Announcing the projects selected for future development
In December, we began accepting applications to artists of all disciplines to propose a COVID-safe theatrical experience to be fully produced.
82 Colorado artists submitted 39 proposals, and we are thrilled to announce not just one, but two projects selected!
- The Bright Lights of Denver will be produced and available to experience this June
- Don Quixote de Auraria will be optioned and developed further for a possible production in future seasons
See the complete list of finalists and semi-finalists here.
ABOUT THE BRIGHT LIGHTS OF DENVER
Created by Kenny Moten and Jessica Hindsley
The Bright Lights of Denver will combine the thrill of an investigative documentary podcast with opportunities for audience members to engage with the characters and discover new parts of the story through social media, live Q&A sessions, and by finding “Easter eggs” hidden at historic landmarks throughout the city.
Aspiring novelist-turned-journalist Ryan Streeter begins diving into the history and allure of Denver for a new podcast. But when a simple encounter with a source ends in a sudden disappearance, Ryan is caught in the middle of a Mile High mystery he could never have anticipated.
Episodes will be released weekly through the month of June. Sign-up for updates to get in on the action!
ABOUT DON QUIXOTE DE AURARIA
The Lived Adventures and Tales of Auraria and Its Hero
Created by James Lopez, Jenny Filipetti, James Brunt and Thomas Vincent, in collaboration with Gregorio Alcaro
A magical modern-day retelling of Don Quixote set amidst the real community history and ongoing issues of housing and urban development that shape downtown Denver and Auraria. The worlds of past, present, and possibility will blur as attendees complete quests alongside fellow knights-errant and together determine the future of our city.
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