The Arvada Center hosts the critically acclaimed Creede Repertory Theatre’s presentation of IS HE DEAD? adapted by David Ives from an unpublished story by Mark Twain in the intimate Black Box Theater now through October 28th. Performances are Tuesday through Saturday at 7:30 p.m., Wednesday at 1:00 p.m., Saturday and Sunday at 2:00 p.m. For tickets or more information contact the box office by calling 720-898- 7200 or go online to www.arvadacenter.org. Pre-Show talks will be offered for all preview performances, and the following dates closing weekend: October 25, 26, 27, at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, October 28 at 2:00 p.m. Designed to immerse audiences in the world of the play before the curtain rises, these entertaining talks explore the historical context of the play, essential themes, significance the play holds for Creede Rep, and challenges faced during production. Talks are free of charge, will begin 30 minutes prior to these select shows and last approximately 15 minutes. Audience Talk Backs with the cast will be offered Wednesday, October 17 after 1:00 p.m. show. Is He Dead? will be American Sign Language (ASL) interpreted for the hearing impaired on Friday, October 26 at 7:30 p.m.
Creede Repertory Theatre (CRT) is an award-winning theater company located in the San Juan Mountains of Colorado. The Company presented the world premiere of Is He Dead? as part of its recently completed 2012 summer season. The comedy marks the third collaboration between the Arvada Center and CRT.
Caitlin Wise as Marie and Steven Cole Hughes as Millet
L-R: Anne F. Butler (Madame Bathilde), Steven Cole Hughes (Millet) and Christy Brandt (Madame Caron)
John Arp as Bastien Andre