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A Little Night Music Scenic Designer Robert Mark Morgan Explains his Process

A lot of work happens behind the scenes for a Denver Center Theatre Company production—quite literally. In the video below, Scenic Designer Robert Mark Morgan talks through his process of creating the perfect backdrop to A Little Night Music.

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 […]

DCPA Theatre Company Announces Full Cast & Creatives for A Little Night Music

The Denver Center for the Performing Arts (DCPA) Theatre Company is excited to announce the full casting and creative team for the enchanting Stephen Sondheim musical A Little Night Music. “The Theatre Company season is kicking off with a beloved musical filled with love, comedy and beautiful music by one of the greatest composers of […]

DCPA Celebrating Christmas in July: Six Productions on Sale Now

The Denver Center for the Performing Arts (DCPA) announces today that Christmas is coming early with six productions on sale Tuesday, July 18. Productions will include the seasonal tradition A Christmas Carol, the holiday extravaganza Camp Christmas returning to Stanley Marketplace, the energizing national tours of The Hip Hop Nutcracker and Yippee Ki Yay, Theatre […]

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 […]

Actress Margaret Hamilton poses in costume for 1974's A Little Night Music tour

Romance is Rich in Sondheim’s A Little Night Music

Stephen Sondheim’s A Little Night Music, a musical adaptation of Ingmar Bergman’s 1955 film Smiles of a Summer Night, was nominated for a dozen Tony Awards wining six including Best Musical when it debuted a half-century ago. Set in 1900 Sweden, it remains a sharp commentary on romantic relationships — part witty rom-com, part melancholy […]

Stephen Sondheim leaning over the back of a chair, smirking at the camera

10 Noteworthy Facts About Songwriting Legend Stephen Sondheim

Stephen Sondheim’s A Little Night Music – playing at the Wolf Theatre September 1 through October 8 – exhibits love affairs, new romances and second chances with wit, regret and desire. Sondheim, like his work, was a complex, yet riveting lyricist. His catalog stretches from TV shows to songs for West Side Story, Assassins, Sweeney […]

Stage Stories: Creating Season Artwork

DCPA Design Director, Kyle Malone, has been creating season artwork for Theatre Company for 10 seasons. From color schemes and textural elements to emotional ties a show’s characters, Malone pulls inspiration from the script and creative direction, but most of all, he thrives on the collaborative process. Watch the video below as he explains what […]

Henry Walter Greenberg dressed as Mrs. Jordan in a party dress stands in the doorway holding a handout to stop Richard Hannay

The 39 Steps is Now Playing at the DCPA

A fresh take on an all-time DCPA audience favorite! Combine a film masterpiece by Alfred Hitchcock with a juicy spy novel and add a splash of Monty Python humor. The result? A fast-paced whodunit with four versatile actors portraying more than 50 roles! The 39 Steps is now playing at the DCPA. DETAILS The 39 […]

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Asian American, Native Hawaiian & Pacific Islander Heritage Month at the DCPA

The month of May is Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander Heritage Month! Originally a weeklong commemoration to mark the completion of the transcontinental railroad (the majority of which was laid by Chinese immigrants) and the first Japanese immigration to the United States. By the early 1990s, the month of May was officially designated Asian/Pacific […]