Ed Baierlein founded Germinal Stage in 1973 in a Market Street space, and later moved to a tiny theater on West 44th Avenue, just off Federal Boulevard. Here, for 26 years, he staged an eclectic mix of American and European plays, some experimental, others realistic, some profound and others just pr ... More >>
Germinal Stage Denver is leaving the building: Late last year, Germinal Stage founder Ed Baierlein announced that after 26 years in the now-crumbling north Denver theater at 44th and Alcott, he was selling the property and the forty-year-old company would vacate the space after one last golden seaso ... More >>
Ed Baierlein has sold the Germinal Stage building, the space his company moved into 25 years ago...and where "no actor is every more than thirty feet from your nose!" But while Germinal will be leaving that theater at the end of this season, Baierlein plans to continue putting on shows -- and mem ... More >>
Ed Baierlein, the founder of Germinal Stage Denver, has sold the building the theater moved into back in 1986. Juliet Wittman took a look back at Germinal's impact on Denver performers, and Denver itself, in a story posted here yesterday that included an interview with Baierlein himself. "I don't kn ... More >>
A half-dozen years ago, Ed Baierlein, artistic director for Germinal Stage, played Captain Shotover in Shaw's Heartbreak House. It was one of those definitive performances: Shotover is the aging paterfamilias of an extended English family that is sailing, smug and unknowing, straight into the storms ... More >>
Joe Orton’s farce doesn’t quite deliver.
And the Oscar (Wilde) goes to…Ed Baierlein.
The Changing Scene opened a new act for local theater.
Germinal's Heartbreak House is a worthy look at English society.
Germinal's Habeas Corpus is a rollicking British sex farce.
Ed Baierlein, Relatively Speaking, Germinal Stage Denver
Germinal Stage Denver
Road to Nirvana coldcocks Hollywood hustlers.
Germinal's Relatively Speaking uncovers laughter with a bite.
Spoon River Anthology
The poorly written Silly Cow should be put out to pasture.
Another Antigone shows us an educational tragedy in our own times.
Antigone sets the heart free.
The Ergeren Account explores corporate culture at its most dizzying.
Suddenly Last Summer
Germinal Stage Denver delivers sharp lessons.
The Pinter Plays offers a pair of the master dramatist's best works.
Denver's theater companies contemplate taking their audiences to the next level.
Tennessee gets shipped overseas in this version of Suddenly Last Summer