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Going Greek in Denver

You wouldn’t know it from the lack of pristine blue sea waters, but Denver has some Greek to it. Beyond Greek food, you can find architecture, art, and more, inspired by the Grecian culture. Architecture The most distinctive Greek-inspired architecture in Denver is in Civic Center Park with the Greek Theater and Colonnade of Civic […]

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First Look: Hadestown

Welcome to Hadestown, where a song can change your fate. Winner of eight 2019 Tony Awards® including Best Musical and the 2020 Grammy® Award for Best Musical Theater Album, this acclaimed new show by celebrated singer-songwriter Anaïs Mitchell and innovative director Rachel Chavkin (Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812) is a love story for […]

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Denver’s Climate Plan: Cut greenhouse gas emissions 100% by 2040

Among the compelling themes in the touring Broadway production of Hadestown are climate change and climate justice. Individuals, organizations and government agencies share concerns and are working to affect change. Denver’s Office of Climate Action, Sustainability and Resiliency is putting its plan into action. A month before U.S. Senators Charles Schumer and Joe Manchin proposed […]

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Greek Wines: history, uses and where to find them

The ancient Greeks were definitely on to something. First, you’ve got your Greek gods — fearsome, fanciful and fun to fantasize about. Then, it’s the cradle of Western civilization complete with the birthplace of democracy, Western philosophy and literature, political science, the Olympic Games and…theatre. You also have three stunning blue seas — Mediterranean, Aegean, […]

A man standing on a table plays guitar while other cast members react in Hadestown

Hadestown’s Hope and Healing Powers

The fact that Hadestown feels so relevant may seem surprising, considering that its composition started more than a decade ago. Mitchell conceived “Wait for Me,” a fiery declaration song at the center of the score, several years before Hadestown saw a Broadway stage, early in her singer-songwriter career. “I was driving from one tip gig […]

A woman dances center stage while others look on in Hadestown

Diversity and the Dynamic Women Behind Hadestown

Creating a new benchmark for Broadway, Hadestown demanded that theater make space for diverse voices. The show’s modern premise reflects the values of our changing culture through a transformative musical experience that reimagines Greek mythology. In 2019, it garnered 14 Tony Award nominations, winning eight of them, including Best New Musical. Critics praised the show […]