It is a truth universally acknowledged that Jane Austen fans will find a way to experience her work -- and now Denver has another option. After the Stage Theatre at the Denver Center for the Performing Arts sold out the entire run of Sense & Sensibility: The Musical, the troupe has added one more da ... More >>
Tonight, Cherry Creek's 7dancers, a nonprofit professional dance company, will perform their newest performance piece, "Celebrate 7" at the Denver Center for the Performing Arts' Studio Loft. The ambitious choreography makes for a diverse show, with elements of seven styles of dance: jazz, tap, ball ... More >>
Many Denver theater-goers remember Jacqueline Antaramian from her roles with the Denver Center Theatre Company. During her ten years there, she starred in Mark Harelik's The Immigrant, Noel Coward's Blithe Spirit and Thornton Wilder's The Skin of Our Teeth, among others, and she was a memorable Mash ... More >>
Dish, Westword's eighteenth annual food-and-drink festival, will fill the Sculpture Park at the Denver Performing Arts Complex tomorrow night with great entertainment, great drinks and great food from restaurants and trucks that have been hand-selected by Cafe Society scribes. VIP tickets -- which c ... More >>
On Thursday, September 6, Dish, Westword's eighteenth annual food-and-drink festival, will fill the Sculpture Park at the Denver Performing Arts Complex with great entertainment, great drinks and great food from restaurants and trucks that have been hand-selected by Cafe Society scribes. But Denver ... More >>
City, O' City, Denver's go-to-meatless hipster hang-out, will be dishing eats at Dish -- Westword's eighteenth annual food-and-drink event taking place in Sculpture Park at the Denver Performing Arts Complex next Thursday, September 6. Here's the dish on what City, O' City will be dishing that nigh ... More >>
There's a reason I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change -- a gently musical that we dubbed "pure peach souffle" over a decade ago -- returned to the Garner Galleria Theatre earlier this year for a several-month run. It's the perfect show for dating couples, professionals looking for after-work relax ... More >>
Samuel D. Hunter's The Whale, which began as a reading at the Denver Center's New Play Summit in 2011, and was given a world premiere by the company this year -- to glowing reviews (here's mine) -- has been selected by Playwrights Horizons in New York, a theater dedicated to the work of new playwrig ... More >>
Fat people are an entertainment staple these days, from The Biggest Loser to the Food Network's new offering, Fat Chef. Still, you wouldn't really expect a play about a 600-pound man slowly dying in his own living room to garner a whole lot of attention, especially when it's textured and literate an ... More >>
Celebrate the life of beloved restaurateur Noel Cunningham, founder of Strings, a champion of good works and good food, tonight at the Denver Performing Arts Complex. There will be a free public celebration from 5 to 6:30 p.m. in the Buell Theatre, followed by a VIP reception ($150 and up) in ... More >>
As a feminist, I believe no woman should have to defend her journeys into girl culture. As a realist, I offer the following defense as to why I took my friend Katie's free ticket offer and went with her and two friends to Bring It On: The Musical on Saturday at the Buell Theatre instead of watching ... More >>
If the flurry of excitement and variety we're being offered in January is any indication, this is going to be an amazing year for theater. The month opens on a light note: a 1930s Noel Coward play set in the big-haired 1980s. This isn't the kind of interpretation you expect for Coward, not even fo ... More >>
I've seen the Denver Center Theatre Company's production of A Christmas Carol more than once, and as someone who was brought up on a diet of Mr. Magoo, Reginald Owen, that nice thick novel by Charles Dickens and, later, Bill Murray in Scrooged, I never tire of it: Well-played by the ensemble, with g ... More >>
The Lion King is about to roar into the Denver Performing Arts Complex, followed by a revival of West Side Story. Such shows are not just popular with audiences, but by bogus ticket sellers. "We just want to make people aware that we're really the only authorized ticket sellers," says Alexan ... More >>
Despite their nearly two decades of golden success, Trey Parker and Matt Stone have always put on for Colorado -- magnum opus South Park, for example, is basically a fifteen-year-long-and-counting tribute to the home state -- and given that track record, we weren't surprised at all when they ... More >>
Create Denver Week, which kicks off on May 12, will celebrate the local creative scene with a series of stylish events, including a pop-up art installation at the Spire, outdoor LED light and video projection showcases at the Denver Performing Arts Complex, food trucks, fashion, music and cra ... More >>
Imagine this blueAt night, as you drive north along Speer Boulevard through downtown, you catch sight of an eerie glow to the right -- and no, it's not the soon-to-be-extinguished Qwest sign.The Helen Bonfils Theatre Complex, that massive building at the edge of the Denver Performing Arts Com ... More >>
The DCPA's Randy Weeks is hopeful donations will keep flowing.Yesterday's acquisition of Qwest by CenturyTel may enrich the likes of Phil Anschutz, but it's raised concerns among politicos such as Governor Bill Ritter and senators Mark Udall and Michael Bennet, who fear a loss of jobs once th ... More >>
One of the longest running musicals on Broadway, Rent succeeded because it was a true rock opera, based on one of the most beloved classical operas of all time, Puccini's La Boh√®me. Fast-forwarded in time to the struggling, AIDS-haunted arts community camped out on New York's Lower East Side duri ... More >>
The Cirque is back in town.
The story of Annie Sullivan hits the Denver Center stage.
Jump aboard the Noises Off bandwagon.
The actors in Sweeney Todd do more than merely emote.
Irving Berlin's White Christmas tells a classic tale.
The Bonfils/Lowenstein Theater, a beloved Denver landmark, may be in danger of demolition.
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An outbreak of disco fever is sweeping Polly Estherís.
Box-office employees are battling the DCPA behind the scenes in an effort to form a union.
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