Tag Archive for: DCPA Theatre Company

2024: Shakespeare on Stage

Described by The Denver Post’s Lisa Kennedy as “arguably the Big Kahuna of Drama,” the Denver Center Theatre Company prepares for William Shakespeare’s Hamlet. Helmed by DCTC Artistic Director Coleman, this haunting psychological revenge thriller appears in the Wolf Theatre Sept. 13-Oct 6, 2024. But Hamlet isn’t the only classic by the Bard to fill […]

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Director Margot Bordelon on The Lehman Trilogy

Two months into the pandemic, in May of 2020, I began reading Yuval Noah Harari’s Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind. The book traces 70,000 years of human development, beginning with the dawn of modern cognition, to the development of nomadic societies, the advent of agriculture, to the building of ancient empires, and finally, inevitably, the creation […]

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First Look: The Lehman Trilogy

Hailed as “a genuinely epic production” by The New York Times (original New York run), The Lehman Trilogy follows three German-Jewish immigrant brothers, and their descendants, as they navigate fire, flood, war, and panic to build a financial behemoth that changed America. Take a look at some of the production photos below.

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1 Degree of Separation: DCPA to Broadway

On Sunday, June 17, the 77th annual Tony Awards were held in Lincoln Center’s David H. Koch Theatre in New York City. Among the winners and nominees were two bound-for-Denver hits plus six individuals who are affiliated with the Denver Center for the Performing Arts. And the DCPA connections were… Gutenberg: The Musical Nomination: Best […]

First Look: 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 it’s […]

Theatre for Young Audiences to Produce ELEPHANT & PIGGIE’s “WE ARE IN A PLAY!”

The Denver Center for the Performing Arts (DCPA) is proud to announce ELEPHANT & PIGGIE’S “WE ARE IN A PLAY!” as the fall Theatre for Young Audiences (TYA) musical, based on the popular children’s book series by Mo Willems. DCPA will stage 110 student matinee and public performances of this heartwarming musical tailored for Pre-K […]

Lehman Brothers: The Rise and Fall of An American Dynasty

The Lehman Trilogy follows three Jewish brothers and the rise and demise of their Lehman Brothers financial conglomerate over 167 years. Let’s explore the Lehman Brothers’ timeline, which spans almost two centuries, from their humble beginnings to their success and fall. 1844-1850s  Henry Lehman arrives in America as a German emigrant. He opens a dry […]

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First Look: Emma

A delightfully unconventional and fun adaptation of Jane Austen’s classic comedy! This rendition of Emma is a joyous, irreverent take in conversation with the Regency novel. In a new adaptation that’s a bit zany and refreshingly contemporary, playwright Kate Hamill infuses the language and perspectives of today into Austen’s beloved characters. You may be surprised […]

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Denver Center Theatre Company Announces 2024/25 Season

Little Shop of Horrors and Hamlet among titles in 2024/25 Denver Center Theatre Company Season Denver Center Theatre Company Artistic Director Chris Coleman is proud to announce the 2024/25 season for the regional producing theatre arm of the Denver Center for the Performing Arts (DCPA). The new Theatre Company season kicks off performances on September […]