Audiences, and artists, express deep concerns over going on with the show By John Moore Senior Arts Journalist The spirit is ready and willing, but when it comes to returning to our local theatre stages during an ongoing pandemic, the flesh is weak. Local theatre companies are all wondering when they will be allowed to… Continue reading Survey: Most Denver theatregoers aren’t coming back anytime soon
In the video above, Will Barnette announces the $10,000 Brenda Billings Memorial Match. The Denver Actors Fund Board of Directors has voted unanimously to name Will Barnette Interim President through 2016, Executive Director John Moore announced today. Barnette, 30, succeeds his mother-in-law, Brenda Billings, who died of a brain aneurysm on April 13. Barnette,… Continue reading Denver Actors Fund names Will Barnette Interim President
The Denver Actors Fund will present an evening of songs on Tuesday, May 10, in honor of its late President, Brenda Billings. Billings was the co-Artistic Director at Miners Alley Playhouse, President of the Denver Actors Fund and a longtime contributor to Colorado’s non-profit community. She died April 13 of complications from a sudden brain hemorrhage… Continue reading Evening of songs to honor Brenda Billings at Hard Rock Cafe
By John Moore Jan. 1, 2014 Welcome to my 2013 labor-of-love photo series bringing you iconic snapshots from behind the scenes on opening nights in Colorado theater. This series includes one representative shot from 151 of the performances we saw 2013. The intent was to allow the reader a window into a part of the… Continue reading 2013 theater photo series: It’s Opening Night in Colorado
By John Moore Nov. 8, 2012 Rick Bernstein has announced the “slow and steady” transition of the leadership of his Miners Alley Playhouse in Golden to a well-known local team headed by Evergreen Players board president Brenda Billings and director Len Matheo. Matheo and Billings will take over as co-executive artistic directors on… Continue reading Miners Alley Playhouse making way for new artistic leadership
CultureWest counts down the “11 most intriguing titles” of the upcoming fall theater season in Colorado.