Photos: Opening night of 'The Legend of Georgia McBride'

by John Moore | Jan 17, 2014

image"Georgia McBride" Choregrapher Will Taylor, left, with Director Mike Donahue.

Here are some photos from last night's world-premiere performance of Matthew Lopez's sweet new comedy, The Legend of Georgia McBride. It’s the story of an Elvis impersonator who delves into the world of drag to help support his growing family. The play runs through Feb. 23 in the Ricketson Theatre. Call 303-893-4100 or go to www.denvercenter.org. Photos by John Moore.

And to see our complete gallery of production photos by Jennifer M. Koskinen, click here.

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Playwright Matthew Lopez and Denver Center costumer Kevin Copenhaver. The 'Georgia McBride' costume designer was Dane Laffrey.

 

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Audience members Brianna Firestone, Eden Lane and Rhonda Brown after the show.

 

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Ben Huber (Casey/Georgia McBride) with his wife.

 

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Nick Mills (Miss Rexy/Jason) with his friend, Beatrice Seale.

 

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Actor Jamie Ann Romero (Jo/Eddie), right, with an usher sporting a  new, casual "Panhandle of Florida" look.

 

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Post-show drag entertainer Danielle DeCoteau.

 

imagePost-show drag entertainer Danielle DeCoteau.

 

imageChoreographer Will Taylor, center, with post-show drag entertainer Danielle DeCoteau. 

 

imageThe audience is asked to leave their comments on the lobby mirror with lipstick.

 

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Post-show drag entertainer Danielle DeCoteau.

 

The Legend of Georgia McBride

  • Through Feb 23 • Ricketson Theatre
  • Tickets: 303.893.4100
  • Toll-free: 800.641.1222 • TTY: 303.893.9582
  • Groups (10+): 303.446.4829 • denvercenter.org

The Denver Center Theatre Company is a community-supported, nonprofit theatre company

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Award-winning arts journalist John Moore has recently taken a groundbreaking new position as the DCPA’s Senior Arts Journalist. With The Denver Post, he was named one of the 12 most influential theater critics in the US by American Theatre Magazine. He is the founder of the Denver Actors Fund, a nonprofit that raises money for local artists in medical need. John is a native of Arvada and attended Regis Jesuit High School and the University of Colorado at Boulder. Follow him on Twitter @moorejohn.

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