Stage and Comedy

Insult king Rickles honored in Spike TV tribute

Insult king Rickles honored in Spike TV tribute

A worshipful Johnny Depp claims Rickles drove him into therapy. He explains that, on their first encounter, he was unprepared for what a nice man Rickles really is. The insults Depp kept expecting never came, “which meant to me at the time that he clearly hated me.”

Here's WHAT'S HAPPENING THIS WEEKEND in the Aurora area

Here’s WHAT’S HAPPENING THIS WEEKEND in the Aurora area

Your personal guide to five cool things to do this weekend

Here’s WHAT’S HAPPENING this weekend: Your guide to 5 cool things to do

Here’s WHAT’S HAPPENING this weekend: Your guide to 5 cool things to do

In a city full of fun offerings, here’s our picks for things not to miss through Sunday

Silent applause: Deaf theater troup using stage to convey community

Silent applause: Deaf theater troup using stage to convey community

“For me, the most fun part was learning the accent. The character is from Liverpool, and I’ve always been fascinated with dialects,” said Noonan, who’ll interpret for several performances at the Vintage. “It’s really important to match the affect of the actor and match the pace. Those are challenges for me.”

Here’s WHAT’S HAPPENING this weekend: Your guide to 5 cool things to do

Here’s WHAT’S HAPPENING this weekend: Your guide to 5 cool things to do

Aurora Symphony Orchestra presents “Arts for a Better Tomorrow,” 3 p.m., Sunday, Gateway High School, 1300 S. Sable Blvd. Tickets start at $15. Information: 303-873-6622 or aurorasymphony.org. Details: The Aurora Symphony Orchestra will wrap up its 2013-14 season with a …

Review: Theater spoof 'Forbidden Broadway' awesome

Review: Theater spoof ‘Forbidden Broadway’ awesome

The always-glorious show, which this year feels a little more deliciously harsher, opened Sunday at the Davenport Theatre on 45th Street, offering a lovely spicy bonbon after the ho-hum Broadway season.

REVIEW: Arvada Center's 'Gatsby' an excess in story but not in staging

REVIEW: Arvada Center’s ‘Gatsby’ an excess in story but not in staging

The result is an intimate take on Fitzgerald’s story that depends heavily on the skill and perseverance of the principal cast

Here's WHAT'S HAPPENING this weekend: Your guide to 5 cool things to do

Here’s WHAT’S HAPPENING this weekend: Your guide to 5 cool things to do

GREY GARDENS The Vintage Theatre showed guts and dramatic glory with its 2011 production of “Grey Gardens.” Starring the luminescent Megan Van de Hey and the charming Aurora native Deb Persoff, the show popped with endearing life and impressive stage presence

Staging a Comeback: Aurora betting arts district is on its way in

Staging a Comeback: Aurora betting arts district is on its way in

“This is definitely a new dynamic,” said Robards, who moved her studio from Denver to Aurora last year. She relocated after landlords in an up-and-coming neighborhood decided they could make more money from a different tenant and kicked her out. “Art organizations go in when nobody wants to be there, and then the arts get kicked out when everyone wants to be there”

'A Gentleman's Guide' leads Tony nominations

‘A Gentleman’s Guide’ leads Tony nominations

Danny Burstein got one of the two nods “Cabaret” received and though it was his fifth nomination, he said he was sad that co-star Williams missed out on one in her Broadway debut as Sally Bowles.