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Anastasia: 6 Famous Jewels and Family Heirlooms

Anastasia keeps audiences hooked from beginning to end in numerous ways, including the music, the characters, and the story of love, loss, and family reconnection. Family jewels also play a key role in the Broadway show because a jeweled music box and necklace prove Anastasia’s ancestry in the Romanoff family tree during a time before […]

The Les Mis Quiz

CATEGORY 1: SHOW TRIVIA The title of this musical is correctly pronounced: Lay Miz-Ah-Rob Less Miserabels Lace Miserah-blays Jean Valjean attempts to elude Inspector Javert by disappearing: Across the lake below the Paris Opera Into the sewers of Paris Into the tavern run by the Thénardiers What is the significance of the number 24601? It […]

Riverdance: The thrill that never stops

Twenty-two years later, the worldwide phenomenon of Riverdance continues to play to enthusiastic audiences across the globe.

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Redesigning Les Misérables & Rediscovering Victor Hugo — The Artist

This article is reprinted with permission from Les Misérables. Written by Set & Image Designer Matt Kinley. I had already worked on several original productions of Les Misérables for John Napier when I was asked by producer Cameron Mackintosh to start looking at other ideas for a tour of Les Misérables. Having been involved in […]

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Alan Menken: The Musical Maestro Behind Aladdin

Earning a staggering number of accolades for his work on The Little Mermaid, Beauty and the Beast and the film version of Aladdin, amongst many others, Alan Menken is an undisputed master of the stage and film musical. For this stage version of Aladdin, he reveals that he had a very particular vision. “It’s always […]

MAMMA MIA! Denver Launches the 25th Anniversary National Tour

A mother. A daughter. Three possible dads. And a trip down the aisle you’ll never forget! For nearly 25 years, people all around the world have fallen in love with the characters, the story, and the music that make MAMMA MIA! the ultimate feel-good show. Now, the much-loved hit musical is back, and Denver will […]

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Local Challah Featured in Fiddler on the Roof

Fiddler on the Roof audiences will see locally made loaves of bread featured in the Broadway National Touring production. In Denver, special batches of challah from a local bakery will be shared by the actors on the Buell Theatre stage.  Jenna Gragg, Assistant General Manager at the Jewish Cultural Center (JCC) Mizel Arts and Culture […]

Chaim Topol as Tevye in the 1968 London premiere of Fiddler on the Roof

Remembering Chaim Topol: Fiddler on the Roof‘s Tevye

8 Fascinating Facts About the Actor Who Breathed Life into Fiddler on the Roof’s Tevye on the Stage and Big Screen Chaim Topol, the Israeli actor who portrayed Fiddler on the Roof’s Tevye on stage for decades and in the 1971 movie adaption, died on March 8 in Tel Aviv. His son, Omar, confirmed his […]

The colorful 1776 mural on display in the Renaissance Hotel lobby

1776 Mural on Display at The Renaissance Hotel

How is my story a part of American history? In creating the Declaration of Independence, what mattered? How can we hold this history as a predicament versus an affirming myth? How does an honest reckoning with our past help us move forward together? In preparation for the pre-Broadway engagement of American Repertory Theater at Harvard […]