Entries by Emma Hunt

Who’s Who in The Crown – Live!

Whether you’ve seen “The Crown” on Netflix or are fascinated by the British monarchy, you’ll love The Crown – Live!, now playing at the Garner Galleria Theatre. But if you’re looking for a laugh and need to brush up on your history, here’s a guide to the key players in the show.  Queen Elizabeth II […]

Winnie the Pooh Comes to Denver

Everyone’s favorite hunny-loving bear is coming to Denver in November. Winnie the Pooh: The New Musical Adaptation will stop at The Newman Center for the Performing Arts on November 11-13. Spend some time in the Hundred Acre Wood with Pooh and his friends!  Pooh holds a special place in the hearts of many people. For […]

Q&A with Brendan Murphy from The Crown – Live!

Up next in the Garner Galleria Theatre is The Crown – Live!, a parody of the popular Netflix series based on the transformation of Elizabeth Windsor into Queen Elizabeth II. The two-person comedy features budding starlet Beth who delivers her own take on the epic story along with her agent (read “sidekick”) Stanley. The Denver […]

One of the Three Threats: Dance

You’ve probably heard the term “triple threat” before, but in the arts, what exactly does it mean? It’s the highly coveted skill set for performers: someone who can sing, act, and dance.   For many actors, the dancing can seem the most daunting. Let’s take a closer look at how taking dance lessons can bulk up […]

Protest Songs of the 60s and 70s

The 1960s and 70s were a tumultuous time, dominated by political and social unrest, the Vietnam War, Civil Rights protests, feminist activism, and more. The music industry was rife with young artists lending their voices on behalf of an entire generation. Here is a list of songs from the 60s and 70s where singers and […]

Understanding Shakespeare in Much Ado About Nothing

Modern audiences don’t have the benefit of footnotes when enjoying a Shakespeare play. When reading the text, footnotes are often necessary to comprehend the nuances of Elizabethan age humor, slang, and history. Shakespeare’s Much Ado About Nothing is heralded as one of Shakespeare’s best comedies, containing copious amounts of wordplay and banter. Before attending a […]

Haunted Denver

TW: This article contains content that some may find distressing.   Denver has its share of haunted locations. From hotels to museums to parks, there’s a fright somewhere for everyone. Plus, the city is home to many nighttime walking tours that will teach you the history, legends, and lore of much of downtown Denver. You might […]

Enjoy a “Cuppatea” in Denver

Whether you call it a “cuppa” like Eliza Doolittle or a proper cup of tea like Professor Henry Higgins, teatime is universally loved. Afternoon tea, also called cream tea, is a thoroughly British tradition started by wealthy families in the 1840s. A lovely pot of tea accompanied by small bites and treats was served around […]

Free Shakespeare in the Parking Lot Performances Return

Shakespeare in the Parking Lot is a testament to the magic of live theatre, reaching audiences in unexpected ways; whether they are performing in an under-served community, making Shakespeare relatable to a teenager, or sparking an interest in the arts in a child. The Denver Center for the Performing Arts (DCPA) is immensely proud of […]