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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"

2004 Stories by Juliet Wittman

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  • Cast Perfect

    published December 23, 2004

    The Country Dinner Playhouse confuses me. Just when I've got the place written off as old-fashioned and out of it, its operators come up with a... More >>

  • Love Life

    published December 23, 2004

    Stop Kiss is about a slowly developing love affair between two women who don't, at first, know they're gay. Sara, an idealistic... More >>

  • A Critic's View on LIDA

    published December 16, 2004

    At the end of last month, Brian Freeland, whose LIDA Project has been a vital presence on the Denver theater scene for the past ten years, sent... More >>

  • For a Song

    published December 16, 2004

    Always...Patsy Cline is a light, mildly entertaining evening. You get an efficiently evocative set that's divided into three parts:... More >>

  • Present Joy

    published December 16, 2004

    The conversion of Scrooge at the end of Charles Dickens's A Christmas Carol always delights, whether you're reading about it or... More >>

  • Simple Truths

    published December 9, 2004

    The Shakers were a utopian, egalitarian religious group, originally an offshoot of the Quaker community in eighteenth-century England, whose... More >>

  • Im-purr-fect

    published December 2, 2004

    No one goes to see a play in a vacuum, so let me put the evening I attended Cats in context: It came at the end of a week spent... More >>

  • Life's a Cabaret

    published November 25, 2004

    These are brilliant songs. They're wonderfully performed at the Theatre Cafe by four singers and three musicians. And that's all you need for an... More >>

  • Shepard's Ghosts

    published November 18, 2004

    These days, I can't watch a Sam Shepard play without having my brain thronged with ghosts of Shepard viewings past. So as Chasm View's Fool... More >>

  • Lust Lost

    published November 18, 2004

    Let's start with the obvious: It embarrasses me to see a naked guy on stage. Not when he's standing motionless, bathed in golden light and looking... More >>

  • Harried Holiday

    published November 11, 2004

    Paula Vogel's The Long Christmas Ride Home begins as a tart-tender look at an overworked topic -- the way family dynamics become... More >>

  • Womanly Mamet

    published November 11, 2004

    For the entire first act, the Denver Center Theatre Company's Boston Marriage is pure enjoyment. It's light and fast, and the... More >>

  • Wings of Change

    published November 4, 2004

    No question, the Angel at the center of Tony Kushner's Angels in America is a tricky creature -- neither divine nor malevolent, sometimes... More >>

  • A Classy Classic

    published November 4, 2004

    Nagle Jackson is an intensely visual director. For the Denver Center Theatre Company's The Misanthrope, he utilized the talents of... More >>

  • Sketchy Stuff

    published October 28, 2004

    In putting together their original comedy Macblank, the folks at Buntport relied on the theatrical superstition that there's a curse... More >>

  • Love-Hate Relationship

    published October 28, 2004

    Would I have preferred not to know that John Patrick Shanley's Dirty Story was an allegory about the struggle between Israel and... More >>

  • Mind Games

    published October 21, 2004

    Joanne Greenberg's I Never Promised You a Rose Garden was published in 1964 as fiction, but in fact described the author's own... More >>

  • Cutting-Edge Comedy

    published October 14, 2004

    The parking lot is full, and cars line the curb on both sides of the street. Inside, people throng the lobby. A couple is being turned away at the... More >>

  • Back-in-Time Travel

    published October 7, 2004

    Going to the Country Dinner Playhouse always feels like stepping back in time and into another America, the kind of place my in-laws would have... More >>

  • Single-Minded

    published September 30, 2004

    The auditorium at the University of Colorado is full of students for this performance of Company: The Musical. Not a parent or a... More >>

  • Passionless Christianity

    published September 30, 2004

    Everything about The Chancellor's Tale screams Quality Production. Pay Attention. Serious Topic. And, indeed, it's a timely... More >>

  • A Room With a Viewpoint

    published September 23, 2004

    Playwright A.R. Gurney is angry. He considers the Bush administration a disaster; he condemns its boneheaded policies, its indifference to the... More >>

  • Ring-a-Ding Dog

    published September 23, 2004

    When musicals come to Denver, they often come without the A-list Actors' Equity performers who made them successful in the first place. So we get... More >>

  • Word Perfect

    published September 16, 2004

    When I was a child growing up in London, someone gave me a large red book called Sunday, published in the 1880s. On the flyleaf was written... More >>

  • A Saturation Farce

    published September 16, 2004

    The more I think about The Wall of Water, currently being produced by the Hunger Artists Theatre, the more I like it. Playwright... More >>

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