Denver Center for the Performing Arts
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In this ongoing series, we briefly introduce you to the actors performing in our plays in a fun way. Episode 89: Meet Nik Walker, who is making his DCPA debut playing Sam Cooke in the Theatre Company's "One Night in Miami." Nik talks about his appreciation for British actor Idris Elba, Motown Night at Denver's Beauty Bar and performing in the Flaming Lips' world premiere concept musical, "Yoshimi Battles the Pink Robots." "One Night in Miami" is a powerful new play that imagines what occurred the night Cassius Clay spent with activist Malcolm X, singer Sam Cooke and football player Jim Brown after Clay's historic win over heavyweight champ Sonny Liston in 1964. It plays through April 19, 2015. Video by John Moore and David Lenk. Run time: 2 minutes. Call 303-893-4100 or go to http://denvercenter.org/.