Theatreworks London Tour
Depart from Denver International Airport (DIA) on January 4 2024; accommodations at the Royal Horseguards Hotel, January 5 - 14, 2024.
Are you an avid international traveler? A die-hard arts patron? An anglophile, or a lover of all things on stage? Join the Theatreworks team for a one-of-a-kind tour of London's vibrant theatre scene, featuring 10 days in London, 6 theatrical productions, insightful commentary from theatre professionals and guest speakers, and the sparkling company of other arts patrons!
Your $4950 registration includes*:
- 9 nights accommodation at the Royal Horseguards Hotel in standard rooms (double occupancy) with full English breakfast daily. The hotel is situated on the Thames, with easy walking to Trafalgar Square, Big Ben, the South Bank, and more.
- Tickets to 6 shows (see below for details), and several appearances from guest speakers associated with the shows. (Previous speakers include Mark Rylance, Bryan Cranston, James McAvoy, and more!)
- Morning meetings to discuss the plays and London’s theatrical landscape with Theatreworks Artistic Director Caitlin Lowans, UCCS Theatre & Dance Professor Dr. Max Shulman, and special guests.
- One 3-course dinner with drinks in a private dining room at the restaurant 34 Mayfair.
- A $750 contribution to Theatreworks (along with our boundless gratitude and an “arts patron” line for your resume).
Ready to join us?
If you have other questions about the tour, please reach out to Lily DiSilverio or stay tuned for an information session coming in June!
*To accommodate individual preferences for international travel, please note your airfare is SEPARATE from your tour registration. $2,475 is due at registration to secure your space, with full payment due September 15.
Caitlin Lowans (Theatreworks Artistic Director)
Caitlin Lowans is a theatre director, arts educator and community-builder, currently serving as the Artistic Director at Theatreworks Colorado Springs, the professional theatre in residence at the University of Colorado Colorado Springs. Prior to Theatreworks, Caitlin came from Chicago, completing coursework for their MFA in Directing at Northwestern University, with thesis currently in process (yes, Mom, it will get done!). Prior to Northwestern, Caitlin served as the Associate Artistic Director and Director of Education at Greater Boston Stage Company (formerly Stoneham Theatre), an Equity Theatre north of Boston, as well as freelance director, teaching artist, and dramaturg in New England.
Max Shulman (VAPA Professor and acting Theatre Chair)
Max Shulman is an associate professor in the Theatre and Dance Program. His area of expertise is 19th and early 20th century U.S. theater with a focus on the formation of national identity. He is the author of The American Pipe Dream: Performance of Drug Addiction, 1890-1940, with the University of Iowa Press, which traces the formation of the addict in the U.S. imaginary. He is the co-editor of Performing the Progressive Era: Immigration, Nationalism, and Urban Life, also with Iowa. His work has appeared in Modern Drama, Theatre Topics, Theatre Annual, Studies in American Jewish Literature, and on HowlRound.com. He is also a member of the Eugene O’Neill Review editorial board. Locally, he serves as the “resident contributing dramaturge” for UCCS Dramaturgy and Theatreworks.
Music by Andrew Lloyd-Webber, Book by Don Black and Christopher Hampton, Directed by Jamie Lloyd
Haunted by her memories and dreams, movie star Norma Desmond (Nicole Scherzinger) yearns to return to the big screen. A struggling screenwriter who can’t sell his scripts to the Hollywood studios may be her only hope, until their dangerous and compelling relationship leads to disastrous circumstances.
Drenched in champagne and cynicism, Sunset Boulevard scrutinizes the ambitions and frustrations of its characters and their intoxicating need for fame and adoration.
by Alice Birch after Federico García Lorca, Directed by Rebecca Frecknall
In the domain of Bernarda Alba, a daughter who disobeys is no longer a daughter. Forced to live under their mother’s tight grip as they mourn their father’s death, can five sisters survive when young Adela dares for passion and freedom?Olivier Award-winner Harriet Walter (Succession) plays the formidable matriarch, guarding her reputation against the rising tide of her family’s desires in this pitch-black drama exploring the consequences of oppressing women.
Following Olivier Award-winning revivals of Cabaret and A Streetcar Named Desire, Rebecca Frecknall makes her directorial debut at the National Theatre with Alice Birch’s (Normal People) new version of Federico García Lorca’s modern masterpiece.
Music and Lyrics by Frank Loesser, Book by Jo Swerling and Abe Burrows, Directed by Nicholas Hytner
The Bridge transforms for one of the greatest musicals of all time. It has more hit songs, more laughs and more romance than any show ever written. The seating is wrapped around the action while the immersive tickets transport you to the streets of Manhattan and the bars of Havana in the unlikeliest of love stories. Join us on Broadway for the explosion of joy that is Guys & Dolls.