Photos: Opening night of Local’s “Elijah: An Adventure”

Benjamin Bonenfant and Anna Faye Hunter. Photo by John Moore
“Elijah: An Adventure” star Benjamin Bonenfant, with Anna Faye Hunter. Photo by John Moore


By John Moore

Sept. 22, 2012

Photos from the party following the opening-night performance of Local Theater Company’s “Elijah: An Adventure,” by Michael Mitnick. It’s one of our “11 most intriguing titles of the fall season.” More on the production here.

I crashed (what else?) the party after seeing Abster Productions’ “August, Osage County,” also at the Dairy Center (through Sept. 30).

Performance information:

When: Through Oct. 7

Where: Carsen Theater at the Dairy Center for the Arts, 2590 Walnut St., Boulder

Performances:  7:30 p.m. Thursdays through Saturdays, 4 p.m. Sundays

Tickets: $25 at the door; $22 for tickets purchased in advance, or $18 for tickets bought in advance by students or members of the Colorado Theatre Guild

Contact:  303-440-7826, or


Eden Lane, host of “In Focus with Eden Lane” on Channel 12, and “Elijah” playwright Michael Mitnick. Photo by John Moore


Local Theater Company co-founders Pesha Rudnick and Megan Matthews. Photo by John Moore


Lucia De Giovanni, “Elijah’s” Mare Trevathan and her husband, Eryc Eyl. Photo by John Moore


“Elijah’s” Stephen Weitz and Barbra Andrews, left, her husband Michael Stricker and Bob Buckley. Photo by John Moore


“Elijah’s” Rachel Fowler and husband Karel Lansky. Photo by John Moore


Claudia Carson, who pulled some surprise cat noises on opening night, with actor Chris Kendall. Photo by John Moore.


From left, the women of the women of “Elijah”: Rachel Fowler, Leah Watson, Mare Trevathan, Lauren Dennis and Barbra Andrews. Photo by Michael Ensminger.







By John Moore

Award-winning arts journalist John Moore was named one of the 12 most influential theater critics in the United States by American Theatre Magazine during has 12 years at The Denver Post. Hen then created a groundbreaking new media outlet covering Colorado arts an culture as an in-house, multimedia journalist for the Denver Center for the Performing Arts. He also founded The Denver Actors Fund, a nonprofit that has raised more than $600,000 for theatre artists in medical need. He is now a journalist for hire as the founder of Moore Media Colorado. You can find samples of his work at MooreJohn.Com. Contact him at