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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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  • Viva la Diva

    published June 2, 2005

    Little Tina Denmark was born with talent. No one knows where it came from -- her mother is a perky, cookie-baking,' 50s-style housewife, her... More >>

  • Sketchy Comedy

    published May 26, 2005

    Parallel Lives, at the Avenue Theater, begins promisingly, with two heavenly beings designing the human race. They discuss skin... More >>

  • Girls' Night Out

    published May 19, 2005

    I found Shaking the Dew From the Lilies, now at the Playwright Theatre, enjoyable in the same way I found nights with girlfriends... More >>

  • Soft Serve

    published May 19, 2005

    The few U.S. commentators who bothered to note the recent election in England marveled at the level of attack sustained in the run-up weeks by... More >>

  • Critic's Notebook

    published May 12, 2005

    Over the past few years, some of the most reliably interesting theater performances in this area have taken place on the small, square stage above... More >>

  • Let Us Bray

    published May 12, 2005

    Opening nights are a strange phenomenon, paper houses filled with critics and theater people. The latter are warmly supportive of their friends in... More >>

  • Coming of Age

    published May 12, 2005

    Kimberly Akimbo, currently being staged at Nomad Theatre, begins with an elderly woman seated on a bench, huddled in her jacket... More >>

  • Blah Bas Bleu

    published May 5, 2005

    In the last few years, Bas Bleu has become a beacon of theatrical inventiveness and energy in Fort Collins. Play selection is always intelligent... More >>

  • Hard Luck of the Irish

    published May 5, 2005

    The first scene of The Crimson Thread, currently showing at the Arvada Center, is somewhat promising, though it does have a bit of... More >>

  • Nomad's Last Stand?

    published April 28, 2005

    Boulder's Nomad Theatre, a converted World War II Quonset hut, has a long history. In 1951, the owner of the land on which the building... More >>

  • War: What Is It Good For?

    published April 28, 2005

    In a culture where popular definitions of manhood are as rigid and narrow as they are in the United States (real men chop down trees, play sports... More >>

  • Jolly Good

    published April 28, 2005

    I think of Alan Bennett as a chronicler of the lives of those inhabiting a certain stratum of British society: lonely, middle-class people,... More >>

  • Watered-Down Fun

    published April 21, 2005

    Normally, I would trek through broken glass -- well, okay, walk several city blocks in new high heels -- to see Nicholas Sugar perform. It's not... More >>

  • Taking Their Lumps

    published April 14, 2005

    Fire on the Mountain is an evocation of the lives of Appalachian coal miners in the first few decades of the twentieth century.... More >>

  • Darkness Personified

    published April 14, 2005

    Edmond, currently being staged by the Denver Repertory Theatre Company, is about as nasty a play as I can imagine. When I see... More >>

  • Modern Times

    published April 7, 2005

    The Denver Center Theatre Company is presenting a version of The Madwoman of Chaillot, updated as simply The Madwoman and set... More >>

  • People's Choice

    published March 31, 2005

    Polonio Castro, the protagonist of Thaddeus Phillips's ĦEl Conquistador!, is a Colombian peasant living out a fantasy. Althoug... More >>

  • Examining 9/11

    published March 17, 2005

    It takes time for major historic events to find expression in art (a serious body of literature about the Vietnam War didn't emerge until almost a... More >>

  • Man, Oh, Man

    published March 17, 2005

    When I first saw publicity for The Testosterone Monologues at the PS Grille (now PS 1515), I imagined some guy playing with his... More >>

  • Urban Legend

    published March 10, 2005

    From King Henry V to Louisiana's Huey Long, history is filled with figures who balanced personal corruption against great achievement -- and whose... More >>

  • Missing the Point

    published March 10, 2005

    I'm a huge fan of the Heritage Square Music Hall. Going there to review feels like a break from school and from all those plays -- whether deep... More >>

  • Visions of Death

    published March 10, 2005

    It's hard to assign a genre to John Guare's Landscape of the Body, currently being produced by Paper Cat Theatre. It's absurdist and... More >>

  • Cranbourne Again

    published March 3, 2005

    Nancy Cranbourne has a devoted following in Boulder, and if you check out Vulva Riot, her new solo show at the Boulder Museum of... More >>

  • Apartheid Witness

    published March 3, 2005

    The best thing about Pamela Gien's The Syringa Tree is the central character who tells most of the story, a six-year-old child named... More >>

  • Birth of a Salesman

    published February 24, 2005

    Julian Sheppard's Buicks falls squarely in the middle-aged-male life-crisis genre. Bill, who owns a car dealership and has a wife,... More >>

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