Tag Archive for: Broadway

Aladdin reaches for the magic lamp in the underground treasure trove, the Cave of Wonders

Alan Menken: The Musical Maestro Behind Aladdin

Earning a staggering number of accolades for his work on The Little Mermaid, Beauty and the Beast and the film version of Aladdin, amongst many others, Alan Menken is an undisputed master of the stage and film musical. For this stage version of Aladdin, he reveals that he had a very particular vision. “It’s always […]

A close up of three loaves of baked challah

Local Challah Featured in Fiddler on the Roof

Fiddler on the Roof audiences will see locally made loaves of bread featured in the Broadway National Touring production. In Denver, special batches of challah from a local bakery will be shared by the actors on the Buell Theatre stage.  Jenna Gragg, Assistant General Manager at the Jewish Cultural Center (JCC) Mizel Arts and Culture […]

Chaim Topol as Tevye in the 1968 London premiere of Fiddler on the Roof

Remembering Chaim Topol: Fiddler on the Roof‘s Tevye

8 Fascinating Facts About the Actor Who Breathed Life into Fiddler on the Roof’s Tevye on the Stage and Big Screen Chaim Topol, the Israeli actor who portrayed Fiddler on the Roof’s Tevye on stage for decades and in the 1971 movie adaption, died on March 8 in Tel Aviv. His son, Omar, confirmed his […]

The colorful 1776 mural on display in the Renaissance Hotel lobby

1776 Mural on Display at The Renaissance Hotel

How is my story a part of American history? In creating the Declaration of Independence, what mattered? How can we hold this history as a predicament versus an affirming myth? How does an honest reckoning with our past help us move forward together? In preparation for the pre-Broadway engagement of American Repertory Theater at Harvard […]

A plate next to a full cup of beer at Nola Jane

Gumbo, Hush Puppies, Fried Chicken and More of Denver’s Southern Food

If you’re salivating for a taste of the South—grits, fried chicken, Creole spice, crawfish, catfish, and other classics–Denver has a surprising abundance of Southern cuisine to choose from so you can decide how to approach this dining out part of your evening or afternoon. BRUNCH Southern food shines as breakfast, lunch or dinner, with pretty […]

Ahrens, Flaherty and Anastasia: Legendary songwriters revisit legendary tale

What they came up with ‘is a story that is just as transporting as the source film, but in a more grown-up way’

Dear Les Misérables: You should cast me as Gavroche

An urchin-like, thirtysomething Denver actress makes her pitch to play the boy who gets shot at the barricade in the touring production of ‘Les Misérables.’

Les Miz: Once more, with feeling

Hugo’s epic masterpiece returns to Denver bringing larger-than-life characters that are becoming more and more uncommon in our modern world