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BWW Review: LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS at Platte Valley Players BWW Review: LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS at Platte Valley Players
by Chris Arneson - September 23, 2016

Down on Skid Row, there's a flower shop that eats people. Currently, that little shop has rooted itself just outside of Denver.... (more...)
BWW Review: THE GLASS MENAGERIE at Denver Center Theatre Company BWW Review: THE GLASS MENAGERIE at Denver Center Theatre Company
by Chris Arneson - September 22, 2016

Tennessee Williams has a knack for making me want to quote lines from his shows. These are the kinds of plays I can't wait to talk about for days after, and the current Denver Center Theatre Company's first-ever production of The Glass Menagerie exceeded each one of my expectations.... (more...)
BWW Review: MURDER BALLAD at The Edge Theater BWW Review: MURDER BALLAD at The Edge Theater
by Chris Arneson - September 16, 2016

Murder Ballad is The Edge Theater's premiere musical, and hopefully they realize what a killer space they have for the genre.... (more...)
BWW Review: SISTER ACT at Arvada Center BWW Review: SISTER ACT at Arvada Center
by Chris Arneson - September 16, 2016

The Arvada Center is kicking off its 41st season by taking you to church, and maybe heaven, too, if you let it.... (more...)
BWW Review: THE WIZARD OF OZ at Candlelight Dinner Playhouse BWW Review: THE WIZARD OF OZ at Candlelight Dinner Playhouse
by Felicia Tassone - August 22, 2016

Candlelight Dinner Playhouse presents The Wizard of Oz, initially an adaptation of the 1900 book, "The Wonderful Wizard of Oz," by L. Frank Baum. This Royal Shakespeare adaption is perhaps the most well-known due to how closely it mirrors the 1939 movie starring Judy Garland. ... (more...)
BWW Review: FOOTLOOSE at BDT Stage BWW Review: FOOTLOOSE at BDT Stage
by Chris Arneson - August 19, 2016

It takes a special kind of movie to be converted into a stage musical. Luckily for Footloose, with a dance-centric plot serenaded by some rad '80s tunes, it's got something to work with.... (more...)
BWW Review: BEAUTIFUL - THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL at DCPA BWW Review: BEAUTIFUL - THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL at DCPA
by Chris Arneson - July 25, 2016

Beautiful - The Carole King Musical is one of those shows where you can't help but fall in love with the nostalgia of it all.... (more...)
BWW Review: HEATHERS THE MUSICAL  at The Nomad PlayHouse BWW Review: HEATHERS THE MUSICAL at The Nomad PlayHouse
by Emilee Hatfield - July 18, 2016

We all have endured it at one point or another in high school, the popular kids. Maybe you were one, or maybe you were their prey. But there came a time in all of our lives where we just wanted those who tortured us, teased us, or would gossip about us to just..disappear. But never have we acted on ... (more...)
BWW Review: The Evergreen Players Presents THE ADDAMS FAMILY BWW Review: The Evergreen Players Presents THE ADDAMS FAMILY
by Emilee Hatfield - July 17, 2016

It is normally becomes a family tradition around All Hallows Eve for many families across America to sit down and witness the strangeness that is The Addams family bring a certain darkness to the world. When we think of this bizarre family we think of the tv series or the movies, but not many would ... (more...)
BWW Reviews: SEX TIPS FOR STRAIGHT WOMEN FROM A GAY MAN @ DCPA BWW Reviews: SEX TIPS FOR STRAIGHT WOMEN FROM A GAY MAN @ DCPA
by Chris Arneson - July 15, 2016

You might wonder why I took my boyfriend to see a show where a gay guy gives sex tips to a straight woman. Like, guys, you already know these secrets...... (more...)
BWW Review: MARY POPPINS takes flight at Midtown Arts Center BWW Review: MARY POPPINS takes flight at Midtown Arts Center
by Felicia Tassone - July 08, 2016

As many of you might know, it is always a 'Jolly Holiday' with Mary. Poppins that is. This Practically Perfect Nanny first burst on the scene in 1934, in the children's books written by P.L. Travers. In 1964, the beloved Disney movie starring Julie Andrews and Dick Van Dyke was released. This is whe... (more...)
BWW Review: THE SOUND OF MUSIC Soars at The Buell Theatre BWW Review: THE SOUND OF MUSIC Soars at The Buell Theatre
by Anton Anderssen - June 23, 2016

We live in the Alps during the summer, in a little chalet with a magnificent view of the Dolomites. There is something majestic about those snow-capped peaks. From our hotel in Denver, we can see a similar view of the Rockies. When I saw that SOUND OF MUSIC was playing at the Buell I just had to see... (more...)
BWW Review: BEAUTY AND THE BEAST Takes Over the Denver Center BWW Review: BEAUTY AND THE BEAST Takes Over the Denver Center
by Felicia Tassone - June 08, 2016

Beauty and the Beast, a "tale as old as time," has landed at the Denver Center for the Performing Arts.  The beloved Disney musical adaptation, based on the studio's animated 1991 Best Picture Oscar nominee, still has the ability to enchant an audience of children.  And, apparently, plenty of parent... (more...)
BWW Review: INTO THE WOODS at Candlelight Dinner Playhouse BWW Review: INTO THE WOODS at Candlelight Dinner Playhouse
by Felicia Tassone - June 07, 2016

Sondheim.  A name which can instill both fear and awe in the mind of any actor.  Of the three shows with music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and book by James Lapine, Into the Woods has always been the most popular with theatres across the country, and also the most problematic. Many people would s... (more...)
BWW Reviews: LEGALLY BLONDE THE MUSICAL at Town Hall Arts Center BWW Reviews: LEGALLY BLONDE THE MUSICAL at Town Hall Arts Center
by Chris Arneson - June 03, 2016

Sometimes I forget how many things can rhyme with 'OMIGOD YOU GUYS.' If you need some ideas, look no further than the opening number of Town Hall's current production of Legally Blonde The Musical.... (more...)
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...)






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