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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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  • Making a List

    published September 9, 2004

    Dalton Trumbo was a member of the Hollywood Ten, a group of writers whose careers were ruined during the McCarthy era because they stood up to the... More >>

  • Black and White Divide

    published September 9, 2004

    At the beginning of Three Ways Home, currently being produced by the Shadow Theatre Company, Sharon, a white career woman, has... More >>

  • Almost There

    published September 2, 2004

    OpenStage Theatre & Company in Fort Collins always walks a thin line between professional and community theater, and this production of The... More >>

  • Audience Pleasers

    published September 2, 2004

    For its 2nd Annual Summer One-Act Festival, Miners Alley has put together two one-acts about the dramatic process itself. They're witty,... More >>

  • A Critic's View

    published August 26, 2004

    I was sorry when I heard that Denver actor Brett Aune was leaving his home town to try his fortune in Los Angeles. Aune, who departed last week,... More >>

  • Industrial Strength

    published August 19, 2004

    A year or two ago, the Industrial Arts Theatre Company took over an old movie house on Federal Boulevard. It's always a good thing when artists... More >>

  • Wrong Direction

    published August 19, 2004

    Bovine Metropolis is a fine, cozy venue, the people who run it are lively and friendly, and I've seen good comedy there. But The Mammas &... More >>

  • No Hot Flash in the Pan

    published August 12, 2004

    Menopause The Musical is as much a phenomenon as a piece of theater. As my friend and I entered the New Denver Civic Theatre, we... More >>

  • Fresh Err

    published August 12, 2004

    Of this summer's three productions, The Comedy of Errors is the one most in tune with the Colorado Shakespeare Festival's slogan,... More >>

  • A Simple Tale, Well-Told

    published August 5, 2004

    Jules Massenet's The Juggler of Notre Dame (Le Jongleur de Notre Dame) was first performed in 1902, and until Central City Opera took it on, it... More >>

  • Class Dismissed

    published July 29, 2004

    I suppose if I'd done my homework, I'd have been less disappointed by Central City Opera's production of The Student Prince. Other... More >>

  • A Pain in the Asp

    published July 22, 2004

    I'd like to write one of those judicious "on the one hand this, on the other hand that" reviews of the Colorado Shakespeare Festival's... More >>

  • Dark, Yet Moving

    published July 15, 2004

    There's the occasional salacious gesture in Cabaret, a vanishing flash of naked butt, a blurring of sexual "isms" -- homo, tran,... More >>

  • Timely, Sometimes

    published July 15, 2004

    Joel Fink's Romeo and Juliet at the Colorado Shakespeare Festival could have been called The Nurse and Mercutio Show, because... More >>

  • Angels We Have Heard

    published July 8, 2004

    There are a lot of people who wouldn't dream of attending an opera. They think of operas as outdated, frequented by the old, rich and... More >>

  • Unenchanted Evening

    published July 8, 2004

    South Pacific is so filled with terrific music -- beautiful love songs like "Some Enchanted Evening," "This Nearly Was Mine" and the... More >>

  • Comic Retrospective

    published July 1, 2004

    George Burns, having just died, finds himself in limbo. To enter heaven and reunite with his professional partner and beloved wife, Gracie Allen,... More >>

  • Amazing Bloom

    published July 1, 2004

    My reaction to Germinal Stage's "Circe" -- Chapter Fifteen was a lot like my reaction to James Joyce's Ulysses in general. It... More >>

  • Shades of Meaning

    published June 24, 2004

    Racism is a common topic in theater, but before attending Dael Orlandersmith's lacerating Yellowman, I had never seen a play that... More >>

  • Intellect Connects

    published June 24, 2004

    Robert Dubac is currently workshopping Inside the Male Intellect (TV. 10.0) at Rattlebrain Theater because he's about to tape it for... More >>

  • No Small Change

    published June 17, 2004

    I used to evoke a lot of laughter and derision from erudite friends and from my writing students by telling them about my passion for Buffy the... More >>

  • Soar Points

    published June 17, 2004

    Again and again, Cirque du Soleil's Varekai puts you in that state of enjoyment where you're not even capable of thought; you're... More >>

  • High School Confidential

    published June 10, 2004

    I was worried as I settled down to watch Born to Be Loud. I'd invited a 26-year-old friend along, and I couldn't help noticing that... More >>

  • Woman Power

    published June 10, 2004

    I enjoyed Tracy Shaffer Witherspoon's Saints and Hysterics, currently being presented by the Paragon Theatre Company; I found myself... More >>

  • Rock On

    published June 3, 2004

    Some people think of critics as the artistic equivalent of meat inspectors; they see our job as going from place to place stamping performances as... More >>

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