Sharr White's ANNAPURNA Opens and BETC Announces its New Season of Shows, 01/31
ANNAPURNA a regional premiere by Sharr White directed by Rebecca Remaly January 31 - February 16, 2014 (Preview January 30) Emma and Ulysses haven't laid eyes on each other in 20 years. Now she's back, lugging her matching suitcases into his squalid Colorado motor home for a final reckoning that neither of them saw coming. Desperate for answers about what drove them apart, these ex-spouses investigate love and loss in a gripping duet that is simultaneously shocking, comical, and heart-rending. Sharr White is a Boulder native and one of the true rising stars of the American theatre.
AND THE SUN STOOD STILL a world premiere by Dava Sobel directed by Stephen Weitz March 27 - April 20, 2014 (Preview March 26) "I am not so enamoured of my own opinions that I disregard what others may think of them." -Nicolas Copernicus. The publication of Copernicus' masterpiece, On the Revolutions of the Heavenly Spheres, transformed the history of science and man's understanding of our place in the universe. This is the story of how it almost never happened. And the Sun Stood Still reveals Nicolas Copernicus as a man struggling to reconcile the disparate desires of his loved ones and the constraints of his faith as he contemplates challenging the most fundamental beliefs of his time. BETC is proud and honored to present the world premiere production of this new play from Pulitzer Finalist and award-winning novelist Dava Sobel.
THIS a regional premiere by Melissa James Gibson directed by Christy Montour-Larson May 2 - 18, 2014 (Preview May 1) Jane is not okay. She's a promising poet without a muse, a single mother without lessons to pass along. Her life's a shambles, and her helpful friends are only helping make things more complicated. This bright, witty, un-romantic comedy is a superbly crafted portrait of a group of friends navigating parenthood, death, desire and the choppy waters of impending middle age. An Off-Broadway hit by Obie-winning playwright Melissa James Gibson, This explores with wit and grace the treacherous contours of being a grown-up.
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