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Articles in "Theater"

It's a puzzlement why The King and I is so good!

Shakespeare is everything Nick Bottom (the main character in “Something Rotten!”) wants to be: rich, popular, and a famous playwright. But how can he step out of the Bard’s shadow and into the spotlight? Watch and see as “Something Rotten!” appears at the Buell Theater on its way around the country!

An assistance dog is someone who helps the disabled. They stand by their owners whenever they need them. How do these wonderful dogs get trained for their life of helping people?

The program Disney on Ice: Dream Big is an inspiring ice show teaching everyone, from 5 year olds to 55 year olds, to dream, because dreams really can come true.

  Whether you are a magician or enjoy watching magic, Denver has a lot to offer.

Carole King wrote the soundtrack for a generation. But, her famously relatable and heart-breakingly beautiful album, Tapestry, was released in 1971, well before any of today’s generation of kids and teens were born. Will kids still enjoy Beautiful The Carole King Musical, playing now in the Buell Theater at The Denver Center for Performing Arts July 19th-July 31st? 

Lions! Tigers! and Bears! Oh My!

When I think of the word ‘Christmas,’ I imagine a little girl, some mice, a sugarplum fairy, some tin soldiers, the evil mouse king, and the beloved wooden nutcracker. Perhaps you’ve seen the ballet, but have you ever paused to think about how much effort it takes to put on the show, with all of the special effects?

"The Good Dinosaur" animated movie asks the question: What if the asteroid that forever changed life on Earth missed the planet completely and giant dinosaurs never became extinct? In this epic journey into the world of dinosaurs, an Apatosaurus named Arlo makes an unlikely human friend. While traveling through a harsh and mysterious landscape, Arlo learns the power of confronting his fears and discovers what he is truly capable of.

As Shakespeare wrote, "All the world's a stage, And all the men and women merely players; They have their exits and their entrances, And one man in his time plays many parts." However, in "As You Like It," it isn't a man who plays those many parts.

Jump down the rabbit hole after Alice in Lookingglass Alice.

For most, it is a hit! For some, it misses the bar. In general, the musical Matilda captures the hearts of those sitting in the audience.

Phamaly, a theater company comprised entirely of disabled actors, recently traveled to Japan to bring their brand of accessible magic to Osaka’s International Communication Center for Persons with Disabilities (BIG-i).

What do you get when you mix Broadway’s longest running musical with a one-of-a-kind Colorado theater group? An unforgettable impression of Phamaly Theater Company’s “The Fantasticks”.

Pippin is a prince who is miserable--he doesn't have anything he enjoys in life! What will he do?

The Colorado Ballet is performing Cinderella. There is a lot of hard work that goes on before the dancers are ready to perform. 

A Christmas classic comes to life!

Featuring flying ornaments, flipping gingerbread men, and Santa Claus himself, it’s Cirque Dreams Holidaze, the spectacular play you don’t want to miss!

Gifted is a heart warming play about a fifteen year old gifted boy. 

Have you ever been to a ballet? If not, well then don't miss out on Giselle! 

Most of us have a passion for something, and we have people around us who try to motivate us as well as our selves to do what we love. For Saranya Budamgunta her passion started when she was 10.

The prequel to Peter Pan is here in Denver. If you ever wonder how Peter became who he is then you should come see Peter and the Starcatcher. 

               Amaluna (Amaluna means Mother Moon) is a Cirque Du Soleil play with an all-female cast under the grand chapiteau at the Pepsi Center Grounds in Denver CO.

What do you think of when you think of opera? Ear-shattering notes that make you cover your ears? Boring, tragic events that leave you falling asleep? Well, that’s not always true…