‘In the Upper Room’ to have Omaha Premiere at GPTC

Great Plains Theatre Commons (GPTC) local premiere of In the Upper Room written by
Beaufield Berry

Omaha, NE —Great Plains Theatre Commons (GPTC) will premiere IN THE UPPER ROOM
June 1-3 at 7:30pm at Creighton’s Lied Education Center for the Arts, 2500 California Plaza.
Tickets are available for free at http://www.gptcplays.com. GPTC is pleased to offer the local
premiere of this work by Omaha playwright Beaufield Berry. IN THE UPPER ROOM premiered
to rave reviews at the Denver Center for Performing Arts earlier this year.

“We have been so honored to support Beau’s voice as a storyteller, from her first Great Plains
Theatre Conference script more than a decade ago to this large-scale production. Her current
success as a national theatre artist brings intelligence, humor and a much-needed
perspective to the stage. IN THE UPPER ROOM was part of our conference play labs in 2017 and it is thrilling to be able to share its fully-realized form with our community” said Artistic
and Administrative Coordinator Kevin Lawler.

For tickets: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/gptc-playfest-in-the-upper-room-tickets-334865681267
The play is a co-production with Creighton University Fine and Performing Arts and The Union
for Contemporary Art and sponsored in part by the National Endowment for the Arts and
Mutual of Omaha. Denise Chapman, Producing Artistic Director at The Union for
Contemporary Art is directing. All Great Plains Theatre Commons events are free and open to
the public. Visit http://www.gptcplays.com to learn more or email commons@gptcplays.com.