Sad Pigs, Jumps, and Little Birds

There was a Pig that sat alone Beside a ruined Pump: By day and night he made his moan— It would have stirred a heart of stone To see him wring his hoofs and groan, Because he could not jump.       Right now I am feeling the deepest empathy with Lewis Carroll’s...

Animal Farm at the Arvada Center

My trip to the Arvada Center to see Nelson Bond’s adaptation of Orwell’s Animal Farm was more electrifying than the hundreds of theater trips of the past several years of reviewing. As many of you know, I had surgery for a hip replacement early in January, and this...

BDT Stage Reopens

This article originally appeared in Westword under the title, “Intermission Is Over at BDT Stage.”   On the day I spoke with artistic director Michael J. Duran to discuss the upcoming reopening of BDT Stage, Alicia Meyers, longtime...