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BWW Review: ONCE Settles in Nicely at the Denver Center BWW Review: ONCE Settles in Nicely at the Denver Center
by Felicia Tassone - May 26, 2016

Once is definitely not your typical Broadway musical. It does not implement nor does it require the razzle dazzle that is usually typical of musical theatre. Instead there is a subtle intimacy and ease to the storytelling. From the moment you enter the theatre, you are transported to another place, ... (more...)
BWW Review: FAC's 9 TO 5 a Couple Hours of Light Entertainment BWW Review: FAC's 9 TO 5 a Couple Hours of Light Entertainment
by Christi Esterle - May 23, 2016

9 to 5: The Musical takes place in 1979-a fact the Fine Arts Center hammers home with an abundance of geometric, high-contrast design, bell-bottoms, and loud shirts-but the story it tells feels oddly contemporary: hostile work environments, wage inequality, sexual harassment. About the only thing di... (more...)
BWW Review: REALISH HOUSEWIVES OF CHERRY CREEK at The Garner Galleria BWW Review: REALISH HOUSEWIVES OF CHERRY CREEK at The Garner Galleria
by Chris Arneson - May 13, 2016

There's a place in pop culture for ritzy housewives. Unfortunately, I'm not too sure that place is in Cherry Creek just yet.... (more...)
BWW Review: SUNSET BOULEVARD at Vintage Theatre BWW Review: SUNSET BOULEVARD at Vintage Theatre
by Emilee Hatfield - May 11, 2016

Often when we think of the glamour that is Hollywood we think of the money, fame, and perks that come with it currently. But I can remember being a young child and my great grandmother telling me about how things were back in the old days. How glamour meant many other things and how Hollywood was a ... (more...)
BWW Review: CATCH ME IF YOU CAN at Aurora Fox BWW Review: CATCH ME IF YOU CAN at Aurora Fox
by Chris Arneson - May 06, 2016

Catch Me If You Can The Musical, currently playing at the Aurora Fox Arts Center, has the perfect mix of an exciting score and stellar design team with a cast sparkling with talent.... (more...)
BWW Review: DEATH TAKES A HOLIDAY at Arvada Center BWW Review: DEATH TAKES A HOLIDAY at Arvada Center
by Chris Arneson - May 03, 2016

The musical Death Takes a Holiday, currently playing at the Arvada Center, doesn't just breathe a little life into Death-it makes him out to be a hopeless romantic.... (more...)
BWW Review: GIRL OF THE GOLDEN WEST at Theatreworks BWW Review: GIRL OF THE GOLDEN WEST at Theatreworks
by Christi Esterle - May 02, 2016

I admit it, melodrama is something of a guilty pleasure of mine. I don't mean 'melodrama' in the way you're thinking, with audiences booing and hissing the mustache-twirling villain as he ties some dewy blonde to the railroad tracks. I mean stories where everything-the characters, the situations, th... (more...)
BWW Reviews: THE WILD PARTY at Ignite Theatre BWW Reviews: THE WILD PARTY at Ignite Theatre
by Chris Arneson - April 29, 2016

Ignite Theatre is known for taking on edgier shows, so it's no surprise when the cast of their current production struts onto the stage baring skin with sexy attire. And this isn't the first time.... (more...)
BWW Review: SWEENEY TODD with Denver Center Theatre Company BWW Review: SWEENEY TODD with Denver Center Theatre Company
by Chris Arneson - April 20, 2016

Ladies and gentlemen, you can't imagine the rapture in store for you with Denver Center Theatre Company's killer production of Sweeney Todd.... (more...)
BWW Review: PETER AND THE STARCATCHER at FAC BWW Review: PETER AND THE STARCATCHER at FAC
by Christi Esterle - April 10, 2016

Is there any staple of children's literature more existentially tragic than Peter Pan? Beneath the tale of the eternal boy who flies with faeries and battles with pirates lies a story about the bittersweet inevitability of growing old, and of a child destined to be forever left behind by a world tha... (more...)
BWW Review: DIXIE'S NEVER WEAR A TUBE TOP WHILE RIDING A MECHANICAL BULL...rides into Denver BWW Review: DIXIE'S NEVER WEAR A TUBE TOP WHILE RIDING A MECHANICAL BULL...rides into Denver
by Felicia Tassone - April 01, 2016

What happens when you put an Alabama hurricane, a broken mechanical bull and a cardboard cutout of Dame Julie Andrews in the same show? A rip roaring good night, that's what! Dixie's Never Wear a Tube Top While Riding a Mechanical Bull... has ridden triumphantly into Denver.... (more...)
BWW Reviews: RAGTIME THE MUSICAL at Lakewood Cultural Center BWW Reviews: RAGTIME THE MUSICAL at Lakewood Cultural Center
by colin roybal - April 01, 2016

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BWW Review: 4000 MILES at Miners Alley Playhouse BWW Review: 4000 MILES at Miners Alley Playhouse
by Chris Arneson - February 26, 2016

A finalist for the 2013 Pulitzer Prize for Drama, Amy Herzog's 4000 Miles is currently playing at Miners Alley Playhouse in downtown Golden.... (more...)
BWW Review: John Douglas Thompson as SATCHMO AT THE WALDORF BWW Review: John Douglas Thompson as SATCHMO AT THE WALDORF
by Christi Esterle - February 22, 2016

Bringing to life an iconic personality like Louis Armstrong is always something of a tightrope walk: the mannerisms must be there, yet the performance must not descend into caricature. It is a balancing act that John Douglas Thompson is remarkably adept at, and he is aided by Satchmo at the Waldor... (more...)
BWW Review: A GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE TO LOVE & MURDER at Denver Center BWW Review: A GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE TO LOVE & MURDER at Denver Center
by Chris Arneson - February 19, 2016

There are a few places in downtown Denver where you can learn to murder someone, probably. I'd recommend you go with the one where there's singing and dancing. A Gentleman's Guide to Love & Murder is playing at the Buell Theatre through the end of February. The other options probably aren't quite as... (more...)
BWW Review: THE NORMAL HEART at Vintage Theatre BWW Review: THE NORMAL HEART at Vintage Theatre
by colin roybal - February 17, 2016

'The Normal Heart' by Larry Kramer is not a light-hearted piece of theatre. It is a heavy drama about the terrifying 'new cancer' that ravaged the gay community in the early 1980s. It is dark and frustrating, and beautiful, and the script demands a lot of a cast. It seems that Vintage Theatre Compan... (more...)
BWW Review: MRS. MANNERLY at Arvada Center Black Box Theatre BWW Review: MRS. MANNERLY at Arvada Center Black Box Theatre
by colin roybal - February 09, 2016

Keep your elbows off the table. Always hold a door for a lady. Remember to say 'please' and 'thank you'. These are just some of the commandments of Mrs. Mannerly's manners class, and in her classroom, you'd better follow the rules.... (more...)
BWW Review: University of Northern Colorado's THE PIANO LESSON BWW Review: University of Northern Colorado's THE PIANO LESSON
by Felicia Tassone - February 08, 2016

The Piano Lesson is an important part of American theater.  August Wilson wrote a story that needs to be told, now more than ever.  And a story which asks the important questions like, What do you do with your legacy, and how do you best put it to use?  Are we forced to live in the shadows of our an... (more...)
BWW Review: DRIVING MISS DAISY'S Quiet Revolution at FAC BWW Review: DRIVING MISS DAISY'S Quiet Revolution at FAC
by Christi Esterle - February 07, 2016

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BWW Review: THE ADDAMS FAMILY at BDT Stage BWW Review: THE ADDAMS FAMILY at BDT Stage
by Chris Arneson - February 05, 2016

The Addams Family has been playing BDT Stage in Boulder since November, but even though death is just around the corner for this show's run, it still manages to be everything but neat, sweet and petite. (Which is exactly what an homage to the classic family deserves.)... (more...)
BWW Review: RING OF FIRE Burns Bright at Midtown Arts Center BWW Review: RING OF FIRE Burns Bright at Midtown Arts Center
by Felicia Tassone - February 01, 2016

Ring of Fire, a lively jukebox revue of the music of the Man in Black, blazes bright at Midtown Arts Center in Fort Collins, CO. There are a total of five actors, all of which accompany themselves on multiple instruments as they take the audience on a journey through Johnny Cash's discography.... (more...)
BWW Review: I LOVE YOU, YOU'RE PERFECT, NOW CHANGE at Midtown Arts Center BWW Review: I LOVE YOU, YOU'RE PERFECT, NOW CHANGE at Midtown Arts Center
by Felicia Tassone - February 01, 2016

Everything you have ever secretly thought about dating, romance, marriage, lovers, husbands, wives and in-laws, but were afraid to admit.'  This tagline sums up I Love You, Your Perfect, Now Change, the charming revue that is currently playing at Midtown Arts Center's black box theatre.  The show is... (more...)
BWW Review: DIRTY DANCING - THE CLASSIC STORY ON STAGE at the Buell Theatre BWW Review: DIRTY DANCING - THE CLASSIC STORY ON STAGE at the Buell Theatre
by Chris Arneson - January 28, 2016

There's currently a live version of the classic movie Dirty Dancing touring, and it's in Denver through the end of the month. I'll admit, I've never seen the film version of Dirty Dancing. (I swear, it's the truth.) But I had the time of my life. (OK, sorry.)... (more...)
BWW Review: VIOLET at Town Hall Arts Center BWW Review: VIOLET at Town Hall Arts Center
by Chris Arneson - January 26, 2016

While Violet may appear to be in new musical in some theatergoers' eyes, the show actually has been around for a couple decades. Making its start Off-Broadway in 1997, Violet was considered a revival for its 2014 Broadway run starring Sutton Foster. Adapted from Doris Betts' story 'The Ugliest Pilgr... (more...)
BWW Review: HELLO, DOLLY! Delights at the Candlelight Dinner Playhouse BWW Review: HELLO, DOLLY! Delights at the Candlelight Dinner Playhouse
by Felicia Tassone - January 25, 2016

There are a few shows that one can say the title of, and even a random person off the street who knows nothing about theatre would say 'I have heard of that.' Hello, Dolly! is one of those shows.... (more...)




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