Tickets for the Playwrights Showcase can be purchased at the
Arrvada Center Box Office at 720-898-7200.
July 18 - 19, at Red Rocks Community College
July 20 - 21, at the Arvada Center for the Arts and Humanities
Plus a special performance of A Lesser Life by M. A. Smith
July 21 at 7:30 pm in the Arvada Center Black Box Theater
This very special event is created to support the original work of playwrights living in the western states of Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Kansas, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Oregon, South Dakota, Texas, Utah, Washington and Wyoming.
Presented in partnership by the Arvada Center for the Arts and Humanities and Red Rocks Community College’s Theatre Arts and Dance Department, the Playwrights Showcase of the Western Region is for playwrights, producers, directors, actors, educators and community members who are interested in sharing a vital experience that celebrates new works and the craft of playwriting.
The first two Playwrights Showcase’s of the Western Region featured many esteemed luminaries including Lee Blessing, Steven Dietz, Nagle Jackson, Aoise Stratford, Jessica Goldberg, Joe Kraemer, Sylvie Drake, Terry Dodd, Jane Page, Steven Fendrich, Edith Weiss and Christine Emmert. Over 1,000 participants shared in stimulating and informative sessions that featured excellent performances by local actors and directors in original plays written by playwrights throughout the Western United States. The performances were followed by interactive discussions with the audience and luminaries. There were also panel discussions focusing on issues in playwriting led by our guest artists. The Third Playwrights Showcase of the Western Region promises to be all this and more!
We are also pleased to announce the second Boot Camp for Playwrights, July 15-17, 2007, at Red Rocks Community College’s main campus, a comprehensive facility that offers a library, cafeteria, coffee bar, and bookstore facilities in addition to computer labs and other public services.