American Theatre magazine: The Colorado New Play Summit Is a Developing Story

by John Moore | Feb 24, 2015
Photos from Week 1, above.


Editor's note: American Theatre, the leading industry magazine in the country, asked DCPA Senior Arts Journalist John Moore to contribute a feature report covering this year's Colorado New Play Summit: Here is an excerpt:

Visitors to the 10th Colorado New Play Summit in Denver are calling the addition of a second week this year a real game-changer in the evolution of new-play development for the American theatre. "I think adding a second week is sort of electrifying and extremely original,” said Theresa Rebeck, whose The Nest was one of four featured readings in the Summit.

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Photos from Week 2, above.

OUR SUMMIT SPOTLIGHT VIDEO SERIES:
Part 1: The Nest, by Theresa Rebeck
Part 2: The There There, by Jason Gray Platt
Part 3: Holy Laughter, by Catherine Trieschmann
Part 4: Fade, by Tanya Saracho

MORE COVERAGE FROM THE 2015 COLORADO NEW PLAY SUMMIT:

Matthew Lopez's 2015 Summit Soliloquy video
Primer: Your guide to the 2015 Colorado New Play Summit
Summit cast lists: Familiar names and new names
Playwrights named for inaugural Local Playwrights Slam
2015 Summit to introduce inaugural Local Playwrights Slam
Colorado New Play Summit expands to two weekends; playwrights announced

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Colordao New Play Summit, The There There. Photo by John Moore. "The There There," with Melissa Recalde and Nick Mills. Photo 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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