A re-release of an intriguing telenovela, a commission, development, and production opportunity for Colorado playwrights, a multi-genre DIY festival, and an off-beat lecture series are coming soon to www.theater29denver.com . In addition to offering free and easily accessible content online, we will be inviting viewers to support the local arts community by donating to the Denver Actors Fund emergency relief fund for Colorado theatre artists and the Denver Metro Area Artist COVID-19 Relief Fund

An Opportunity for Colorado Playwrights

COLAB 2020 – 2021

In February, we announced a call for submissions for the Theater 29 CoLab 2020-2021, a commission and collaboration opportunity; furthering our commitment to collaborative and playwright developed and produced new work by Colorado playwrights. Starting in May and working with Theater 29 founders Lisa Wagner Erickson and Ellen K. Graham, five to seven Colorado playwrights write and collaboratively develop and produce a collection of short plays as well as some upcoming events online. The selected playwrights will be announced soon!

Colorado Playwright and Artist-driven Works Online

NOW SHOWING

GENIUS OF LOVE

Feral Assembly has re-released their telenovela in three acts by Ellen K Graham, directed by Hart DeRose, and featuring Augustus Truhn, Gina Wencel, Dakota C. Hill, Rhea Amos, Bevin Antea, and Ryan Goold.

Itinerant nurse Walter (Augustus Truhn) is an expert at hiding his unusual appetites. His carefully orchestrated life begins to crumble when he meets Mado (Gina Wencel), a Czech manicurist with a nose for the perverse, and her earnest young paramour, Lyle (Dakota C. Hill), whose morbid job poses a temptation Walter is unable to resist.

APRIL

MULTI-GENRE DIY FEST

Curated by the Lulubird Project and Feral Assembly

Enter a virtual gallery featuring an intriguing collection of Colorado-made works of art by literary and performing artists. Participating artists will include playwrights, novelists, poets, comedians, musicians and more. The lineup will be announced in mid-April, and the festival begins April 30th.

MAY/ JUNE

ANOITOS UNIVERSITY LECTURE SERIES

Presented by Cinema Sound Theatre, Lulubird Project, and Dark Rabbit Theatre

What happens when local playwrights create a fictitious online university and academic-sounding topics for an odd series of online debates? Find out May 21st.

About Theater 29: Theater 29 is a venue where a network of self-producing playwrights have the freedom to create, collaborate, develop, and produce the plays they want to see on stage. Since it opened in May 2018, Theater 29 has presented original work written by locals. To date, Theater 29 has seen 9 productions and 12 nights of staged readings featuring new work by 22 local writers, including 19 Colorado playwrights. This is what happens when local playwrights run the show . . . and it’s working!

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