"Once upon a time," "heroes," "villains" and "happily ever after" aren't good enough for Shana Cordon, the Boulder-based solo performer and co-writer of Dancing With Demons, a play about a writer held hostage, a demon gone wild and a narrative structure that vanishes that she bills as a "fractured f ... More >>
Summer is a mixed bag at metro-area stages, where the local companies entertain with audience-friendly fare, new play festivals and Shakespeare under the stars. And there's more, so what will you see this weekend? Here are a few ideas. See also: Dance Fever: The Vail International Dance Festival
When she tours fringe festivals around the world, Gemma Wilcox sees a lot of performances. "When I see an incredible show that blows everything else out of the water, it's very rare," says Wilcox. But when she finds something special, she likes to bring it to Boulder. 6 Guitars is one of those shows ... More >>
#67: Emily K. Harrison Emily K. Harrison is a theatrical powerhouse: In addition to guiding and directing Boulder's inventive square product theatre, she's an actor, teacher and booster of alternative theater along the Front Range, forever advocating for her own company and others engaged in the sa ... More >>
Tired of nativity scenes and that jolly old man in the red suit? Looking for a new way to celebrate the holidays, maybe one that's full of horrors from beyond time and space? You're in luck: The H.P. Lovecraft Holiday Special that opens tomorrow at Wesley Chapel in Boulder should be just the thing t ... More >>
Naropa grad Seth Lepore will bring his newest one-man show, SuperHappyMelancholyexpialidocious, to Boulder this weekend. The new show targets the happiness movement, humorously critiquing everything from Oprah Winfrey to those Texas megachurches that all insist we need to be constantly chipper. We ... More >>
As the Fringe slides into the weekend, openings include two shows we've already highlighted in print -- an adapted Irish mystery, The Third Policeman, 7:30 p.m. tonight at the Dairy Center and Kelsey Huff's solo2 show HUFFS, 8 p.m. tomorrow at the Dairy -- and a whole lot more.
Wassup at the 2011 Fringe? Well, last night's opening night party-down is a thing of the past, and it's on to the performances, which as always swing from music to dance to theater to all sorts of places in-between. Two shows we've already highlighted in Night & Day -- Carolann Valentino's Bu ... More >>
A promise is a promise.Though he's almost universally known for his children's books -- the lineup of which included one of the best children's books of all time -- Shel Silverstein was, in the truest sense of the term, a renaissance man. Aside from his poetry, he was a prolific songwriter (y ... More >>
It's Stout Month at Mountain Sun Pub and Brewery -- and all its satellite brewery locations -- which means beer educational classes galore. It's the perfect way to kick off your Superbowl Week, and we've also got the best places to grub on Sunday when you're watching the game. Here's a taste ... More >>
The story of Lotte Lenya gets physical at the Dairy Center.
Syzygy Butoh redefines the holiday dance.
From the week of October 24, 2002