Karen Hartman: Well, neither. Brian Cronan) 5. Rattlesnake is a concept album that will indeed center around Rattlesnake Kate. John Moore: What is the legend of Rattlesnake Kate? You’ve played Madison Square Garden. … Cellist Neyla Pekarek, formerly of The Lumineers, has released “Better Than Annie,” the second track from her forthcoming solo debut, premiering right here at Paste. This is Neyla’s album. We provide you with a list of stored cookies on your computer in our domain so you can check what we stored. Our website uses cookies to improve your experience. You can check these in your browser security settings. One even could say that Pekarek is shedding her skin and taking on a new form with “Rattlesnake,” which was themed around the legend of Colorado pioneer Kate McHale Slaughterback. “That snake attack could be the climax of Kate’s story, but I … Download copies of our programs from the archive, https://www.denvercenter.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/QUOTE-social-Rattlesnake-Kate-Neyla-Pekarek-Karen-Hartman1.jpg, Summit Spotlight: Neyla Pekarek and Karen Hartman on ‘Rattlesnake Kate’. Karen Hartman: I would also say that it’s just such a good move for Chris Coleman’s first commission to go to a global Colorado artist who is writing a Colorado story. ... Colorado—the story of Rattlesnake Kate. Neyla Pekarek: Rattlesnake Kate, the musical, is a completely different beast from Rattlesnake, the album I am touring. John Moore: Karen, did you two know each other or was this like a blind date? Advisory: Contains adult language and violence. John Moore: Neyla, I also just learned that you also will be performing at the 14th annual “Women with Hattitude” luncheon on May 2 in support of the Denver Center’s ongoing mission to level the playing field for women playwrights and directors. And it’s incredible that Denver Center is taking the lead. And so all these things came together like a creative lightning bolt strike in my brain. If you refuse cookies we will remove all set cookies in our domain. Book by Karen Hartman. 2019 Summit: A quick look at all five featured plays. Neyla Pekarek and Karen Hartman's new stge musical 'Rattlesnake Kate' was presented as a special concert reading at the 2019 Colorado New Play Summit. But her battles were far from over: To find a love that would last. That kind of thing. Neyla Pekarek, who left the Lumineers last year, talked about her "women-empowering" solo debut, "Rattlesnake." That clearly went away, but only through the help of a lot of really great teachers. Better Than Annie 4. Letters to The Colonel (feat. Neyla Pekarek: While I feel very lucky to have had my experience with The Lumineers, it only makes me come into this opportunity with even more appreciation. Kate McHale Slaughterback was born in 1893. I'm A Scoundrel (Feat. And Kate felt a lot of those things as well. Her name was Rattlesnake Kate, and her story stuck in my head because it was so much stranger than fiction. We provide you with a list of stored cookies on your computer in our domain so you can check what we stored. Neyla Pekarek of The Lumineers played to a packed room last night at Lost Lake Lounge. She performed songs from her “folk opera” about Rattlesnake Kate. I was not ready to move to New York to try being on Broadway. These cookies are strictly necessary to provide you with services available through our website and to use some of its features. Directed by Chris Coleman. Click on the different category headings to find out more. The story stuck with her. Learn more. Click to enable/disable essential site cookies. Since these providers may collect personal data like your IP address we allow you to block them here. History Colorado wants to he… John Moore: What about the way she lived her life speaks to you 100 years later? John Moore: And then you went to the University of Northern Colorado. Neyla Pekarek: My life has been really strange, and very lucky. On her headstone, her name simply reads "Rattlesnake Kate," per her request. John Moore: I imagine that as a single mother in Greeley in the 1920s, she was fairly ostracized. RELEASE DATE: Jan 11th, 2019. Train 2. Brian Cronan) 11. By continuing to browse the site, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. Otherwise you will be prompted again when opening a new browser window or new a tab. Not only is it an honor to have been commissioned anywhere to do something I feel insanely lucky to be doing in the first place, but even more so because this is home. Check your home library website or social media sites for details about current services and offerings. Neyla Pekarek, the cellist and classically trained vocalist formerly of The Lumineers, was in college when Rattlesnake Kate first rocked her world. Be the first to hear about DCPA shows, ticket sales, and theatre news. The new album Rattlesnake is out now. Karen Hartman: The songs on the record are complete in their own way. Neyla Pekarek Rattlesnake Out Now. I have felt very silenced by men in my life. You always can block or delete cookies by changing your browser settings and force blocking all cookies on this website. That’s when I realized, “Oh, this is more than just one song. My record is full of harmony as well, and I wanted to keep that in the stage musical. Her story is one of strength, determination, and creative fun. She happened upon the true story of the frontierswoman, who singlehandedly killed 140 snakes as they encroached on her and her son, at Greeley, CO's History Museum. Her nickname was earned on October 28, 1925, when she and her three-year-old son Ernie hurried on horseback to a local lake after hearing hunters in the area. So she plucked a “No Hunting” sign from the ground and just started clobbering them. Field-wide, the Women’s Voices Fund is way out ahead of the pack. Rattlesnake by Neyla Pekarek, released 18 January 2019 1. Each one is like its own journey. I was so enamored by this woman who lived her life exactly as she wanted to. I’m very fortunate that I stumbled into this monster machine that became The Lumineers. I’m also a Colorado native, from Denver. She didn’t really care what other people thought about her. Because these cookies are strictly necessary to deliver the website, refuseing them will have impact how our site functions. We may request cookies to be set on your device. Visit our box office in the lobby of the Helen Bonfils Theatre Complex, across from Boettcher Concert Hall in the Denver Performing Arts Complex. Learn more. We may request cookies to be set on your device. The writers at a glance: Aurora native Neyla Pekarek was a longtime cellist and vocalist with the folk-rock band The Lumineers, whose first record reached triple-platinum status with sales of more than 3 million records. It took her two hours, but she walked away and lived to tell the tale. Otherwise you will be prompted again when opening a new browser window or new a tab. They have a really great professional regional theater out there.” And I said: “Yes, yes. John Moore: When you say, “Women’s barbershop,” that makes me think of the great local band Paper Bird. The Attack 3. Aurora native Neyla Pekarek is a cellist and classically-trained vocalist who toured and recorded with The Lumineers for 8 years. This is where I fell in love with theatre, watching all the Broadway tours come through and coming to plays with my English class in high school. As we continue to prioritize the health and well-being of our patrons, artists, volunteers, staff and community, we have canceled or postponed most theatrical programming through the end of 2020. So I just mapped it all out from beginning to end. But seriously, you should just say no when two guys in a basement ask you to get into their minivan. In this daily five-part series for the DCPA NewsCenter, we introduce you to the plays and playwrights featured at the Denver Center’s 2019 Colorado New Play Summit through February 24. Arsenic 9. John Moore: I’m sure a few of them were snakes. NPR's Melissa Block talks to Neyla Pekarek, formerly of The Lumineers, about her debut solo album, Rattlesnake, which was inspired by an actual frontierswoman named "Rattlesnake Kate." I knew I wasn’t a dancer. For your background, Rattlesnake Kate was a Colorado pioneering woman of much acclaim. In order to protect herself and her 3-year-old son, who was mere feet away on horseback, she proceeded to kill 140 rattlesnakes. With her shotgun, horse, and toddler in tow, the single mother is confronted by a rattlesnake migration. Music Director Angela Steiner leads rehearsals for ‘Rattlesnake Kate.’ Photo by Adams Viscom. LEARN MORE. Brownie: Ode To A Horse 7. But in writing an album inspired by Rattlesnake Kate (a 1920s Colorado trailblazer who became notorious for … Shari VanHaselen was the theater teacher at the time, and Darin Drown was the choir teacher. … Neyla Pekarek and Brian Cronan performed a set from ‘Rattlesnake’ at the 2018 Underground Music Showcase. But she had get a little bit of proof that this happened. I grew up in Aurora and went Overland High School. More Colorado theatre coverage on the DCPA NewsCenter. Brian Cronan) 11. Since these providers may collect personal data like your IP address we allow you to block them here. Karen Hartman: So we start with this album that is really beautiful and it works gorgeously as it is. On October 28, 1925 a woman traveling with her young son in Greeley, Colorado came upon a pack of migrating rattlesnakes. We fully respect if you want to refuse cookies but to avoid asking you again and again kindly allow us to store a cookie for that. When you choose DCPA Event Services, our on-site team of planners, designers and technicians will work with you every step of the way to create the event of your dreams. John Moore: How did she kill all those snakes? I do hope that top-40 radio people who have heard of The Lumineers but wouldn’t normally go to a musical will come and give it a chance. When someone tells me, “I hate musicals,” I think, “Well, then you just haven’t seen the right one.” There are so many different kinds of musicals. Around 100 years ago near Greeley, Kate McHale Slaughterback came upon a migration of rattlesnakes while on her horse with her young son. A collection of songs inspired by Rattlesnake Kate, a badass frontierswoman who fought off 140 snakes to protect her young son. It’s like when people say they don’t like to read books. But in a musical, you want a song to be open at the end, or to be used within dialogue. Brian Cronan) 5. There’s no reason any of this should have worked out. She not only lived to tell the tail, she made a dress out of their skins!UNISEX TEE INFO:Printed on a white, Bella + Canvas brand, 100% ringspun high quality cotton tee. Pekarek says. They’re paying us to write this show? WOMEN'S TEE INFO: Just today in rehearsal, one of our actors got teary talking about how her story speaks to her as a young woman. Interested in helping us? And plays written by women still make up only about 28 percent of all plays staged in America – and that’s not even counting Shakespeare. I come from such a barbershop background, so I have always been attracted to that kind of sound. We use cookies to let us know when you visit our websites, how you interact with us, to enrich your user experience, and to customize your relationship with our website. Rattlesnake is a concept album that will indeed center around Rattlesnake Kate. John Moore: Seriously, how do even begin describe your crazy life so far? I was such a shy kid and I didn’t like being in front of people. What a brilliant move. This has just been an incredible experience. Rattlesnake Kate, or Katherine McHale Slaughterback (also, for a time, Kate Garner), was born in 1894 in a log cabin in Colorado, and has a history worthy of any Western legend. Whiskers 6. Neyla Pekarek’s solo debut album tells the story of Rattlesnake Kate, a badass frontierwoman who fought off 120 snakes to protect her young son. Brian Cronan) 5. The play in a nutshell: Around 100 years ago near Greeley, Kate McHale Slaughterback came upon a migration of rattlesnakes while on her horse with her young son. About our age recommendations As the story goes, Kate came upon a rattlesnake while hunting for her supper back in 1925. They were so influential in me becoming who I am. In October of 2018, after touring the world behind a Billboard number two album and the chart-topping Cleopatra as a member of the Lumineers, cellist/singer Neyla Pekarek announced that she was parting ways with the Grammy-nominated Americana group. Because the story goes, Kate came upon a rattlesnake whereas attempting to find her supper again in 1925. Many of our member libraries are currently adjusting their services to the public. You can check these in your browser security settings. The Attack 3. Today: Neyla Pekarek and Karen Hartman, writers of ‘Rattlesnake Kate.’. It’’s clear why Neyla Pekarek found the ideal subject matter in Rattlesnake Kate. Pekarek’s album, Rattlesnake, has some legendary origins. After the infamous showdown, “Rattlesnake Kate” became a global sensation. Karen Hartman: I said to Neyla: “If you want to be Kate, you’re Kate, obviously. She not only lived to tell the tail, she made a dress out of their skins! Neyla Pekarek, the cellist and classically trained vocalist formerly of The Lumineers, was in college when Rattlesnake Kate first rocked her world. And now we’re making it into this other thing. We use cookies to let us know when you visit our websites, how you interact with us, to enrich your user experience, and to customize your relationship with our website. Mary Kate Morrissey is playing our main Kate and I just look at her in awe. Telling one of the greatest untold stories of the wild west, Pekarek … She graduated from the Yale School of Drama and is Senior Artist in Residence at the University of Washington. Neyla Pekarek: It’s a small, local band called The Lumineers. We need 2 cookies to store this setting. "Western stories are so dominated by men. It started out with two guys in their basement asking me if I wanted to get into a minivan and play shows. And it just grows on you. Hold On Tight 10. A new musical celebrating the true story of a Colorado woman the world wasn’t ready for. Thanks so much to everyone who’s listened to my new song I WANT EVER... YTHING ️ Written for our upcoming stage production of Rattlesnake Kate, this song is about Kate being exactly who she was—strong, empowered, outspoken, independent, unconventional—and deserving of validation, respect and love. Please be aware that this might heavily reduce the functionality and appearance of our site. We’ve had to cancel multiple shows and programs in the wake of the COVID-19 outbreak and that has taken a heavy financial toll. Ticket agents also are available in person at each theatre one hour prior to each show. Whiskers 6. Playing cello in one of the world’s biggest rock groups isn’t quite like exterminating rattlesnakes en masse, but her time with the Lumineers could be harrowing nonetheless. A collection of songs inspired by Rattlesnake Kate, a badass frontierswoman who fought off 140 snakes to protect her young son. John Moore: Neyla, let’s talk about your roots. Click to enable/disable Google reCaptcha. In October of 2018, after touring the world behind a Billboard number two album and the chart-topping Cleopatra as a member of the Lumineers, cellist/singer Neyla Pekarek announced that she was parting ways with the Grammy-nominated Americana group. Neyla Pekarek: So I have always been a fan of musical theater. 4 p.m., Saturday, February 24 only, Seawell Ballroom SOLD OUT, Neyla Pekarek in rehearsal for’ Rattlesnake Kate.’ Photo by Adams VisCom. I feel at home in the theatre. I say they just don’t know the right books to read. Karen Hartman: I have been a woman playwright in the world for a long time. Rattlesnake was released on January 18, 2019 via S-Curve Records. And then I had this very strange roundabout where I was in a band for a while, and I traveled the world with them, and then recently I came back to my musical-theater roots. Music and Lyrics by Neyla Pekarek. Rattlesnake Kate. She really didn’t take a lot of crap from anybody. You can also change some of your preferences. One even could say that Pekarek is shedding her skin and taking on a new form with “Rattlesnake,” which was themed around the legend of Colorado pioneer Kate McHale Slaughterback. Due to security reasons we are not able to show or modify cookies from other domains. So it’s actually been a real treat to have written these songs for these other voices. She then famously made a dress from their skins. John Moore: OK, so I know The Lumineers have been incredibly successful. Check to enable permanent hiding of message bar and refuse all cookies if you do not opt in. You can read about our cookies and privacy settings in detail on our Privacy Policy Page. She bravely killed over 100 of the snakes, fashioned a dress out of their skins, and was promptly nicknamed “Rattlesnake Kate”. The Perfect Gown 8. Hold On Tight 10. Neyla Pekarek: A few years ago, I started writing songs about this woman without an end plan, and it quickly got out of control where I wrote a whole bunch of songs and put them on a record called Rattlesnake. MELISSA BLOCK, HOST: On an October day in 1925, a frontierswoman named Kate McHale Slaughterback etched her name into Colorado folklore. Neyla Pekarek: The bottom line is, I got to make a record exactly the way I wanted to make it. Our website uses cookies to improve your experience. Around 100 years ago near Greeley, Colorado, frontierswoman Kate Slaughterback fought tooth, nail and rifle to save her son, killing 140 rattlesnakes in one quick-thinking and courageous battle. Neyla Pekarek: But the story of Rattlesnake Kate goes so far beyond the rattlesnake encounter. Click to enable/disable Google reCaptcha. In January 2019, she released her debut solo album, Rattlesnake, which this musical is based on. About the Artists 2019-20 Guggenheim Fellow Karen Hartman writes about humans in the crosshairs of history, including her recent musical collaboration Alice Bliss, based on a contemporary wartime coming-of-age novel. ‎Musician Neyla Pekarek (formerly of the Lumineers), helps tell the legend of Rattlesnake Kate, an early 20th century Western icon who refused to play by the rules. I feel so connected to the Denver Center. The Perfect Gown 8. Hot Podcasts Popular shows today. I’ve said multiple times this week as we’ve come out of these really hard work days: I haven’t felt this creatively fulfilled ever in my life. The singer Neyla told Billboard: “Rattlesnake is about opportunities. In modern culture. After surviving a rattlesnake attack, Kate earned herself a place in the pantheon of American tall tales. Visit our box office in the lobby of the Helen Bonfils Theatre Complex, across from Boettcher Concert Hall in the Denver Performing Arts Complex. And I was like, “That’s exactly why I wanted to write this.” I found my voice and I found a little more bravery inside me. Neyla Pekarek: I knew I wanted to write a musical, and I knew I wanted to write about this Colorado historical figure I stumbled across as a college student at the Greeley History Museum. Now, after eight years with the band, Pekarek is blazing her own trail as a solo artist. And trusting that people will show up to see work written by women – which they do. John Moore: And from what I understand, Neyla has been writing new songs for the musical here in rehearsals that obviously were not on the record. Our stories reflect your life. Her play Good Faith: Four Chats about Race and the New Haven Fire Department premieres later this year at  Yale Repertory Theater. Neyla Pekarek: It’s an insane honor, especially because I am doing it here. This is your Hamilton.” And Neyla felt like, “Well, I don’t have to be Kate. John Moore: Talk about the decision to have three actors play Kate at different times in her life. You’ve played Paris. I feel like I’m where I’m supposed to be. Neyla Pekarek: I was belting Liza Minnelli in my bedroom when I was 12. The cover art for Neyla Pekarek’s debut solo album “Rattlesnake.” (Photo provided) Neyla Pekarek didn’t know how ready her musical “Rattlesnake Kate” would be when it came time to premiere it at this year’s Colorado New Play Summit in Denver.But like any good performer – Pekarek used to be a member of The Lumineers – knows: The show must go on. “Rattlesnake Kate” Music and lyrics by Neyla Pekarek, book by Karen Hartman, directed by Chris Coleman Feb. 5-March 14, 2021, Wolf Theatre Ticket agents also are available in person at each theatre one hour prior to each show. Neyla Pekarek’s solo debut album tells the story of Rattlesnake Kate, a badass frontierwoman who fought off 120 snakes to protect her young son. But this will always prompt you to accept/refuse cookies when revisiting our site. Arsenic 9. She opted instead to study musical theater and hone her vocal skills. Lineup includes world premiere of 'Rattlesnake Kate' by Neyla Pekarek in the newly renovated Marvin and Judi Wolf Theatre denvercenter.org DCPA announces 2020-21 Theatre Company season - Denver Center for the Performing Arts Pekarek created a studio album of the songs from Rattlesnake. Intern Profiles – Meet Jannae. Rattlesnake by Neyla Pekarek, released 18 January 2019 1. We also use different external services like Google Webfonts, Google Maps, and external Video providers. It’s a dream come true.” So I am happy to help in any way I can. Tags CONCEPT ALBUM, Music, PIONEER. "Neyla Pekarek, the cellist and classically trained vocalist formerly of The Lumineers, was in college when Rattlesnake Kate first rocked her world. Neyla Pekarek hadn’t played her cello much during her college years. If you refuse cookies we will remove all set cookies in our domain. He has since taken a groundbreaking position as the Denver Center’s Senior Arts Journalist. We also use different external services like Google Webfonts, Google Maps, and external Video providers. It took her … I'm A Scoundrel (Feat. A collection of songs inspired by Rattlesnake Kate, a badass frontierswoman who fought off 140 snakes to protect her young son. And because we’re covering this huge span of Kate’s life, I thought we should cast Kate at three stages of her life. I didn’t really care about rock bands. I’ve got my live show where I can do my show-pony thing and sing all the songs myself. This is Neyla’s show. You are free to opt out any time or opt in for other cookies to get a better experience. She’s the creator of this world. That’s something a stage musical can do really easily. So, yes. She not only lived to tell the tail, she made a dress out of their skins! Neyla Pekarek: I love that Paper Bird has three frontwomen singing such beautiful harmonies. We need 2 cookies to store this setting. Rattlesnake is based on a true story about a pioneer woman from Colorado during the mid-to-late-1920s. She happened upon the true story of the frontierswoman, who singlehandedly killed 140 snakes as they encroached on her and her son, at Greeley, CO's History Museum. Explorer Find similar podcasts. She happened upon the true story of the frontierswoman, who singlehandedly killed 140 snakes as they encroached on her and her son, at Greeley, CO's History Museum. Train 2. I knew I was first and foremost a musician. It takes programming the work. So she collected all these snakeskins and she fashioned herself a flapper-style gown that she would then wear to parties. I have felt very underappreciated and undervalued. John Moore: And why is this the right play at the right time? Train Changes will take effect once you reload the page. Producing Partners: Peggy Finley, Alan & Katie Fox, Ruth Krebs & Peter Mannetti, Ted Pinkowitz & Susan Fox Pinkowitz, Integra Financial, Advisory: Contains adult language and violence. You are free to opt out any time or opt in for other cookies to get a better experience. Neyla Pekarek has woven Slaughterback’s biography into a concept album called Rattlesnake that was released January 18 on S-Curve Records. Neyla Pekarek: I think I might be too much of a Virgo to confidently say spirits came to me, but I do fully believe Rattlesnake Kate was my muse. Hear the fearless story of Rattlesnake Kate restrung by Neyla Pekarek on Thursday, January 23rd in Loeb Playhouse! “Rattlesnake” Kate was a progressive and important female figure in Northern Colorado history. These actors are really good. “Rattlesnake Kate” Music and lyrics by Neyla Pekarek, book by Karen Hartman, directed by Chris Coleman Feb. 5-March 14, 2021, Wolf Theatre. And that gives her the opportunity to be in dialogue with Kate. Brownie: Ode To A Horse 7. Neyla Pekarek: I think because I wrote Rattlesnake Kate from a place where I was feeling a lot of the feelings that women are feeling right now. Before Neyla Pekarek became a third of The Lumineers, she saw Rattlesnake Kate’s famous dress and read the story while she attended the University of Northern Colorado. I heard from my agent and from Douglas Langworthy, who is the Director of New Play Development here at the Denver Center, and they both thought maybe this would be a good fit. Arsenic 9. Changes will take effect once you reload the page. John Moore was named one of the 12 most influential theater critics in the U.S. by American Theatre Magazine in 2011. John Moore: Neyla, when you visited that museum in Greeley, do you feel like Kate talked to you? John Moore: What kind of music were you into growing up? TRACK LISTING: 1. I listened to five notes of the first song of Neyla’s record and I was just hooked. In modern culture. Pekarek wrote a "folk opera" called Rattlesnake about Katherine McHale Slaughterback, popularly called "Rattlesnake Kate," who was a renowned snake hunter of Colorado. You might see future Kate giving her younger self some advice. John Moore: Looking back, how does your time with The Lumineers live with you now? We’re going on this journey with Kate from when she leaves home in her teens through age 75 when she donates her snakeskin dress to the museum in Greeley shortly before she dies. I didn’t know if I was capable of writing songs that anyone else wanted to hear. This is your show. I felt like I wasn’t using the skills I was really good at. Photo by John Moore. Cellist / vocalist Neyla Pekarek—formerly of the Grammy®️-nominated indie-folk band the Lumineers—certainly chose a compelling muse for her 2019 solo debut, Rattlesnake. I also knew I wanted to make the further transformation into a stage musical, but I wasn’t quite sure how to do that. She was survived by her son, two grandsons, and two great-grandchildren. Click on the different category headings to find out more. Neyla Pekarek Rattlesnake (S-Curve) Rating: 3 out of 5 stars. It’s also about how this record is a next step for me. And talking about these issues of inequality tells me that Rattlesnake Kate and Hattitude will be a perfect match. The album is set to release on 11th January 2019 on S-Curve Records. The Perfect Gown 8. Whiskers 6. She happened upon the true story of the frontierswoman, who singlehandedly killed 140 snakes as they encroached on her and her son, at … Neyla Pekarek: I went there as a musical-theater major but about halfway through I decided it was probably a good idea to get a music-education degree. I was writing my experience. Better Than Annie 4. Letters To The Colonel (Feat. Type: Musical, World Premiere. It’s a whole album. Check your home library website or social media sites for details about current services and offerings. John Moore: For fans who already have bought your record and may be coming to see the concert version of the stage musical, how different is the score for the stage version? Karen Hartman: It is, and it seems to be working quite well. But watching these incredible singers sing my music in this musical has been a really emotional, amazing experience. I felt very out of place until I found my like-minded, weirdo drama kids. "Neyla Pekarek, the cellist and classically trained vocalist formerly of The Lumineers, was in college when Rattlesnake Kate first rocked her world. Pekarek is currently in the early stages of turning the story of Rattlesnake Kate into a full musical, which is currently being workshopped at the Denver Center for the Performing Arts. Neyla Pekarek: She pushed the boundaries of what it meant to be feminine and what it meant to be a woman. 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