Almost Heaven: Songs and Stories of John Denver – Denver, CO

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PRESS RELEASE on "Almost Heaven: Songs and Stories of John
  Denver".  September 23, 2003
  Ricketson Theatre - Opening October 9, 2003

First seen in its 2002 Denver Center World Premiere, this new 
production features a new book, a new cast and added songs.

                  << The Ensemble >>
   Lisa Asher, Annie Golden, Darlene Bel Grayson, Marsh
        Hanson, Michael Lanning and Jim Newman

         << The Band >>
  Jeff Waxman - Conductor/Keyboards
    Dave DeMichelis - Guitar
      Johnny Neil - Fiddle/Mandolin
        Anthony Pantelis - Percussion
          Mark Simon - Bass

  Tony-nominated director and Denver Center Artistic Associate 
Randal Myler brings the John Denver hit musical back in a 
brand new production with added songs and a new cast. 
Wide-screen projections highlight Set Designer Robert Mark 
Morgan's set in the up-close and personal Ricketson Theater.
Lighting designer Dawn Chiang is joined by Costume Designer 
Kevin Copenhaven and Denver Center newcomer Sound Designer 
Eric Stahlhammer.

Songs by John Denver and others. Written and Adapted by Peter
Glazer. Orchestrations, Vocal Arrangements and Musical 
Direction by Jeff Waxman. Original Concept by Harold Thau.
Musical Consultation by Milt Okun.  <>
        Single tickets range from $16 to $43