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Review: ‘Appropriate’ looks at racism with white eyes

Review: ‘Appropriate’ looks at racism with white eyes

People are actively seeking out various forms of expression to analyze our current political status. For Curious Theatre Company this makes an opportune time to start their 20th anniversary season with Branden Jacobs-Jenkins’ “Appropriate”.

Review: ‘Thrill Me’ just wants justice

Review: ‘Thrill Me’ just wants justice

There has been a growing trend and love for the roaring 1920s, especially among millennials and others who long for the days of old. The idea of being transported back to a simpler time of flappers and gangsters has such an appeal that some might think that anything associated with the time period must be a hit.

The Careless Mind: Review of PS4 Friday the 13th

The Careless Mind: Review of PS4 Friday the 13th

There were so many iconic figures from the 1980s like The Clash, Garbage Pail Kids, Lawn Darts, Go-Bots, Care Bears, the VCR and much more. That’s my short, incredibly short list of items I thought were cool when I was growing up. Then there were movies that scared the shit out of me, Michael Jackson’s […]

You can’t stop the beat at Town Hall

When a show is as popular and produced as many times as Hairspray one has a different attitude when seeing it. You know the songs, you know the story and have it seen many times before, therefore you don’t get the same aw and wonder. Town Hall Arts Center latest production of Hairspray immediately wipes away all of those […]

Priscilla drives to the Aurora Fox

Priscilla drives to the Aurora Fox

Acceptance, love and art are all things that the world needs and needs desperately now. Luckily Priscilla is here to save the day. The Aurora Fox’s production of “Priscilla Queen of the Desert” brings audiences a message of acceptance, shows unending love and is a work of art. Priscilla follows the story of two drag […]

A long wait pays off when you are waiting for ‘Godot’

A long wait pays off when you are waiting for ‘Godot’

As the old saying goes, ‘Good things come to those who wait.’ This phrase could not be more appropriately applied to the Arvada Center for the Arts and Humanities production of “Waiting for Godot.” This classic show by Samuel Beckett was originally produced in French in 1953. At the time the show was meet with […]

Theater Corner: “Disgraced” does not disgrace the Denver Center

Theater Corner: “Disgraced” does not disgrace the Denver Center

The topic of Islam and Muslims has been the center of heated conversations in current events generating discord and conflict. That did not stop the Denver Center for the Performing Arts Theatre Company from facing the topic head on. “Disgraced” by Ayad Akhtar is strong, blunt and honest conversation about Islam in modern America. It […]

Review: In the middle of the gun control conversation

Review: In the middle of the gun control conversation

Art has always been an outlet for society to express themselves. Whether it be the oppressed or the oppressors, art is a vehicle that is used to affect change and affect perception of events. “The Gun Show” is a new work that points the barrel of criticism at gun rights in America and takes a […]