The Denver Center Theatre Company will begin selling single tickets to the upcoming 2012/13 season on Sunday, August 12. Tickets may be purchased online at www.denvercenter.org, by phone at 303.893.4100 (TTY 303.893.9582) or at Denver Center Ticket Services in the lobby of the Helen Bonfils Theatre Complex, Mon – Sat from 10am to 6pm.
Denver audiences are sure to be invigorated by this year's lineup: Fences, an August Wilson favorite, Alexandre Dumas' classic The Three Musketeers, the British comedy When We Are Married, Shakespeare's timeless story of love, Romeo & Juliet and the explosive Tony Award nominated hit, Other Desert Cities. Continuing the company's mission to foster new work, three world premieres that were workshopped at the 2012 Colorado New Play Summit will receive full stagings: Lauren Feldman's Grace, or The Art of Climbing, Michael Mitnick's Ed, Downloaded, and the highly-anticipated Sense & Sensibility The Musical. This sparkling new musical brings to Denver an all-star team of Broadway champions, including Director/Choreographer Marcia Milgrom Dodge, whose recent Broadway revival of Ragtime received seven Tony Award nominations, including Best Direction of a Musical and Costume Designer Emilio Sosa, (Project Runway), 2012 Tony nominee for The Gershwin's Porgy & Bess.
by August Wilson
Sept 14-Oct 14 (Opens Sept 20) | Space Theatre
Troy Maxson, a star baseball player whose career was blunted by the racism prevalent in pre-Jackie Robinson America, now supports his family as a sanitation worker. Feeling his world rapidly changing, Troy builds a fence to protect what is familiar and hold off what threatens. Both muscular and lyrical, this August Wilson blockbuster, winner of the Pulitzer Prize and two Tony Awards, shows what can happen when a strong man is robbed of his dreams.
The Three Musketeers
Adapted by Linda Alper, Douglas Langworthy, and Penny Metropulos
From the book by Alexandre Dumas
Sept 21-Oct 21 (Opens Sept 27) | Stage Theatre
In this swashbuckling adventure, young D'Artagnan comes to Paris with one goal in mind: to join the King's Musketeers. Befriended by three legendary swordsmen, he is immediately put to the test, and along the way finds love, faces temptation and thwarts evil. Loaded with dazzling sword-play, intrigue and comedy, this adaptation of Dumas' novel considers the cost of one hero's journey.
Dramatized by Eric Coble
Sept 28-Nov 18 (Opens Oct 4) | Ricketson Theatre
Sponsored by Boeing
When young Jonas is chosen by the Elders to be Receiver of Memories, he begins to discover the disturbing truth about his utopian world. Lois Lowry's powerful Newbery Medal novel makes for a fantastic theatrical event.
When We Are Married
by J.B. Priestley
Nov 16-Dec 16 (Opens Friday, Nov 23) | Stage Theatre
Sponsored by Gay & Lesbian Fund for Colorado
What would you do if you discovered on your 25th wedding anniversary that you weren't legally married? Playwright J.B. Priestley cranks up the tension by multiplying the idea times three as six spouses - all prominent citizens in a small English town - struggle to figure out how to protect their reputations and resolve their newly unmarried status.
Based upon the Paramount Pictures Film
Written for the screen by Norman Krasna, Norman Panama and Melvin Frank
Music and Lyrics by Irving Berlin
Book by David Ives and Paul Blake
Nov 23-Dec 24 (Opens Wednesday, Nov 28) | Buell Theatre
Sponsored by The Ritz-Carlton