The Omaha-based playwright never felt alone as she wrote her new family play ‘In the Upper Room,’ bowing next week in Denver.
Now under new leadership, the 14th iteration of this developmental festival again offered room, time, and shared energy to a crop of writers.
The festival will include works by Sigrid Gilmer, David Jacobi, Kemp Powers, Barbara Seyda, José Cruz González, Matthew Lopez, and Lauren Yee.
Denver Center’s annual new-play festival, now in its 12th year, shows writers in dialogue with the moment.
The 12th annual event will feature three readings and two world premiere productions.
At the Denver Center for the Performing Arts’s annual new play festival, diversity was front and center.
The festival’s lineup features work by José Cruz González, Lauren Gunderson, Tira Palmquist, and Mat Smart.
Expanding its offerings to a second week, the Denver Center’s annual new-play meeting gives featured writers more time to get their plays in shape—many of them for the mainstage.
How Denver Center Theatre Company artistic director Kent Thompson turned Denver into a must-see stop for new-play development with the Colorado New Play Summit.