Afterlife: A Ghost Story

OCTOBER 12-29, 2017

by Steve Yockey

Springs Ensemble Theatre continues its eighth season with an intimate and otherworldly production of Steve Yockey’s  afterlife: a ghost story.

Steve Yockey, creator of Wolves, The Fisherman’s Wife, and Octopus, brings his fresh, magical style to this literal ghost story. afterlife: a ghost story follows Connor and Danielle, a couple forced to confront an unbearable loss while preparing their beachfront home for a massive storm. When the storm finally breaks over them, they must face a new world haunted by unsent letters, unexpected snow, unfinished sandcastles, and unrelenting messengers who have motives of their own.

afterlife: a ghost story is directed by SET member Sarah S. Shaver and showcases some of Colorado Springs’ best talent, including SET ensemble members Jenny Maloney and Max Ferguson, as well as guest artists Lynne Hastings, David Corder, Barbara Summerville, and newcomer Kevin Koops.

Performances of afterlife: a ghost story will occur at Springs Ensemble Theatre, located at 1903 E. Cache La Poudre Street, Colorado Springs, CO 80909. The play runs October 12-29. (Thursdays – Saturdays at 7:30 p.m. and Sundays at 4:00 p.m. Please note there is no matinee on Sunday, October 15.) Seating is limited, so SET recommends making reservations early. Tickets are $15 with $10 student rush seats, when available, ten minutes prior to the show start time with a valid I.D. Please be aware this production contains adult language.

Cast and Production Team


Jenny Maloney Danielle
Max Ferguson Connor
Kevin Koops Young Man
David Corder Postman/Black Bird
Lynne Hastings Proprietress
Barbara Summerville Seamstress

Production Team

Jenny Maloney Executive Producer
Sarah S. Shaver Executive Producer/Director
Hannah Alden McCullough Co-Producer/Stage Manager
Jack Salesses Scenic Designer/Build Coordinator
Brianna G. Pilon Lighting Designer
Karen Holloway Costume Designer
Bob Morsch Sound Designer
Carley Crowder Prop Designer
Charles Redding Puppet Designer
Jillmarie Peterson Puppet Designer
Sandy Salesses Scenic Painter
Dorian Perez Scenic Painter