Tag Archive for: Broadway

The cast of My Fair Lady poses as they dance onstage

First Look: My Fair Lady

From Lincoln Center Theater that brought you The King & I and South Pacific, comes “a sumptuous new production of the most perfect musical of all time” (Entertainment Weekly), Lerner & Loewe’s My Fair Lady. Director Bartlett Sher’s glowing production is “thrilling, glorious and better than it ever was” (New York Times). “Every so often […]

First Look: Ain’t Too Proud: The Life and Times of The Temptations

Ain’t Too Proud – The Life and Times of The Temptations is the electrifying, new smash-hit Broadway musical that follows The Temptations’ extraordinary journey from the streets of Detroit to the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. With their signature dance moves and silky-smooth harmonies, they rose to the top of the charts creating an amazing 42 […]

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Who Said It? in Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer: The Musical

In 1939, retailer Montgomery Ward asked Robert L. May to develop a Christmas story for publication. Titled “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer,” the story was adapted into a song by May’s brother-in-law and radio producer, Johnny Marks. Ten years later, the song was first sung commercially by Harry Brannon a month before Gene Autry’s No. 1 […]

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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 […]

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My Fair Lady Trivia

My Fair Lady plays Denver’s Buell Theatre Nov 15-27, 2022. Test your knowledge about this iconic production of the stage and screen. 1. My Fair Lady was a stage musical before it became a famous feature film. True False 2. What actor played Henry Higgins in the original stage production AND the film? Richard Burton […]

The cast of Ain't Too Proud poses onstage

The Temptations’ Ain’t Too Proud Is a Soundtrack for Not Only Yesterday’s but Also Today’s Divided Times

Originally published in Rolling Stone. Reprinted by permission of Ain’t Too Proud — The Life and Times of The Temptations The Broadway musical is based on surviving member and founder Otis Williams’ 1988 memoir, The Temptations. Known for their many R&B love songs and pop crossover hits, like “I’m Gonna Make You Love Me,” “Just […]

The cast of Come From Away sings together onstage

First Look: Come From Away

On 9/11, the world stopped. On 9/12, their stories moved us all. Come From Away takes you into the heart of the remarkable true story of 7,000 stranded passengers and the small town in Newfoundland that welcomed them. Cultures clashed and nerves ran high, but uneasiness turned into trust, music soared into the night, and […]

Announcing Our 2023/24 Broadway Season: Bigger Brighter Bolder Broadway

DCPA Broadway’s 2023/24 Season Announcement

Denver Center for the Performing Arts Broadway and Cabaret announce the new, bigger, brighter and bolder 2023/2024 season. Subscription shows include 1776, Jagged Little Pill, Beetlejuice, TINA – The Tina Turner Musical, SIX, Message In A Bottle, MJ and Company, with Denver favorites:  The Book of Mormon, Disney’s Aladdin, Les Misérables, Wicked and many more as added attractions. “I couldn’t be happier to bring a brand-new season filled with award-winning productions direct from Broadway,” […]

A man and woman embrace while collapsed on the floor in Hadestown

Hadestown: Putting the Climate Centerstage

When art imitates life, you get Hadestown, the Broadway blockbuster coming to Denver August 30-September 11. Set in the underworld of Greek mythology, Hadestown touches on a variety of subjects, but one is hard to ignore both on stage and right at home. Climate change. The show opens to an increasingly industrialized world, where the […]

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Greek Dining Fit for the Gods

Apart from ruling the sun, the moon and the underworld, Greek gods were also responsible for nourishment in all its forms. Demeter was the goddess of the harvest, Artemis of the hunt, and Hestia of domestic arts including cooking. Priapus was the god of vegetables, Attis of fruits of the earth, Cronus of agriculture, and […]