This Isn’t Your Grandma’s Dinner Theater

"Q Avenue" by BDT Stage. Courtesy photo

Forget what you think about dinner theaters. “This isn’t your grandmother’s dinner theater,” says Michael Duran. This is the BDT Stage, formerly the Boulder Dinner Theater. And while you do get food in a theater before a show (and yes, there is the ol’ chicken cordon bleu on the menu), Duran says, in true Boulder […]

BDT Show Gives Disney Princesses a New Voice


These aren’t your childhood Disney princesses. There’s no “happily ever after.” This isn’t some enchanted fairytale. It’s realer than that. It’s “Disenchanted,” the musical about Disney princesses — the way they might want to tell their stories, without the rose-colored glasses (or glass slippers, as it were). After selling out venues around the country, the fairytale […]

Your Guide to the Colorado Shakespeare Festival

A shot from a previous Colorado Shakespeare Festival performance. Photo by Jennifer Koskinen

Imagine watching a Shakespearean play, performed by one of the most reputable, longest-running Shakespeare festivals in the country, under an open summer sky while the sun sets behind the Flatiron Mountains. It’s a truly only-in-Boulder experience. “You’re not going to get that anywhere else,” says Joan Braun, executive director of CU Presents. “You might see […]