But the productions backstory is just as intriguing: Conceived seven years ago by playwright Michael Domitrovich, the show morphed into a sort of play with music with the addition of David Nehls, a composer and regular on the Denver theater scene. Then, after a staged reading in New York, the original producers personal problems put everything on hold for a few years. Tonight, Breach will finally get its world premiere with Evolution, which picked it up last year.
Its not a traditional musical, Laree notes. There are no songs that further the storyline like, Now Im going to sing about my feelings. Its more of a rock concert wrapped into a play. And the songs, she promises, are worthy of a concert; the company is planning on packaging them into an album for download.
You can hear them all, and see the entire play, tonight at the Avenue Theater, 417 East 17th Avenue; performances continue Fridays and Wednesdays through May 27. For tickets, $17 to $25, and a complete schedule, call 303-321-5925 or go to www.evolutiontheatredenver.com.
Wednesdays, Fridays, 7:30 p.m.; Mon., May 23, 7:30 p.m. Starts: May 6. Continues through May 27, 2011