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Playwright Beaufield Berry Draws on Her Own Family for In the Upper Room

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 […]

Headshots of eight cast members of In the Upper Room

DCPA Theatre Company Announces Full Cast and Creative Team for World Premiere In the Upper Room

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 […]

Singer playing cello on stage.

Tickets for DCPA Winter Productions On Sale Nov. 12

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.

Beaufield Berry Quote 2019 Colorado New Play Summit In the Upper Room. Photo by John Moore

Deeper Dive: A closer look at ‘In the Upper Room’

‘There are thousands of plays about white families, so there’s room for thousands of plays about black families too’