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DCPA Theatre Company Announces Full Casting and Artistic Teams for Fall Productions
Wednesday, August 17, 2016
The Denver Center for the Performing Arts (DCPA) is proud to announce the full casting and artistic teams for their fall Theater Company productions of The Glass Menagerie and Frankenstein. The lineup includes returning artists from past seasons, new collaborators, and familiar faces from the Colorado theatre community.

Ina Marlowe will make her DCPA Theatre Company directorial debut with The Glass Menagerie. Regionally, Marlowe has directed for the Utah Shakespeare Festival, the Colorado Shakespeare Festival and served as the Producing Artistic Director for three companies in Chicago (Touchstone Theatre, Organic Theatre Company, The Library Theatre).

This production, which marks the first time the Theatre Company will tackle the Tennessee Williams classic, reunites three cast members from the Theatre Company’s 2014 production of Hamlet.

The Glass Menagerie will feature Aubrey Deeker (Hamlet in DCPA’s Hamlet) as Tom, Kathleen McCall (DCPA’s Benediction, Gertrude in Hamlet) as Amanda, Amelia Pedlow (Ophelia in DCPA’s Hamlet) as Laura, and John Skelley (DCPA Theatre Company debut) as The Gentleman Caller.

The creative team includes Joseph P. Tilford (Scenic Designer), Meghan Anderson Doyle (Costume Designer), Charles R. MacLeod (Lighting Designer), Tyler Nelson (Sound Designer), and Stephanie Prugh (Dramaturg).

The U.S. premiere of Nick Dear’s adaptation Frankenstein will be directed by Sam Buntrock, returning to the DCPA Theatre Company after directing the 2013 World Premiere of Ed, Downloaded. Buntrock’s directing credits include Sunday in the Park with George (Broadway, West End, Menier and 5th Avenue Seattle). The production won 5 Olivier Awards including Outstanding Musical Production and was nominated for 9 Tony Awards including Best Director.

The company of Frankenstein will be led by Sullivan Jones (the original Cassius Clay in Rogue Machine Theatre’s production of One Night in Miami…) and Mark Junek (Broadway’s The Performers) alternating performances in the roles of Victor Frankenstein and his Creature.

Frankenstein will feature Molly Carden (DCPA Theatre Company Debut) as Agatha/Ensemble, Thaddeus Fitzpatrick (The Book of Will- Colorado New Play Summit reading) as Rab/Ensemble, Meridith C. Grundei (Off-Center’s Sweet & Lucky) as Servant/Ensemble and understudy Gretel, John Hauser (Off-Center’s Sweet & Lucky) will understudy Felix and Rab, Charlie Korman (DCPA’s Sweeney Todd, Lord of the Flies) as William/Ensemble, Jenny Leona (DCPA Theatre Company Debut) as Elizabeth/Ensemble, Avi Levin (DCPA’s A Christmas Carol) will understudy William, Rodney Lizcano (DCPA’s A Christmas Carol) as Gustav/Constable/Ensemble,  Conan McCarty as Klaus/Servant/Ensemble, Kevin McGuire (DCPA’s Sweeney Todd) as De Lancy/M. Frankenstein/Ensemble, Leigh Nichols Miller (Off-Center’s Sweet & Lucky, DCPA’s Jackie and Me) will understudy Victor/The Creature/Gustav/Constable,  Douglas Rees (DCPA Theatre Company Debut) as Ewan/Ensemble, Jessica Robblee (DCPA’s All The Way) as Clarice/Gretel/Ensemble, Brian Shea (DCPA’s Death of a Salesman)will understudy Klaus/De Lancy/M. Frankenstein, Brynn Tucker (DCPA Theatre Company Debut) will understudy the Female Creature, Nellessa Walthour (National tour of The Lion King, DCPA Theater Company Debut) as Female Creature/Ensemble, Erin Willis (DCPA’s All The Way, A Christmas Carol) as Servant/Ensemble, and understudy Agatha/Clarice, Max Woertendyke (Broadway’s A View From the Bridge, DCPA Theatre Company Debut) as Felix and understudy Victor/The Creature.  

The creative team for Frankenstein includes Jason Sherwood (Scenic Designer), Kevin Copenhaver (Costume Designer), Brian Tovar (Lighting Designer), Curtis Craig (Sound Designer), Charlie I. Miller (Projection Designer), and Douglas Langworthy (Dramaturg).

Performance Schedule
The Theatre Company’s performance schedule for the 2016/17 season is as follows:
Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday performances at 6:30pm
Friday and Saturday performances at 7:30pm
Saturday and Sunday matinees at 1:30pm

Tickets to all productions on sale now at or by calling 303.893.6030 or 303.893.4100. For more information on ticketing programs, including RADvantage and DCPAccess, please visit

About The Denver Center for the Performing Arts
As the nation’s largest non-profit theatre organization, the Denver Center for the Performing Arts is dedicated to creating unforgettable shared experiences through beloved Broadway musicals, world-class plays, educational programs and inspired events. Programming at the DCPA is made possible through the generous support of the Scientific & Cultural Facilities District; Broadway sponsor United Airlines, Murray BMW; Theatre Company sponsors Wells Fargo, Larimer Square, The Steinberg Charitable Trust and Daniel L. Ritchie, and media sponsors The Denver Post and CBS4. Please be advised that the DCPA is the ONLY authorized ticket seller for Broadway tours and shows by DCPA Theatre Company, Cabaret and Off-Center. Tickets bought through secondary ticket vendors may exceed face value or be invalid. Tickets may be purchased at, 303-893-4100 or in person in the Helen Bonfils Theatre Complex at 14th and Curtis.

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