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Pop Culture References in In the Upper Room

Adapted from Inside Out | Lynde Rosario, Editor and Reginald Edmund, Contributing Writer Set in 1974, In the Upper Room tells the story of a multi-generational black family led by the family’s controlling and secretive matriarch, Rose Berry. But to understand the Berry family requires understanding the 1970s as well as the many pop culture […]

The Other Josh Cohen’s Brian Bohlender Sang the National Anthem at Mile High Stadium

In recent months, understudies and swings have been the backbone of theatre, confidently stepping into the limelight when the need arises. But for this understudy, Brian Bohlender, the limelight consisted of more than 66,000 fans in Mile High Stadium.  Brian Bohlender is the understudy for the male roles in The Other Josh Cohen, a rock-n-roll […]

How to Make the Most of Your Denver Vacation

By: Katlyn Eriksen After what can only be described as a chaotic year and a half with national and international travel coming to a halt, Americans are once again exploring everything the USA, and beyond, has to offer. If you are planning your first vacation in a while, Denver is definitely a destination worth considering. Regardless […]

Make the Most of That New Year’s Resolution With a Class

By: Linnea Covington The new year has come and with it, a lot of us have made promises to be better, do more and stay present. But sometimes one needs a little push to achieve these goals. That’s where education comes in, and there are plenty of classes around town that can help one succeed. […]

Playwright Beaufield Berry Draws on Her Own Family for In the Upper Room

By: Leo Adam Biga Generations live strong in the memory and imagination of Omaha-based playwright Beaufield Berry.   Her original family drama In the Upper Room, a 2019 Colorado New Play Summit selection, gets a world premiere production by the DCPA Theatre Company this winter.   Set in 1974 Omaha, this Black American family drama draws closely […]

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Colorado Native Jordana Grolnick comes home in Hamilton

The hit musical Hamilton returns to Denver in February as part of a North American tour. The landmark show by Lin-Manuel Miranda is the rare winner of both the Pulitzer Prize for drama and the Tony Award for best musical — in 2016 Hamilton became the first show since Jonathan Larson’s Rent in 1996 to […]

Study Finds that Denver Residents are 4th in the Nation for Spending on Entertainment

Information in this article has been pulled from namechk.com and the BLS’ Consumer Expenditure Survey.  COVID-19 has hit many industries very hard, as people aren’t able to gather safely in restaurants, theatres, stores, and more. There has been a distinct shift in the economy from in-person expenditures to people spending their time and money at […]

A Deep Dive into the Early 1960s

The year is 1962, and in the Billy Rose Theatre (now the Nederlander Theatre) on Broadway, Edward Albee’s Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? is about to take the stage for the first time. The 1960s were a tumultuous time, dominated by the Vietnam War, Civil Rights protests, and political unrest. Let’s take a deeper look […]

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Season’s Eatin’s

  By Madison Stout “It’s the most wonderful time of the year…” Time to enjoy holiday favorites once again at the theatre. Whether continuing the annual tradition of watching A Christmas Carol, or seeing Broadway hits like Disney’s The Lion King, join theatre lovers across the city and celebrate the holidays with live theatre. Before […]