Tag Archive for: Buell Theatre

Vivian and Edward embrace surrounded by people in Pretty Woman: The Musical

Movie-to-Musical Adaptations: Pretty Woman and more!

For decades, movies with big hearts and larger than life stories have received a special makeover treatment. From Hollywood blockbusters to cult-classics and everything in between, movie-to-musical adaptations can be found all over Broadway, in the musical theatre archives, and on tours across the world.   At the Denver Center for the Performing Arts (DCPA) alone, […]

A man standing on a table plays guitar while other cast members react in Hadestown

Hadestown’s Hope and Healing Powers

The fact that Hadestown feels so relevant may seem surprising, considering that its composition started more than a decade ago. Mitchell conceived “Wait for Me,” a fiery declaration song at the center of the score, several years before Hadestown saw a Broadway stage, early in her singer-songwriter career. “I was driving from one tip gig […]

A woman dances center stage while others look on in Hadestown

Diversity and the Dynamic Women Behind Hadestown

Creating a new benchmark for Broadway, Hadestown demanded that theater make space for diverse voices. The show’s modern premise reflects the values of our changing culture through a transformative musical experience that reimagines Greek mythology. In 2019, it garnered 14 Tony Award nominations, winning eight of them, including Best New Musical. Critics praised the show […]

A fashionable woman walks down a sidewalk

Want a Pretty Woman Makeover? Visit Denver’s own Rodeo Drive, baby

A vibrant Denver neighborhood located minutes from downtown, Cherry Creek North is a walkable outdoor community with more than 300 businesses. Cherry Creek North is home to boutique hotels, more than 65 restaurants, furnishing stores and galleries, clothing and accessory retailers, as well as numerous spas, salons, gyms and specialized personal health services. Offering Denver’s […]

Vivian and Edward sit on a bench in Pretty Woman: The Musical

How a Pretty Woman Rescues the Prince

If you’re a movie fanatic, you’ve likely confessed to a friend that Pretty Woman is a “guilty pleasure.” But why be ashamed to admit it? The attitude in our society toward romantic comedies, a genre typically associated with women, implies they shouldn’t be taken seriously. The implication is that only superficial women would waste their […]

The cast of Moulin Rouge poses at the front of the stage

Colorado Graduate Andrés Quintero in Moulin Rouge! The Musical

Producers Carmen Pavlovic, Bill Damaschke and Gerry Ryan are pleased to announce the full cast for the North American Tour of the Tony Award-winning Best Musical Moulin Rouge! The Musical when the show begins a limited engagement at The Buell Theatre June 9-26 only to include Rangeview High School graduate, Andrés Quintero. Originally from Caracas, […]

Moulin Rouge! The Musical Announces Digital Ticket Lottery

The North American Tour of the Tony Award-winning Best Musical Moulin Rouge! The Musical begins a limited engagement at The Buell Theatre June 9-26 only. In advance of the start of performances, the production announced today that it will host a digital ticket lottery offering fans the chance to purchase a limited number of $45 […]

A painting by Toulouse-Lautrec

Toulouse-Lautrec: His work epitomizes the Moulin Rouge

Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec (1864-1901) was a French artist during the post-impressionist movement who produced the original iconic imagery of the Moulin Rouge. Despite being born into one of the oldest noble families in the country, he spent his adult life amid dancers, actors and artists enjoying a rather bohemian lifestyle. As The Art Story describes: […]

Evan Hansen holds his arm cast close to his chest in Dear Evan Hansen

Stephen Christopher Anthony: Denver’s Evan Hansen

Dear Evan Hansen launched its first national tour in Denver in 2018. Cast as the alternate Evan Hansen, Stephen Christopher Anthony performed the groundbreaking, Tony Award® winning musical for rapt audiences. As the current tour makes its way through the country, audiences will see Anthony again as the full-time Evan Hansen. The Denver Center for […]

A colorful rendering of the stage in Dear Evan Hansen

Eye for Scenery: Dear Evan Hansen

If there is a triple threat in scenic design, it may be David Korins. Known for an illustrious career in Broadway, TV and music, Korins was tapped to bring Dear Evan Hansen to visual life on stage. His resumé includes Tony nominations for Hamilton and War Paint as well as designs for Bandstand, Misery, Motown, […]