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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

Broadway gets beastly – thanks to a dog lover

NEW YORK – Bernadette Peters stopped by a desolate corner of Brooklyn the other day to hang out with a special group of fans. They were literally barking. A deafening chorus of woofs greeted the...

DATE: July 11, 2013 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

Summer theater has East Coast bias

When a parent threatens to count to three, a stubborn child already has won. When actor Geoff Johnson counts to three in Neil Simon’s “Plaza Suite,” expect comic combustion. Johnson portrays Roy...

DATE: July 8, 2013 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

Black Belt Salsa class creates lethal dancers

Dance, like martial arts, is for many a lifelong journey. That’s the parallel professional dance instructor Edie Williams drew last year when she named her new dance instruction method Black Belt...

DATE: July 1, 2013 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

Cirque ‘devastated’ by Vegas acrobat’s death

LAS VEGAS – The founder of Cirque du Soleil says his tight-knit performance company, renowned for extravagant shows that challenge the boundaries of the body and the stage, is “completely...

DATE: July 1, 2013 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

Two new leads are tapped for Broadway’s ‘Annie’

NEW YORK – Two 11-year-old actresses who have played orphans and been understudies in the Broadway revival of “Annie” have been picked to permanently take over from Lilla Crawford in the title...

DATE: June 27, 2013 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

Santa Fe ready for a Wilde opera season

Wild about Oscar. That’s the buzz in Santa Fe this summer. With its flair for mixing popular standards with revivals and rarely performed works, the Santa Fe Opera once again will mount a world...

DATE: June 27, 2013 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

Keillor plans 26-city ‘Radio Romance Tour’

MINNEAPOLIS – Humorist Garrison Keillor is not taking a summer vacation. The creator and host of “A Prairie Home Companion” kicks off his 26-city “Radio Romance Tour 2013” next month. Keillor wraps...

DATE: June 27, 2013 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

‘Dirty Deeds’ make for high drama

When it comes to Durango attractions, only the train has had a longer run than the Durango Melodrama & Vaudeville. It has seen some changes since crowds first booed the villains and cheered the...

DATE: June 24, 2013 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

‘Anything Goes’ at Utah Shakespeare Festival

When “Peter and the Starcatcher” opens the Utah Shakespeare Festival on Monday, it will represent a theatrical coup. The dramatic prequel to the beloved story of Peter Pan currently is running on...

DATE: June 20, 2013 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

Tony Awards a boon for Broadway

NEW YORK – There were smiles at many Broadway box offices last week as a big financial bounce followed the Tony Awards, with the biggest winners being “Pippin,” “Matilda the Musical” and “Motown...

DATE: June 17, 2013 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

‘Doogie Howser’ star back to Broadway in ’14

NEW YORK – Neil Patrick Harris is returning to the stage – and not to hand out awards. The four-time Tony Award host and former “Doogie Howser, M.D.” will star on Broadway in the spring as the...

DATE: June 17, 2013 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

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