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Thursday, September 12,2013

Fringe benefits: Boulder's festival continues

Boulder International Fringe Festival brings alternative perspective on theater

By Michael Callahan
The Boulder International Fringe Festival, an annual event since 2005, ties Boulder’s exceptional arts and performance community to a network that allows for an uncensored, non-juried journey into the pools of creativity and expression.
Thursday, September 5,2013

Bus Stop: Princeton, Topeka and points beyond

Upstart Crow’s latest a study in relativity

By Gary Zeidner
William Inge’s Bus Stop, which the Upstart Crow’s signage clearly states has nothing to do with Boulder’s own long-established and much-beloved gentleman’s club of the same name, tells the tale of a group of strangers thrust together on a dark and stormy night in rural Kansas in the winter of 1955.
Thursday, August 29,2013

A starcatcher is born at Denver Center for the Performing Arts

How Peter Pan got his crow back

By Gary Zeidner
Every child yearns to grow up and throw off the seemingly unbearable yoke of parents, teachers, priests and other bullies. Invariably, they realize too late that while the adult world is a place in which they can eat ice cream for dinner and stay up as late as they want, early onset diabetes and 7 a.m. personnel meetings are extremely harsh overlords.
Thursday, August 15,2013

Revamping a tragedy

The creative minds behind '@ntigone' offer a different take on Sophocles

By David Accomazzo
For most of Joe Hill’s life the United States has been embroiled in a constant, never-ending, oft-forgotten war.
Thursday, August 8,2013

Boulder's stand-up success

This summer, Boulder’s comedy scene has exploded

By David Accomazzo
This summer, if you were on the prowl in Boulder looking for something to do, there’s a good chance you could have stumbled onto a standup comedy performance.
Thursday, July 25,2013

Upward movement

Frequent Flyers celebrates 15th Aerial Dance Festival

By David Accomazzo
Due to the altitudinal nature of aerial dance, Frequent Flyers Productions founder Nancy Smith says the spaces where her company can rehearse and train around Boulder are limited.
Thursday, July 25,2013

The king’s speeches

'Richard II' rounds out this year’s CSF

By Gary Zeidner
The final play of this year’s Colorado Shakespeare Festival, Richard II, marks the beginning of an audacious plan by the CSF to produce, in order, the entire Henriad tetralogy.
Thursday, July 11,2013

'The Wizard of Oz' at Boulder's Dinner Theatre: A girl and her dog

Once more over the rainbow

By Gary Zeidner
This cultural powerhouse, this multi-generationally much-beloved masterpiece, has been touching hearts and opening minds since the turn of the 20th century.
Thursday, July 11,2013

Central City Opera presents a study in contrasts

Central City Opera presents two different, satisfying shows

By Peter Alexander
Central City Opera (CCO), one of the jewels of the summer season in Colorado, is offering two productions in the historic Central City Opera House this year.
Wednesday, July 3,2013

Review: Colorado Shakespeare Festival's 'Macbeth'

Afghanistan-set 'Macbeth' darkly dazzles

By Gary Zeidner
With American troops still on the ground in Afghanistan today and with the relationship between the U.S. and Russia becoming more eerily Cold War-ish every week, Page’s choice to set Macbeth in the 1980s Soviet occupation of the perennially war-torn Iranian neighbor is nothing short of brilliant. This Macbeth may be the most thought-provoking and emotionally arresting production of a Shakespeare play that I have ever seen.
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