live theater

Big River, the Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

Huck Finn has made his way to the Candlelight Dinner Playhouse and has been welcomed with open arms. “Big River, The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn,” originally performed on Broadway in the late 1980s, opened at Candlelight on Father’s Day. When I came to the Candlelight for “The King & I,” the actors had a lot to live up to – and they did -but I had no such expectations for

Courtesy photo of The King & I at Candlelight Dinner Playhouse in 2011

“The King & I” is a movie I have cherished since childhood, and after my first experience at the Candlelight watching their production of “Clue,” I was a little concerned. Could they put on such a well-known and well-liked classic? While I was a little let down by “Clue,” I can happily report that my concerns about their current show vanished as soon as the first scene began to unfold.

"Smokey Joe's Cafe" at Carousel Dinner Theater

My husband and I finally had the opportunity to check out Carousel Dinner Theater thanks to a great deal they ran on Facebook. Carousel has been in Fort Collins, Colorado since 2002, and they recently moved to The Midtown Art Center at 3750 South Mason. The new location is classy and houses a foyer, bar area, a theater and a ballroom for conferences, parties and weddings. I  never saw the

An evening with "The Odd Couple"

There are so many opportunities to enjoy live theater in Northern Colorado and the season is in full swing. If you haven’t been to the theater lately it’s time to go. We went out to see “The Odd Couple” at The Rialto Theater on Friday evening. Located in the heart of downtown Loveland, The Rialto is a great place to catch a show. The theater is a throwback to a

My First Time photo by Nick Turner

Photo courtesy of Harper Point Photography One of the most unique live theater venues in Northern Colorado is intimate by design and seats only 49. It’s one of the best-kept secrets in Fort Collins and now you get a chance to experience it for free. Starting tomorrow, Saturday, Sept. 18, 2010, Nonesuch Theater presents, “My First Time.”   This is a play about, as you may have guessed, sex. You

The Dinner Detective Colorado

Are you craving murder and mayhem? Have you ever wanted a secret identity? Are you the one who can always figure out who-done-it? Are you simply looking for a unique dining experience? If you answered yes to any of these questions, an evening with the Dinner Detective might be the perfect outing for you. The Dinner Detective is an interactive murder mystery dinner show, and with four Colorado locations, there’s