Tag Archive for: Broadway

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

Dmitri stands with his knapsack while a seated Anya watches him

Darko Tresnjak on how Anastasia teaches men to be better men

‘The hope that one of them survived, this magical child, is very appealing’

The cast of STOMP plays musical instruments onstage

From Pookiesnackenberger to Beer to Trash: The journey to STOMP

STOMP is the product of the long-time collaboration between two men, Luke Cresswell and Steve McNicholas. Though the show group was developed in Brighton, England (1991), its history begins ten years earlier when the two first worked together. Prior to STOMP, Luke and Steve met in 1981 when they were members of the street band […]

A group of men surround a newspaper in Fiddler on the Roof

From the archives: How Fiddler on the Roof turned rags into riches

The story, deeply embedded in Jewish DNA, tells a universal story about determination and survival

The cast of STOMP performs with large buckets

From the archives: STOMP as loud as you can, Denver

‘Stomp’ will be back in Denver from March 10-15 in all its explosive, syncopated glory with those incredible percussionists who treasure the old adage about…

Golde and Tevye, dressed for bed, imagine Tevye's dream in Fiddler on the Roof

First Look: Fiddler on the Roof

Tony®-winning director Bartlett Sher and the team behind South Pacific and The King and I bring a fresh and authentic vision to this beloved theatrical masterpiece from Tony-winner Joseph Stein and Pulitzer Prize winners Jerry Bock and Sheldon Harnick. You’ll be there when the sun rises on this new production, with stunning movement and dance from acclaimed Israeli […]

A musical instrument installation at Meow Wolf Convergence Station

One Person’s Trash is Another’s Masterpiece: Creating art out of garbage

Before throwing away that paper towel tube or foam packaging, think about what it could become with a little imagination. After all, one person’s trash can be another’s treasure, and the vehicle to make music, create art and even revamp into clothes. The idea of using found objects, aka trash, and turning them into something […]

A woman stands onstage in front of Revolutionary War artwork in 1776

1776: Redefining a Moment in History

Acclaimed director Diane Paulus’ personal mantra as an artist is to always expand the boundaries of theater – or why even bother? She did that when she reimagined the classic Broadway musicals Hair, Porgy & Bess and Pippin; the films Finding Neverland and Waitress, and even Alanis Morissette’s platinum-selling album Jagged Little Pill. And she’s done […]

Chava, Tzeitel, and Hodel sit on the floor together in Fiddler on the Roof

The Director’s Approach: Bartlett Sher on directing the Broadway revival of Fiddler in 2015

Reprinted with permission of Fiddler on the Roof What are the differences between working on this show and some of your other past projects? Bartlett Sher: Talking about Fiddler on the Roof is actually a pretty great challenge when it comes to being a director, because the show is deeply beloved and it has a […]