Rob Lowe brings one-man show to Denver on Oct. 1

by John Moore | Jul 24, 2017

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The Denver Center for the Performing Arts brings Rob Lowe’s one-man show, Stories I Only Tell My Friends: LIVE! to The Ellie for one night only on Oct. 1 as part of an exclusive three-city tour. Tickets start at $35 and are on sale now at denvercenter.org.

Inspired by the success of his two New York Times best-selling memoirs, Stories I Only Tell My Friends and Love Life, Lowe has created an all-new peek behind the curtain at Hollywood, fame, fatherhood and marriage.

Rob Lowe Tune-inFrom the Brat Pack to The West Wing to Parks and Rec and beyond, Stories I Only Tell My Friends: LIVE! is will be an evening insights spanning Lowe's four-decade show-business career.

“This isn’t a regurgitation of the books, because that wouldn’t be very much fun,” Lowe said. “This is very much its own beast, but it does have some of the same feel of the books.” 

The show will include an audience Q&A, insider film clips and photos. 

Lowe released his memoir, Stories I Only Tell My Friends in 2011. The book spent consecutive weeks in the top four of The New York Times best-seller list and made it onto GQ’s Best of 2011 book list. Lowe’s second book, Love Life, was published in 2014 and also landed on The New York Times best-seller list.

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“I decided to put what would be the third book into a show where I could go out directly to an audience and share and sort of have that exchange you have at a book-signing,” Lowe said. “Frankly, I love meeting people, being out in front of them, hearing their comments. It’s really fun."

Lowe is currently shooting the second season of the CBS medical drama Code Black and will be seen this August on the A&E unscripted series The Lowe Files. The nine-episode series follows Lowe and his two sons, Matthew and John Owen, as they travel the country exploring infamous unsolved mysteries. He recently wrapped production in Boston on Super Troopers 2, the highly anticipated sequel to the 2001 cult classic. Lowe’s legacy in Hollywood was cemented in 2015 with the unveiling of his Walk of Fame star.




Rob Lowe: Stories I Only Tell My Friends: LIVE

  • Presented by the Denver Center for the Performing Arts
  • 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 1
  • At The Ellie Caulkins Opera House
  • Run time: Approximately one hour, 40 minutes
  • Tickets start at $35
  • Call 303-893-4100 or BUY ONLINE
  • DCPA ORG


    MORE ABOUT ROB LOWE

    Rob LoweRob Lowe has become one of Hollywood’s most highly acclaimed triple threats – as an actor, author and producer. He rose to fame with in 1983 with starring roles in movies such as The Outsiders, Oxford Blues, About Last Night, Bad Influence, St. Elmo's Fire, Wayne's World, Tommy Boy and Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me. From 1999 to 2003, Lowe starred as Sam Seaborn on the hit NBC drama The West Wing. His performance in the show garnered him an Emmy nomination for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series, as well as two Golden Globe nominations for Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series. The West Wing cast was nominated three times by the Screen Actors Guild for an Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series award and won twice. In 2016, Lowe received a Best Actor Golden Globe nomination for FOX’s, The Grinder.

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