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BWW Reviews: Inspire Creative's SHREK More Fractured Than Fairy Tale Review BWW Reviews: Inspire Creative's SHREK More Fractured Than Fairy Tale
by Christi Esterle - September 22, 2014

Shrek doesn't seem like the song-and-dance type, but Inspire Creative has fun with him anyway. (more...)


BWW Reviews: Scratch that Itch with Equinox Theatre's Enticingly Executed BUG Review BWW Reviews: Scratch that Itch with Equinox Theatre's Enticingly Executed BUG
by Michael Mulhern - September 19, 2014

Never have the three little letters -WTF applied to a show more than in this twisted intense roller coaster of a play! (more...)


BWW Reviews: Theatreworks and LIDA Project Explore the Forgotten History of LUDLOW, 1914 Review BWW Reviews: Theatreworks and LIDA Project Explore the Forgotten History of LUDLOW, 1914
by Christi Esterle - September 12, 2014

The Ludlow Massacre isn't discussed much in schools, but this collaboration between Theatreworks and The LIDA Project gives ample reason why it should be. (more...)


BWW Reviews:  Theatre Esprit Asia's M. BUTTERFLY Captivates with Promise and Talent! Review BWW Reviews: Theatre Esprit Asia's M. BUTTERFLY Captivates with Promise and Talent!
by Michael Mulhern - September 12, 2014

Kevin Hart and Charlee Chiv elevated this iconic show to a whole new level! (more...)


BWW Reviews:  Enjoy the Spectacular A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE Review BWW Reviews: Enjoy the Spectacular A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE
by Michael Mulhern - September 05, 2014

Two words immediately came to mind as I witnessed the magnificence of this production - natural and effortless. Vintage Theatre revives their award winning rendition of Tennessee Williams' A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE playing now through September 7th. Set against the steamy backdrop of New Orleans' gritty French Quarter, Tennessee Williams' 1947 Pulitzer Prize-winning drama tells the story of Blanche Dubois, a faded Southern belle driven to madness by her animalistic brother-in-law, Stanley Kowalski. Taking refuge from her crumbling past, the fragile yet determined Blanche arrives unexpectedly at her married sister Stella's doorstep, hoping for a better life and restoration of her senses. (more...)


BWW Reviews:  Experience the Nostalgic Majesty that is ON GOLDEN POND at the Barth Hotel Benefiting Senior Housing Options! Review BWW Reviews: Experience the Nostalgic Majesty that is ON GOLDEN POND at the Barth Hotel Benefiting Senior Housing Options!
by Michael Mulhern - August 25, 2014

What I truly appreciated most about this exceptional production was the sheer simplicity of it making the main focus the amazing performances! (more...)


BWW Reviews: Boulders' Dinner Theatre Brings Ultimate Family Enjoyment in Their Summer Smash SHREK THE MUSICAL! Review BWW Reviews: Boulders' Dinner Theatre Brings Ultimate Family Enjoyment in Their Summer Smash SHREK THE MUSICAL!
by Michael Mulhern - August 22, 2014

This is' family entertainment' in the truest sense of the word and this fantastic production is appropriate and enjoyable for all ages. (more...)


BWW Reviews: SET Examines 'ART' From Multiple Angles Review BWW Reviews: SET Examines 'ART' From Multiple Angles
by Christi Esterle - August 10, 2014

When did simple differences of opinion become so contentious? (more...)


BWW Reviews: Theatreworks' AS YOU LIKE IT - A Rustic Revel in Rock Ledge Review BWW Reviews: Theatreworks' AS YOU LIKE IT - A Rustic Revel in Rock Ledge
by Christi Esterle - August 10, 2014

Theatreworks' current Shakespeare in the Park production exudes warmth, love, and triumph over adversity--both onstage and off. (more...)


BWW Reviews: Swing...and a Near-Miss for TARZAN the Musical at the Arvada Center Review BWW Reviews: Swing...and a Near-Miss for TARZAN the Musical at the Arvada Center
by Michael Mulhern - July 24, 2014

The Arvada Center presents the Colorado stage debut of TARZAN® The Stage Musical (with music and lyrics by British pop icon Phil Collins and written by David Henry Hwang) playing now through August 3rd. Familiar to families over several generations, TARZAN tells the story of an infant boy orphaned in a shipwreck on the shores of west Africa. The child is taken in and raised by a tribe of gorillas. He becomes a man, thriving in this primitive environment, until the arrival of a hunting expedition and his realization of the world beyond his jungle home. TARZAN® The Stage Musical is based on the Disney animated film. (more...)


BWW Reviews: Experience the Phenomenal Musicianship that is Equinox Theatre's COMPANY! Review BWW Reviews: Experience the Phenomenal Musicianship that is Equinox Theatre's COMPANY!
by Michael Mulhern - July 12, 2014

I am proud to say that COMPANY is their finest production to date and a spectacular show of sensational talent that is a highlight of this summer season and should not be missed! (more...)


BWW Reviews:  Experience Phenomenal Musical Storytelling in JOHN & JEN at Cherry Creek Theatre Review BWW Reviews: Experience Phenomenal Musical Storytelling in JOHN & JEN at Cherry Creek Theatre
by Michael Mulhern - June 21, 2014

I have to compliment these two on their professionalism and never missing a beat; even when the stormy weather outside starting to become a very noticeable puddle and small coy pond on the stage! (more...)


BWW Reviews: FLOYD AND CLEA UNDER THE WESTERN SKY at the Fine Arts Center Review BWW Reviews: FLOYD AND CLEA UNDER THE WESTERN SKY at the Fine Arts Center
by Christi Esterle - June 16, 2014

If you missed Once when it was at the Denver Center last month, then Floyd and Clea Under the Western Sky is probably an acceptable substitute. Like the Tony-winning musical, Floyd and Clea centers around two characters who form a bond through music and end up transforming each other's lives. (more...)


BWW Reviews: SET Explores Comedy, Tragedy, and Taboo with THE GOAT OR, WHO IS SYLVIA? Review BWW Reviews: SET Explores Comedy, Tragedy, and Taboo with THE GOAT OR, WHO IS SYLVIA?
by Christi Esterle - June 13, 2014

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BWW Reviews: Vintage Theatre Features Strong Characters in the Thought Provoking LOBBY HERO Review BWW Reviews: Vintage Theatre Features Strong Characters in the Thought Provoking LOBBY HERO
by Michael Mulhern - June 13, 2014

Come see this compelling and wonderfully executed drama and decide for yourself - 'What Would You Do?' if faced with the same ethical vs. familial situation. (more...)


BWW Reviews: Black Box Brings THE BUTLER DID IT! Home to Colorado Springs Review BWW Reviews: Black Box Brings THE BUTLER DID IT! Home to Colorado Springs
by Christi Esterle - June 09, 2014

The history of 'the butler did it' as a mystery plot device is filled with old-fashioned classism. To proponents of the trope, it was a great twist; who would suspect the servant, a person who ideally is supposed to be invisible? Others, such as S.S. Van Dine, considered it too easy a solution-because of course the lower tiers of the social order would be the logical place for such a culprit. In any case, the notion was already a hoary old cliche by the 1930s, when Todd Wallinger's The Butler Did It! is set-so much so that it's practically the first thing brought up between butler Jenkins and maid Sarah when discussing the popular mystery writer about to descend upon their household. (more...)


BWW Reviews:  Curious Theatre Presents a Dynamic Duo in a Kinky Mind F@ck in VENUS IN FUR Review BWW Reviews: Curious Theatre Presents a Dynamic Duo in a Kinky Mind F@ck in VENUS IN FUR
by Michael Mulhern - June 07, 2014

'No Guts, No Story' - Never has Curious Theatre lived up to their mantra more than in this kinky, intellectual oddity. (more...)


BWW Reviews: The Bug Theatre gives us haunting excellence in Sam Shepard's A LIE OF THE MIND Review BWW Reviews: The Bug Theatre gives us haunting excellence in Sam Shepard's A LIE OF THE MIND
by Michael Mulhern - May 31, 2014

The ensemble as a whole was solid and worked so well together as a cohesive unit on this disturbing drama. (more...)


BWW Reviews: The Arvada Center Breathes Energetic Life into Literature with a Solid Ensemble in THE GREAT GATSBY Review BWW Reviews: The Arvada Center Breathes Energetic Life into Literature with a Solid Ensemble in THE GREAT GATSBY
by Michael Mulhern - May 23, 2014

I was encouraged to see so many students in the audience experiencing this required reading masterpiece in a whole new light. (more...)


BWW Reviews: Opera Colorado's Subdued, Stifled, and Subpar Version of the Operatic Classic, CARMEN Review BWW Reviews: Opera Colorado's Subdued, Stifled, and Subpar Version of the Operatic Classic, CARMEN
by Michael Mulhern - May 19, 2014

Sometimes less is more, but in this case more is more....and much more was needed! (more...)


BWW Reviews: Ms. Dixie Proves that She is More that a One-Trick Pony with NEVER RIDE A MECHANICAL BULL... Review BWW Reviews: Ms. Dixie Proves that She is More that a One-Trick Pony with NEVER RIDE A MECHANICAL BULL...
by Michael Mulhern - May 12, 2014

She took her spirited audience on a fun and fantastic journey as she once again charmed and delighted everyone with her quick wit and sassy ways. (more...)


BWW Reviews: FAC's FOREVER PLAID Is Nostalgic in the Best Way Review BWW Reviews: FAC's FOREVER PLAID Is Nostalgic in the Best Way
by Christi Esterle - May 11, 2014

Forever Plaid has what is probably my favorite premise for a revue show: on February 9th, 1964, a close-harmony quartet called Forever Plaid is on their way to their first big show when their car crashes with a bus and all four members are killed. (The bus was transporting a group of schoolgirls to see the Beatles perform on Ed Sullivan, a symbol of the shifting music paradigm that was already rendering the Plaids' sound obsolete.) Now, years later, the alignment of the planets and other vague metaphysical forces have arranged for the group to finish their earthly business and perform their first-and last-concert before heading to the great beyond. (more...)


BWW Reviews: Enjoy a Fun Evening of Suspense with Spotlight Theatre's DEATHTRAP! Review BWW Reviews: Enjoy a Fun Evening of Suspense with Spotlight Theatre's DEATHTRAP!
by Michael Mulhern - May 05, 2014

I laughed, I gasped, and during one shocking surprise moment…..I may have peed a little! (more...)


BWW Reviews:  Ignite Theatre Raises their Bar in the Mesmerizing and Inspired Musical, 35MM - A True Work of Art! Review BWW Reviews: Ignite Theatre Raises their Bar in the Mesmerizing and Inspired Musical, 35MM - A True Work of Art!
by Michael Mulhern - May 02, 2014

From the singing, to the staging, and the multimedia effects, every song was a performance work of art and captivated me from beginning to end! (more...)


BWW Reviews: Theatreworks' SERVANT OF TWO MASTERS Delivers Comedy on a Silver Platter Review BWW Reviews: Theatreworks' SERVANT OF TWO MASTERS Delivers Comedy on a Silver Platter
by Christi Esterle - April 28, 2014

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South Pacific in DenverSouth Pacific
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Kinky Boots in DenverKinky Boots
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