The Colorado Theatre Guild's Henry Awards, which were presented last night, have been growing in stature, professionalism and efficiency in some ways for quite a while -- but this has come at a cost. The awards used to be judged by around a dozen professional theater critics, and because those criti ... 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 >>
The Boulder theater scene has sprung to life lately, after several years when pretty much the only choice locals had were the -- admittedly excellent but generally traditional -- offerings of Boulder's Dinner Theatre. Anyone wanting new or boundary-breaking works had to travel to Denver. But now new ... More >>
Laura Norman is one of the more talented actors around, subtle and intelligent, capable of deep emotion but never sentimental or hackneyed. She can rescue a mediocre play and add a very specific kind of shine to an excellent one. In 2005, she received a Best of Denver award for her portrayal of Ha ... More >>
Pulitzer finalist Dava Sobel is definitely a star -- the asteroid 30935 davasobel is even named after her. And tonight you'll be starstruck when the Boulder Ensemble Theatre Company offers a free reading of Sobel's play And the Sun Stood Still, which dramatizes the events that led Nicolaus Copernicu ... More >>
Is this poster too rainbow-y? YOU decide.Solve one set of problems, get another. That's the central theme of Alexi Kaye Campbell's The Pride, now playing at the Paragon Theatre, which takes a look at the relationships of three characters transposed onto different eras: In 1958, Oliver, Philip ... More >>
Capsule reviews of current shows
Capsule reviews of current shows.
This original play fizzes, then fades to black.
A battle against the coming darkness.
A new play examines life in a movie theater.
The horrors of McCarthyism in a high school resonate in Boulder today.
Something’s missing from this JFK conspiracy plot.
Someone Else's Life captures a feeling everyone has.
Tension builds in The Caretaker.
The Retreat From Moscow is a finely mounted look at a couple's defeat.
The Chancellor's Tale pays lip service to the Church.
Sly Brimstone and Treacle wrestles with the appearance of evil.
Characters find scant happiness in the edgy Comfort.
Leopold and Loeb's "perfect" crime gets a provoking yet slightly flawed presentation.
Fairy-tale worlds collide in this delightful children's story.
Art takes a look at us looking at art.