The Great American Beer Festival (GABF) is held in Denver. The 2008 festival had 432 attending breweries.
Spring Awakening has picked up a number of awards including Tony Award for Best Musical, Tony Award for Best Book, Tony Award for Best Score, Drama Desk Outstanding Musical, Drama Desk Outstanding Music, Drama Desk Outstanding Lyrics, Outer Critics, Outstanding Musical, Outer Critics Outstanding Score and Grammy Award Musical Show Album.
Bernadette Peters is a singer as well as an actress. She’s won all sorts of awards including Tonys, and Drama Desk Awards.
The opera Ariadne Auf Naxos was originally slated to be 30 minutes but evolved into 90. The play took over 6 hours.