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The Secret Garden
The Secret Garden
Apr 21 - May 28, 2017   Stage Theatre

The beloved classic blossoms anew in this enchanting musical full of beautiful melodies. When young Mary uncovers the key to her late aunt’s long-lost garden, she becomes determined to revive the beauty that once flourished.

Bobby G Awards
Bobby G Awards
May 25, 2017   Ellie Caulkins Opera House

Recognizing the best in high school musical theatre, The Bobby G Awards encourage, celebrate and reward outstanding achievement in High School theatre programs throughout Colorado.

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time
May 30 - Jun 18, 2017   The Ellie

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, winner of five 2015 Tony Awards including Best Play, is coming to Denver.

DragOn
DragOn
Jun 1 - Jun 25, 2017   Garner Galleria Theatre

One fledgling drag queen. A team of comic-themed foes. The Pride and Comic Con mash up of your fantasies.

Mixed Taste
Mixed Taste
Jul 5 - Aug 23, 2017   Seawell Ballroom

Tag Team Lectures on Unrelated Topics

Even mismatched subjects will find common ground in a lecture series that can go pretty much anywhere.

Dixie's Tupperware Party
Dixie's Tupperware Party
Jul 19 - Aug 6, 2017   Garner Galleria Theatre

She’s back! Join Dixie as she throws good ol’ fashioned Tupperware parties filled with outrageously funny tales, heartfelt accounts, FREE giveaways, audience participation and the most fabulous assortment of Tupperware ever sold on a theater stage.

Men are from Mars, Women are from Venus Live!
Men are from Mars, Women are from Venus Live!
Aug 9 - Aug 27, 2017   Garner Galleria Theatre

Men are from Mars, Women are from Venus Live!, is a one-man fusion of theatre and stand-up, and is a light-hearted theatrical comedy based on the New York Times #1 best-selling book of the last decade by John Gray.

Frozen
Frozen
Aug 17 - Oct 1, 2017   Buell Theatre

This summer, Denver is home to Disney’s new Broadway-bound musical Frozen and you can be among the first to see it! Inspired by the hit award-winning film, Frozen will feature more music, incredible stagecraft, and the epic story you love – now told as a full-length Broadway musical. 

Macbeth
Macbeth
Sep 15 - Oct 29, 2017   Space Theatre

An ambitious and visceral re-imagining of Shakespeare’s brutal tragedy kicks off the Space Theatre Grand Reopening

Girls Only – The Secret Comedy of Women
Girls Only – The Secret Comedy of Women
Sep 21 - Oct 22, 2017   Garner Galleria Theatre

Girls Only is an original comedy that celebrates the honor, truth, humor and silliness of being female with a two-woman cast and a mix of sketch comedy, improvisation, audience participation, and hilarious songs and videos.

Smart People
Smart People
Oct 13 - Nov 19, 2017   Ricketson Theatre

Four Harvard intellectuals collide over race, sex and identity in this fierce comedy

Something Rotten!
Something Rotten!
Oct 17 - Oct 29, 2017   Buell Theatre

The hilarious Something Rotten! is "Broadway's big, fat hit" (NY Post). Set in 1595, this hilarious smash tells the story of two brothers who set out to write the world's very first MUSICAL! It's "The Producers + Spamalot + The Book of Mormon. Squared!" (New York Magazine).

Breakin’ Convention 2017
Breakin’ Convention 2017
Nov 4 - Nov 5, 2017   Buell Theatre

The world's biggest festival of hip hop dance theatre showcasing the very best from around the world and around the corner. Spilling off stage and taking over the whole building, dance workshops, graffiti, DJs, and freestyle sessions create an unforgettable experience for the whole family.

RENT 20th Anniversary Tour
RENT 20th Anniversary Tour
Nov 14 - Nov 19, 2017   Buell Theatre

This Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning masterpiece returns to the stage in a vibrant 20th anniversary touring production.  With its inspiring message of joy and hope in the face of fear, this timeless celebration of friendship and creativity reminds us to measure our lives with the only thing that truly matters—l...

A Christmas Carol
A Christmas Carol
Nov 24 - Dec 24, 2017   Stage Theatre

Essential to the holiday season in Denver, A Christmas Carol is a joyous and opulent musical adaptation that traces money-hoarding skinflint Ebenezer Scrooge’s triumphant overnight journey to redemption.

Chicago
Chicago
Nov 28 - Dec 3, 2017   Buell Theatre

The #1 longest-running American Musical in Broadway history Chicago has everything that makes Broadway great: a universal tale of fame, fortune and all that jazz; one show-stopping song after another; and the most astonishing dancing you've ever seen.

Mannheim Steamroller Christmas by Chip Davis
Mannheim Steamroller Christmas by Chip Davis
Dec 9 - Dec 10, 2017   Buell Theatre

Mannheim Steamroller Christmas has been America’s favorite holiday tradition for the past 30 years! Experience the magic as the spirit of the season comes alive with Mannheim Steamroller.

ELF The Musical
ELF The Musical
Dec 13 - Dec 17, 2017   Buell Theatre

The New York Times says that ELF is “splashy, peppy, sugar-sprinkled holiday entertainment!” USA Today calls ELF, “endearingly goofy!” Variety proclaims, “ELF is happy enough for families, savvy enough for city kids and plenty smart for adults!”

Waitress
Waitress
Dec 19 - Dec 31, 2017   Buell Theatre

With original music and lyrics by 6-time Grammy nominee Sara Bareilles "Waitress is a little slice of heaven!" says Entertainment Weekly and "a monumental contribution to Broadway!" according to Marie Claire. Don't miss this uplifting musical celebrating friendship, motherhood, and the magic of a well-made p...

Rodgers & Hammerstein's The King and I
Rodgers & Hammerstein's The King and I
Jan 3 - Jan 14, 2018   Buell Theatre

Winner of the 2015 Tony Award for Best Musical Revival, The King and I is “too beautiful to miss” (New York Magazine) and boasts a score that features such beloved classics as “Getting To Know You,” “I Whistle a Happy Tune”.

Zoey's Perfect Wedding
Zoey's Perfect Wedding
Jan 19 - Feb 25, 2018   Space Theatre

Watch in awe as this wildly funny fiasco destroys one bride’s expectations of her perfect day.

American Mariachi
American Mariachi
Jan 26 - Feb 25, 2018   Stage Theatre

This heartwarming story about music’s power to heal features live mariachi music.

The Great Leap
The Great Leap
Feb 2 - Mar 11, 2018   Ricketson Theatre

Personal pressures and history collide in one thrilling late-80s Beijing basketball game.

STOMP
STOMP
Feb 13 - Feb 18, 2018   Buell Theatre

Using anything but traditional percussion instruments, the Stomp crew creates pulse-pounding, electrifying rhythms for an unforgettably unique performance, every time.

Hamilton
Hamilton
Feb 27 - Apr 1, 2018   Buell Theatre

The national tour of the Broadway musical Hamilton will play The Buell Theatre as part of the Denver Center for the Performing Arts’ 2017/18 Broadway subscription series.

Native Gardens
Native Gardens
Apr 6 - May 6, 2018   Space Theatre

A hilarious and heartfelt story about the lines that divide us and those that connect us.

Disney's Aladdin
Disney's Aladdin
Apr 6 - Apr 28, 2018   Buell Theatre

From the producer of The Lion King comes the timeless story of Aladdin, a thrilling new production filled with unforgettable beauty, magic, comedy and breathtaking spectacle. It’s an extraordinary theatrical event where one lamp and three wishes make the possibilities infinite.

The Who's Tommy
The Who's Tommy
Apr 20 - May 27, 2018   Stage Theatre

The Who’s iconic 1969 rock concept album comes to life.

Human Error
Human Error
May 18 - Jun 24, 2018   Garner Galleria Theatre

Two opposite couples. One fertility clinic mix-up. Nine months of clashing values and changing attitudes.

School of Rock
School of Rock
May 29 - Jun 10, 2018   Buell Theatre

Based on the hit film, School of Rock follows Dewey Finn, a wannabe rock star who turns a class of straight-A students into grade-A rockers. This hilarious musical features new songs from Andrew Lloyd Webber, all the original songs from the movie and musical theater’s first-ever live k...

The Book of Mormon
The Book of Mormon
Jun 13 - Jul 1, 2018   The Ellie

Back by popular demand, THE BOOK OF MORMON, the nine-time Tony Award-winning Best Musical returns to Denver. This outrageous musical comedy follows the misadventures of a mismatched pair of missionaries, sent halfway across the world to spread the Good Word.

Les Misérables
Les Misérables
Jul 25 - Aug 5, 2018   Buell Theatre

Set against the backdrop of 19th-century France, Les Misérables is an unforgettable story of heartbreak, passion, and the resilience of the human spirit, that has become one of the most celebrated musicals in theatrical history.

On Your Feet!
On Your Feet!
Aug 8 - Aug 19, 2018   Buell Theatre

From their humble beginnings in Cuba, Emilio and Gloria Estefan came to America and broke through barriers to become a crossover sensation at the very top of the pop music world. On Your Feet! features some of the most iconic songs of the past quarter-century — and one of the most inspiring stories in music history.

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