<![CDATA[Boulder - Weekly - Stage]]> <![CDATA[Hip hooray and ballyhoo for 42nd Street]]> Pedigree. It’s not just a dog food. It’s heritage, tradition and history. It’s the icing on the cherry. It’s the sherry on the Sheri. It’s the ever-sotenuous thread connecting Bing Crosby to My Chemical Romance. It’s a badge of honor and a goal toward which to strive.]]> <![CDATA[Upward movement]]> 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.]]> <![CDATA[Sight, sound, mind and mirth]]> With all the horrors that surround us daily, what a gift is laughter? The folks at the Theater Company of Lafayette (TCL) seem to know that it’s the best medicine, for they have brought forth the eighth iteration of their much-beloved tribute to one of the staples of TV’s bygone years with "Return to the Twilight Zone, A Parody."]]> <![CDATA[Taming of the bard]]> %uFFFDIf you look at the idea of what a classic is, and if we look at classics from other cultures, first of all, America%uFFFDs a young country, so we don%uFFFDt have 400-year-old classics,%uFFFD Sneed says. %uFFFDWe have 50-year-old classics, 75-year-old classics, and our classic theater is the musical theater, because we essentially invented that form.]]> <![CDATA[YOLO!]]> Art store/performance space/gathering-of-the-minds venue madelife has been running its block-party soiree style Sunday Social series throughout the summer, featuring tunes, food, art and shenanigans, with participatory art and culture vibe..]]> <![CDATA[Down Southie]]> Playwright David Lindsay-Abaire explores neighborhood survival guilt in his Southie chronicles, Good People.]]> <![CDATA[Theater | Week of May 21, 2015]]> The Flies by Jean-Paul Satre.]]> <![CDATA[theater]]> Was your New Year’s resolution to exercise more? Do you love local craft brews? Why not kill two birds with one stone, and join Left Hand Brewing Company’s running club. The run is for one hour and whether you walk, jog or sprint, each participant gets a free pint when they get back to the brewery.]]> <![CDATA[Watch]]> With a little imagination, Shakespeare’s work can be a theatrical playground. When theater companies take a different approach, it revitalizes the Bard and gives it a fresh approach for modern audiences.]]> <![CDATA[Christopher Titus is a loser]]> Plenty of comics know that tragedy can make for some great comedy, but few have mastered it the way Christopher Titus has. After all, he’s got plenty of great material to work with: a dead, crazy mom; a dead, alcoholic dad; a dead marriage; and a dead television show, all which have shaped him into one of the darkest comics around.]]> <![CDATA[Theater | Week of May 7, 2015]]> Theater Company of Lafayette, 300 E. Simpson St., Lafayette, 720- 209-2154. Through May 23..]]> <![CDATA[All the way]]> Historically, the terms “Rated R” and “dinner theater” have rarely been used in the same sentence. Dinner theater is something you dress up for, not a place to see, for example, men strip down to their skivvies (and then some).]]> <![CDATA[Theatre | Week of Nov. 6, 2014]]> Jester’s Dinner Theatre, 224 Main St., Longmont, 303-682- 9980. Through Nov. 30..]]> <![CDATA[Shakespeare's best villain]]> Say what you will about Tybalt or Iago, Edmund (the bastard!) or Lady Macbeth. For my money, the greatest Shakespearean villain is Richard. He opens Richard III as the Duke of Gloucester and ends it as the King of England. He is, by his own hand or through his devices, a serial killer of prolific pedigree.]]> <![CDATA[The church basement ladies are back]]> Vivian (Barb Reeves) represents the old guard. The most old-fashioned of the group, she fears the iniquities of “The Cities” — the hotbeds of sin that are Minneapolis and St. Paul. She’s so uptight it’s a wonder she gets any sleep at night. Some years earlier, Vivian ceded her role as leader of the church basement ladies to Karin (Tracy Warren).]]> <![CDATA[Laugh]]> Hannibal Buress has been rising through the comedy scene recently. After having brief writing stints on Saturday Night Live and 30 Rock, Buress has been popping up everywhere, from co-hosting The Eric André Show to landing a gig on Broad City to rocking all the major late-night talk shows.]]> <![CDATA[An anything but silent night]]> Propelled by an early, out-of-rightfield plot development too tasty to spoil here, thoroughly domestic and utterly middle-American house frau Rachel ( Julia Motyka) finds herself on the run on Christmas Eve.]]> <![CDATA[Storytelling takes the stage]]> Theater, at its core, is storytelling. It’s a gathering together to hear another’s life story, to see ourselves in those stories in ways that make our own stories make a little more sense and to experience that catharsis as part of an audience. At Local Lab, the three-day festival of new plays, the experience is stripped back to just the stories. Actors read from scripts still in hand. Playwrights take chances and venture experiments they wouldn’t in the presence of New York City’s daunting theater scene.]]> <![CDATA[Theater | Week of April 30, 2015]]> Jester’s Dinner Theatre, 224 Main St., Longmont, 303-682- 9980. Through May 10..]]> <![CDATA[Hypnotize]]> The subconscious mind is a scary thing. You never know what can happen if someone says the right words and snaps their fingers at the correct moment. If you want to find out, comedian and hypnotist Rusty Z is coming to The Dairy on April 23. As seen on Comedy Central and A&E, Rusty Z has also performed his show all over the country.]]>