World Premiere SIN STREET SOCIAL CLUB Comes To The Arvada Center March 15

The Arvada Center for the Arts and Humanities continues the third season of its critically acclaimed Black Box Repertory on March 15, 2019, with the world premiere of Sin Street Social Club, a comedic adaptation about women discovering their destinies on the swinging streets of 1916 New Orleans written by Colorado creative Jessica Austgen and directed by Lynne Collins. This production is underwritten by Diana and Mike Kinsey. The 2018 - 2019 Theatre Season Presenting Sponsor is Lutheran Medical Center.

Performances of Sin Street Social Club take place Wednesdays at 1:00 pm, Thursday through Saturday at 7:30pm, Sunday at 2:00pm, and select Saturday matinées at 2:00pm, through May 19. Sin Street Social Club is performed in repertory - for specific performance dates, consult the Arvada Center website at www.arvadacenter.org. Audience engagement events, pre-show chats with members of the cast, and audience talk backs are held for nearly every performance. To purchase tickets, and for additional details, visit https://arvadacenter.org/sin-street-social-club or call the box office at 720-898-7200.

This flirty, fun, feminist comedy is a bold new take on Aphra Behn's restoration classic The Rover, adapted by Denver playwright Jessica Austgen. Helen, a novice nun, and Florie Mae, her nightclub singing sister, take to the streets of 1916 New Orleans during Mardi Gras in a last-ditch effort to save their departed daddy's dance club. The going may be rough, but the St. Claire sisters won't let a host of dingy Storyville denizens-an overly-protective older brother, a rakish rover, and a disgruntled gangster's moll-stand in their way as they discover their destinies and ultimately find love.

Sin Street Social Club is presented by members of the Arvada Center's Black Box Repertory Company of actors, directors, technical artists, and designers. Audiences will see the repertory actors throughout the season in a variety of roles. Since the company's inception in 2017, the Black Box Repertory and its creative staff have been recognized as a groundbreaking and relevant component of the Colorado theatre community. For information on the two other plays performed in repertory, The Diary of Anne Frank (through May 17) and The Moors (through May 18), go to https://arvadacenter.org/2018-2019-arvada-center-theatre-season.

In addition to director Lynne Collins, the Arvada Center creative team includes Brian Mallgrave (Scenic Design), Shannon McKinney (Lighting Design), Jason Ducat (Sound Design), Geoffrey Kent (Fight Director), and Clare Henkel (Costume Design).

The cast features Jessica Robblee (Helen), Emily Van Fleet (Florie Mae), Zachary Andrews (Pete), Lance Rasmussen (Belville), Abner Genece (Blunt), Geoffrey Kent (Wilmore), Emma Messenger (Angie B), Regina Fernandez (Lu), and Larry Cahn (Tony Trudeau).



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