THE SUBMISSION openstage etc.
By Jeff Talbott Directed By Tomily Z. Munir
Winner of the 2011 Laurents/Hatcher Award for best new play.
A Colorado Premier!
Remember the conversation you're not supposed to have at dinner? We're having it in this unabashed and unapologetic comedy.
So that his play might stand a chance at one of America's most prestigous theatre fetivals, young, gay, white playwright Danny hires young, straight, black actress Emilie to pose as the author of his play about an African American family trying to get out of the projects. The results are both catastrophic and humorous as this sensational new play exposes the underbelly of prejudice in modern America. The Submission is a comedy with teeth. (Contains adult language.)
"...grabs the audience and doesn't let go for 100 minutes." -Hollywood Soapbox
"Fearless, whip-smart, and hyperarticulate, Talbott's incendiary political comedy-drama asks hard questions about our supposedly post-racial world." -Backstage
Sponsored by The Center for Fine Art Photography and KRFC-fm
openstage etc produces raw, intimate, cutting-edge theatre in non-traditional venues.
SPECIAL PERFORMANCES and OFFERS
Childcare, Friday, October 16, available through Young People's Learning Center. Call 970-482-1212 for child care reservations.
Student/Educator Free Preview, Thursday, October 7, 8pm, offers hard working students and teachers of all ages the chance to preview a final dress rehearsal before the opening of each show. To make reservations, please call 970.484.5237.
|Fri Oct 09, 2015 8:00 PM||OPENING NIGHT|
|Sat Oct 10, 2015 8:00 PM|
|Fri Oct 16, 2015 8:00 PM|
|Sat Oct 17, 2015 8:00 PM|
|Fri Oct 23, 2015 8:00 PM|
|Sat Oct 24, 2015 8:00 PM||CLOSING NIGHT|
|Denise Burson Freestone||Production Manager|
|Dasha Briqueleur||Assistant Director/Stage Manager/Costume, Sound and Prop Designer|
|Bruce K. Freestone||Production Manager|
|David Grinnell||Lighting Designer/Master Electrician|
|Mercedes Gil||Sound Co-Designer/Sound Engineer/Board Operator|