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 >>
Jim Hunt is one of the most respected, well-reviewed and best-loved actors in the Denver area. He has given memorable performances as a wheedling tramp in Harold Pinter's The Caretaker; a foppish musician in Bach at Leipzig; the loving, baffled father of Eurydice, who has passed into the land of the ... 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 >>
Japanther (due tomorrow night at Glob) was started by a pair of art school students who wanted a way to create art beyond the confines of a specific medium or traditional methods. The resulting New York duo has been just as involved in the art world and performance art as it has been in writing raw ... More >>
Harold Pinters study of repression.
There’s better home and garden, but not much else, in Kenneth Branagh's Sleuth remake.
This metaphoric comedy knows its depth.
Tension builds in The Caretaker.
Pinter's Old Times excavates the passions of love and memory.
Germinal Stage Denver
Puzzling No Man's Land remains emotionally grounded.
The Pumpkin Eater
A first-class presentation fails to ignite the drama of upper-class adultery.
Boorman and Le Carré bombard Panama with lies and lust but only a modicum of laughter.
Nick Cave opens up about his most fascinating creation: himself.
The Beauty Queen of Leenane
The Pinter Plays offers a pair of the master dramatist's best works.
A contemporary sensibility benefits this version of Mansfield Park.
Queen of Leenane demonstrates the linguistic power of playwright Martin McDonough.