Entries by Emma Holst

A History of American Sandwiches, Where to Sample in Denver

Clyde’s Sandwiches At Clyde’s, Lynn Nottage’s fictional diner, the motley kitchen crew dishes out fantastical sandwiches. You’ll crave the skirt steak with peach chutney on a cheddar biscuit. In other words, eating before attending a performance in the Kilstrom Theatre is recommended. Clyde’s serves plenty of classic sandwiches, too, like a tuna melt or grilled […]

Stephen Sondheim Timeline: An Overview of the Musical Legend

Ahead of the DCPA Theatre Company’s production of A Little Night Music, or the Broadway National tour of Company, it might be helpful to refresh your memory on the musical legend, Stephen Sondheim. The timeline below covers major events, from Sondheim’s Broadway debut, to the publication of his popular memoirs late in life. For even […]

Two Actors Return to Denver in Beetlejuice

For two actors in the First National Tour of Beetlejuice, coming back to Denver is like returning to a place of magic. Kate Marilley, who stars as Delia in Beetlejuice, performed in her dream role with the DCPA Theatre Company – twice. “In both 2007 and 2012 – with slightly different casts but the same […]

Shakespeare Returns to a Parking Lot Near You

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 […]

Haunted Denver

From the archives: this article was originally posted on October 4, 2022 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 […]

Musicians Put the “Music” in “Musical”

If you’re lucky enough to be a part of the theatre community in Denver, you’ve probably heard of local legend David Nehls. An actor, composer, lyricist, musician, musical director, arranger…the list of his accolades and affiliations reads long and impressive. Currently, he’s conducting the band and playing the keys in the world premiere production Miss […]

Area Resources for Addiction Treatment, Mental Health Support

TW: This article contains content that some readers may find distressing, including mentions of abuse, addiction, and assault.  Individuals familiar with Alanis Morissette’s 1995 album, Jagged Little Pill, can belt out the soul-baring lyrics that explore trauma in its many forms, but it’s another thing to see those topics addressed on stage. That’s just what […]