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 >>
People get lazy in the summertime, but it's time to wake up: The fall theater season is only weeks away, and Denver Center Theatre Company tickets are now on sale. The focus may be on The Book of Mormon, which opens today in the Denver Performing Arts Complex, but when Mormon leaves, the DCTC season ... More >>
It's almost here, guys. This Tuesday will mark the official opening date of the national tour of one of the laugh-crackingest, award-winningest musicals in recent history -- but more important, it came out of local minds. We've been writing about Matt Stone and Trey Parker's The Book of Mormon since ... More >>
To celebrate the opening of its fourth run on the Denver stage, award-winning Broadway musical Wicked will partner with the Cherry Creek Shopping Center to open special preview "the World of Wicked" today, and running through April 15.
Wicked fans and other mall-goers will get to bask in an emerald ... More >>
On January 5, 3,000 excited students at the Junior Theater Festival were eagerly awaiting the arrival of a few actors and executive producers from the new NBC drama Smash. They weren't waiting to bombard the stars with autograph requests or to blind them with flashing cameras; nor were they waiting ... More >>
As the musical Rock of Ages wraps up its Denver run, the Rockaway Tavern (2036 Broadway) is hosting an "Impromtu" closing night party tonight with American Idol contestant and Rock of Ages star and Constantine Maroulis and comedian Jim Breuer. Jerri Theil, who is hosting the party with Lynn ... More >>
Trey Parker and Matt Stone, the longtime brains behind South Park, Colorado's most famous semi-fictional mountain town, took it all the way to Broadway on Tuesday when The Book of Mormon opened to glowing reviews. The musical, a sendup of Mormon culture starring two "elders" on a mission trip ... More >>
Do these birthday candles seem vaguely ominous to you?Tom Kitt and Brian Yorkey's musical Next to Normal won the Pulitzer for its authors -- the book and lyrics are by Yorkey, the music by Kitt. Yet it began simply as an exercise for a musical theater workshop, one of those "show us everythin ... More >>
Danny Harrigan and Keith Rabin Jr... what.The founders of Gravity Defied Theatre had their work cut out for them when they founded the troupe in 2008. In addition to facing the standard pitfalls and challenges of starting a new theater company, founders Keith Rabin, Jr., and Danny Harrigan ha ... More >>
If there was only some way to retroactively haze him, Keith Miller's old Colorado teammates would have plenty of fun with the recent story in the New York Times celebrating the old fullback's upcoming solos for the Metropolitan Opera, and revealing his old movie-watching habits:
Mr. Miller' ... More >>
Hot on the heels of yesterday's announcement of Denver's finest hip-hop acts paying tribute to the finest in that genre's storied history, The Denver Art Rock Collective is paying tribute to the musical mastery of the one and only Britney Spears.
Come again, now? Yes, that is right. Saturday, June ... More >>