The Edge Theatre Company presents the regional premiere of David Mamet's "Race" in their new home at 1560 Teller Street in Lakewood, a partnership with 40 West Arts District, on March 15 - April 7 (please note date change).
Performances are Fridays and Saturdays at 8:00 p.m.; Sundays at 6:00 p.m. There are two matinees at 2:00 p.m. on the Saturday, March 30 and April 6. Tickets for all performances are $20 Adult/$16 student & seniors and are available by calling 303-521-8041or online at www.theedgetheater.com. Group rates are available. The Edge Theatre is located at 1560 Teller Street, Suite 200, Lakewood, Colo.
To celebrate the new space, The Edge is hosting a Grand Opening Fundraiser Gala tonight, March 15, 2013 at 7:00pm. Tickets for this event are $100 or $150 per couple and will include catered food, champagne, a ribbon cutting ceremony with Lakewood dignitaries, and the opening performance of RACE at 8:30pm.
Described as a gritty comedy, "Race" follows "three attorneys, two black and one white, offered a chance to defend a white man charged with a crime against a black woman." The plot unfolds as the three lawyers and defendant grapple with the evidence of the case and their own feelings about race. Mamet has said that the "theme is race and the lies we tell each other on the subject."
The cast includes Richard Cowden as Jack, Ampy Koranteng as Henry, Brian Landis Folkins as Charles, and Krisangela Washington as Susan.
The Edge Theatre presents "Race", March 15 - April 7*(please note date change), running Fri. / Sat. @ 8 p.m.; Sun. @ 6 p.m. and Saturday, March 30 & April 6 @ 2:00 p.m. Tickets for tonight's March 15, 2013 Grand Opening Celebration are $100 for individual, $150 per couple. All other dates $20 adult / $16 student & seniors. Purchase at 303-521-8041 or online at www.theedgetheater.com. Running time: 1 hour 30 minutes with no intermission.