Lucky Me Curious Theatre Company 1080 Acoma Street 303-623-0524 Curious Theatre Company's participation in the National New Play Network has been a boon for Denver audiences, in particular the company's loyal cadre of regulars, who tend to be the kind of people who want to hear new voices and are o ... More >>
The finalists for this year's Henry Awards in theater have been announced. Given by the Colorado Theatre Guild, which covers the entire state, the Henrys are decided by dozens of judges, six of whom must attend every eligible production. As always, the list of finalists comprises both expected choi ... More >>
For this year's Now Showing, Westword's fall arts guide, we asked artistic movers and shakers to answer a few questions about the state of the arts, both locally and around the world. We'll be rolling out their answers over the next few weeks in pairs that combine both veterans and newcomers in simi ... More >>
For this year's Now Showing, Westword's fall arts guide (you'll find it tucked into our September 26 issue), we asked artistic movers and shakers to answer a few questions about the state of the arts, both locally and around the world. We'll be rolling out their answers over the next few weeks in pa ... More >>
On July 22, The Colorado Theatre Guild will present the Colorado equivalent of the Tonys: the eighth annual Henry Awards, celebrating outstanding achievements during the past season. The event not only celebrates local work, it's also an annual fundraiser for the CTG. The nominees were released last ... More >>
Becky Shaw, the new production that Chip Walton is directing at Curious Theatre Company, opened the weekend before the Best of Denver issue -- in which we published no reviews. (We did, however, give several awards to Curious in the Best of Denver 2012.) So here's a preview of Juliet Wittman's upco ... More >>
It hit home for members of the theater community Sunday, when they opened the Denver Post and found a gaping void in the arts pages: There was no column by longtime critic and commentator John Moore. No review. Everyone had known John was taking the Post's buyout. His Facebook fans read his ... More >>
Capsule reviews of current shows.
Capsule reviews of current shows.
Mike Jones looked buff in the buff, but when the naked truth about a Denver ordinance was exposed, the nudity had to exit stage left.
Spurts of laughter, spurts of blood.
In 1996, Westword published its thirteenth Best of Denver issue, a celebration of the city that saluted everything from Best Yuppie on a Harley (then-senator Ben Nighthorse Campbell, who posed for a Banana Republic ad) to the Best New Public Art (Mark di Suvero’s still-controversial “Lao Tzu”) ... More >>
This production has surprises in store.
A strong cast gives life to this Death of a Salesman.
The Dead Guy flickers in a feeble attempt to spoof TV.
One boisterous play-goer shatters the nuances of Take Me Out.
Sci-fi meets high art at the Mizel Center.
Paris on the Platte has more than just froth to offer.
North High stages stark Blood Wedding
The Long Christmas Ride Home is a promising work in progress.
Trumbo: Red, White & Blacklisted offers a timely, if timid, lesson.
Bright Ideas lampoons the looniness of pushy parents.
The Rest of the Night works to make dysfunction relevant.
August Wilson's Fences scores a home run at the Acoma Center.
Art takes a look at us looking at art.
Deborah Persoff in Full Gallop
Style and substance come together in Full Gallop.