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2013/14 Subscription Shows
Now - June 23, 2013 | Garner Galleria Theatre
Doyle Mayfield, an old-guard country star has-been, is reviving his career 30 years, four wives, and three Debbies later. The new Debbie sees this lovable lothario as her last chance to make it big in Nashville. Watch their journey in this new original musical - part parody and part praise of country's iconic duos - that takes audiences on a wickedly funny and freewheeling joyride.
Sponsored by MolsonCoors
Sense & Sensibility The Musical
Book and Lyrics by Jeffrey Haddow, Music by Neal Hampton
Based on the novel by Jane Austen
Directed and Choreographed by Marcia Milgrom Dodge
April 5 – May 26, 2013 | Stage Theatre
In this grand musical adaptation of Jane Austen's enthralling novel, we are drawn into the tempestuous world of the Dashwood sisters. Opposites in temperament, but equally determined to find love and happiness in spite of their desperate financial circumstances, sisters Elinor and Marianne struggle with betrayal, soaring emotions, dashed hopes and their own conflicting notions of ideal love. But while one follows her heart and the other her head, each triumphs romantically by remaining true to who they are.
Sponsored by The Ritz-Carlton and U.S. Bank
Producing Partners: The Anschutz Foundation, Joy S. Burns, Daniel L. Ritchie, June Travis
Peter and the StarcatcherAug 15 – Sept 1, 2013 | Ellie Caulkins Opera House
most mayhem-filled evening of madcap fun will launch the national tour here in Denver. Hailed as “The most exhilarating storytelling on Broadway in decades” (New York Times
), this five-time Tony winner is a hilarious romp through the Neverland you never knew. With enormous talent, ingenious stagecraft and the limitless possibilities of imagination, you'll experience the story of a nameless boy who becomes Peter Pan.
Sponsored by The Ritz-Carlton
Priscilla Queen of the DesertSept 3 – 15, 2013 | Buell Theatre
This spectacular show tells the uplifting story of a trio of friends on a road trip of a lifetime, who hop aboard a battered old bus searching for love and friendship in the middle of the Australian outback and end up finding more than they could ever have dreamed. An international hit with over 500 dazzling, 2011 Tony Award-winning costumes, Priscilla
features a hit parade of dance-floor favorites including “It’s Raining Men,” “Finally” and “I Will Survive.”
Sister ActSept 24 – Oct 6, 2013 | Buell Theatre
Featuring original music by eight-time Oscar winner Alan Menken (Beauty and the Beast
, The Little Mermaid
, Little Shop of Horrors
), Sister Act
tells the story of Deloris Van Cartier, a wannabe diva whose life takes a surprising turn when she witnesses a crime and the cops hide her in the last place anyone would think to look—a convent. Under the suspicious watch of Mother Superior, Deloris helps her fellow sisters find their voices as she unexpectedly rediscovers her own. A sparkling tribute to the universal power of friendship, Sister Act
is reason to rejoice!
Sponsored by ComcastJan 15-26, 2014 | Buell Theatre
Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Tony Award-winning musical returns!
Eva Perón used her smarts and charisma to rise meteorically from the slums of Argentina to the presidential mansion as First Lady. Adored by her people as a champion for the poor, she became one of the most powerful women in the world — while her greed, outsized ambition and fragile health made her one of the most tragic. Evita
tells Eva’s passionate and unforgettable true story, and features some of theater’s most beautiful songs, including “Don’t Cry for Me Argentina.”Feb 25 – March 9, 2014 | Buell Theatre Million Dollar Quartet
is the electrifying true story of the famed recording session between Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis and Carl Perkins. Brought together in 1956 by Sam Phillips, the “Father of Rock ’n’ Roll” that legendary night comes to life with an irresistible tale of broken promises, secrets, betrayal and celebrations featuring timeless hits including “Blue Suede Shoes,” “Fever,” “That’s All Right,” “Sixteen Tons,” “Great Balls of Fire,” “I Walk the Line,” “Who Do You Love?,” “Folsom Prison Blues,” “Hound Dog” and more. May 6-18, 2014 | Buell Theatre
Straight from its 2012 Tony Award as this year's best musical, once
tells the story of an Irish musician and a Czech immigrant drawn together by their shared love of music. Over the course of one fateful week, their unexpected friendship and collaboration evolves into a powerful but complicated romance, heightened by the raw emotion of the songs they create together. once
is thrilling in its originality, daring in its honesty…and unforgettable in every way.
May 1 – 5, 2013 | Buell Theatre
Mary Poppins is bringing its own brand of Broadway magic to Denver's Buell Theatre, which has the Daily News calling it a “Roof-Raising, Toe-Tapping, High-Flying Extravaganza!” Featuring an irresistible story and unforgettable songs from one of the most popular Disney films of all time, Mary Poppins is everything you could ever want in a hit Broadway show! So get swept up in the fun of this high-flying musical the New York Post calls “a certifiable super hit!”
May 22 – 26, 2013 | Buell Theatre
Due to overwhelming demand, Cameron Mackintosh's Les Misérables
returns to Denver for one week only. With glorious new staging and dazzlingly reimagined scenery inspired by the paintings of Victor Hugo, this new production has been acclaimed by critics, fans and new audiences and is breaking box office records wherever it goes.
June 8 & 9, 2013 | Buell Theatre Ballroom with a Twist
is a critically-acclaimed international dance production choreographed by ABC-TV's "Dancing With the Stars," Emmy nominated, Louis van Amstel. This ground-breaking show, starring "Dancing With the Stars" celebrity pros, finalists from TVs "So You Think You Can Dance" and "American Idol Finalist" pushes the boundaries of ballroom dance, infusing it with the energy and intensity of the latest contemporary and "hip-hop" styles. Ballroom with a Twist
is an evening of entertainment for the entire family, highlighted by stunning costumes, magnificent music and breathtaking performances.
Dec 10-22, 2013 | Buell Theatre
More than 30 talented and brilliantly costumed artists perform astonishing feats of disbelief. Gingerbread men flip mid air, toy soldiers march on thin wires, snowmen daringly balance, puppets dance and reindeer soar. The perfect way to come in from the cold, forget the holiday stresses and rediscover the magic of the season.