DCPA at 40: Tyne Daly recalls short and sweet Denver opening

Future star of stage and screen headlined inaugural production of The Caucasian Chalk Circle but did not finish the run When the Denver Center Theatre Company debuted on New Year’s Eve 1979 with the first of three plays opening on successive nights, Tyne Daly was not yet Tyne Daly. She was a 33-year-old mother of […]

Try our new crossword puzzle: ‘Dear Evan Hansen,’ ‘Love Never Dies’ and ‘Come from Away’

With each new issue of Applause Magazine, we offer readers an original crossword puzzle related to our current shows. How well do you know Dear Evan Hansen, Love Never Dies and Come from Away? The solution is posted below. Print and play! Download this printable version.     ACROSS 4 Song from Come from Away: […]

Gretchen Egolf. Photo by AdamsVisCom.

Video, photos: Your first look at ‘The Constant Wife’

Your first look at the DCPA Theatre Company’s  new production of The Constant Wife. Constance Middleton cheerfully plays her traditional role as the intelligent, charming housewife of a successful doctor. But as her friends and family keep secrets close to their chest, she has nothing to hide — and everything to gain. Featuring an infectiously […]

Helen R. Murray is flexing her muscle at Aurora Fox

‘It shouldn’t feel scary to come to your theater,’ says the new Aurora Fox Executive Producer who isn’t remotely interested in telling the same old stories

William Dean Singleton on legacy, promises and a theatre named in his honor

The Ricketson Theatre will be renamed in honor of the DCPA Trustee and former Denver Post owner who says live theatre has helped in his ongoing battle with Multiple Sclerosis

‘Miscast’ caps remarkable month for Denver Actors Fund

Fundraiser raises more than $6,000 for nonprofit that provides medical relief to Colorado theatre artists

Dear Evan Hansen

‘Dear Evan Hansen’ announces Denver digital lottery details

Fans will have the chance to purchase a limited number of $25 tickets for each performance. ‘Dear Evan Hansen’ plays in Denver from September 25 to October 13.

Ben Levi Ross and the Company of the First North American Tour of Dear Evan Hansen. Photo by Matthew Murphy. 2018

#SINCERELY, ME: Greg Moody’s letter to ‘Dear Evan Hansen’

After a lifetime in front of screens and stages, CBS4’s Critic-At-Large says: ‘I had, quite frankly, never seen anything like this show’

Midtown Arts Center will close next year after merger with Candlelight

Owners believe one combined dinner theatre will ensure the future of robust, professional musicals for Northern Colorado audiences