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The Unsinkable Molly Brown

Lyrics and Music by Meredith Willson
Additional Lyrics and Book by Dick Scanlan
Based on the Original Book by Richard Morris
Musical Adaptation by Michael Rafter
Directed and Choreographed by Kathleen Marshall
Sep 12 - Oct 26, 2014
The Stage Theatre (View Map & Seating Chart)
Run Time: 2 hours and 30 minutes, including one intermission
Ticket Price: Starts at $49
Age Recommendation: Appropriate for children ages 6+
Advisory: Some intense moments

Colorado’s own brash and beguiling Molly Brown shines in this exhilarating adaptation of Meredith Willson's 1960 musical. Her rags-to-riches story sparkles with a new book by Dick Scanlan (Thoroughly Modern Millie), new songs from the Willson songbook and staging by Tony winner Kathleen Marshall (Anything Goes). The tempestuous can't-live-with-him/can't-live-without-him love story that survived the Silver Boom, Gold Rush and sinking of the Titanic returns to the stage with more fun and flair than ever.

Producing Partners: Joy S. Burns, June Travis, Daniel L. Ritchie
Contributing Partner: Marvin & Judi Wolf
Supporting Partners: Doug Morton & Marilyn Brown, El Pomar Foundation, L. Roger & Meredith Hutson

The Making of 'The Unsinkable Molly Brown' + the origin of every song
Here's our video on the making of "The Unsinkable Molly Brown," which includes a recalibrated Meredith Willson score. Plus, a list of where every song in the new show comes from. Read More
Page to Stage: Book Club Discussion
Page to Stage: Book Club Discussion
Sep 10 | 5:30pm
Free | Free Parking | Tattered Cover, 2526 E. Colfax Ave.

Book: Molly Brown: Unraveling the Myth, by Kristen Iverson
The new Page to Stage Book Club lets you read the book, see the play, meet the cast and join the discussion! Register to receive discounts on the selected books or plays and the corresponding Theatre Company performances, plus enjoy a book discussion and other special events. Register at www.tatteredcover.com.

Insider Perspectives
Insider Perspectives
Sep 12 | 6:00pm
Free | The Ricketson Theatre

Get an exclusive insider’s perspective of The Unsinkable Molly Brown when you join us for a professionally-moderated discussion with our Theatre Company’s creative team.

Theatre Thursdays
Theatre Thursdays
Sep 18 | 5:30pm
$60 | Helen Bonfils Theatre Complex lobby
Your ticket to The Unsinkable Molly Brown for Theatre Thursdays includes a refreshing cocktail, tasty bar bites, live music and the show.
Page to Stage Discussion
Page to Stage Discussion
Sep 23 | 12:00pm
Free | Free parking | Tattered Cover, 2526 E. Colfax Ave.

Bring your lunch and join our DCPA actors, playwrights and directors for an in-depth discussion about the creation and development of their work, focusing on The Unsinkable Molly Brown. Moderated by John Moore, former Denver Post theatre critic.

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Theatre & Theology
Theatre & Theology
Sep 23 | 8:30pm
Free | The Stage Theatre
Join Pastor Dan Bollman of the Rocky Mountain Evangelical Lutheran Synod to examine The Unsinkable Molly Brown through a theological lens.
Talkback with Higher Education Advisory Council
Talkback with Higher Education Advisory Council
Sep 28 | 3:30pm
Free | The Stage Theatre

Participate in a topical discussion of The Unsinkable Molly Brown led by members of our academic community.

Talkback with the Cast
Talkback with the Cast
Oct 12 | 3:30pm
Free | The Stage Theatre

Join a fun and engaging discussion with the actors from The Unsinkable Molly Brown after the show.

VIP Evening
VIP Evening
Oct 16 | 5:00pm
$200 each • $2,250 table of 10

Treat yourself to the best seats in the house and more with The Unsinkable Molly Brown VIP Evening. It's the complete experience for any special night out: cocktails and hors d’oeuvres, and a delectable catered dinner by Epicurean Catering in the Seawell Grand Ballroom. Then, enjoy the best seats in The Stage Theatre for the best possible experience of the performance in this intimate venue. And for the ultimate night out in Denver, add an overnight stay at the Westin Denver Downtown.

Call now for tickets – 303-446-4815
Accessible Performance
Accessible Performance
Oct 18 | 1:30pm
Free with admission

To buy tickets for any accessible performance, select the appropriate code noted below. For optimal service, call the box office at 303.893.4100 or TTY 303.893.9582.

Sign Language promo code: ASL
Open Captioning promo code: OCAP
Audio Description promo code: AUDIO

Family Day
Family Day
Oct 19 | 12:30pm
Family 4 Pack: $120 with code SILVER
Learn to mine silver and set sail on a family adventure at our Family Day, complete with pre-show activities, snacks and four tickets to the show.

See photos from our production of The Unsinkable Molly Brown on flickr.
  See the full cast and crew list in Applause Magazine   
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