Cast members from 'The Phantom of the Opera' as characters from Stephen Sondheim's 'Company.' Photo courtesy Max Quinlan

‘Phantom’ cast to perform Sondheim’s ‘Company’ concert to benefit Denver Actors Fund

One-night only event Monday, November 11, at Hard Rock Cafe in downtown Denver Cast members of the spectacular new production of The Phantom of the Opera will present a one-night-only concert version of Stephen Sondheim’s Tony Award-winning musical Company to benefit both The Denver Actors Fund and Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS on Monday, November 11, […]

THANKSGIVING PLAY. CURIOUS THEATRE. Photo by Michael Ensminger(1)

Giving thanks: Colorado theatre is bountiful in November

Curious Theatre gives rare voice to indigenous female playwright while Phamaly offers first festival for writers with disabilities

The 50th anniversary tour of 'Jesus Christ Superstar' won the 2017 Olivier Award for Best Musical Revival. Photo by Matthew Murphy.

What’s the buzz? ‘Jesus Christ Superstar’ is reborn at 50

From blasphemy to beloved: How Andrew Lloyd Webber rocked the rock musical genre From blasphemy to Broadway to banned to broadcast television, few pop-culture titles have generated the kind of buzz Jesus Christ Superstar has generated along the road to its current 50th anniversary national touring production. A decade after its last major tour, this […]

John Leguizamo is coming to ‘un-moronize’ you

Kinetic comedian returns with Latin history lesson that was largely developed here in Denver

'Man Camp' is a slapstick comedy from Colorado director Nate James Bakke that features Daniel Cummings and Pete Gardner.

Here are the films that put the Denver in the 2019 Denver Film Festival

From Man Camp to DeVotchka: Colorado represents in 42nd annual film fest

Camp Christmas_Photo by Adams VisCom

Seven surprises awaiting you at ‘Camp Christmas’

Immersive holiday installation at Stanley Marketplace spans ‘pun trees’ to Blucifer Off-Center, the DCPA’s most adventurous programming wing, has opened Camp Christmas in creative partnership with renowned installation artist Lonnie Hanzon, who describes it as “the ultimate immersive Christmas experience.”  Through January 5, Camp Christmas is taking patrons on a journey through nine different eras […]

Flame Broiled cast anc creative team.

Some like it hot: ‘Flame Broiled’ on race in America

I love you, you’re imperfect, now change: New play tackles race with humor and heat

Rakeem Lawrence stars as Bunny in 'Goodnight, Moon.' Photo by Adams VisCom

Goodnight, moon: Hello to theatre for a lifetime

Theatre for Young Audiences production will introduce magic of live theatre to more than 40,000

Improvised Shakespeare Opening Night in Denver. Randall Harr, Ross Bryant, Brendan Dowling, Blaine Swen and Josh Logan. Photo by John Moore

The Improvised Shakespeare Company is off and punning in Denver

EDITOR’S NOTE: Wednesday night was the opening of The Improvised Shakespeare Company’s extended engagement at the Denver Center’s Garner Galleria Theatre. Each performance produces a full, invented, one-time-only play based on an audience suggestion. With the Denver Improv Festival coming up in November, we asked Interim Artistic Director and longtime DCPA Teaching Artist Jessica Austgen […]

In The Trenches. Photo by Kit Fuller

New musical goes ‘In the Trenches’ with young parents

Local creative team on the delicate balance between being a ‘cool’ parent and a ‘real’ parent