SHOWS AND EVENTS
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 www.benchmarktheatre.com.
“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 www.benchmarktheatre.com for more information on the upcoming season and to purchase tickets. Any inquiries can be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org.