Sweet 60

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Curiouser and curiouser

Two things are true at the start of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time. 1) Christopher John Francis Boone always tells...

Ghostly gardens

"Does everyone who dies become a ghost?” It’s a complicated question posed by Mary Lennox to her uncle Archibald Craven. Mary recently lost her parents...

I’ll tell you what’s the buzz

Andrew Lloyd Webber’s hit musical, Jesus Christ Superstar has been around for nearly 50 years, and the story of the show’s namesake has been...

Some enchanted evening

With a portfolio that includes Pixar, Lucasfilm (i.e., the Star Wars empire), Marvel, ABC, ESPN, Touchstone Pictures and the Muppets, these days Disney is...

Gunderson’s glory

Back in September, The Catamounts put on The Taming, a rousing if uneven play by Lauren Gunderson. It was my first experience with Gunderson’s...

The sweetness of Millie

In the first song of Cabaret, Emcee welcomes the audience to the Kit Kat club singing, “Leave your troubles outside. So life is disappointing?...

The power of Hedwig

On Nov. 18, Vice-President elect Mike Pence went out on the town for a night of theater, choosing Broadway’s hottest ticket: Hamilton. After the...

Identity crisis

One ever feels his twoness — an American, a Negro; two souls, two thoughts, two unreconciled strivings; two warring ideals in one dark body,...

I’m just Joshin’

For Josh Blue, there is one clear-cut reason he’s a comedian. “Oh, the pussy! You know that’s a nice side perk,” Blue jokes.  But really,...

The exception that proves the rule

In terms of all-time great chestnuts, right up there with, “A stitch in time saves nine,” and, “Never get involved in a land war...

The Abaire-able lightness of being

Despite all of its affluence, education and aspirations to cultural relevance, Boulder sometimes struggles with maintaining a vibrant theater scene. The Dairy Arts Center,...

A dance to push

In these bleak times, it seems impossible to go a day without another shooting. Choreographer Robert Sher-Machherndl is fed up and wants to awaken...
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