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MARCH

THE LULUBIRD PROJECT PRESENTS

THE MRS. WHEATLAND PAGEANT

By Lisa Wagner Erickson

Nightly, February 28 - March 9

Sitcom nostalgia, small town reality and gender norms collide in a comedy about about one woman’s search for certainty in an ever-changing world
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Shorts Before the Show

Each evening of THE MRS. WHEATLAND PAGEANT opened with a Short Before the Show, presenting a 10-minute reading from a new work by a local playwright. A different playwright was featured each night. Participating playwrights included John Ashton, Jessica Austgen, Frank Oteri, Colette Mazunik, Leslie Lewis, Rebecca Gorman O’Neill, Rhea Amos, Nina Miller, Ellen K. Graham and Tami Canaday.

 
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APRIL

PANDEMIC COLLECTIVE PRESENTS

LA VEAU

Directed by Rhea Amos

Thursdays - Saturdays, April 18 - May 4

Brigitte, a woman in New Orleans, is searching for her estranged mother when she begins having vivid nightmares about the bayou. As the nightmares become more surreal, a voodoo-esque magic bleeds into her life, blurring the line between dreams and reality. This surreal, spooky, and beautiful piece will feature live shadow puppetry designed by Katy Williams.

 
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JUNE

CHASE & BE STILL PRODUCTIONS PRESENTS

YOU’LL FIND FLIES

By Dakota C Hill

Nightly, June 6 - June 15

Hellen Wellman and her family find their party plans for the patriarch of the household upended by the arrival of a young stranger. The Martin family soon discovers that much like politics and morals, family and the truth can be very divisive.

 
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AUGUST

FERAL ASSEMBLY PRESENTS

THE NEVER SUMMER

By Ellen K. Graham

Directed by Hart De Rose

Nightly, August 22 - 31

In Denver, circa 2040, city girl Lee works hard, saving up money to get her own apartment. But her plans are derailed when she meets the velvet-voiced Corva, who wants to lure her away from civilization into the unmapped wilderness.

 
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OCTOBER

PANDEMIC COLLECTIVE PRESENTS

LA LLORNA

By Rhea Amos and Jamie Lujan

Thursdays - Saturdays, October 10 - 26

La Llorona is based on the Urban Legend originating in Mexico. The tale is that of The Weeping Woman, an infamous apparition who searches for her children and is known to cause grave misfortune to any living person who sees her. Pandemic Collective’s telling of this folktale will be expanded, warped, and twisted through the incorporation of live music, movement, and dance elements.

*La Llorna was a finalist for Denver Center for the Performing Arts’ Powered By Off-Center residency program.

 
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DECEMBER

LULUBIRD PROJECT PRESENTS

Writes of Winter: Hidden Worlds & Strange Negotiations

Directed by Veronica Straight-Lingo, Hidden Worlds & Strange Negotiations will feature short plays by Edith Weiss, Ellen K. Graham, Jessica Austgen, Tami Canaday, Lisa Wagner Erickson, Dakota C. Hill, and Rebecca Gorman O’Neill.

Thursdays - Saturdays, December 6 - 21, 2019

 
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 COMING IN 2020

MR. VULFRAN’S CARRIAGE PRESENTS

RIOT CONFIDENTIAL

By Tami Canaday

Directed by Hart DeRose

Trapped in a riot damaged store in Denver, the leader behind the riots and two of its casualties meet.