Photos from Opening Night of DCPA's 'Appoggiatura'

Photos from Opening Night of DCPA Theatre Company’s world premiere staging of Appoggiatura on Jan. 23, 2015, at the Ricketson Theatre. The play, by three-time Pulitze nominee James Still, is about three people in mourning for the same man sharing grief in Venice.

Appoggiatura plays through Feb. 22. Call 303-893-4100 or go to go to the DCPA’s web page.

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The cast of ‘Appoggiatura’ on Opening night. Photo by John Moore.

 Coming up:

  • Join ‘Appoggiatura’ cast members Darrie Lawrence, Mehry Eslaminia and Julian Remulla at noon Tuesday, Jan. 27, for Page to Stage, a lunchtime panel conversation with DCPA Arts Journalist John Moore at the Colfax Tattered Cover. Free.
  • The next “Perspectives” conversation hosted by Douglas Langworthy will be on “Benediction” at 6 p.m. Friday, Jan. 30, in The Jones Theatre, 13th and Arapahoe streets. Free.
  • Appoggiatura: Ticket information
    Performances run through Feb. 22
    Ricketson Theatre
    Performances daily except Mondays
    Call 303-893-4100, or go to the Denver Center’s web site at

    Our Appoggiatura “Meet the cast” video series (to date):
    Meet Darrie Lawrence
    Meet Nick Mills
    More to come

    Our previous coverage of Appoggiatura:
    The mystery of Appoggiatura unfolds with tonight’s opening
    Video: Our Appoggiatura montage of scenes
    Interview: Playwright James Still is running to catch up to himself  

    Video: Talking Appoggiatura with James Still and Risa Brainin
    Photos: Our Appoggiatura photos so far
    Appoggiatura Director Risa Brainin named head of National Theatre Conference
    Appoggiatura named to new DCPA Theatre Company season
    Kent Thompson handicaps the season, play by play
    Summit Soliloquy: James Still introduces Appoggiatura
    Appoggiatura: So what’s in a name?

    Appoggiatura: Cast and crew
    Helen: Darrie Lawrence
    Sylvie: Lenne Klingaman
    Aunt Chuck: Rob Nagle
    Marco/Young Gordon: Nick Mills
    Kate/Ensemble: Mehry Eslaminia
    Old Man/Trio/Gordon: Paul Bentzen
    Vivaldi: Julian Remulla

    Written by James Still
    Directed by Risa Brainin
    Set Design by David M. Barber
    Costume Design by Meghan Doyle
    Lighting Design by Charles Macleod
    Sound Design by Tyler Nelson
    Composer/Musical Director: Michael Keck
    Dramaturg: Doug Langworthy
    Projection Design by Charlie Miller
    Choreography and Movement by Bob Davidson
    Voice and Dialect: Kathy Maes

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