PRODUCTION HISTORY

2019 SEASON

 

August 22 - September 7, 2019

SUICIDE LIES more...

(World Premiere)

written by Karon Majeel

directed by Hugo Jon Sayles

starring: Rav'n Moon, Maria Ibederci Rodriguez, Laura Chavez, Iliana L Barron, Angelica Rivera, Esther Pinales, OD Duhu, LaDios Muhammad & Shadi Kafi

August 9 & 10, 2019

September 13 & 14, 2019

TU TERNURA MOLOTOV

(Regional Premiere)

in collaboration w/ Latinx Theatre Guild of Colorado

written by Gustavo Ott

directed by Marialuisa Burgos

starring: Paola Miranda & Miguel Martimen

April 18 - 20, 2019

THE B WORD more...

(World Premiere)

adapted from a narrative by Greg Tate

directed by Jimmy Walker

starring: Rion Evans, Michael Bateman & Don Randle

2018 SEASON

 

May 24 - June 9, 2018

THE LIFE & TIMES OF OL' ALFRED more...

written by Jon Ian Sayles

directed by Hugo Jon Sayles

starring: Angel Mendez, Colette Brown & Timesha Sumpter

February 8 - 27, 2018

CRYING WOLF: STORIES OF THE LUPUS WARRIORS more...

(World Premiere)

written by Rhonda Jackson

directed by Khadija Haynes

starring: Dr. Yvonne Henderson, Maru Garcia & Darcy Orrok

2017 SEASON

 

August 17 - September 2, 2017

THE SISTERS, SWEETWATER more...

(World Premiere)

written by Hugo Jon Sayles

directed by Jimmy Walker

starring: Janice Guy-Sayles, Felicia Gallegos Pettis, Dr. Yvonne Henderson, Dee Burleson, Jermal Love, Antwaun Johnson, Dawnyle Ashemu, Sharrie Gaybriano & Don Randle

May 18 - June 3, 2017

A GOOD CHILD TOO SOON more...

(World Premiere)

written by Jimmy Walker

directed by Hugo Jon Sayles

starring: Shaleec Thomas, Timesha Sumpter, Colette Brown, Dr. Yvonne Henderson, Don Randle & Arnold King

2016 SEASON


January 7 - 23, 2016

THE OTHER BED
(Regional Premiere)

written & directed by Mark Ivan Branche

starring: Barbara Porreca, Colette Brown, Darcy Orrok, Lina Ramirez, LaDios Muhammad, Paola Miranda & Mitch Marquez


2015 SEASON

 

May 21 - June 6, 2015

THE FIVE POINTS / WRAPPED AROUND MY SOUL

a company created acapella musical

written & directed by Jimmy Walker

music director: Dee Burleson

starring: Santemu Aakhu, Ansherea James, Darnell Walton, Kathleen Sargent & Dee Burleson
 

January 8 - 24, 2015
DOIN' THE MOST

A Variety Show

In collaboration w/ The Black Actor's Guild
 

2014 SEASON
 

August 8 - 23, 2014
PACKIN' IT IN (TWO STAR-CROSSED ARTISTS) more...

(World Premiere)

by Jim Lee
directed by Jimmy Walker

starring: Don Randle & Ebony "Isis" Booth

 

February 20 - March 8, 2014

THE FIVE POINTS / WRAPPED AROUND MY SOUL more...

(World Premiere)

a company created a cappella musical

written & directed by Jimmy Walker

music director: Dee Burleson

starring: Santemu Aakhu, Darnell Walton, Kathleen Sargent,

Dee Burleson & Latoya Willis
 

2013 SEASON
 

June 13 - 30, 2013
THE GOSPEL AT COLONUS

conceived & adapted by Lee Bruer

music composed by Bob Telson

in collaboration w/ Su Teatro

produced by Anthony J Garcia

directed by Jimmy Walker

music directors: Michael A Williams, Ervia P Davis & Dee Burleson

starring: Don Randle, Roslyn Washington, Martin Estes, Jesse Ogas, Krisangela Washington, Charlie Romero, Theo Wilson, Jose Guerrero, Bill Starks, Lara Gallegos, Felicia Gallegos-Pettis, Robertta Moore, Willie Singleton, Dwayne Carrington, Vincent C Robinson, Dee Burleson, Daryl Walker, Joseph Mendiola, Toby Rampa, Dominique Holloway, Cipriano Ortega, Santemu Aakhu, Amy Luna, Angelina Gurule, Autumn Johnson, Yolanda Ortega, Gwen Hudson, Linda Theus-Lee, Tagana Declutte, Lorena Perez, Shaunte Milton, Mehry Eslaminia & Ervia P. Davis
 

June 13 - 15 / 27 - 29
 PRISON / STREET / PRISON more...

Performance Art installation

created by Hugo Jon Sayles & Brian Freeland
In collaboration w/ LIDA Project & Red Line Museum

starring: Jeff Campbell, Corin Chavez, Tim Johnson, Parnell McGee II, Lorenzo Sariñana & Kenny Storms

March 14 - 30, 2013
IN THE PRESENCE OF GOD

written & directed by Hugo Jon Sayles

starring: Gwen Hudson, Colette Brown, Ghandia Johnson, Makelsii Simmons, Kw. Brock Johnson, Derek Hill, Lawrence Allen, Britni Lashun & Hugo Jon Sayles
 

2012 SEASON
 

November 14 - 17, 2012
IN THE PRESENCE OF GOD more...

(World Premiere)

written & directed by Hugo Jon Sayles

starring: Gwen Hudson, Colette Brown, Summer Dion, Makelsii Simmons, Don Randle, Derek Hill, Lawrence Allen & Parnell McGee II

 

2011 PREVIEW SEASON
 

October 20 - November 5, 2011
THE FINAL MILE TO PROVIDENCE more...

(World Premiere)

written & directed by Arnold King
In collaboration w/ Shadow Theatre Company

starring: Dominique Holloway, LaDios Muhammad,

Kiana Coney, Kenya Pollard & Anicia Streete

 

CELEBRATE AFRICAN-AMERICAN THEATRE DAY

A celebration and recognition of African-American Theater and its contribution to Denver and Colorado's cultural landscape.

In 2013, Denver Mayor Michael Hancock proclaimed that June 15th shall be Celebrate African-American Theatre Day in Denver to honor the legacy of African-American arts and commemorating 45 years of black theatre in the mile high city!

June 16, 2019 - 6th Annual

Hosted by Jimmy Walker & Arnold King

featuring :

Celebrating The Development of Black Theatre

Donald Todd Icon Award presented to donnie l. betts

June 16, 2018 - 5th Annual

Hosted by Jimmy Walker & Arnold King

featuring :

Celebrating Denver Black Arts Company

A scene from DAFT

written by John McCallum

directed by Carol McCallum Shockness

performed by Dwayne Carrington & Donahue Hayes with Carol McCallum Shockness & Vincent C Robinson

Celebrating Eulipions Inc.

"Live Where You Can" from THE GOSPEL AT COLONUS

performed by Daryl Walker, Don Randle, Felicia Gallegos Pettis, Roslyn Washington, Willie Singleton, Lara Gallegos, Bill Starks & Santemu Aakhu

Celebrating Shadow Theatre Company

"Jelly, Jelly" & "Misty" from IN SEARCH OF ECKSTINE: A LOVE STORY

written & directed by Hugo Jon Sayles

performed by Hugo Jon Sayles, Dwayne Carrington & Rhonda Jackson

Donald Todd Icon Award presented to Roslyn Washington

June 18, 2017 - 4th Annual

Celebrating the 35th Anniversary of Eulipions, the 20th Anniversary of Shadow Theatre Company and the 5th Anniversary of The SOURCE Theatre Company

Hosted by Kiana Coney

Testimonials by Jo Bunton Keel, Hugo Jon Sayles, Roslyn Washington, Dwayne Carrington, Vincent C Robinson, Joseph Graves, Kiana Coney, Arnold King, Colette Brown & Don Randle

Donald Todd Icon Award presented to Vincent C Robinson

June 15, 2016 - 3rd Annual

Celebrating the 40th Anniversary of Denver Black Arts Company

Hosted by Don Randle

Musical performance by Carroll McCallum-Shockness & Hugo Jon Sayles

Testimonials by Jimmy Walker, Hugo Jon Sayles, Ken Grimes, L'Kuicha Parks, Clynthia Burton Graham, Sabra Howell, Vincent C Robinson & Jo Bunton Keel

Donald Todd Icon Award presented to Jim Lee

 

June 15, 2015 - 2nd Annual

Hosted by Don Randle

featuring

DAUGHTERS OF PAIN

(World Premiere)

written & directed by Hugo Jon Sayles
performed by Kiana Coney

Public Reading:

THE MINSTREL AND THE BARD

written & performed by Cajardo Rameer Lindsey

Special Presentation:
CIVIL RIGHTS STORIES- THE MOSLEYS

presented in collaboration w/ Grand Design, Inc.

written & directed by Hugo Jon Sayles

performed by Colette Brown & Parnell McGee II

Encore Performance:
THE FIVE POINTS / WRAPPED AROUND MY SOUL

written & directed by Jimmy Walker

Poetry by C Hope

Musical performance by Sheryl McCallum

Improv by The Black Actors Guild

Monologue by Corin Chavez

Donald Todd Icon Award presented to Orville Springs

June 15, 2014 - 1st Annual

Hosted by Arnold King

Celebrating EDEN Theatrical Workshop, Denver Black Arts Company, Eulipions, Shadow Theatre Company & The SOURCE Theatre Company

featuring
Public Reading:

A MAN AND HIS SHADOW

written & directed by Arnold King

performed by Parnell McGee II & Lawrence Allen

Public Reading:

MORNING STAR / EDEN

written & directed by Arnold King

performed by Colette Brown, Parnell McGee II & Lawrence Allen

Encore Performance:
THE FIVE POINTS / WRAPPED AROUND MY SOUL

written & directed by Jimmy Walker

performed by Dee Burleson, Ansherea James, Santemu Aakhu, Kathleen Sargeant & Darnell Walton

Poetry by Jim Lee & Ayinde Russell

Monologues by Parnell McGee II & Lawrence Allen

In Memoriam:  Remembering Donald Todd, John McCallum, James McCallum, Daryl Haynes, Opalonga Pugh & Jeffrey Nickelson

Improv by The Black Actors Guild

 

WORDFEST

Music, poetry and theater converge in the WordFest, an exploration of culture and social issues through performance and storytelling. A collaboration exploring the crossovers between the African-American and Latino cultures. 

 

April 17 - 28, 2019

5th EVER WORDFEST & ARTISTS OF COLOR (AOC) SUMMIT

in collaboration w/ Su Teatro

Featuring:

The SOURCE Theatre Company in…

THE B WORD

(World Premiere)

adapted from a narrative by Greg Tate

directed by Jimmy Walker

The Combat Hippies in…

AMAL

(Regional Premiere)

written & performed by The Combat Hippies direction & dramaturgy by Teo Castellanos

Latinx Theatre Guild of Colorado rehearsed reading of:

TU TERNURA MOLTOV

written by Gustavo Ott

directed by Marialuisa Burgos

The SOURCE Theatre Company reading of:

THE LAST JUDGMENT: THE STORY OF DESSALINES

excerpt from a novel-in-progress by Arnold King

The SOURCE Theatre Company rehearsed reading of:

SUICIDE LIES

written by Karon Majeel

directed by Hugo Jon Sayles

Su Teatro rehearsed reading of:

THE FABULOUS SINKHOLE

written by Jesus Salvador Trevino

directed by Anthony J Garcia

Su Teatro rehearsed reading of:

DEMENTIA

written by Evelina Fernandez

directed by Debra Gallegos

El Teatro VolARTE rehearsed reading of:

CUARENTA Y OCHO (48)

written by Anthony J Garcia

directed by Jose Guerrero

Su Teatro rehearsed reading of:

NORTHSIDE

written by Bobby LeFebre

directed by Phil Luna

April 18 - 29, 2018

4th EVER WORDFEST & ARTISTS OF COLOR (AOC) SUMMIT

in collaboration w/ Su Teatro

Featuring:

The Carpetbag Theatre in…

SPEED KILLED MY COUSIN

(Regional Premiere)

written by Linda Parris-Bailey

directed by Andrea Assaf

C.A.R.P.A. San Diego in…

AND HE BECAME MAN

(Regional Premiere)

written and starring Samuel Valdez

The SOURCE Theatre Company presentation of:

An Evening With Author/Poet Clynthia Burton Graham

Su Teatro rehearsed reading of:

WOLF AT THE DOOR

written by Marisela Treviño Orta

directed by Hugo Jon Sayles

Su Teatro rehearsed reading of:

SIDEWAYS FENCES

written by Oscar Arguello

directed by Phil Luna

April 18 - 29, 2017
3rd EVER WORDFEST

in collaboration w/ Su Teatro
featuring

LYNETTE & FLACO’S SOCIAL JUSTICE BLOCK PARTY
(World Premiere)

written & performed by Loren Poole & Damien Flores

'57 CHEVY
(Regional Premiere)

written & directed by Cris Franco

performed by Ric Salinas

Preview Performance by The SOURCE Theatre Company:

A GOOD CHILD TOO SOON

written by Jimmy Walker

directed by Hugo Jon Sayles

Public Reading by Su Teatro:

ROSA LINDA

written by Rudolfo Anaya

directed by Anthony J Garcia

Presented by The SOURCE Theatre Company & Su Teatro:

TRIBUTE TO GIL SCOTT-HERON

directed by Jimmy Walker

Public Reading by Su Teatro:

¡ASK A MEXICAN!

adapted by Anthony J Garcia from the syndicated column by Gustavo Arellano

directed by Anthony J Garcia

Public Reading by Su Teatro:

GRAB YOUR ROCKS AND THROW

created & directed by Jozer Guerrero

April 19 - 30, 2016
2nd EVER WORDFEST

in collaboration w/ Su Teatro
featuring

DREAMSCAPE
(Regional Premiere)

written & directed by Rickerby Hinds

performed by John Merchant & Natali Micciche

Concert Performance by Lakou Mizik

Public Reading by The SOURCE Theatre Company:

A CANDLE LIT IN THE DARK

written & directed by Hugo Jon Sayles

Public Reading by Su Teatro:

THE RIVER BRIDE

written by Marisela Trevino Orta

directed by Phil Luna

Public Reading by The SOURCE Theatre Company:

PACKIN' IT IN (TWO STAR-CROSSED ARTISTS)

written by Jim Lee
directed by Jimmy Walker

Public Reading by Su Teatro:

REMEMBER EL ALAMO

written by Al Ramirez

directed by Anthony J Garcia

 

READINGS & WORKSHOP PRESENTATIONS

May 2, 2017

Workshop Presentation:

CRYING WOLF: STORIES OF THE LUPUS WARRIORS

written by Rhonda Jackson

directed by Linda Robinson

November 19, 2015

A GOOD CHILD TOO SOON

written & directed by Jimmy Walker

November 14, 2015

EMASCULATION: THE LOSS OF SELF-ESTEEM

written by Greg Tate
directed by Jimmy Walker

 

June 23, 2015

THE OTHER BED

written & directed by Mark Ivan Branche

 

March 3, 2015

Workshop Presentation:

THE SOUND OF FREEDOM

Book by Ansherea James; Music by Dee Burleson

directed by Arnold King

 

July, 2012

MORNING STAR / EDEN

written & directed by Arnold King

 

June 28 - 29, 2012

Workshop Presentation:

IN THE PRESENCE OF GOD-  DOWN 'DAT DUSTY ROAD

by Hugo Jon Sayles

directed by Hugo Jon Sayles & Arnold King

March, 2012

ROCKY FLATS

by Jim Lee

directed by Jimmy Walker

March, 2012

HEDGEROW SPEARS

by Jim Lee

directed by Jimmy Walker

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