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 Feb. 6, 2013 Here are bonus images from my night visiting the casts of Colorado Springs TheatreWorks’ “Red” and the Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center’s “Prelude to a Kiss.” John Logan’s celebrated “Red” is a charged dialogue between the manic – and egomaniacal – abstract expressionist Mark Rothko, and his young… Continue reading Photos: My night at “Red” and “Prelude to a Kiss” in Colorado Springs
By John Moore Oct. 18, 2012 A new national initiative will be announced tomorrow that will recognize “the profound contributions of military service families,” and seven Colorado theater companies are helping to lead the way. The Blue Star Theatres program, founded by the national Theatre Communications Group service organization, will team 57 of its… Continue reading Colorado theater companies join forces for military families
By John Moore Oct. 4, 2012 Sarah Ruhl, one of America’s most produced playwrights, is coming to Colorado Springs’ TheatreWorks for a free evening of discussion on Monday, Oct. 8. Ruhl’s “The Clean House,” “Eurydice” and “In the Next Room, Or The Vibrator Play,” have been produced at the Denver Center, Curious Theatre, Equinox, TheatreWorks… Continue reading Podcast: Sarah Ruhl coming to Colorado Springs on Oct. 8
By John Moore Sept. 20, 2012 “Wrestlers” from the Curious and Buntport theater companies joined local comedians on Wednesday for “Smackdown-A-Mania,” a ridiculous night of silliness filled with spandex, swerves and several incidents of … self-flagellation. The night was part of Curious Theatre’s “urban adventures” series, designed not only to promote current programming but to… Continue reading Photos: Curious Theatre vs. Buntport at “Smackdown-A-Mania”
Watch your back: Curious Theatre’s “The Elaborate Entrance of Chad Deity” offers up live theater as a full-contact sport, delivering some surprising cultural body-slams along the way.
By John Moore One of the quintessential Colorado summertime experiences is attending TheatreWorks’ annual Shakespeare offering at the historic and picturesque Rock Ledge Ranch, located at the entrance to the Garden of the Gods in Colorado Springs. Here are a few photos I’ve snapped over the past two summers at the ranch. The “Love’s Labor’s… Continue reading Photos: Theater at Rock Ledge Ranch