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 […]
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The story, deeply embedded in Jewish DNA, tells a universal story about determination and survival
‘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…
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 […]
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 […]
Using percussion, everyday objects and not a word of dialogue, another sweeping storm of rhythm is brewing in Denver.
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 […]
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 […]
“Majestic and incandescent, it’s filled with breath and nuance and soul.” With direction by Tony Award® winner Bartlett Sher, Harper Lee’s To Kill a Mockingbird — “the greatest novel of all time” (Chicago Tribune) — has quickly become “one of the greatest plays in history” (NPR). Take a look at some of the production photos below.
THE “SCOTTSBORO BOYS” TRIAL: POWELL V. ALABAMA (1932) In this dramatization of Harper Lee’s To Kill a Mockingbird, Atticus makes reference to two US Supreme Court cases involving black boys and men accused of rape by white women. The verdicts of these two trials, Powell v. Alabama and Brown v. Mississippi, inform Atticus’s hope that […]