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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"

2005 Stories by Juliet Wittman

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  • Oz's New Heroine

    published September 15, 2005

    FRI, 9/16 Medieval myth says that Adam's first wife, Lilith, was a demon, but feminist scholars, who delight in re-interpreting old... More >>

  • Blank Screen

    published September 15, 2005

    In the ladies' room during the intermission of The Dead Guy, I heard one woman say to another, "Every play they do here has some... More >>

  • Hail to the Chief

    published September 15, 2005

    Assassins seethes through the mind like an unsettling wind, hurling aside platitude and raising a host of tormenting questions. This... More >>

  • Impolitic Levity

    published September 8, 2005

    I loved this production of The Fourth Wall when I saw it at the late lamented Nomad Theatre -- directed, as now, by Billie McBride... More >>

  • Victorian Love

    published September 1, 2005

    The plot of An Ideal Husband isn't as absurd as that of Oscar Wilde's best-known play, The Importance of Being Earnest --... More >>

  • Evolution's Merry-Go-Round

    published September 1, 2005

    In 1955, when Inherit the Wind was written, religious attacks on evolution seemed safely in America's past, and authors Jerome... More >>

  • Deeper Digging Needed

    published August 25, 2005

    Oil begins with an unidentified, cowboy-hatted oilman leaning back in a chair and justifying drilling in the Arctic National... More >>

  • A Fanatic's Fable

    published August 25, 2005

    When you walk into the East Theater at the Dairy Center for the Arts, you see a man puttering quietly about the stage. The setting is simple: a... More >>

  • Tasting Menu

    published August 18, 2005

    MON, 8/22 Every year the Colorado Theatre Guild holds a fundraising gala, but this year's offering, Theatre Night In, is a... More >>

  • The Real Deal

    published August 18, 2005

    Denver Repertory's Death of a Salesman is one of those low-budget shows that's held together with chewing gum, string and ferocious... More >>

  • Inside Outsiders

    published August 11, 2005

    WED, 8/17 In 1947, the first Edinburgh International Festival -- a post-war attempt to reunite Europe through art -- was crashed by... More >>

  • Acting Triumphs

    published August 4, 2005

    The Winter's Tale, part of the Colorado Shakespeare Festival, is a peculiar hybrid of a play. It begins as tragedy, then lurches... More >>

  • No Will Power

    published July 28, 2005

    Twelfth Night begins with the lovestruck Count Orsino ordering up music to match his pleasurably melancholy mood. When his "If music... More >>

  • Bittersweet Love

    published July 21, 2005

    Central City Opera's Madama Butterfly is beautifully sung, if a little over-directed. First performed in 1904, Puccini's opera tells... More >>

  • The Rice Stuff

    published July 14, 2005

    My friend Julia, 24 years old, tall and striking and a one-time ballet dancer, was wearing rhinestone-encrusted stiletto heels for the occasion.... More >>

  • The Good Guys' Goods

    published July 7, 2005

    This was the most fun I've had at the Arvada Center -- in fact, the most fun I've had at the theater for a while. This venue generally attracts a... More >>

  • Sugar Town

    published June 30, 2005

    When Nick Sugar swaggers onto the stage of the Avenue Theater as Frank-N-Furter in The Rocky Horror Show on Friday, July 1, you can... More >>

  • No Freak Show

    published June 30, 2005

    The Elephant Man is based on the life of Joseph Merrick, who was born in Victorian London and suffered from a hideously deforming... More >>

  • Mad Mama Drama

    published June 23, 2005

    Independence is a story about three very different young women and their terrifyingly possessive, half-mad mother. Kess, the oldest... More >>

  • At Lit's End

    published June 23, 2005

    There's a lot that's good about Humble Boy, currently showing at the John Hand Theater. The play is literate, with eccentric... More >>

  • Easy Listening

    published June 16, 2005

    Summer Lovin', at Heritage Square Music Hall, is a string of songs held together with a thin thread of plot. A traveling troupe... More >>

  • Con Game

    published June 16, 2005

    Topdog/Underdog features two brothers in a dingy, inner-city room. Lincoln and Booth -- their names were given to them by their... More >>

  • Ashes to Ashes

    published June 9, 2005

    The set is spare and symmetrical, an apartment dominated by a bank of gray-lit windows and furnishings in varying shades of black and gray. This... More >>

  • Not Too Frank

    published June 9, 2005

    This is one of those reviews that finds me struggling as I sit at the computer: Imagine the classic movie scene in which the protagonist has an... More >>

  • Shadow Gets a Plum

    published June 2, 2005

    THURS, 6/2 Jeffrey Nickelson saw Topdog/Underdog, written by Suzan-Lori Parks, on Broadway in 2002 with Jeffrey Wright... More >>

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