<![CDATA[Boulder - Weekly - Stage]]> <![CDATA[Humor with a feminine twist]]> %uFFFDIt%uFFFDs life and the news and just being a woman traveling around the planet,%uFFFD Goodman says. %uFFFDWe%uFFFDve written things about the Taliban, just everything,%uFFFD Not everything is for every audience, however, Goodman says.]]> <![CDATA[Fringe Fest brings the funny]]> Chicago comedian Kelsie Huff is no stranger to a rough crowd. “My first standup I went to a bar near Wrigley Field, which is very sporty and very douchebaggy,” Huff says. “I thought, ‘I’m just gonna tell one of my stories!’ and got a lot of ‘Show us your tits!’ instead.”]]> <![CDATA[Theatre | Week of Oct. 23, 2014]]> Longmont Theatre Company is putting on “The Rocky Horror Show” through October 25..]]> <![CDATA[Peanuts, Cracker Jacks, perfidy and laughs]]> Do you enjoy plays or musicals (Sure, we all do!) but can never convince your husband, wife, lover, son, daughter, friend, co-worker or mail delivery person to join you for a show? Well, if that husband, wife, lover, son, daughter, friend, co-worker or mail delivery person is a baseball fan, you may finally be in luck because The Catch.]]> <![CDATA[Zombie Shoot ]]> Make all your zombie movie and haunted house fantasies become a reality at the Zombie Shoot in Longmont, where participants will be transported to a zombie apocalypse and have to fight off the living dead themselves.]]> <![CDATA[Theater | Week of May 15, 2014]]> 224 Main St., Longmont, 303-682-9980. Through August 13..]]> <![CDATA[Who knew a spelling bee could be so much fun? ]]> In the world of pop culture, you can’t walk to the corner store for a soda without running into 15 examples of paeans to the popular kids. Plays, movies and songs seem to suckle at the teat of social acceptance as they lavish praise on the beautiful and adroit, the alpha males and females. If you’re the captain of the football team, the head cheerleader or even the bad-boy loner smoking at the edge of school grounds during lunch break, the world idolizes you.]]> <![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[From Germany with ennui]]> Most people don’t like to hurt their friends’ feelings, even with good intentions. Yet sometimes it is of necessity.]]> <![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[From Russia with laughs]]> And make no mistake, Nikolai Gogol’s The Inspector General, presented by the Colorado Shakespeare Festival, is but a Janet and Chrissy away from that sitcom hit of the ’70s and ’80s. As with pretty much every episode of Three’s Company, The Inspector General revolves around a case of mistaken identity. The corrupt leaders of a provincial Russian community learn that an inspector general has been dispatched to their little burg. ]]> <![CDATA[Camp at the opera]]> You would not expect to meet Aunt Eller and Curly, two of the homespun characters of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s classic American musical Oklahoma!, at the opera house. But up in Central City this summer, that’s exactly where they are.]]> <![CDATA[A double dose of holiday hilarity]]> ’Twas the week before Christmas, and all through the town, some people were up while others were down. Some loved the snow and the cold and the lights; some felt the whole thing just wasn’t right. Whether this time of year makes you joyful or crass, the holidays can be one big pain in the ass. So take a quick break from the candles and bows, and enjoy a guffaw from these thespian pros.]]> <![CDATA[In age of new technologies, theater still endures]]> For 35 years, Philip Sneed has been hearing that the theater is dying as quickly as its gray-haired audience. ]]> <![CDATA['The SantaLand Diaries' kicks Christmas square in its jingle balls]]> Christmas time is again upon us. Depending on your orientation, it is a time for celebrating the birth of Jesus Christ, a time for jubilant gift-giving in the name of secular bonhomie or a time to get all Grinch green in the gills and decry every thought and action of anyone subscribing to either of the first two groups.]]> <![CDATA[A mime speaks]]> Samuel Avital speaks many words about the art he has spent his entire life perfecting. Strange, because Avital’s art is practiced wordlessly. He is a mime.]]> <![CDATA[Wrecked 'em? Damn near kilt 'em!]]> So, you owe me. Yes, you, the reader of this review who will not have to endure the gastronomical atrocities that I, Christ-like, have suffered for thee. Before you start flipping pages or reviewing the table of contents, this is not a restaurant review.]]> <![CDATA[Front Range funnies]]> 'We've known for about five years or so that a new form of nightlife, or a new form of entertainment, in Boulder could be well received,' says Matt Rushing, a CU alum and Denver local. 'So we had the idea of opening a comedy club in Boulder for a few years now.']]> <![CDATA[Heaven Fest 2010]]> Gathering some 35,000 people from a half dozen Western states on a huge tract of land in Longmont and presenting 70 of the best contemporary Christian musical acts on seven stages, Heaven Fest 2010 seemed to offer many of the same features you'd...]]> <![CDATA[40 Women Over 40 brings drama, humor, and healing to stage]]> To say that Nancy Cranbourne is excited about her dance company would be a bit of an understatement. “I’m in love with these women,” says Cranbourne. “I’m in love with what they do. Everything comes out of this place of inspiration and love and I’m just blessed with that. I so admire them; they are my heroes.”]]>