Benchmark Theatre Announces 2018 Season Line-Up

Benchmark Theatre announces season ticket sales for their 2018 lineup with all productions scheduled to be performed at 40 West (1560 Teller St, Lakewood, CO 80214). The season contains 3 regional premieres, 1 world premiere and the 2 nd annual Fever Dream Festival (a genre-themed new work festival focusing on horror, sci-fi and fantasy plays). Two types of season ticket packages are currently on sale and can be purchased by visiting the company website at

“We’re thrilled to be bringing all new titles to Lakewood for the 2018 season,” states Haley Johnson, Producing Artistic Director and Co-Founder of Benchmark Theatre. “It’s important to the company and our mission to continue bringing quality theatre to the West Colfax corridor and the Lakewood community.” Benchmark Theatre will be moving into the space also occupied by The Edge Theatre starting in January, with their first production slated for a mid-February opening.

Executive Artistic Director and Co-Founder Rachel Rogers is slated to direct in the 2018 season, as well as Benchmark Director of Community Response, Kate Folkins. Joining them are guest directors Warren Sherrill (currently Associate Artistic Director of The Edge Theatre) and Amanda Berg Wilson (Artistic Director of Boulder-based group, The Catamounts).

A Kid Like Jake (regional premiere)

by Daniel Pearle

Directed by Warren Sherrill

February 16 – March 24


The Arsonists (regional premiere)

by Jacqueline Goldfinger

Directed by Amanda Berg Wilson

June 22 – July 21


Uncanny Valley (regional premiere)

by Thomas Gibbons

Directed by Rachel Bouchard

September 14 – October 13


The 2nd Annual Fever Dream Festival

October 19 – 21 and 26 – 28


What You Will (world premiere)

by Jeffrey Neuman

Directed by Kate Folkins

November 30 – December 22

Please visit for more information on the upcoming season and to purchase tickets. Any inquiries can be sent to


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