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Thursday, November 14,2013

Just like real life

The truth comes out at Rancho Mirage

By Gary Zeidner
I’d be interested to hear the stories from Dietz’s own life that germinated into this play. I bet they’re doozies. After all, it takes a strong person to not only recognize that we keep secrets — often Mt. Everest-sized secrets — from our wives, husbands, parents, children and best friends, but also to take that uncomfortable knowledge and spin it into the kind of play that keeps you laughing out the door then makes you think hard for the rest of the night.
Thursday, October 31,2013

All the way

Boulder Dinner Theatre's men bare it all in 'The Full Monty'

By David Accomazzo
Historically, the terms “Rated R” and “dinner theater” have rarely been used in the same sentence. Dinner theater is something you dress up for, not a place to see, for example, men strip down to their skivvies (and then some).
Thursday, October 24,2013

The walking nightmares

Check out these Boulder-area haunted houses

By Dylan Owens
Under a full moon during the lead-up to Halloween, zombies, killer clowns and a bloody bride mill around in a defunct furniture store in Longmont’s Twin Peaks mall, snacking on burritos and corn chips while they trade scare tactics and reminisce about their former victims.
Thursday, October 24,2013

Halloween events around Boulder and Longmont

By Boulder Weekly Staff
All around Longmont, Day of the Dead celebrations abound.
Thursday, October 24,2013

Washing off the dust of daily life

Art as a canvas for comedy in Denver's 'The Most Deserving'

By Gary Zeidner
As the Hershey Company so sagaciously observed, sometimes you feel like a nut; sometimes you don’t.
Thursday, October 17,2013

Storytime for adults

Stories on Stage taps into oral storytelling tradition

By David Accomazzo
The theme came about, Powell says, like themes always do for the company: He read a particular short story that struck him as a good fit for the company, and other stories soon fell into orbit, creating the show. This time, it was Alex Ohlin’s “Simple Exercises for the Beginning Student.
Thursday, October 10,2013

A dirge for the American dream

Death comes to life at the Denver Center

By Gary Zeidner
If Willy Loman were an ice cream flavor, he’d be American Raspberry. If he were a car, he’d be a Ford Edsel. If he were a song, he’d be Sinatra’s “Here’s to the Losers.”
Thursday, October 10,2013

Leaning forward, staying present

'Vagina Monologues' creator Eve Ensler discusses her new play and memoir

By Stephanie Riesco
News about the near-fatal shooting of 14-year-old Pakistani women’s rights activist Malala Yousafzai reached Eve Ensler in a text message.
Thursday, October 3,2013

Fear and self-loathing in New York

BETC kicks off its eighth season in style

By Gary Zeidner
Boulder Ensemble Theatre Company (BETC) is one of Boulder’s best, bar none. From its first production, Antigone, BETC began raising the bar for Front Range theater. With Seminar, BETC gets its eighth season started with the second lively, sly and often humorous Theresa Rebeck play it has produced.
Thursday, September 19,2013

This American radio show

Ira Glass comes to Boulder to give a behind-the-scenes look at his program

By David Accomazzo
The most noticeable thing about Ira Glass, when Boulder Weekly reached him for an interview, is his voice — the nasally, soft-spoken, atypical radio voice that has broadcast stories on the public radio program This American Life since 1995.