2020 Colorado New Play Summit criss-crosses cultures like never before

Annual celebration of new plays had its storytelling feet planted in all sorts of different worlds

L M Feldman Another Kind of Silence 2020 Summit. Photo by John Moore

Summit Spotlight, L M Feldman, ‘Another Kind of Silence’

Playwright’s goal is to incorporate American Sign Language ‘in really beautiful and complicated theatrical ways’

Summit Spotlight: Mary Kathryn Nagle and Suzan Shown Harjo, ‘Reclaiming One Star’

The mission to put an end to racist sports mascots moves into a Denver Center theatre

Jessica Kahkoska Colorado New Play Summit 2020. In Her Bones. Photo by John Moore

Summit Spotlight: Jessica Kahkoska, ‘In Her Bones’

Homegrown project sheds light on a hidden heritage in southern Colorado

Yussef El Guindi. Hotter Than Egypt. Photo by John Moore

Summit Spotlight: Yussef El Guindi, ‘Hotter Than Egypt’

An American couple’s marriage crumbles against the background of revolution

2020 Colorado New Play Summit casting includes first Native American Oscar winner for acting

The region’s largest new-play festival will gather dozens of actors, directors, playwrights and crew

2020 Scenesters Student Playwriting

DCPA Education names three student plays to be featured at 2020 Summit

The three winning scripts will be presented at next month’s Colorado New Play Summit Denver Center Education has announced the three winning plays for its seventh annual statewide AT&T High School Playwriting Competition, which this year drew 154 one-act plays for consideration from Colorado student writers. The following plays will be presented together as a […]

Gareth Saxe of 'You Lost Me,' at the 2019 Colorado New Play Summit reading. Its first public performance in January 17. Photo by John Moore.

How development works: Finding the play in ‘You Lost Me’

‘Everything you thought you knew about the story of You Lost Me could be completely different’ Every writer’s process is as individual as the writers are themselves. Theatre is a collaborative experience. However, the playwright is often doing their work in isolation. The joy of new-play development comes from opening up the process to other […]