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About Sylvie Drake
Sylvie Drake is a former theatre critic and columnist for the Los Angeles Times, a translator, a contributor to culturalweekly.com and American Theatre magazine, and a former Director of Media Relations and Publications for the Denver Center for the Performing Arts.
Entries by Sylvie Drake
Paula Vogel’s surprisingly modern play looks back at shocking theatrical scandal from a century ago
The story, deeply embedded in Jewish DNA, tells a universal story about determination and survival
Director Chris Coleman talks about turning Tolstoy’s enduring, expansive novel into a taut stage play
Here’s the back story of how one of Irving Berlin’s most beloved tunes was turned into a Denver-bound holiday stage spectacular
W. Somerset Maugham gave us a 1920s heroine whose strength and resourcefulness make her compelling for any time, says the director
The jukebox musical that Carole King only agreed to kicking and screaming has left audiences around the country clapping and singing.
Hugo’s epic masterpiece returns to Denver bringing larger-than-life characters that are becoming more and more uncommon in our modern world