Newman University in Wichita canceled Genevieve Waller's show "Rainbow in Reverse: Queer Kansas History" after receiving community concerns about its focus.
Arts and Diversity
"American Mariachi," by Los Angeles playwright José Cruz González, was workshopped at the 2016 Colorado New Play Summit.
"Smart People" is about four Harvard intellectuals who discover that a high IQ doesn't make it easier to navigate issues of identity and race. The play runs through Nov. 19.
“In the Heights,” which won the 2008 Tony for Best Musical, runs at the Denver high school through Sept. 16.
One of the plays in "Coming To America" is by Theatre Esprit Asia's Peter Trinth. "Boat Person" is the story of his parents fleeing South Vietnam.
"A Good Child Too Soon," which runs in Denver through June 3, is an exploration of how loved ones communicate and take care of each other.
Tasneem Afridi, known to her YouTube followers as "Tazzy Phe," was recently named a YouTube "Creators for Change" fellow.
Denver's Alan Brooks wrote the story for the six-part series "The Burning Metronome."
Malik is a 2016 winner of an Academy Nicholl Fellowship, an international screenwriting contest from the same institution that runs the Oscars.
This year marks the 25th anniversary of Cleo Parker Robinson Dance Ensemble's annual winter show.