Avenue Q

  • Blogs

    October 21, 2013

    The Book of Mormon is back -- and so is the ticket lottery

    Praise the Lord! When the national tour of The Book of Mormon comes back to the Buell Theatre tomorrow for a three-week run that continues until November 24, it will bring back the ticket lottery that was so popular the first time around. A limited number of tickets for each performance will be so ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 25, 2013

    The Book of Mormon is coming back to Denver! Read on for the details

    Remember The Book of Mormon? The musical from Coloradans and Broadway darlings Matt Stone and Trey Parker flew through here just last summer, electrifying Denver audiences, or at least the folks who were lucky to snag its fast-disappearing tickets. But if you missed it the first time around, here's ... More >>

  • Culture

    August 23, 2012
  • Blogs

    August 21, 2012

    Review photos: The Book of Mormon is a godsend!

    The Book of Mormon finally arrived in Denver, freighted with a massive weight of hype, slick marketing, praise and excitement for this musical created by Trey Parker and Matt Stone, both Colorado natives. The show had sold out within hours last January, with friends posting photographs of themselves ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 15, 2012

    The Book of Mormon opening night: What the ticket holders had to say

    Coloradans and visitors from other states put on their short-sleeved button-up shirts, ties, backpacks and bicycle helmets and made their way down to the Ellie Caulkins Opera House last night for the opening of The Book of Mormon. And even if they didn't don full-on Mormon attire, these fans felt lu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 17, 2012

    Update: And the Henrys go to...

    Sitting beside me at the Henrys last night was the woman who makes it all happen: Gloria Shanstrom, general manager of the Colorado Theatre Guild. It is Shanstrom who makes this glittering event -- this huge coming together of elegantly dressed, excitedly-gesticulating actors, directors, tech people ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 16, 2012

    Henry Awards will be presented tonight

    The Colorado Theatre Guild's seventh annual Henry Awards will be presented tonight at the L2 Arts & Culture Center, 1477 Columbine Street. The festivities start at 6 p.m. with cocktails and a silent auction, followed by the official awards ceremony at 7 p.m.; an after-party will move the fun to the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 19, 2012

    The Book of Mormon tickets on sale at 10 a.m. Sunday

    The Book of Mormon's Denver premiere should have musical fans dancing.​You could pretty much hear the yelps of joy all the way out here when The Book of Mormon opened in New York last year. The New York Times declared this musical -- by our very own South Park creators Trey Parker and Matt Sto ... More >>

  • Calendar

    January 5, 2012
  • Blogs

    November 29, 2011

    On Q: See Avenue Q for cheap, tonight only!

    Denver's Vintage Theatre took on a major project when its members decided to take on Avenue Q: The Tony Triple Crown-winning adult musical featuring Muppet-like puppets, made from scratch with big, flappin' dirty mouths, isn't cheap to to stage, nor is it your everyday song-and-dance.

  • Blogs

    November 2, 2011

    Sesame Street's five best musical cameos

    Elvis is everywhere​Elvis Costello finally made his Sesame Street appearance last week with a number-orientated rendition of "(The Angels Wanna Wear My) Red Shoes." The show is a well-tread, 42-year-old road that has included a charmingly sweet Tony Bennett, an unexpectedly fitting LL Cool J, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 21, 2011

    Boobs Over Broadway, stripping nuns and Cora Vette topping herself just 'cause she can

    T.L. Gallegos​Burlesque and show tunes: Seems like a natural fit, so it's kind of surprising that tonight's premiere of Boobs Over Broadway is the first show-tunes-burlesque-extravaganza we've heard of. But Reyna Von Vett (aka Cora Vette) says this show has been a long time in the making.

  • News

    December 30, 2010
  • Culture

    September 18, 2008
  • Blogs

    September 11, 2008

    Q&A with Brad Meltzer, author of the Superman-themed The Book of Lies

    Brad Meltzer. Best-selling author Brad Meltzer, who appears at the Tattered Cover Highlands Ranch today (click here for the details), is known to the comic-book crowd for penning several noteworthy works in the genre, including the controversial graphic novel Identity Crisis, which updated the Jus ... More >>

  • Calendar

    September 4, 2008

    Neighborhood Watch

    Avenue Q arrives at the Ellie Caulkins Opera House.

  • Calendar

    May 24, 2007