“Gabra, Bill and I were looking for a project to do together,” she continues. “I found this play and fell in love with it, and they fell in love with it, too. All the characters are in professional and moral crisis, and it’s interesting in terms of structure — all monologues, and the three stories converge in the end. It has a little bit of an existential No Exit feel: They’re telling their stories with visceral honesty be-cause they’ve got nothing left to lose. Also, it’s sexy.”
Fowler was drawn to the Grant-Humphreys, at 770 Pennsylvania Avenue, because of both its beauty and the proscenium stage in the basement. “The family always wanted theater there,” she says. “It was in their will when they bequeathed it to the city.”
The show runs today through Tuesday and again March 2 through 4, at 7:30 p.m. each night. Tickets are a suggested donation of $20, and proceeds go to History Colorado. For information, call 720-439-9830 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Mondays, Tuesdays, Sundays, 7:30 p.m. Starts: Feb. 23. Continues through March 4, 2014