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Adam Goldstein

Reporter for the Aurora Sentinel, Muse-ings

Looks like the Colorado Shakespeare Festival is working to bring the work of the Bard a little closer to home for the 2013 season. The state’s signature Shakespeare tribute announced its coming season this week, and the program includes a nod to American history in addition to the standard selection of comedies, histories and tragedies. […]

It looks like broken ribs, a punctured lung and head injuries can’t stop Ben Dicke from moving forward with his creative vision. Two weeks after sustaining multiple injuries that delayed the scheduled debut of the musical “Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson” at the Aurora Fox theater, Dicke announced the show will resume sooner than expected. Dicke, […]

Why I’m so jazzed to see the Jim Cullum Jazz Band

I knew I was hooked as soon as I heard those first cornet blasts, those fiery and fierce melodic statements that hearkened back to a bygone age. The whole concept behind the program that I discovered by accident on the local jazz station nearly 10 years ago seemed antiquated. “Riverwalk Jazz” was a weekly show […]

Jose Zuniga who plays Homer Wells rehearses Monday evening, Aug. 27 at the Vintage Theatre. On Sept. 7, the stage adaptation of John Irving’s “The Cider House Rules” will kick off in the new black box space, a 70-seat theater built in a former studio at the former Shadow Theatre space at 1468 Dayton St. (Marla R. Keown/Aurora Sentinel)

The Vintage Theatre troupe is less than a week away from kicking off one of the final shows of its current season, but administrators are keeping focus on the company’s long-term future. On Sept. 7, the stage adaptation of John Irving’s “The Cider House Rules” will kick off in the new black box space, a […]

Ignite Theatre company’s next season will feature productions of the musicals “Cabaret,” “La Cage Aux Folles” and “West Side Story,” in addition to the remount of the popular Vintage production of “Avenue Q.” Ignite’s Executive Artistic Director Keith Rabin announced the new season Friday, following the opening night production of the regional premiere of “Spring […]

When horror hits home


I knew this neighborhood long before I wrote my first story for the Aurora Sentinel more than four years ago. The Sentinel headquarters on East Alameda Avenue sits in the middle of too many childhood memories to count. As a kid, my first bike rides without training wheels took me north down Sable Boulevard from […]

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The Athena Project‘s “Plays in Progress” series, a collection of workshop level stage pieces by female playwrights, is set to kick off tonight at the Aurora Fox theater, 9900 E. Colfax Ave. The six  new titles – Death By Hairbrush by Tami Canaday, Marla and Her Prayers by Kim Merrill, The Living by Nina Miller, […]

The Colorado Theatre Guild will honor the best and the brightest from 2011-12 season during their seventh annual awards ceremony tonight at the L2 Arts and Culture Center in Denver. Check back for a live feed from the ceremony starting at 7 p.m. 10:05 p.m. — That’s all she wrote, folks. Three hours and nearly […]