David Byrne’s immersive, neuroscience-themed theatre experience is coming to Denver this summer

David Byrne is many things. The former Talking Heads front man is a Rock and Roll Hall of Famer, a writer, a film director, an actor, an avid bicyclist, and one Emmy short of EGOT (Emmy, Grammy, Oscar and Tony) status.

He’s also a big fan of cognitive neuroscience, and Byrne’s latest venture, a partnership with friend and writer Mala Gaonkar, is a visceral theatre experience inspired by neuroscientific experiments. And it’s set to debut in Denver this summer.

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David Byrne Postpones Immersive ‘Theater of the Mind’ Project to 2021

David Byrne’s immersive, sensory-rich theater project Theater of the Mind will now be premiering in 2021.

The production was supposed to open this year at the Denver Center for the Performing Arts, via its DCPA Off-Center arm, but the city’s pandemic shutdown has upended Byrne and co-creator Mala Gaonkar’s plans. They plan on announcing rescheduled dates in the future and promise to send updates via the project’s website.


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