The Black Actors Guild was originally founded by five juniors at the Denver School of the Arts who were frustrated with the available material and also by the stereotype of the black actor, according Ryan Soo, the guild's director of operations. "A lot didn't apply to them, and a lot that did ... More >>
In hopes of climbing out from beneath crushing debt, the Shadow Theatre Company formally declared bankruptcy earlier this month. Its biggest creditor: Seedco Financial. According to bankruptcy documents filed February 2, Shadow owes $220,924 to Seedco for a "Bank Loan."
Another weekend, another roundup of wonderful, meaningful and/or just-plain-fun things to do. But let's begin with an important one. Friends, family and peers in the arts community will all come together to remember and pay tribute to Shadow Theatre Company founder Jeffrey Nickelson, who sadl ... More >>
Dig on the scene at Smokey Joes Cafe.
Eat, drink and be merry on inauguration day
Shadow has a new stage and a star to light it up.
Downtown Aurora takes on a cool hue.
Boulder’s Dinner Theatre breathes new life into this revival.
Plenty of Time offers plenty to think about.
Stories on Stage returns with more forgotten lore.
Topdog/Underdog grapples with inner-city grit.
Shadow Theatre's Paul Robeson restores an American giant.
A look back at the tawdry minstrel-show era.
The Colorado Ballet tosses its tutus in a triple bill
Shadow Theatre's Macbeth loses its voice.
The rhythms of the city make for a Sweet Corner Symphony.
A single-note version of the singer barely does her artistry justice.
Shadow Theatre shines a light on this wrenching retelling of Billie Holiday's downfall.
My Childen! My Africa! bears witness to the strength of the human spirit.
A tough-minded look at racism ultimately sells its fine cast short.
Eckstine sings true blues, while God's Man proves too preachy.
Like its setting, Flyin' West is subtle in its expressiveness.
Two short plays by Chekhov and O'Neill light up the Ralph Waldo Emerson Center.
In or Out! (Doing Time?) cuts across issues with sharp words.
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Sheila Ivy Traister
Shadow Theatre steps its performance up a notch for this adventurous play.
Riff Raff examines the good, the bad and the really bad.
Riff Raff at The Ralph Waldo Emerson Center.