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Zoey's Perfect Wedding

By Matthew Lopez
Directed by Mike Donahue
Jan 19 - Feb 25, 2018
Run Time: Approximately 90 minutes with no intermission
Ticket Price: Starting at $20. Prices vary by date and availability.
Age Recommendation: 16+
Advisory: Profanity, graphic sexual language and situations, and occasional flashing lights

The blushing bride. The touching toast. The celebration of true love. These are the dreams of Zoey’s big day…and the opposite of what it’s turning out to be. Disaster after disaster follow her down the aisle, from brutally honest boozy speeches to a totally incompetent wedding planner. Even worse, her friends are too preoccupied with their own relationship woes to help with the wreckage around them. Like a car crash you can’t look away from, watch in awe as this wildly funny fiasco destroys her expectations with the realities of commitment, fidelity and growing up.

Author of The Whipping Man, one of the most-produced plays of the past several years, Denver audiences will remember Playwright Matthew Lopez for The Legend of Georgia McBride, one of the DCPA’s most popular (and fabulous) world premieres, directed by Mike Donahue. Their production went on to a successful Off-Broadway run, and we are thrilled to reunite the duo for another uproarious new play. 

Producing Partner: June Travis

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Creative Team Perspectives
Jan 19 | 6:00pm

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Jan 27 | 1:30pm

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Jan 30 | 6:30pm

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Feb 3 | 1:30pm

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Feb 22 | 6:30pm

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Feb 25 | 6:30pm

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The making of Zoey's Perfect Wedding
Matthew Lopez
Matthew Lopez, Playwright
Mike Donahue
Mike Donahue, Director
Mike Donahue is a New York-based director. NYC credits include: the world premieres of Matthew Lopez’s The Legend of Georgia McBride (MCC, The Geffen and Denver Center, Joe A. Callaway Award, Outer Critics Circle Nomination); Jordan Seavey’s Homos, Or Everyone In America (Labyrinth); Jen Silverman’s The Moors (Playwrights Realm – NYC premiere), Phoebe in Winter (Clubbed Thumb) and The Hunters (Cherry Lane Mentor Project); Ethan Lipton’s Red-Handed Otter (Playwrights Realm). Regionally: world premieres of Jen Silverman’s Collective Rage (Woolly Mammoth) and The Roommate (Humana); world premieres of Rachel Bonds’ The Wolfe Twins (Studio Theatre D.C.) and Swimmers (Marin); world premiere of Lauren Feldman’s Grace, or The Art of Climbing (Denver Center); Shostakovich’s Moscow, Cheryomushki with new libretto by Meg Miroshnik (Chicago Opera Theatre); Annie Baker’s adaptation of Uncle Vanya (Weston); Amy Herzog's 4000 Miles (Actors Theatre); Antony & Cleopatra (Shakespeare Festival St. Louis); and Assassins, Henry IV & V (co-directed with Joe Haj) and A Number (Playmakers Rep, 2011/12 Distinguished Guest Artist). Select readings/workshops: MTC, Roundabout Underground, NYTW, Soho Rep (Writer/Director Lab), McCarter, The O’Neill, Berkley Rep Ground Floor, The Lark, Ars Nova, Primary Stages, Chautauqua, Cape Cod Theatre Project and Studio 42. Mike is recipient of a Fulbright to Berlin, the Dramaleague Fall Fellowship, The Boris Sagal Fellowship at Williamstown, winner of the Inaugural Opera America Director-Designer Showcase Award, and was the artistic director of the Yale Summer Cabaret for two seasons.  Mike is a graduate of Harvard University and the Yale School of Drama. Upcoming: Jen Silverman’s The Roommate (Williamstown Theatre Festival), and the world premieres of Rachel Bonds’ Curve of Departure (South Coast Rep) and Matthew Lopez’s Zoey’s Perfect Wedding (Denver Center). 
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