Arts & Entertainment

New Broadway season has something for everyone

NEW YORK – There’s Denzel Washington and Billy Crystal, plenty of Shakespeare and a nice dash of Harold Pinter. There’s even a musical of the boxing classic “Rocky” and the much anticipated return...

DATE: Aug. 28, 2013 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

Things are tough all over

To conclude the summer season, Thingamajig Theatre Co. artistic director Tim Moore selected a thoughtful and timely comedy to balance out the uproarious productions of “Spamalot” and “The Full...

DATE: Aug. 19, 2013 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

Durango actor bowing out, for now

Don’t consider this a fundraiser. Think of it as an investment in the future of theater in Durango. Alyse Neubert has certainly contributed enough into the town’s theatrical past to earn the right...

DATE: Aug. 19, 2013 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

‘Cabaret’ auditions are this week

The Durango Arts Center will hold auditions for the Broadway musical hit “Cabaret” from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday in the DAC Theater. Actors ages 18-60, especially men, are needed....

DATE: Aug. 19, 2013 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

New Carole King musical will star Jessie Mueller

NEW YORK – Jessie Mueller has nabbed a beautiful Broadway role – she’ll be playing celebrated songwriter Carole King in a new musical about the woman who wrote such hits as “It’s Too Late” and...

DATE: Aug. 12, 2013 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

Denver troupe rocks the ballet

When Denver’s Ballet Ariel takes the stage Sunday night at the Smiley Building for “The Birth of Rock and Roll,” it will be a special night for at least one of the dancers. And more than a bit...

DATE: Aug. 8, 2013 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

Cars and bugs – Shakespeare in the Parking Lot

NEW YORK – Acting in one of Shakespeare’s plays is difficult enough without having to dodge a 3,600-pound SUV. That’s just one of the challenges facing the cast performing “Richard III” this summer...

DATE: Aug. 6, 2013 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

Triumph & tragedy

To a distinguished list of world premieres, Santa Fe Opera has now added “Oscar.” Composer Theodore Morrison and co-librettist John Cox have created a biographical opera that takes a very different...

DATE: Aug. 5, 2013 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

Opening on time is the real trick

DATE: July 29, 2013 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

Islands, seas & shipwrecks

At the 52nd Utah Shakespeare Festival, media and audience attention seems to be fixated on the ultra-theatrical production of “Peter and the Starcatcher.” That’s fine, and young people particularly...

DATE: July 22, 2013 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

Shakespeare’s Globe taking ‘Hamlet’ around world

LONDON – Shakespeare’s Globe theater is about to take the Bard’s words literally – “All the world’s a stage.” The London theater announced Tuesday that it plans to tour a production of “Hamlet” to...

DATE: July 16, 2013 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

The show must go on

CREEDE – A funny thing happened on the way to Creede last week. The sky was clear, Wolf Creek Pass was open, and the roads were free of traffic. Best of all, Creede Repertory Theatre is up and...

DATE: July 15, 2013 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

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