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Curious Theatre Company Presents Denver Premiere of Pulitzer Prize Finalist DETROITCurious Theatre Company Presents Denver Premiere of Pulitzer Prize Finalist DETROIT
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2015

Curious Theatre Company presents the Denver Premiere of Lisa D'Amour's Pulitzer Prize finalist Detroit directed by Producing Artistic Director Chip Walton. The production runs Thursday, May 7 - Friday, June 19, 2015 at 1080 Acoma Street, Denver. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2015

San Francisco, CA, April 9, 2015 – Opera Parallèle has announced its 2015--2016 season, which will feature its first collaboration with SFJAZZ, a new production of Peter Maxwell Davies' riveting and mysterious The Lighthouse, and the world premiere of a new children's opera by Chris Pratorius. Opera Parallèle and SFJAZZ will present their first collaboration: a new, fully staged production of Champion: An Opera in Jazz by Terence Blanchard, SFJAZZ Resident Artistic Director, with eight performances to be given February 19-28, 2016 at SFJAZZ Center. Based on the life of African-American boxing champion Emile Griffith (1938-2013), the production marks both Opera Parallèle's first foray into an operatic jazz idiom and SFJAZZ's first opera. The complete schedule of performances will be announced and tickets go on sale to the general public mid-July, 2015. For more information, visit www.operaparallele.org and www.sfjazz.org. Peter Maxwell Davies' three-character opera, The Lighthouse, based on the mysterious and unsolved disappearance of three people off the Scottish coast in 1900 will be given a new production April 29-May 1, 2016 at Z Space in San Francisco. The season will open with the world premiere of a new children's opera by Chris Pratorius entitled Amazing Grace, featuring San Francisco fourth graders and soloists, November 12-14, 2015, at a venue to be announced. For more information about the Opera Parallèle season, visit www.operaparallele.org . (more...)

BWW Reviews: COCK Fight, Part 2 - Avenue TheaterBWW Reviews: COCK Fight, Part 2 - Avenue Theater
by Chris Arneson - Mar 24, 2015

This is part 2 in a two-part review of Cock, featuring both The Edge and Avenue Theater's concurring productions. (more...)

Gershwins' PORGY AND BESS to Run 11/17-12/20 at Lyric OperaGershwins' PORGY AND BESS to Run 11/17-12/20 at Lyric Opera
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2014

Lyric Opera of Chicago presents the Gershwins' Porgy and Bess in a revival of the acclaimed production from renowned director Francesca Zambello, conducted by Ward Stare. It opens on Monday, November 17 with 13 performances through Today, December 20. Performance dates are Nov. 17, 19, Dec. 2, 5, 8, 13, 16, and 20 at 7:30pm; and Nov. 23, 26, 28, Dec.11 and 18 at 2pm. (more...)

The Edge Theater to Present THE MOTHERF**KER WITH THE HAT in 2015The Edge Theater to Present THE MOTHERF**KER WITH THE HAT in 2015
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2014

Nominated for the 2011 Best Play Tony Award, this story is a darkly comic view of addiction, friendship, and love. Jackie, a petty drug dealer, is just out of prison and trying to stay clean. He's also still in love with his coke addicted childhood sweetheart, Veronica. But when he discovers a hat that is not his in the bedroom, life gets a little bit harder. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Eric Owens, Adina Aaron and More in Lyric Opera's PORGY AND BESSPhoto Flash: First Look at Eric Owens, Adina Aaron and More in Lyric Opera's PORGY AND BESS
by BWW News Desk - Nov 19, 2014

CHICAGO – Lyric Opera of Chicago presents The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess,conducted by Ward Stare in a revival of the acclaimed production from renowned director Francesca Zambello. It opens on Monday, November 17 with 13 performances through Saturday, December 20. Performance dates are Nov. 17, 19, Dec. 2, 5, 8, 13, 16, and 20 at 7:30pm; and Nov. 23, 26, 28, Dec. 11 and 18 at 2pm. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Lyric Opera of Chicago's PORGY AND BESSPhoto Flash: First Look at Lyric Opera of Chicago's PORGY AND BESS
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2014

Lyric Opera of Chicago presents The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess,conducted by Ward Stare in a revival of the acclaimed production from renowned director Francesca Zambello. The production opened last night, Monday, November 17 with 13 performances through Saturday, December 20. Performance dates are Nov. 17, 19, Dec. 2, 5, 8, 13, 16, and 20 at 7:30pm; and Nov. 23, 26, 28, Dec. 11 and 18 at 2pm. (more...)

'The Showtune Mosh Pit' for November 12th, 2014'The Showtune Mosh Pit' for November 12th, 2014
by Paul W. Thompson - Nov 12, 2014

The latest in unauthorized gossip and buzz from the heart of Chicago's showtune video bars, and musical theater news from Chicago to Broadway. The 2014 BroadwayWorld Chicago Award nominations are announced, Lyric presents 'Porgy' and 'Carousel,' 'Camelot' opens, 'Ring Of Fire' and 'Annie' return, 'Annie' and 'Ani' hit screens, parodies of 'Guffman,' the Merman/Mormon thing, Rudolph and Tupperware, and a suburban 'Garden!' (more...)

Gershwins' PORGY AND BESS to Run 11/17-12/20 at Lyric OperaGershwins' PORGY AND BESS to Run 11/17-12/20 at Lyric Opera
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2014

Lyric Opera of Chicago presents the Gershwins' Porgy and Bess in a revival of the acclaimed production from renowned director Francesca Zambello, conducted by Ward Stare. It opens on Monday, November 17 with 13 performances through Saturday, December 20. Performance dates are Nov. 17, 19, Dec. 2, 5, 8, 13, 16, and 20 at 7:30pm; and Nov. 23, 26, 28, Dec.11 and 18 at 2pm. (more...)

Eric Owens to Star in The Gershwins' PORGY AND BESS at the Lyric Opera, 11/17-12/20Eric Owens to Star in The Gershwins' PORGY AND BESS at the Lyric Opera, 11/17-12/20
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2014

Lyric Opera of Chicago presents the Gershwins' Porgy and Bess in a revival of the acclaimed production from renowned director Francesca Zambello, conducted by Ward Stare. It opens on Monday, November 17 with 13 performances through Saturday, December 20. Performance dates are Nov. 17, 19, Dec. 2, 5, 8, 13, 16, and 20 at 7:30pm; and Nov. 23, 26, 28, Dec. 11 and 18 at 2pm. (more...)

BWW Reviews: World Premiere of DYLAN WENT ELECTRIC at Miners Alley PlayhouseBWW Reviews: World Premiere of DYLAN WENT ELECTRIC at Miners Alley Playhouse
by Chris Arneson - Sep 30, 2014

Set in 1969, Dylan Went Electric follows seven characters' interactions in Sully's Tavern, a bar in Greenwich Village. Although he wasn't yet alive to experience it, Colorado playwright Josh Hartwell seemed to really understand the time period, its art and the types of artists who made it. (more...)

Miners Alley Playhouse's DYLAN WENT ELECTRIC Begins TomorrowMiners Alley Playhouse's DYLAN WENT ELECTRIC Begins Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2014

Miners Alley Playhouse presents the world premiere production of "Dylan Went Electric" September 12 through October 19 with performances every Friday and Saturday at 7:30.p.m. and Sunday's at 6:00 p.m. (2 p.m. on Sun., October 19). Tickets are $23 Adult, $20 Senior, $12 Children under 12 and are available by calling 303-935-3044 or online at minersalley.com Miners Alley Playhouse is located at 1224 Washington Avenue. Golden, CO 80401. (more...)

The Colorado Theatre Guild Announces Nominees for the Upcoming Henry AwardsThe Colorado Theatre Guild Announces Nominees for the Upcoming Henry Awards
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2014

The Colorado Theatre Guild's 9th Annual Henry Awards will take place Monday, July 21, 2014 at the Arvada Center for the Arts and Humanities, 6901 Wadsworth Blvd in Arvada, Colorado. The evening begins at 6 p.m. with cocktails and a silent auction. The awards ceremony will begin at 7 p.m., followed by an after-party. Tickets are $23 for CTG members (limit 2 per person), $30 non-members or $50 VIP. Tickets go on sale beginning July 1 by phone only through the Arvada Center Box Office by calling 720-898-7200. (more...)

BWW Reviews:  Curious Theatre Presents a Dynamic Duo in a Kinky Mind F@ck in VENUS IN FURBWW Reviews: Curious Theatre Presents a Dynamic Duo in a Kinky Mind F@ck in VENUS IN FUR
by Michael Mulhern - Jun 7, 2014

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

Central City Opera and Curious Theatre Present RATED 'R' ON STAGE TonightCentral City Opera and Curious Theatre Present RATED 'R' ON STAGE Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jun 3, 2014

Central City Opera and Curious Theatre Company present Rated “R” on Stage: Community Panel on Sex, Violence and Nudity in the Performing Arts. The free event will be presented tonight, June 3, 2014 from 6-8 pm at Curious Theatre located at 1080 Acoma Street, Denver. Cocktails, snacks and a video presentation featuring the play Venus in Fur and the opera Dead Man Walking will be offered from 5:30 to 6 p.m. (more...)

Central City Opera & Curious Theatre to Present RATED 'R', 6/3Central City Opera & Curious Theatre to Present RATED 'R', 6/3
by BWW News Desk - May 28, 2014

Central City Opera and Curious Theatre Company present Rated "R" on Stage: Community Panel on Sex, Violence and Nudity in the Performing Arts. The free event will be presented June 3, 2014 from 6-8 pm at Curious Theatre located at 1080 Acoma Street, Denver. Cocktails, snacks and a video presentation featuring the play Venus in Fur and the opera Dead Man Walking will be offered from 5:30 to 6 p.m. (more...)

Central City Opera and Curious Theatre Present RATED 'R' ON STAGE, 6/3Central City Opera and Curious Theatre Present RATED 'R' ON STAGE, 6/3
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2014

Central City Opera and Curious Theatre Company present Rated “R” on Stage: Community Panel on Sex, Violence and Nudity in the Performing Arts. The free event will be presented June 3, 2014 from 6-8 pm at Curious Theatre located at 1080 Acoma Street, Denver. Cocktails, snacks and a video presentation featuring the play Venus in Fur and the opera Dead Man Walking will be offered from 5:30 to 6 p.m. (more...)

Colorado Symphony to Present Masterworks Edition of PORGY AND BESSColorado Symphony to Present Masterworks Edition of PORGY AND BESS
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2014

Colorado Symphony Music Director Andrew Litton and George Gershwin go way back. As conductor, performer and recording artist, Litton has carried his love of Gershwin with him to every podium. He's recorded Gershwin's music with the Bournemouth Symphony, the Bergen Philharmonic, the Royal Philharmonic and the Dallas Symphony. In May, Litton closes the Colorado Symphony's 2013/14 season with a blockbuster rendition of Porgy and Bess, featuring Gordon Hawkins in the role of Porgy. (Hawkins recently won audiences in the title role of Opera Colorado's Rigoletto.) Litton invites you to Catfish Row - and into the Porgy and Bess Concert Suite, his 1996 arrangement of Gershwin's classic opera. (more...)

Curious Theatre Company's VENUS IN FUR to Open 5/3Curious Theatre Company's VENUS IN FUR to Open 5/3
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2014

Curious Theatre Company presents David Ives's Venus in Fur, directed by Producing Artistic Director Chip Walton. The production runs May 1- June 14, 2014 at 1080 Acoma Street, Denver. The opening night is May 3, 2014, at 8 p.m. (more...)

THE BROTHER/SISTER PLAYS, Martin Moran's ALL THE RAGE and More Set for Curious Theatre's 2014-15 SeasonTHE BROTHER/SISTER PLAYS, Martin Moran's ALL THE RAGE and More Set for Curious Theatre's 2014-15 Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2014

Curious Theatre Company proudly announces the 17th season, and commits to expanding the scope of its fearless and thought-provoking onstage work for Denver audiences. (more...)

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