Cult-favorite musicals, murder mysteries, film adaptations, and more take the stage this month.
At the Denver Center for the Performing Arts’s annual new play festival, diversity was front and center.
The new season will include a mix of classics and new plays, including new works from Lauren Gunderson and Tira Palmquist.
From Martha Clarke at Signature Theatre to Third Rail Projects at the Denver Center, resident theatres are partnering with dance-theatre companies to create genre-bending bodies of work.
Denver- and Charlotte-based theatres make a friendly wager, while an Austin company hosts an alternative event.
In a life spanning a century of artistic adventure, trans-Atlantic exchange, and behind-the-scenes machinations, Seawell’s greatest legacy was transforming downtown Denver.
The festival’s lineup features work by José Cruz González, Lauren Gunderson, Tira Palmquist, and Mat Smart.
The former executive vice president Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts in Miami will join the Denver company in a pivotal leadership role.
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.