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Artistic Director Chris Coleman Discusses Where Did We Sit on the Bus?

Nine-year-old Bee Quijada sits in a suburban classroom. During a history lesson on Rosa Parks, she asks, “Where did Latinos sit on the bus?” What follows is a theatrical mixtape of Bee’s life. It’s a one-person show that immerses the audience in elaborate, layered soundscapes by fusing Latin rhythms, hip-hop, and spoken word poetry. And […]

Chris Coleman speaks about A Little Night Music

Director Chris Coleman Discusses A Little Night Music

“1900s Sweden, the middle of summer, the sun never sets, and everyone is falling in love…but not always with the right person,” says Chris Coleman, Artistic Director of the Denver Center Theatre Company and Director of the 2023/24 season opener A Little Night Music. The beloved Stephen Sondheim musical will open September 1 in the […]

A still from Smiles of a Summer Night. A woman in the forefront raises a hand while a man stands behind her.

A Little Night Music: Q&A with Director Chris Coleman

DCPA: What was your first experience with A Little Night Music? Chris Coleman (CC): I’ve actually never seen a production! I just started listening to the soundtrack when I was in college and fell in love with it. “A Weekend in the Country” stuck in my head. I don’t know that I understood fully what […]

Promotional artwork for Laughs in Spanish and Hotter Than Egypt

DCPA Theatre Company Announces Full Cast and Creative Teams for Laughs in Spanish and Hotter Than Egypt

The Denver Center for the Performing Arts (DCPA) Theatre Company is excited to announce the full casting and creative teams for the world premiere production of Laughs in Spanish by Alexis Scheer and Yussef El Guindi’s Hotter Than Egypt. “Winter at the DCPA Theatre Company will be filled with new works when two productions open […]