has made two risky choices for her production of The Taming of the Shrew. She has presented the play as pretty... More >>

  • Growing Concerns

    published July 17, 2003

    The outline of a black eagle on a red background painted on banners and signs dominates the action of Su Teatro's Papi, Me and Cesar... More >>

  • Shtick Humor

    published July 17, 2003

    One of the things that distinguish Shakespeare from all of the playwrights who preceded him (and almost all who followed) is the emotional... More >>

  • Up in Song

    published July 10, 2003

    Rossini's L'Italiana in Algeri yields almost unalloyed pleasure. It's about as light and frothy an opera as I can imagine, with a... More >>

  • Tip Tap

    published July 10, 2003

    Chicago is a dark musical that scorns the very idea of redemption. The characters' venality reflects the corrupt society that... More >>

  • Tapping Into the Past

    published July 3, 2003

    This revival of 42nd Street is a musical-comedy lover's musical comedy, a self-referential tribute to an artform that's already... More >>

  • You Gotta Have Heritage

    published July 3, 2003

    A life in art requires absolute dedication. We all know about the obsessive writing and rewriting, the pain-filled, sweaty workouts in the ballet... More >>

  • In the Fridge

    published June 26, 2003

    In 1998, a group of Colorado College students got together to put on a play called Quixote, a retelling of Cervantes's famous tale, with... More >>

  • Film Flam

    published June 26, 2003

    Arthur Kopit's Road to Nirvana is essentially a one-joke play. Fortunately, the joke is so savage, and it's taken to such outrageous... More >>

  • Unfulfilling Will

    published June 26, 2003

    I really wanted to be a lot more amused by The Compleat Works of Wllm Shkspr (abridged) than I was. Some of the bits were clever,... More >>

  • Stronger Stuff

    published June 19, 2003

    When Mark Lundholm appeared at the Ricketson Theatre in Addicted: A Comedy of Substance last year, I was blown away by his talent as... More >>

  • Golden Miners

    published June 19, 2003

    There's a lot of excitement surrounding the production of The Elephant Man at the Miners Alley Playhouse in Golden. The playhouse... More >>

  • Shtick in the Mud

    published June 12, 2003

    Somehow, I've managed to get through many years of theater-going without ever seeing Tartuffe, so I'm grateful to OpenStage Theatre... More >>

  • Interior Space

    published June 12, 2003

    Jake's Women, now being staged by the Nomad Theatre company, is a strange pastiche of a play. It's clearly autobiographical,... More >>

  • Something to Learn

    published June 5, 2003

    The Bas Bleu Theatre Company stands in the heart of Fort Collins's old town, a pleasant collection of galleries, eateries and shops that is less... More >>

  • Apocalypse Now and Then

    published June 5, 2003

    In staging The War Plays, Promethean Theatre is trying to open a dialogue about the causes of war and its horrors. This is a good... More >>

  • It All Adds Up

    published May 29, 2003

    avid Auburn's Pulitzer-winning play, Proof, has been much discussed and debated, both in the United States and in London, where... More >>

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