House of Gold

Jul 29, 2017 - Aug 12, 2017

Allegorical ‘House of Gold’ examines American undercurrents through the eyes of JonBenét Ramsey.

The character of JonBenét Ramsey, whose 1996 murder in Boulder spurred an international media obsession that continues to this day, is at the heart of the controversial, allegorical play “House of Gold,” by Gregory S. Moss, which will open square product theatre’s 12th season in a regional premiere July 29.

A funny, frightening and surreal allegory about childhood trauma, “House of Gold” explores American dreams of “whiteness,” patriarchal failures and the cannibalistic nature of celebrity, all through the eyes of JonBenét Ramsey, whose story became a media obsession and enduring mystery after she was murdered in 1996 in Boulder.

The play, however, does not seek to solve the crime or propose answers.

7:30 p.m., Saturday, July 29; Thursday, Aug. 3; Friday, Aug. 4; Saturday, Aug. 5; Monday, Aug. 7; Thursday, Aug. 10; Friday, Aug. 11; Saturday, Aug. 12
6 p.m., Sunday, Aug. 6