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Jesters Dinner Theatre set to close at end of May

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After more than 22 years of producing shows in Longmont, Jesters Dinner Theatre will close at the end of May, according to emails from...

Relieving the tension with a punchline

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As far as Joshua Emerson knows — and some moderate-but-less-than-exhaustive fact checking confirms — Charlie Hill (Oneida) is the only Native American comedian to...

A person created from words

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The typewriter weighs 25 pounds, give or take a pound or two — much too heavy for a child to pick up. But Laura...

Post-pandemic ‘Pericles’

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After a year of isolation and loss, nostalgia is in full swing: the re-emergence of Friends, Sex and the City, JNCO and low-rise jeans...

An Odyssey of one’s own

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Think about the homecoming that is taking place right now — slowly — across the globe. We are all, in some way, returning. To...

Merry wanderer of the stage

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It’s 1981 — maybe ’82 — and The Arizona Theatre Company is putting on a performance of Tennessee Williams’ The Glass Menagerie. The crowded...

The year of empty theaters 

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Everyone has a last-thing-I-did-before-the-pandemic-started memory. For me, it was seeing SpongeBob SquarePants: The Musical at the Buell Theater. The coronavirus panic was starting to...

Local Theater Company gears up for season 10 with a new...

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The pandemic isn’t always a destructive fire; sometimes it’s regenerative, like a wildfire clearing out debris on the forest floor. For Local Theater Company, disaster...

Reinventing the wheel

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The Catamounts had just wrapped up its largest production to-date, an immersive staging of the musical Shockheaded Peter, when the pandemic shut down Colorado in...

More than a simple sponge

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Currently on stage at the Buell Theatre is a show that isn’t afraid to talk about the real issues: racism, climate change, science deniers,...

ABBAcadabra

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Calling something that’s as awesomely desirable as it is difficult to find a “unicorn” is currently in vogue. Wall Street types call low-risk, high-reward...

No humbug here

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Maybe it’s the lack of snow in the metro area? Or the dearth of Christmas lights throughout great swathes of Boulder (I’m looking at...