Tag Archive for: In the Upper Room
Since our inception in 1979, the DCPA Theatre Company has been committed to new works. In fact, our very first season included the world premiere of Passing Game by Steve Tesich. By our 1982/83 season we had held our first public reading of a work in development — A Beautiful World by David Jones. Our […]
Adapted from Inside Out | Lynde Rosario, Editor and Reginald Edmund, Contributing Writer Set in 1974, In the Upper Room tells the story of a multi-generational black family led by the family’s controlling and secretive matriarch, Rose Berry. But to understand the Berry family requires understanding the 1970s as well as the many pop culture […]
By: Leo Adam Biga Generations live strong in the memory and imagination of Omaha-based playwright Beaufield Berry. Her original family drama In the Upper Room, a 2019 Colorado New Play Summit selection, gets a world premiere production by the DCPA Theatre Company this winter. Set in 1974 Omaha, this Black American family drama draws closely […]
The DCPA Theatre Company is proud to announce the full cast and creative team for the world premiere of In the Upper Room in the Kilstrom Theatre running February 11 through March 13, 2022. Inspired by her own family, playwright Beaufield Berry shows “what it is to love people that drive you crazy,” and how […]
The Denver Center for the Performing Arts (DCPA) announces today that tickets for several DCPA Theatre Company, Broadway, and Cabaret productions including the Colorado New Play Summit will go on sale Friday, November 12.
‘There are thousands of plays about white families, so there’s room for thousands of plays about black families too’