Amidst the bustle of a crowded London train station, Georgie spots Alex, a much older man, and plants a kiss on his neck. This electric encounter thrusts these two strangers into a fascinating and life-changing game. Directed by Chris Thatcher, Simon Stephens' sharply original HEISENBERG brings to blazing, theatrical life the uncertain and often comical sparring match that is human connection.

Playwright Simon Stephens is internationally renowned for The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time. Drala Productions brings you the Boulder premiere of HEISENBERG, starring Danny Mann and Kasey Lohman. The play will be performed in an intimate audience configuration, as it was in the original Off-Broadway and Broadway productions.

Chris Thatcher

Chris Thatcher


Drala Productions, LLC, founded in 2018 by Chris Thatcher, is a Boulder, Colorado based production company. Drala produces projects spanning a wide range of genres and budgets. Drala’s focus is high quality actor-driven performances and events.

Drala strives to produce artistic material that is entertaining, thought-provoking, and transcends conflict in a way that inspires the best in us to stand up.

Drala, is a Tibetan word which means “beyond aggression.” Drala is the potential to communicate deeply with life. Drala is about courage; those who speak and walk their truth attract the dralas. We invoke the dralas when we take responsibility for the individual and collective challenges we face.
— Bill Scheffel, Poet and Documentary Filmmaker
For a transitory enchanted moment man must have held his breath in the presence of this continent, compelled into an aesthetic contemplation he neither understood nor desired, face to face for the last time in history with something commensurate to his capacity for wonder.
— F. Scott Fitzgerald, The Great Gatsby
I’ve seen things you people wouldn’t believe. Attack ships on fire off the shoulder of Orion. I watched C-beams glitter in the dark near the Tannhäuser Gate. All those moments will be lost in time, like tears in rain. Time to die.
— Rutger Hauer as Roy Batty, Blade Runner (1982)
Benediction, may your trails be crooked winding lonesome dangerous leading to the most amazing view, may your mountains rise into and above the clouds, may your rivers flow without end meandering through pastoral valleys tinkling with bells past temples and castles and poet’s towers into a dark primeval forest where tigers belch and monkeys howl, through miasma mysterious swamps infested with crocodiles, and down from there into a desert of red rock, blue ices, domes and pinnacles and grottos of endless stone and down down again into a deep vast ancient unknown chasm where bars of sunlight blaze on profiled cliffs, where deer walk across the white sand beaches, where storms come and go as lightning clangs upon the high crags, where something strange and more beautiful and more full of wonder than your deepest dreams waits for you beyond that next turning of the canyon walls
— Edward Abbey