<![CDATA[Boulder - Weekly - Stage]]> <![CDATA[Theater | Week of April 3, 2014]]> Me, Myself and I at the Dairy Center]]> <![CDATA[Things looking up for Colorado Shakespeare Festival]]> For the first time since 2000, the festival turned a profit in the 2013 season, generating 17 percent more revenue than in 2012.]]> <![CDATA[Theater | Week of May 15, 2014]]> 224 Main St., Longmont, 303-682-9980. Through August 13..]]> <![CDATA[Halloween events around Boulder and Longmont]]> <![CDATA[Theatre | Week of Dec. 4, 2014]]> Forbidden Broadway: Alive & Kicking!.]]> <![CDATA[listen]]> As part of an ongoing commitment to the cultivation of new theatrical work, The Boulder Ensemble Theatre Company will be presenting a staged reading of Boston playwright David Valdes Greenwood’s Full Code, the story of a woman whose husband is critically injured in a tragic accident, and who then finds another woman at his bedside as he is comatose.]]> <![CDATA[Taming of the bard]]> %uFFFDIf you look at the idea of what a classic is, and if we look at classics from other cultures, first of all, America%uFFFDs a young country, so we don%uFFFDt have 400-year-old classics,%uFFFD Sneed says. %uFFFDWe have 50-year-old classics, 75-year-old classics, and our classic theater is the musical theater, because we essentially invented that form.]]> <![CDATA[Praise the Lord and pass the lefse]]> Even if you are a Dawkins-lovin’, God-mockin’, card-carryin’ atheist, the odds are that during your youth you spent some time in and around a church or synagogue.]]> <![CDATA[Christopher Titus is a loser]]> Plenty of comics know that tragedy can make for some great comedy, but few have mastered it the way Christopher Titus has. After all, he’s got plenty of great material to work with: a dead, crazy mom; a dead, alcoholic dad; a dead marriage; and a dead television show, all which have shaped him into one of the darkest comics around.]]> <![CDATA[Think]]> Got five minutes? Ignite Boulder’s events, which take place a few times each year, are centered around five-minute talks focused on presenters’ “geeky passions.]]> <![CDATA[Letting Peggy Jo take the wheel]]> Most of what follows is true — the true story of a woman too big for her own life. Peggy Jo Tallas was mired in the post-women’s-liberation problem that faces so many women: If you didn’t grow up to be a wife and a mother, what did you grow up to be? And is it just a whole lot of nothing?.]]> <![CDATA[It’s time to get real]]> A date takes a wrong turn and ends up in an orgy; someone spontaneously kisses a cab driver with irresistible eyes; McDonald’s serves as the backdrop for a break up; a guy decides he’d rather stay single than fall in love with a girl named Aphrodite.]]> <![CDATA[Theater | Week of Dec. 18, 2014]]> St., Denver, 303-447-5977. Through Dec. 20..]]> <![CDATA[Listen up]]> Kepnes has been travelling extensively ever since — saying he likes to live large and travel cheap. Always a frugal person, Kepnes says traveling cheaply isn’t always about saving money but also about avoiding tourist traps for a more genuine experience.]]> <![CDATA[Monty Python's Spamalot]]> Since the troupe’s classic movies already contain hilarious, catchy songs, it was a natural step to translate the group’s signature humor to the stage.]]> <![CDATA[Wherever you go, there you are]]> Into every theater company, a little failure must fall. Now in its 15th season, the Curious Theatre Company has consistently impressed me and thousands of other theater-goers with its choices of plays and executions thereof. Curious’ latest, then, is an outlier. A statistical anomaly.]]> <![CDATA[Theater | Week of June 25, 2015]]> Children of Eden. Festival through Aug..]]> <![CDATA[The king’s speeches]]> The final play of this year’s Colorado Shakespeare Festival, Richard II, marks the beginning of an audacious plan by the CSF to produce, in order, the entire Henriad tetralogy.]]> <![CDATA[Cheech and Chong get it legal]]> "It's getting closer all the time,” says Cheech Marin about what he calls the “quasi-legal” state of marijuana use in America. “You can walk down the street of just about any city smoking a joint, and nobody’s gonna hassle you. It’s ridiculous that it’s not legal. Sometimes our country has this puritanical element about it that just pops up like a mutant gene.”]]> <![CDATA[´Real World: Sesame Street´]]> The first five minutes of Avenue Q contain enough quirky, skewed humor to certify Robert Lopez as an ingenious funny man on par with the Parkers, Stones and even Carlins of the world (we miss you, George).]]>