By John Moore CultureWest.Org is endeavoring to make short films out of all 154 of Shakespeare’s sonnets, each featuring actors with Colorado connections. The artistic intent is primarily to further CultureWest’s mission to spotlight the local theatre community and their current or upcoming productions. It’s also an attempt to promote Shakespeare education in a fun… Continue reading The Denver Sonnets Project, No. 17: Anne Sandoe
Interim artistic director Timothy Orr addresses a sold-out opening-night crowd at the Colorado Shakespeare Festival’s “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” in July. Photo by John Moore. By John Moore Aug. 29, 2013 An ill wind has blown from North Carolina to California this month as two major Shakespearean festivals have announced they are either closing or… Continue reading As others fold, Colorado Shakespeare Festival comes back strong
By John Moore June 8, 2013 Disgraced University of Northern Colorado theater professor Vance Fulkerson, who was sentenced to four years in prison in 2010 for the felony sexual exploitation of five children, has been released one year early and is now living in Boulder. Many students and alumni expressed outrage when Fulkerson received only… Continue reading Convicted UNC theater professor Vance Fulkerson released from prison one year early
By John Moore May 8, 2013 Welcome to my ongoing, 2013 labor-of-love photo series bringing you iconic snapshots from behind the scenes on opening nights in Colorado theater. All photos by John Moore copyright 2013 for www.CultureWest.Org. Opening No. 67: Boulder Ensemble Theatre Company’s “Bach at Leipzig”: Opening night for the theater company that… Continue reading Photos: My night at Boulder Ensemble’s ‘Bach at Leipzig’
From left: Meridith Crosley Grundei, Lorenzo Gonzalez, Pun Bandhu, Rachel Fowler, George A. Keller and Belita Moreno read from Deborah Zoe Laufer’s Informed Consent.” By John Moore March 19, 2013 Opening No. 44, Local Lab New Play Festival: The Local Lab is an annual weekend of three new American play readings at the picturesque… Continue reading Outtakes: My night at the Local Lab New Play Festival in Boulder
By John Moore Feb. 6, 2013 Here are bonus images from my night visiting the cast before the Boulder Ensemble Theatre Company’s performance of “Ghost-Writer” on Feb. 2 at the Dairy Center for the Arts. In the play, a mystery set in 1919, Jim Hunt plays deceased novelist Franklin Woolsey, who may (or may… Continue reading Photos: My night at Boulder Ensemble’s ‘Ghost-Writer’
By John Moore Sept. 22, 2012 Photos from the party following the opening-night performance of Local Theater Company’s “Elijah: An Adventure,” by Michael Mitnick. It’s one of our “11 most intriguing titles of the fall season.” More on the production here. I crashed (what else?) the party after seeing Abster Productions’ “August, Osage County,”… Continue reading Photos: Opening night of Local’s “Elijah: An Adventure”
CultureWest counts down the “11 most intriguing titles” of the upcoming fall theater season in Colorado.