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Full Cast & Creative Announced for Emma

The Denver Center Theatre Company is excited to announce the full casting and creative team for the adaptation of Jane Austen’s Emma by Kate Hamill. Emma begins performances in the Wolf Theatre on April 5. “The next production in our 2023/24 Theatre Company lineup is an adaptation of a favorite classic by Jane Austen with […]

Two World Premieres Announced for 2024/25 Theatre Company Season

Denver Center Theatre Company, the regional producing theatre arm of the Denver Center for the Performing Arts (DCPA), is thrilled to announce two world premiere productions for the 2024/25 Theatre Company season. After audiences were buzzing about The Reservoir by Denver local Jake Brasch (our tempest, How to Draw a Triangle) at the 2023 Colorado […]

First Look: Rubicon

Overflowing with intrigue and wit, Rubicon is an engaging portrait of an unsung heroine and the sacrifices she makes to change the course of the war. It addresses the stigma attached to choosing professional determination and personal agency over traditional gender expectations. It’s a work that’s suspenseful, alluring, and surprising all at once. Take a look at […]

Martinis: Stirred, Not Shaken

If the martini is famous for one thing, it’s James Bond. Martinis have become synonymous with seduction and espionage. In the Denver Center Theatre Company production of Rubicon, which tells the story of sultry spy Betty Pack, it’s easy to imagine her sitting at a bar to lure in her next target. Legs crossed, stilettos […]

Make IKEA a Destination, Like the Cebollas Sisters

IKEA is massively recognizable, not just by name or furniture style, but by the enormous (usually blue, gray, and yellow) warehouses located in the middle of shopping districts and cities. Even in the Denver Center Theatre Company’s production of Cebollas, the three road-tripping sisters comment on the store, wondering if they can squeeze a visit […]

Three sisters ride in a car together. Celia drives while Tere sits annoyed in the backseat with the dead body.

First Look: Cebollas

Three Latinas are forced to take an unexpected road trip from Albuquerque to Denver. Making their way north on I-25, they don’t travel for business or for pleasure. They just need to transport a dead body across state lines. But, then again, what are sisters for? Take a look at some of the production photos […]

Jamie Ann Romero smiles onstage during Cebollas rehearsal

Follow the Phrases in Cebollas

When three sisters on a road trip from Albuquerque to Denver interject a bit of Spanglish into the conversation, it reflects the language style of many bi-lingual households in America today. While English-only audiences watching Cebollas do not lose any of the intention by not knowing these Spanish words or phrases, we asked the play’s […]

How New Plays Get Made

When the world premiere of Rattlesnake Kate debuted at the Wolf Theatre in 2022, it garnered a lot of positive attention. The play featured not only a spirited story about Kate Slaughterback, a Colorado woman who famously killed 140 rattlesnakes one day in 1925, but showcased how a play or musical might get commissioned by […]

DCPA Community Engagement Uplifts Cebollas and Local Organizations

Denver Center Theatre Company’s upcoming world premiere production, Cebollas, tells the story of three Latina sisters taking an unexpected road trip (with no ulterior motives at all). New Mexican culture is at the forefront of this new play as the sisters bicker and reminisce, driving past familiar locales between Albuquerque and Denver. Theatre Company management […]