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The Road: My Life with John Denver

By Randal Myler & Dan Wheetman
Directed by Randal Myler
December 3, 2016-January 15, 2017
Steinbright Stage


REGIONAL PREMIERE Filled with John Denver’s greatest hits like “Take Me Home, Country Roads,” “Rocky Mountain High,” and “Leaving On a Jet Plane,” this intimate portrait of life on the road with the legendary folk musician “movingly captures why Denver’s music still matters” (Milwaukee Journal Sentinel). David Lutken (Woody Sez, Ring of Fire) returns to People’s Light to portray a man whose personal highs and lows mirrored those of Denver’s as they toured the country together. Experience this rare glimpse of the man behind the music and the funny and poignant stories behind the songs.

Dinner & A Show Packages

Enjoy a prix fixe dinner and a show package for $79 (Wednesday, Thursday, Sunday evening) and $87 (Friday, Saturday, Sunday matinee) at The Farmhouse Bistro prior to the Wed-Sun evening performances. That's a savings of up to 15% off the single ticket price.

Performer: David M. Lutken* (until 12/18/16)
Performer: Katie Deal*
Performer: Sam Sherwood* (from 12/20/16)
Director: Randal Myler
Set Design: James F. Pyne, Jr.
Lighting Designer: Lily Fossner
Arranger: Dan Wheetman
Music Director: David M. Lutken
Production Stage Manager: Jason Pizzi*
Line Producer: Zak Berkman and Charles T. Brastow

* Member, Actors' Equity Association, the Union of Professional Actors and Stage Managers.


The Road: My Life with John Denver Press Release

In Anticipation of the Regional Premiere of The Road: My Life with John Denver
by Steven Brodsky, DelCo Culture Vultures


The Road: The songs and sorrows of being in John Denver's band
by Nancy Chen, Philadelphia Inquirer

Review: The Road: My Life with John Denver at People’s Light
by Deb Miller, DC Metro Theater Arts

Pleasant memories of John Denver on The Road at People’s Light
by Margi Royal, DelCo Culture Vultures