This sight can mean only one thing: The 2011 True West Award nominations are just hours away … By John Moore The 2013 True West Awards, which began as the Denver Post Ovation Awards in 2001, are the continuation of the longest-running awards program in Colorado theater. The 2013 True West nominations have been… Continue reading 2013 True West Award nominations: List of eligible productions
By John Moore. In case you are wondering where the rest of my stuff is … I got this job, you see. Maybe you heard about it — as a journalist for the Denver Center for the Performing Arts. It’s kind of a dream job. And the best part is, the fine folks at the… Continue reading In case you are wondering where the rest of my stuff is …
By John Moore Sept. 9, 2013 Sept. 3 wasn’t just opening night of the national touring production of “Priscilla Queen of the Desert” in Denver. It was also Drag Night at the Buell Theatre, with many of Denver’s top entertainers in attendance. They brought both vibrant color and the same air of freedom and tolerance… Continue reading Video podcast: “Priscilla” opening night is also Drag Night in Denver
By John Moore July 18, 2013 Members of the local theater community give their shout-outs to this year’s field of 2013 Colorado Theatre Guild Henry Award nominees. One comes all the way from Poland. The ceremony is July 22 at the Arvada Center. Video by John Moore for www.CultureWest.Org. Running time: 7 minutes. Shouters and… Continue reading Video: Shout-outs to 2013 Henry Award nominees
Chaparral High School wins the first-ever Bobby G Award for outstanding musical, “Les Misérables.” See the slideshow below for more shots. Just push the “play” button. By John Moore June 2, 2013 The 2013 Bobby G Awards, named after late Denver producer Robert Garner, honor the best in Colorado high-school musical theater. They are part… Continue reading Photos: 2013 Bobby G Awards honoring Colorado high-school theater
By John Moore May 31, 2013 Watch as Chaparral High School’s “Les Misérables” wins best musical at the inaugural Bobby G Awards on May 30 at the Denver Center for the Performing Arts. Senior Chris Maclean also won best actor for his portrayal of Jean Valjean. The Bobby G Awards honor Denver metro high-school thespians,… Continue reading Video: Watch Chaparral High School win the Bobby G for Best Musical
By John Moore May 5, 2013 This has been a time of extraordinary personal challenge for members of the Colorado theater community. Many of our friends have found themselves in great and sudden need, and with numbing regularity: Shelly Bordas’ terminal cancer prognosis. Frank Oteri and Max Peterson facing expensive colon surgeries. Robert Michael… Continue reading ‘Step Up to the Mic’: A special karaoke party fundraiser June 1
Phamaly Theatre Company actor and writer Jeremy Palmer accepts the Denver Foundation’s Minoru Yasui Volunteer Award, and Denver mayor Michael Hancock’s proclamation making Nov. 15, 2012, “Jeremy Palmer Day” in Denver. Video by John Moore of culturewest.org. Run time: 7 minutes.