Small Mouth Sounds


Small Mouth Sounds

How do you speak your mind when you can’t say a word?

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March 13 – May 14, 2020

Black Box

Tickets: Starting at $45 (Previews $30)

By Bess Wohl
Directed by Lynne Collins

Black Box Theatre Season Sponsor:
Diana and Mike Kinsey

SCL Health - 2019-20120 Arvada Center Theatre Season Presenting Sponsor

Opening Night Sponsor:

US Bank

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Set in a Zen retreat, we meet six strangers whose desires to connect are at direct odds with their vows of silence. An off-Broadway hit, this unique and heartfelt story asks many questions without saying a word.

Regional Premiere


Genre: Contemporary Play


Content: Young Adult to Adult


Performance Dates

Performances: March 10 – May 14, 2020, Thurs – Sat at 7:30 pm, Wed at 1:00 pm, Sat – Sun at 2:00 pm


Cast List

Josh Robinson - Teacher 
Jessica Austgen – Joan
Kate Gleason – Judy
Geoffrey Kent – Ned
Jake Mendes – Rodney
Kevin Rich – Jan
Emily Van Fleet - Alicia


Talk Backs

These discussions offered after select performances cover interesting subjects about the production with members of the cast, director and/or designers. Talk Backs are held following every performance except opening night and closing matinee.



Happy Hour with the cast

Stay after the performance on Friday evening, May 1 and enjoy a social happy hour with the cast! Complimentary light snacks will be provided, and a cash bar will offer happy hour pricing.



Theatre Salons

Have a passion for theatre? Then join the Arvada Center Theatre Salon where you’ll spend 4 weeks exploring the script and its themes, the sets and costumes, the playwright and the history behind it all. You’ll also have the opportunity to see the production and meet the people who make it happen!

Theatre Salon dates:

  • Classes: Thursday evenings 7-9 pm, March 19 - April 9, 2020
  • Performance: March 26 at 7:30 pm

Learn More & Register


Repertory Calendar

Small Mouth Sounds is performed in repertory alongside A Midsummer Night’s Dream and Agatha Christie's Murder on the Orient Express. That gives audiences the chance to see the same actors playing different roles throughout the spring.


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