"You don't have to tell me about masochism, I'm in the theater," says Vanda von Dunayev, one of the characters in Curious Theater's current production, Venus in Fur, by David Ives, which tells the story of a playwright-director attempting to adapt Leopold von Sacher-Masoch's novel Venus in Fur into ... More >>
Sometimes having a kid can slow down a parent's social life. Christine Winn ran into this problem when she became a mom, and she decided to do something about it. She wrote a play directed not just to mommies, but is accessible to everyone: The Mommy Rants. Winn is not just a mother, but a playwrig ... More >>
#37: Terry Dodd Terry Dodd has been entrenched in local theater as a director and playwright for more than thirty years, garnering dozens of awards and other kudos for his thoughtfully crafted work. These days, he shares the wealth as a teacher, too, and as a dedicated lover of a good script, he's ... 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 >>
Brooklyn-based playwright Michael Mitnick is a young phenom in the theater world whose play-in-progress, Ed, Downloaded was featured as a reading as part of the Denver Center Theatre Company's Colorado New Play Summit in 2012. A year later, the fully produced play -- utilizing sophisticated, cutting ... More >>
The Denver Center Theatre Company has long been a pioneer in the creative use of multi-media, and four years ago artistic director Kent Thompson commissioned a work from playwright Michael Mitnick. The intention was to have multi-media considered from the earliest conceptual stages rather than being ... More >>
Athena Project's Plays in Progress series is now in full swing, and while the plays are only getting a workshop treatment, one of them will win a full production at next spring's Athena Project Festival -- and that means it will need a costume designer. Cue the festival's newest opportunity: a fas ... More >>
It's a brave proposition to start a new theater troupe, but Wit Theatre Company, an ensemble of eight that formed just a few months ago, is ready to put on its first show. Make that almost ready.
Denver's Dangerous Theatre has been tickling funny boners and titillating naughty parts since 2007, and its latest play, Here be Dragons, is a tale of Christianity and homosexuality -- with a dangerous hint of science and a delicious smidge of naked man-ass. But the theater itself still lurks in th ... More >>
A Latino family struggles with life changes in Sunsets and Margaritas
Capsule reviews of current shows
The story of Annie Sullivan hits the Denver Center stage.
The playwrights intentions are good, but the results are piecemeal.
Brief reviews of current shows
Brief reviews of current shows
Playwrights Showcase of the Western Region
Mayor Speers legacy becomes fodder for an examination of power politics.
Experimental theater tests playwrights' skills
Boulder's Dinner Theatre gives the classy Chicago a polished home.