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 >>
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 >>
It's going to be a Gorey October at Bovine Metropolis Theater. Edward Gorey, that is. Every Wednesday this month, the theater company will be performing an improv show based on a peculiar play titled The Helpless Doorknob by the macabre author and illustrator. But unlike a standard theater productio ... 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 >>
Samuel D. Hunter's The Whale, which began as a reading at the Denver Center's New Play Summit in 2011, and was given a world premiere by the company this year -- to glowing reviews (here's mine) -- has been selected by Playwrights Horizons in New York, a theater dedicated to the work of new playwrig ... More >>
It hit home for members of the theater community Sunday, when they opened the Denver Post and found a gaping void in the arts pages: There was no column by longtime critic and commentator John Moore. No review.
Everyone had known John was taking the Post's buyout. His Facebook fans read his ... More >>
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 >>