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No heartwarming holiday cheer in “A Tuna Christmas” at the Millibo Art Theatre
Dec04

No heartwarming holiday cheer in “A Tuna Christmas” at the Millibo Art Theatre

By Jen Mulson Published in The Gazette, Dec. 4, 2015 Read it HERE By Millibo Art Theatre, opens Thursday, runs 7:30 p.m. Thursdays-Sundays through Dec. 27, Millibo Art Theatre, 1626 S. Tejon St., $16-$18 Thursdays, $22-$25 Fridays-Sundays; 465-6321, themat.org. Once you’ve had your fill of “It’s a Wonderful Life,” please direct your attention to the folks in “A Tuna Christmas.” The antics of these...

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Theater review: “Gary Busey’s One-Man ‘Hamlet'” in Colorado Springs is laugh-out-loud funny
Nov20

Theater review: “Gary Busey’s One-Man ‘Hamlet'” in Colorado Springs is laugh-out-loud funny

by T.D. Mobley-Martinez Published in the Colorado Springs Gazette, Friday Nov. 20, 2015 Read it here It’s not hard to imagine what you’re going to get with a play called “Gary Busey’s One-Man ‘Hamlet'”: a wacked-out collision between the Bard and an over-the-top actor now virtually satirizing himself on Amazon.com commercials and reality TV shows. And that’s pretty much what writer and actor...

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Theater Colorado Review: STICK GUNS
Oct28

Theater Colorado Review: STICK GUNS

Written by Bill Wheeler  Playwright: Jim Jackson Venue:  Millibo Art Theatre, 1626 S. Tejon Street, Colorado Springs CO. Running Time:  1 hour, 25 minutes (no intermission) Date of Performance:  Friday, October 23, 2015. Heads up.  This post will include very little detail about the arc of the story.  Details would ruin the experience, and I could not handle that level of guilt. Any theater piece with a one person cast is risky.  Jim...

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Millibo Art Theatre aims to reinvent performing arts
Oct23

Millibo Art Theatre aims to reinvent performing arts

by Jeanne Davant Published in Life After 50 (October, 2015) Millibo Art Theatre founders Birgitta De Pree and Jim Jackson assume their alter egos of Babette Matdiva and Mr. Art Guffaw. It’s not often that you meet someone whose business card says, “Executive Director and Clown,” or someone whose job involves donning a curly red wig and transforming into a wacky alter ego called Babette Matdiva. Those job descriptions...

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Millibo Art Theatre keeps people smiling
Oct23

Millibo Art Theatre keeps people smiling

ByMarija Vader Published in the Colorado Springs Business Journal, (June 8, 2015) It is the first day of the summer camps for children at the Millibo Art Theatre, and Executive Clown and Director Jim Jackson asks the instructor, “How’s it going?” “Really messy!” “Great!” said Jackson with his ever-present smile. In their course titled Messy Fun Camp, children aged 7 to 9 file outside behind the instructor, with their own smiles to...

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The Millibo Art Theatre: Innovation and the Conversation of Performance
Oct23

The Millibo Art Theatre: Innovation and the Conversation of Performance

By Alissa Smith Published in The Healthy Coloradan (August, 2015) The award-winning Millibo Art Theatre, a dynamic and intimate performing arts center, is newly rooted in the heart of the Ivywild neighborhood in downtown Colorado Springs. The building is emblazoned with a red exclamation point, fanciful mosaics, and an important snippet of the theatre’s mission statement, “Creating new theatre for the Pikes Peak Region.” This is only...

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