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The Snowy Day
The Snowy Day
Sep 21 - Nov 18, 2017   Conservatory Theatre

From the joys of a first snowfall and learning how to whistle to thrilling encounters delivering a precious invitation, the delightful moments of childhood are perfectly captured in this medley of simple, sweet stories.

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

The lives of four Harvard intellectuals collide over race, sexual politics and arrogance in this “sexy, serious and very, very funny” show (Variety). No matter how hard they research, question and confront the issue, their own problems make it difficult to face the facts.

 
First Date
First Date
Nov 11 - Apr 22, 2018   Garner Galleria Theatre

When blind date newbie Aaron is set up with serial-dater Casey, a drink at a busy New York restaurant turns into a hilarious high-stakes dinner when other restaurant patrons transform into supportive best friends, manipulative exes and protective parents.

 
RENT 20th Anniversary Tour
RENT 20th Anniversary Tour
Nov 14 - 21, 2017  Buell Theatre

This Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning masterpiece returns to the stage in a vibrant 20th anniversary touring production.

 
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.

 
santaland
The SantaLand Diaries
Nov 24 – Dec 24, 2017  The Jones

Looking for a little more snark in your stocking? Crumpet the Elf returns for more hilarious hijinks in this acclaimed one-man show based on stories by David Sedaris.

 
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 - 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 - 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 pie.
 
The King and I
Rodgers & Hammerstein's The King and I
Jan 2 - 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

Disaster after disaster follow one unfortunate bride down the aisle, from brutally honest boozy speeches to a totally incompetent wedding planner. Watch in awe as this wildly funny fiasco destroys her expectations with the realities of commitment, fidelity and growing up.

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

Lucha and Boli are ready to start their own all-female mariachi band, but they’ll have to fight a male-dominated music genre and pressure from their families to get it done. This humorous, heartwarming story about music’s power to heal and connect includes gorgeous live mariachi music.

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

When an American college basketball team travels to Beijing for an exhibition game in 1989, the drama on the court goes deeper than the strain between their countries. Tensions rise right up to the final buzzer as history collides with the action in the stadium.

 
STOMP
STOMP
Feb 13 - 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.

 
Colorado New Play Summit
13th Annual Colorado New Play Summit
Feb 23 - 25, 2018  Denver Performing Arts Complex

The Colorado New Play Summit has been bringing playwrights and audiences together for over a decade to experience the evolution of fresh scripts into production-ready pieces.

 
This Is Modern Art
This Is Modern Art
Mar 22 – Apr 15, 2018 The Jones

Graffiti crews are willing to risk anything for their art. But when one crew finishes the biggest graffiti bomb of their careers, the consequences get serious and spark a public debate asking, where does art belong?

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

Dealing with neighbors can be thorny, especially for a young Latino couple who move into a well-established DC neighborhood. Though their neighbors have the best intentions, their newly budding friendship is tested when they realize their shared property line isn’t where it’s supposed to be.

 
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

After a traumatic incident, young Tommy retreats from the world around him. But a newfound talent for pinball introduces him to the fame and fortune of success. Tommy and his family give new voice to The Who’s iconic 1969 concept album as they navigate the troubles and joys of being alive.

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

After an unfortunate mix-up by their blundering fertility doctor, Heather is mistakenly impregnated with the wrong child. Now two very different couples face sharing an uproarious nine-month odyssey of culture shock, clashing values, changing attitudes and unlikely – but heartfelt – friendships. 

 
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 kids rock band!

 
The Book of Mormon
The Book of Mormon
Jun 13 - Jul 1, 2018 The Ellie
The Book of Mormon, which played record-breaking engagements in 2012, 2013 and 2015 will be back by popular demand for a limited engagement in 2018.
 
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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