Tag Archive for: World Premiere

Reviving a Legend: Rattlesnake Kate

By: John Moore Hard to believe, but it’s already been three years since Colorado New Play Summit audiences got a sneak peek at Rattlesnake Kate, which back then wasn’t much more than a promising twinkle in the eyes, ears and imagination of Neyla Pekarek. Simply put: “The Rattlesnake Kate world premiere musical that you will […]

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 […]