Author: Avery Anderson

DCPA: Summertime in Colorado: A time for play … and plays

Colorado offers a plethora of summer activities such as hiking, camping, white-water rafting and iconic nights at landmarks such as Red Rocks or Coors Field. But there are also a surprising number of live theatre going opportunities across the state.

The Colorado Shakespeare Festival is celebrating its 60th season with The Taming of the Shrew, Julius Caesar, Hamlet and Henry VI Part 3. The nation’s second-oldest Shakespeare festival will continue its recent deep-dive into gender fluidity by casting a female Hamlet, and she’s an actor familiar to DCPA Theatre Company audiences. Lenne Kingaman, who played Juliet in Romeo and Juliet and two roles in Appoggiatura, will be mulling the meaning of her existence on the University of Colorado’s intimate indoor stage. (Read the full interview)