Video: Your 'First Date' with Director Ray Roderick

In the video above, Director Ray Roderick talks about the Denver Center for the Performing Arts’ production of the musical comedy First Date, which he calls a “super-funny, modern love story” that follows two characters as they go through their first date at a busy New York restaurant.

First Date Fall Casting Photo by Emily LozowAs the date unfolds, the couple quickly finds they are not alone on this unpredictable evening. “It reminds people of what it was to be in love for the first time,” Roderick said.

The all-local cast includes Adriane Leigh Robinson, Seth Dhonau, Steven J. Burge, Jordan Leigh, Lauren Shealy, Barret Harper and Cashelle Butler. (Pictured at right:  Dhonau and Robinson, by Emily Lozow.)

First Date performs through April 22 at the Garner Galleria Theatre.

Video by Video Producer David Lenk and Senior Arts Journalist John Moore for the DCPA NewsCenter.

Meet the cast: More fun to read than any dating profile!

First Date: Ticket information
First DatePerformances through April 22
Tickets: Call 303-893-4100 or BUY ONLINE
At the Garner Galleria Theatre

The book is written by by Austin Winberg. Music and Lyrics by Alan Zachary and Michael Weiner. Orchestrations by August Eriksmoen. Vocal and Incidental Music Arrangements by Dominick Amendum.

More Colorado theatre coverage on the DCPA NewsCenter


Previous NewsCenter coverage of First Date:

Understudies talk about their unique role in First Date
Video: Photos: Your first look at First Date
Check out the all-local cast of the Denver Center’s First Date

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