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“Disenchanted” Princesses in Boulder

It is amazing how art is able to take something traditional, like a Disney princess, open it up, look inside, expose its insecurities and create something out of it that is breathtaking . “DISENCHANTED!” at the BDT Stage does just that.   “DISENCHANTED!” features the grown up versions of Snow White, Sleeping Beauty, Cinderella and […]

Theater Corner: Jesus in Arvada

Theater Corner: Jesus in Arvada

Sometimes you just need to return to a classic to truly appreciate the art of theater. The Arvada Center for the Arts and Humanities latest production of “Jesus Christ Superstar” certainly lets audiences appreciate theater in full force. This timeless show that opened more than 40 years ago in 1971 on Broadway has gone on […]

Colorado’s hidden gem is just a Johnstown away

Colorado’s hidden gem is just a Johnstown away

Up north in Johnstown, Colorado there are two distinct theater cornerstones. The first is the Candlelight Dinner Playhouse. This unique theater has brought joy and entertainment for almost 10 years to the Colorado theater community. The second is the fierce and talented skill of Beth Beyer inside the playhouse. Beyer grew up in Colorado Springs […]

‘The Nance’ at the Edge

‘The Nance’ at the Edge

  There are only a small handful of pieces of art and literature that are able to impact someone on such an emotional and profound level. That is why when those pieces are discovered you must cherish and hold onto them. ‘The Nance’ is certainly one of those pieces.   This Tony award winning play […]

MSU Denver Theatre Tackles the Mattress

MSU Denver Theatre Tackles the Mattress

  MSU Denver Theatre Department’s latest production of ‘Once Upon a Mattress’ opened last weekend in the Eugenia Rawls Courtyard Theater and provided a fun night at the theatre.   ‘Once Upon a Mattress’ is a musical rendition of the Princess and the Pea with music and lyrics by Mary Rodgers and Marshall Barer. The […]

DreamHack Masters event kicks off North American tour that has Denver in its crosshair

DreamHack Masters event kicks off North American tour that has Denver in its crosshair

Vegas has been home to some of the best head-to-head sports matchups in history; Tyson vs. Holyfield, McGregor vs. Diaz, and now Virtus Pro vs. Astralis. That last one may boggle your mind, but in the world of eSports and Counter Strike: Global Offensive (CS:GO), this is one of the more exciting professional gaming matchups […]

Dance and conflict collide in ‘Billy Elliot’

Dance and conflict collide in ‘Billy Elliot’

  Reviewing theatre can be an interesting job. Of course there are always the hits and amazing productions from the big guys like the DCPA. Also the long standing and reliable theatres such as the BDT Stage. Smaller theatres are where things can become interesting. You have some of the saddest productions or some of […]

Daytime Duo 2/9/2017

This week’s guests are Leah Marvin-Riley, Matt Rouch and Nick Thomas, plus Avery and Deanna dish on the Lady Gaga, the Santa Clarita Diet, the NOH8 campaign comes to Denver and more.

Dungeons and Dragons, Comics and Comedy

Dungeons and Dragons, Comics and Comedy

Whether in a book, a song, a poem or any other form, fantasy is always a tale. With fantasy, anything is possible. The only limits are the boundaries of an individual’s imagination. In most cases, there is planning involved and a set path for the formulated plot. In rare cases, the story comes spontaneously. The […]

Playing with Perspective: Crisis Core: Final Fantasy VII

Playing with Perspective: Crisis Core: Final Fantasy VII

Final Fantasy VII is one of the greatest games of all time, but its prequel helped its story and characters to reach even greater heights. Released 10 years after VII on the Sony Playstation Portable, Crisis Core: Final Fantasy VII follows the story of Zac Fair, a support character from the original game. The player guides […]