Photos: Off-Center's Launch Party; 'Back to the Future' is Wednesday

The photos above are from Off-Center’s season Kick-Off Party and Mile High Mashup, a full evening of entertainment on Oct. 9 at The Jones Theatre that included DJ Savior Breath (pictured below right), a rock ’n roll flash-mob choir, a 9-year-old lemonade baron, slam poetry from Suzi Q. Smith and friends, live music from the Noah Wilson Collective, and improv comedy from Off-Center’s own Cult Following ensemble. Michael Bouchard, who will assume the role of David in Off-Center’s upcoming co-production of The SantaLand Diaries with Boulder Ensemble Theatre Company, offered a brief preview.

DJ Savior Breath. Photo by John Moore. All photos by John Moore for the DCPA NewsCenter. To download any photo for free, in a variety of available sizes, click “View original Flickr image.”

Cult Following returns on Wednesday (Oct. 21) to celebrate “Back to the Future Day.” In Back to the Future Part II, Marty McFly travels to Oct. 21, 2015, to save his children, yet to be born in 1985, the setting got the original Back to the Future film.

Off-Center’s party this Wednesday will be an homage to the ’80s, hover boards and Marty McFly, complete with a DeLorean photo op. (Yes … real DeLorean!)

The bar, sponsored by Great Divide Brewery, opens at 7:30 p.m.; the show begins at 8. Then on Friday (Oct. 23), Cult Following hosts “Karoake Musical,” a mash-up of karaoke and musical theatre. Willing audience members will be invited to grab the mic and sing their hearts out while driving the actors’ improvised and unexpected plot twists.

READ OUR PROFILE ON LAUNCH PARTY HOST MICAH WHITE

Cult Following Back to the Future

Ticket information: Cult Following this week

Back to the Future | Wednesday, Oct. 21
Karaoke Musical | Friday, Oct. 23, 2015

  • Bar opens at 7:30 p.m.; shows start at 8
  • Jones Theatre, at Speer Boulevard and Arapahoe streets
  • Tickets $15
  • Call 303-893-4100 or
    BUY ONLINE
  • Also: Purchase in person at The Denver Center Ticket Office, located at the Helen Bonfils Theatre Complex lobby. Buy and print online at Denvercenter.org.
  • More info on Off-Center: Go to Off-Center’s home page

About Cult Following:
Off-Center’s signature night of unrehearsed, unscripted theatre features the quick-thinking talents of some of Denver’s best improv performers: Jessica Austgen, Sarah Kirwin, Nanna Thompson and Chris Woolf. Look for low-budget special effects, amateur stunts, audience participation and a one-of-a-kind experience.

Off Center Season Launch featuring actors led by the slam poet Suzi Q. Smith. Photo by John Moore.

The acclaimed slam poet Suzi Q. Smith brought women who performed excerpts from their original work. They will return for a full performance as part of Off-Center’s spring schedule next March. Photo by John Moore for the DCPA’s NewsCenter.

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