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BWW Reviews: Ms. Dixie Returns to Denver for a Hoot and a Holler of Hilarity in DIXIE'S TUPPERWARE PARTY! Review BWW Reviews: Ms. Dixie Returns to Denver for a Hoot and a Holler of Hilarity in DIXIE'S TUPPERWARE PARTY!
by Michael Mulhern - April 10, 2014

Dixie Longate brings all of her Southern sassy and trashy ways to make this a night that audiences will never forget! (more...)


BWW Reviews: The Arvada Center brings Childish Glee and Delight in LYLE THE CROCODILE! Review BWW Reviews: The Arvada Center brings Childish Glee and Delight in LYLE THE CROCODILE!
by Michael Mulhern - April 10, 2014

I was surprised at how much I enjoyed this fun-filled children's show and found myself laughing throughout from the adult humor sprinkled in the script. (more...)


BWW Reviews:  The Arvada Center Presents a Haunting and Memorable Insight into Addiction in END OF THE RAINBOW Review BWW Reviews: The Arvada Center Presents a Haunting and Memorable Insight into Addiction in END OF THE RAINBOW
by Michael Mulhern - April 09, 2014

What truly impressed me about this show and Judy's demise were the layers involved in her downward spiral and elevating this play with the absolutely stunning musical numbers. (more...)


BWW Reviews:  Cherry Creek Theatre Presents an Exemplary Male Ensemble in 12 ANGRY MEN! Review BWW Reviews: Cherry Creek Theatre Presents an Exemplary Male Ensemble in 12 ANGRY MEN!
by Michael Mulhern - March 30, 2014

This show and their cast are absolutely outstanding and that is abundantly apparent from the very successful sold-out run that they have been having! (more...)


BWW Reviews: Vintage Theatre's LEND ME A TENOR Stumbles but Prevails in Comedy! Review BWW Reviews: Vintage Theatre's LEND ME A TENOR Stumbles but Prevails in Comedy!
by Michael Mulhern - March 26, 2014

While the physical staging and door play were spot on, it was the interpretation of the genius comedic dialogue that kept getting lost in the shuffle. (more...)


BWW Reviews: Mighty Aphrodite: Theatreworks' VENUS IN FUR Review BWW Reviews: Mighty Aphrodite: Theatreworks' VENUS IN FUR
by Christi Esterle - March 23, 2014

Theatreworks sure knows how to set a scene. Last season, Everyman on a Bus had audiences boarding a charter for a literal and allegorical journey around the Colorado Springs downtown area. Now comes Venus in Fur, staged in an abandoned building on Tejon Street with blacked-out windows and a 'For Lease' sign over the door. Just walking into the space feels like taking part in clandestine activity. (more...)


BWW Reviews: FAC's AGNES OF GOD Captivates, Looks Forward Review BWW Reviews: FAC's AGNES OF GOD Captivates, Looks Forward
by Christi Esterle - March 21, 2014

The performance on Thursday evening carried more than the usual share of preview jitters: lines were stumbled over, cues missed, and overall the performance did not attain the level of professionalism that the FAC is capable of providing...But in spite of this I was captivated, inspired both by the performance I saw and by what it had the potential to become. Because when Agnes of God works (and it did, more often than not) it's a thrilling mystery and an engrossing parable about faith, skepticism, and the psychology behind our deeply held beliefs. Encompassed by Christopher L Sheley's beautifully minimalist halo of a set, Levy and his cast take the audience on a journey into the dark uncharted territory of the human soul. (more...)


BWW Interviews: The Talented Cast of the National Tour of MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET on Icons and Inspirations Review BWW Interviews: The Talented Cast of the National Tour of MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET on Icons and Inspirations
by Michael Mulhern - March 10, 2014

In addition to a surprise jam session at the Hard Rock Cafe in Denver that was impressive and awesome; I was able to sit down with these talented musicians to discusss the tour, inspirations and challenges in playing these iconic roles. (more...)


BWW Reviews:  The Colorado Ballet Presents an Enchanting Performance in the Classic Fairy tale, CINDERELLA! Review BWW Reviews: The Colorado Ballet Presents an Enchanting Performance in the Classic Fairy tale, CINDERELLA!
by Michael Mulhern - February 24, 2014

When you are dealing with one of the most beloved children's love stories of all time, there is a delicate balance between the story and the dance. (more...)


BWW Reviews:  The Arvada Center Presents a Solid Yet Tepid Suspense in Agatha Christie's THE MOUSETRAP Review BWW Reviews: The Arvada Center Presents a Solid Yet Tepid Suspense in Agatha Christie's THE MOUSETRAP
by Michael Mulhern - February 14, 2014

The longest running play on London's West End (62 years), THE MOUSETRAP by Agatha Christie comes to the Arvada Center and plays now through February 23rd. The mystery unfolds when a group of strangers is stranded at a remote country inn during a snowstorm. Murder is committed, and everyone is a suspect as the crime is investigated and secrets are revealed. Full of plot twists and surprises, audiences will be kept guessing who the culprit is until the final curtain. Don't miss this classic whodunit written by the greatest mystery writer of all time. (more...)


BWW Reviews:  Denver Center Presents an Instant Comedic Smash Hit with THE LEGEND OF GEORGIA MCBRIDE Review BWW Reviews: Denver Center Presents an Instant Comedic Smash Hit with THE LEGEND OF GEORGIA MCBRIDE
by Michael Mulhern - February 11, 2014

With an Elvis impersonator, drag queens and an assortment of other lovable characters, this is one show with such a unique plot that you have to see it to believe it! (more...)


BWW Reviews: The Real Housewives of Cyprus in SET's DESDEMONA Review BWW Reviews: The Real Housewives of Cyprus in SET's DESDEMONA
by Christi Esterle - February 10, 2014

tend to prefer Shakespeare's comic heroines to his tragic ones. Beatrice, Katherine, and Viola always seemed more lively, active, and interesting, while Juliet, Ophelia, and Desdemona mostly made pretty speeches while waiting for fate to buffet them towards their inevitable messy ends. (more...)


BWW Reviews: Town Hall Presents the Comedy BOEING-BOEING, Amusing but Never Achieves Hilarity Review BWW Reviews: Town Hall Presents the Comedy BOEING-BOEING, Amusing but Never Achieves Hilarity
by Michael Mulhern - February 09, 2014

After last years carefully orchestrated and geniusly executed hit comedy, I was a little surprised at the lack attention to the finer funny details in this comedic classic (more...)


BWW Reviews: PLAY IT AGAIN, SAM: FAC and the Work of a Difficult Genius Review BWW Reviews: PLAY IT AGAIN, SAM: FAC and the Work of a Difficult Genius
by Christi Esterle - February 03, 2014

It's getting harder and harder to separate Woody Allen's professional work from the rumors of his personal life. Just hours before I attended the Fine Arts Center's production of Play it Again, Sam I read Dylan Farrow's open letter to the New York Times, where she graphically describes being sexually abused by Allen when she was seven years old. The 1993 investigation into these claims proved inconclusive; the truth will probably never be known. But Farrow's harrowing confession is not something that can be lightly brushed aside. (more...)


BWW Reviews: Curious Theatre Raises the Bar with Their Haunting Masterpiece, THE WHIPPING MAN Review BWW Reviews: Curious Theatre Raises the Bar with Their Haunting Masterpiece, THE WHIPPING MAN
by Michael Mulhern - February 03, 2014

Each of these fine actors had such a keen grasp on their craft I felt like I was attending a master class for the art of dramatic theatre. (more...)


BWW Reviews:  A Surprising Lackluster and Out of Sync National Revival of EVITA at the Denver Center Review BWW Reviews: A Surprising Lackluster and Out of Sync National Revival of EVITA at the Denver Center
by Michael Mulhern - January 27, 2014

I am not sure which leg of the national tour that Denver is positioned, but the show just felt tired and devoid of the fiery passion that is the Argentinian spirit. (more...)


BWW Reviews: Theatreworks' THE WEIR Serves Up Guinness and Ghost Stories Review BWW Reviews: Theatreworks' THE WEIR Serves Up Guinness and Ghost Stories
by Christi Esterle - January 24, 2014

Conor McPherson's The Weir is all about the atmosphere, and Theatreworks certainly has it. Scenic designer Jonathan Wentz has built a cozy rural Irish pub with mismatched chairs, a turf fire, and Guinness on tap. The floorboards of the stage come right up to the front row of seats; you feel like you could walk right up to the bar and order yourself a pint (in fact, the audience is invited to do just that at the performance's conclusion). This is a small-town watering hole, a place where everybody knows everybody's business and men fresh from a hard day's work gossip like old ladies over beer and whiskey. (more...)


BWW Reviews: Boulder's Dinner Theater Creates Hilarious, Medieval Magic with Monty Python's SPAMALOT! Review BWW Reviews: Boulder's Dinner Theater Creates Hilarious, Medieval Magic with Monty Python's SPAMALOT!
by Michael Mulhern - January 16, 2014

The talented cast shows off their superb comedic skills with perfect timing of Monty Python's cunning sarcasm, witty banter, and amusing wordplay. (more...)


BWW Reviews: Vintage Theatre Has a Monstrous, Hilarious Hit with YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN, The Musical! Review BWW Reviews: Vintage Theatre Has a Monstrous, Hilarious Hit with YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN, The Musical!
by Michael Mulhern - January 12, 2014

Let's face it, a show can contain humor, but the side-splitting comedy is all in the timing and that's exactly what these talented actors demonstrated in this hilarious production of Young Frankenstein. (more...)


BWW Reviews: Ignite Theatre Presents a Solid Show and Passionate Performances in AIDA! Review BWW Reviews: Ignite Theatre Presents a Solid Show and Passionate Performances in AIDA!
by Michael Mulhern - January 10, 2014

I have to compliment Ignite Theatre for picking the talent needed to pull off the heavy, lead roles required for this show. (more...)


BWW Reviews: The Denver Center Theatre Company Brings Christmas Joy with A CHRISTMAS CAROL Review BWW Reviews: The Denver Center Theatre Company Brings Christmas Joy with A CHRISTMAS CAROL
by Michael Mulhern - December 29, 2013

Back by very popular demand, the Denver Center Company brings us true Christmas joy with this exceptional production of A CHRISTMAS CAROL. (more...)


BWW Reviews: The Colorado Ballet Shines with Their 53rd Annual Production of THE NUTCRACKER Review BWW Reviews: The Colorado Ballet Shines with Their 53rd Annual Production of THE NUTCRACKER
by Michael Mulhern - December 23, 2013

f I could choose one word to describe this fantastic production and time honored tradition from the Colorado Ballet, it would be CHARMING! (more...)


BWW Reviews: A Wonderful Homage to American History with JACKIE & ME at the Denver Center! Review BWW Reviews: A Wonderful Homage to American History with JACKIE & ME at the Denver Center!
by Michael Mulhern - December 21, 2013

This show is filled with warmth, innocence, drama, tenderness, humor and a complete sense of nostalgia. (more...)


BWW Reviews: CIRQUE DREAMS HOLIDAZE is an Oddly Fascinating Holiday Treat at the Denver Center! Review BWW Reviews: CIRQUE DREAMS HOLIDAZE is an Oddly Fascinating Holiday Treat at the Denver Center!
by Michael Mulhern - December 19, 2013

This is the oddest Christmas show that I have ever seen and it was fascinating! (more...)


BWW Reviews: THE SANTALAND DIARIES at the Denver Center Is Filled With Hilarious Sarcasm, Holiday Delight Review BWW Reviews: THE SANTALAND DIARIES at the Denver Center Is Filled With Hilarious Sarcasm, Holiday Delight
by Michael Mulhern - December 18, 2013

It was refreshing to see Matt step up to the lead role, and an even bigger compliment that he can not only command the stage, but take the audience along for a thoroughly enjoyable holiday experience. (more...)


 
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