Video: Look back at 2016 Colorado New Play Summit

by John Moore | Mar 16, 2016

Our brief video look back at the DCPA Theatre Company's 2016 Colorado New Play Summit Feb. 12-21 in Denver.

CNPS16 Regina TaylorIncludes interviews with featured playwrights Lauren Gunderson, Tira Palmquist, José Cruz González and Mat Smart.

"I think everyone who knows new plays knows the Colorado New Play Summit," said Gunderson, whose play The Book of Will was later chosen for inclusion on the company's 2016-17 season, as was Palmquist's Two Degrees.

Interviewees also include local and high-school playwrights whose work was featured as part of Summit activities.

Video by Topher Blair, footage by David Lenk and interviews by John Moore for the DCPA NewsCenter.

Photo above: Commissioned DCPA playwright Regina Taylor reads at the Playwrights Slam.

Check out more of our Colorado theatre coverage

Previous NewsCenter Coverage of 2016 Summit (to date):
2016 Summit: An infusion of invisible color and hidden voices
Summit Spotlight video: Lauren Gunderson, The Book of Will
Summit Spotlight video: José Cruz González, American Mariachi
Summit Spotlight Video: Tira Palmquist, Two Degrees
Summit Spotlight Video: Mat Smart, Midwinter
Local Playwright Slam: Video coverage and interviews
DCPA rolls out the welcome mat: It's Summit weekend
2016 Summit playwrights introduce their featured works
Three major Summit events to be streamed live
Featured playwrights named for 2016 Summit
Audio: Colorado Public Radio on the 2016 New Play Summit

2016 Colorado New Play Summit Photo Gallery:

2016 Colorado New Play Summit

Our complete photo gallery from the 2016 Colorado New Play Summit. To see more, click the forward arrow on the photo above. To download any photo for free, click on it and follow instructions. Photos by John Moore for the DCPA NewsCenter.

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John Moore
John Moore
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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