By John Moore Dec. 29, 2013 The Curious Theatre Company, a whopping seven-time winner of the prestigious “best year by a company” Ovation/True West Award, wasn’t even a finalist in that category this year. That’s largely because Denver’s most vital artery to the pulse of the New York theater got mired in a redundant pattern… Continue reading Here are your 2013 True West Award Winners: Spread out … or spread thin?
Here is the new Part 3 of John Moore’s ongoing video documentary series on Shelly Bordas, By John Moore Dec. 29, 2013 There’s a ship that comes for Shelly Bordas each night in her dreams. But she’s not getting on board just yet. Bordas began her year with the modest goal of making her first… Continue reading 2013 True West Theater Person of the Year Shelly Bordas: “Love Rules Out”
By John Moore Dec. 22, 2013 A prolific and creatively surprising year in Colorado theater is reflected in the 2013 True West Award nominations released today. The True West Awards, which began as the Denver Post Ovation Awards in 2001, are the longest-running continuously administered awards program in Colorado theater. And for just the… Continue reading 2013 True West Award nominations: Town Hall leads balanced field with 14 nods
You don’t have to answer every question. Use the internal scroller to move down the survey. Voting is open through 4 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 28. Read the full story on the 2013 True West Award Nominations. Winners will be announced next Sunday, Dec. 29.
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 Jan. 1, 2013 A professional and personal look back at the year just past. (The unemployed year, that is): Favorite writings: 1. Eden Lane: The first transgender journalist on mainstream TV opens up about her life and challenges (see bonus extract below) 2. Personal blog: My stoma: To Die and Live… Continue reading My 2012 journo year in review: Highlights from a year on the cheap, er, brink
By John Moore Dec. 23, 2012 A diverse year on Colorado stages is reflected in the winners of CultureWest.Org’s 2012 True West Awards, with Curious’ red-hot art drama “Red,” the Arvada Center’s irresistible “Legally Blonde” and the Colorado Shakespeare Festival’s precision farce “Noises Off” winning for best drama, musical and comedy. And the more… Continue reading Here are your 2012 True West Award Winners
By John Moore Dec. 22, 2012 Perhaps the Weitzes should have a baby every year. Stephen Weitz, who founded the Boulder Ensemble Theatre Company in 2006 with his wife, Rebecca Remaly, performed in five plays in 2012, directed three others and oversaw the Denver Center Theatre Company’s high-profile, community-wide staged reading of Dustin Lance Black’s… Continue reading Stephen Weitz: 2012 True West Theater Person of the Year