Denver scribe Josh Hartwell delivers a slice-of-life tribute to film buffs, seen through the lens of four twentysomethings who work at an arthouse theater specializing in Hollywood classics.
The high plains may not appear as dramatic as the mountains beyond them, but hidden amid this seemingly homogeneous sea of grasses and grains lies boundless character, and it's this character that is…
Catharsis and dysfunction battle for the last word in Octavio Solis' poetic and psychologically disturbing new work, "Lydia," world-premiering as part of the Colorado New Play Summit.
Citing the need to support writers over the long term, Denver Center Theater Company artistic director Kent Thompson has commissioned 13 plays in his 2½ -year tenure.
In 1961, when Newton Minnow declared television "a vast wasteland," he was evaluating a medium that, in a little over a decade of widespread commercial use, had fully embraced the objective of…
Baby boomers may think the cultural gap between themselves and their parents was the widest in history, but the asymptotic progression of technology, as evidenced in Eric Coble's romantic comedy "For…
The fourth annual Colorado Festival of World Theaterreturns to the Pike's Peak region Sept. 20-30, with a full slate of performances and workshops, including a tribute to Stephen Sondheim and the…
One synergistic delight of the confluence of East and West is the revitalization of the operatic form, as evidenced in "Poet Li Bai," which blends post-modern orchestral atmospherics, traditional…
Comparisons between McCarthy-era red-baiting and the Bush administration's anti-terrorism campaign have been plentiful since theater companies rebounded from the gagging of critical voices…
Consolidation of economic power is one of the natural processes of capitalism. And though we reap the benefits of technology, information and leisure, the cost is clear: unilateral policy-making and…
Going back to tribal times, theater has been used to examine the pressing issues of the day -- weighing in on natural disasters, wars and personal crises -- so it has always been essential that…
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