Tag Archive for: Broadway

Glinda, wearing a pink party dress, explains popularity to Elphaba as they sit on their dorm bed together.

First Look: Wicked

WICKED, the Broadway sensation, looks at what happened in the Land of Oz… but from a different angle. From the first electrifying note to the final breathtaking moment, WICKED transfixes audiences with its wildly inventive story that USA Today cheers as “a complete triumph! An original musical that will make you laugh, cry, and think.” […]

Laugh For Your Health

From the archives: this article was originally published on February 2, 2022 Laughing isn’t just a sign of feeling good; laughing is actually good for you too. “We’ve all heard some version of the expression, ‘Laughter is the best medicine,’ and intuitively we know this makes sense,” says Dr. Justin Ross, a clinical psychologist at […]

Glinda floats in her bubble down toward the stage. The bubble is comprised of little steel circles. She is wearing a blue, frilly ballgown.

Meet the Wicked Witches

The witches of Oz are coming to Denver this summer; Wicked is flying into the Buell Theatre on July 24. In the interview below, Glinda and Elphaba, portrayed by Austen Danielle Bohmer and Lauren Samuels, talk about their roles, the impact of Wicked, and what they’re looking forward to during their stay in Denver. DCPA: […]

Glinda and Elphaba stand together, hands clasped. Glinda is holding an old tome.

The Witches of Oz Deliver a Wicked Hit

In 1900, author L. Frank Baum, wrote a charming book called The Wonderful Wizard of Oz that became a children’s classic. The book was turned into a stage musical a year later and begat another great classic: the 1939 film The Wizard of Oz. Judy Garland played a girl who, after a close encounter of […]

Celebrate Frozen With a Sweet Cold Treat

We’re pretty sure Elsa loves ice cream. Escape the heat of summer when Frozen comes back to the Denver stage (June 19-July 3, 2024). Another great way to cool off? Ice cream, and plenty of it. Thanks to the delicious trend of high-end ice cream parlors, the Mile High City has no lack of options. […]

HAMILTON Public On Sale July 9

PERFORMANCES OCTOBER 16-NOVEMBER 24 | BUELL THEATRE Producer Jeffrey Seller and the Denver Center for the Performing Arts announced today that single tickets for HAMILTON go on sale to the public July 9 at 10 a.m. MT, online at hamilton.denvercenter.org or by phone at 303.893.4100. HAMILTON returns to the Buell Theatre October 16-November 24, 2024, […]

Brain Freeze: Colorado’s Guide to All Things Ice

Disney’s Frozen may only be in town for a limited time, but there’s no shortage of sparkly frozen spectacles in the Centennial State. From holiday extravaganzas to castles to year-round ice skating, here are some of our favorite places so that — when it comes to the Frozen vibe — you don’t have to sing […]

Nature and Norway: Costume Designer Christopher Oram On Disney’s Frozen

When Disney Theatrical Group decided to adapt the animated film Frozen for the Broadway stage, they enlisted a team with more than just stellar theatrical bona fides. Not only do they have a collective 16 Tony Awards®, but they also have art and design in their bones. When it came time to design the sets […]

A person sits in front of an audience

1 Degree of Separation: DCPA to Broadway

On Sunday, June 17, the 77th annual Tony Awards were held in Lincoln Center’s David H. Koch Theatre in New York City. Among the winners and nominees were two bound-for-Denver hits plus six individuals who are affiliated with the Denver Center for the Performing Arts. And the DCPA connections were… Gutenberg: The Musical Nomination: Best […]

Bingo sits with Bluey in a bedroom lit with paper lanters. They are supported by actors in green jumpsuits.

First Look: Bluey’s Big Play

When Dad feels like a little bit of Sunday afternoon time out, Bluey and Bingo have other plans! Join them as they pull out all of the games and cleverness at their disposal to get Dad off that bean bag. Bluey’s Big Play is a brand-new theatrical adaptation of the Emmy® award-winning children’s television series, with […]