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CU Theatre and Dance Department presents Sondheim’s ‘Into the Woods’

"Anything can happen in the woods,” Stephen Sondheim wrote. That lyric tells one premise of Sondheim’s modern fairy-tale musical Into the Woods, which will be...

Pride and prejudice and Christmas

As Billy Squier so sweetly sang, “Christmas is the time to say ‘I love you.’” As Christmas is coming up on us faster than...

You definitely won’t shoot your eye out

It doesn’t matter whether Die Hard is a Christmas movie (it isn’t, by the by, from Bruce Willis’ own lips during the only funny...

Still, we’ll proceed

In the name of efficiency and progress in today’s digital world, we’ve all but lost the library due date ink stamper, innocuous an object...

‘Breathe like you are giving birth’

Paper Cut, the new play by Andrew Rosendorf, produced by Boulder’s Local Theater Company, ends with two men on a beach, one fallen into...

What’s not to love?

Love. It can be exciting and new, welcoming you aboard, even expecting you. It can be life’s sweetest reward, an open smile on a...

Room for introspection

There’s no room more vulnerable than the bathroom. It’s where we stand too close to the mirror and examine our pores, where we drop...

The odd duck quacks the loudest

This year’s Colorado Shakespeare Festival (CSF) is a bit of an odd duck. But then, isn’t it always the oddest ducks that quack the...

When the human world is a mess

On the fourth consecutive day of “too hot” this summer, an afternoon at the beach starts to sound real nice. But, living in this...

The nose knows

Shakespeare purists shake their fists and gnash their teeth when a Shakespeare festival includes works by playwrights other than the Bard. From a pedantic...

Labour of love

People live on the island of Manhattan their entire lives and never visit the Statue of Liberty. There are lifelong Arizonans who’ve never stood...

The politics of laughing

I’ve got good news and bad news for all the dyed in the wool, “red ’til I’m dead!” conservatives and “true blue!” liberals out...
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