Summit Spotlight Video: 'The Comparables'

by John Moore | Feb 07, 2014

Laura Schellhardt's The Comparables, a contemporary play inspired in part by Jean Genet's The Maids, takes a biting look at look at competition among women in the workplace.

Here's our inside look at the making of this compelling new work that debuts with readings at the 2014 Colorado New Play Summit Feb. 7-9, 2014. Featured are director Braden Abraham and actors Laura Gehringer, Cheyenne Casebier and Jamie Ann Romero.

Favorite line: "I can smell success on a person ... and you smell like cheese."

Video by John Moore.

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John Moore
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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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