Meet Chas Lederer who is currently performing in “Other Desert Cities’ with Cherry Creek Theatre.
Hometown: Evergreen, CO
Home now: Lakewood, CO
High school: Evergreen High School
College: University of Northern Colorado
Where have you recently performed?: At Breckenridge Backstage Theatre in “Almost Maine” and with the Denver Center Theatre Company in “A Christmas Carol.”
Three words to describe yourself: Ridiculous, Passionate, Loyal
Describe your perfect date night: Date Night? What’s that?!
Favorite food: French Fries
Favorite movie: “Forrest Gump”
Where can people find you on social media (your handle)?: @chaslederer on Instagram
Favorite role: Frog in “A Year With Frog and Toad” or Monty in “Violet”
Bucket List role: Christopher in “A Curious Incident of the Dog in the Nightime”
Explain Other Desert Cities: A slice of life looking at how families either fracture or flourish under the weight of the past.
Tell us about your role: Trip is the family mediator. Always asking for peace and brevity. In a world of chaos and confusion, Trip just wants to be grounded in love.
What should audiences take away from Other Desert Cities?: That you can’t choose family, but you can choose how to treat them.
One interesting fact about yourself you want to share: I have a fraternal twin brother! He’s alright.
- Now through April 28
- Written by Jon Robin Baitz. Directed by Sheila Ivy Traister.
- Starring Abby Apple Boes, Pamela Clifton, Chas Lederer, Michael McNeill, Lilia Vassileva
- At the Mizel Arts and Culture Center, 350 S Dahlia St, Denver, CO 80246
- Go to cherrycreektheatre.org