Photos: Opening night of 'The Christians'

by John Moore | Feb 07, 2017
'The Christians' in Denver

Photos from opening night of Lucas Hnath's The Christians by the DCPA Theatre Company on Feb. 3. We joined cast and crew backstage in preparation for the performance, through the opening-night party. To see more photos, click the forward arrow on the image above.

The Christians Opening Night. Robert Manning Jr. John Moore. In the play, the pastor of a growing congregation is thrown into tumult when he brings up unexpected questions during a sermon. Featuring live music at every performance. All photos by John Moore for the DCPA NewsCenter. 

The Christians: Ticket information
A new play about the mystery of faith and what happens when a doctrinal controversy shakes the foundation of a large community church.
Plays through Feb. 26
Stage Theatre
ASL and Audio-Described matinee at 1:30 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 12
303-893-4100 or BUY ONLINE

(Pictured at right: Robert Manning Jr., who plays Associate Pastor Joshua, and his daughter. Photo by John Moore.)

Selected previous NewsCenter coverage of The Christians:
Video, photos: Your first look at The Christians
Composer Gary Grundei on music to move the masses
Five things we learned at first rehearsal 
The Christians
is 'a pathway to empathy
Meet the cast: Robert Manning Jr.
Meet the cast: Caitlin Wise
2016-17 season: Nine shows, two world premieres, return to classics


Video bonus: Your first look at 'The Christians'

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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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