'Phantom' cast performs 'Company' at Denver benefit

‘The Phantom of the Opera’ cast raises nearly $5,000 for nonprofits

One-night only event helps Denver Actors Fund, Broadway Cares at Hard Rock Cafe

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Wicked! Five movie musicals to look forward to

Aladdin, The Lion King, In the Heights and West Side Story are all planning big-screen adaptations in the next two years It’s true that musicals have risen in popularity in recent years, and that Broadway theater attendance is at an all-time high. Movies such as The Greatest Showman, Beauty and the Beast and La La […]

Try our new crossword puzzle: ‘Les Misérables’ and ‘On Your Feet!’

With each new issue of Applause Magazine, we offer readers an original crossword puzzle related to our current shows. Here is the most recent.

Candlelight Dinner Playhouse has just opened the Colorado premiere of 'Newsies' in Johnstown, located about 45 miles north of Denver. Garland Photography.

Follow us ‘Into the Woods’ for all of your July theatregoing options

Candlelight Dinner Playhouse has just opened the Colorado premiere of ‘Newsies’ in Johnstown, located about 45 miles north of Denver. Garland Photography.  Up north: Newsies. In Denver: Phamaly, Mixed Taste, Les Misérables, Sex Tips for Straight Women from a Gay Man You say theatre slows down in the summertime? Pshaw. Across Colorado, you have a whopping 80 theatregoing […]

'Human Error': In comedy, your pain is our punchline

With his new comedy about a botched embryo implant, playwright Eric Pfeffinger posits: To err is human … to laugh divine

Reviews: 'Jesus Christ Superstar' sets new standard for televised musicals

‘What could have felt like a dated rock opera was more like an uproarious arena concert filled with screaming fans,’ one critic says

Arvada Center season: ‘Mamma Mia,’ Harlem and empowered women

At this time next year, three plays will be running in repertory that are all written by female playwrights