Casting announced for Theatre Company's fall shows

A scene from 'Lookingglass Alice.' A scene from “Lookingglass Alice.” Because of the physical demands of the show, the role of Alice will be shared by two actors.

The DCPA Theatre Company has released full casting for the first three productions of its 37th season. As previously announced, single tickets go on sale to the general public at 10 a.m. Friday, Aug. 14.

Familiar faces to Theatre Company audiences and local theatre will include, in As You Like It, Jason Bowen (black odyssey), Adrian Egolf (Benediction), Drew Horwitz (Miners Alley Playhouse’s Godspell), Maurice Jones (National Theatre Conservatory Class of 2012), Geoffrey Kent (Hamlet, Theatre Company Fight Director, Colorado Shakespeare Festival’s Othello), Nick LaMedica (Benediction), M. Scott McLean (A Christmas Carol), Philip Pleasants (A Christmas Carol), William Oliver Watkins (One Night in Miami) and Matt Zambrano, who played Crumpet the past two holiday seasons in The SantaLand Diaries). He will play Touchstone.

The Tribes cast features Kathleen McCall, most recently of Benediction.


Lookingglass Theatre Company’s
Lookingglass Alice
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Adapted and Directed by David Catlin from the works of Lewis Carroll
Produced in association with The Actors Gymnasium
Sept. 11-Oct. 11 (Opening night Sept 18)
Stage Theatre

The season kicks off with Chicago’s gravity-defying hit inspired by Lewis Carroll’s beloved stories. Because of the physical demands of the play, Lauren Hirte and Lindsey Noel Whiting will alternate the title role of Alice. The production will also feature:

Adeoye (Cheshire Cat and Others)
Molly Brennan (Red Queen and Others)
Kevin Douglas (Mad Hatter and Others)
Samuel Taylor (White Knight and Others)
Micah Figueroa, Donterrio Johnson and Samuel Zeisel (understudies)

 


As You Like It
270x270-as-you-like-itBy William Shakespeare
Sept. 25-Nov. 1 (Opening night Oct. 2)
Space Theatre
Shakespeare returns to the Theatre Company with As You Like It, directed by Producing Artistic Director Kent Thompson. The acting company includes:

Stanley Ray Baron (Page)
J. Paul Boehmer (Duke Frederick/Duke Senior)
Jason Bowen (Oliver)
Maren Bush (Celia)
Adrian Egolf (Audrey)
Ben W. Heil (Page)
Carolyn Holding (Rosalind)
Drew Horwitz (William)
Maurice Jones (Orlando)
Geoffrey Kent (Sir Oliver Martext)
Emily Kron (Phebe)
Nick LaMedica (Silvius)
Lars Lundberg (Page)
Eddie Martinez (Corin)
M. Scott McLean (Amiens)
Daniel Pearce (Jacques)
Philip Pleasants (Adam)
William Oliver Watkins (Charles/Jaques de Boys)
Matt Zambrano (Touchstone)

 

 


Tribes
270x270-tribesBy Nina Raine
Oct. 9-Nov. 15 (Opening night Oct 16)
Ricketson Theatre
Tribes, directed by Stephen Weitz, poses a unique challenge in that it focuses on a fiercely intelligent and proudly politically incorrect family who argue a lot but don’t communicate with their grown deaf son.​ The acting company:

 

Tad Cooley (Billy)
Isabel Ellison (Ruth)
Kate Finch (Silvia)
Stephen Paul Johnson (Christopher)
Kathleen McCall (Beth)
Andrew Pastides (Daniel) 

Performance Schedule
Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday performances at 6:30 p.m.
Friday and Saturday performances at 7:30 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday matinees at 1:30 p.m. (No Saturday matinees during preview performances)

Tickets and Subscriptions
New and renewing subscribers always have the first opportunity to reserve tickets. Tickets are available now to subscribers online at denvercenter.org/subscribe, or by calling 303-893-4100. Subscribers enjoy free ticket exchanges, payment plans, priority offers to Broadway and student shows, discounted extra tickets, a dedicated VIP hotline, free events including talkbacks and receptions, and the best seats at the best prices, guaranteed. Single tickets go on sale to the general public at 10 a.m. Friday, Aug. 14.

Our previous coverage of the 2015-16 Theatre Company season:
Read our 2015-16 season announcement report here
Read our exclusive interview with Nick Urata of Devotchka
Theatre Company announces 2015-16 directors

Season sponsors
The Denver Center Theatre Company 2015/16 season is generously supported by Daniel L. Ritchie, Larimer Square, Steinberg Charitable Trust and Wells Fargo.  Media sponsorship for the DCPA Theatre Company is provided by The Denver Post and CBS4.  The Denver Center for the Performing Arts is supported in part by the Scientific and Cultural Facilities District. 

Lookingglass Alice is presented by Cadillac and supported by Producing Partners Isabelle Clark, L. Roger & Meredith Hutson, Martin & Jo Ann Semple, and Supporting Partners Fairfield & Woods, PC. As You Like It is part of Shakespeare in American Communities, a program of the National Endowment of the Arts in partnership with Arts Midwest. The production is supported by Sheri & Lee Archer, Katy Atkinson, Isabelle Clark and Diana & Mike Kinsey.

Tribes is sponsored by Miracle Ear and supported by Terry & Noel Hefty and Karolynn Lestrud. 


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