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The Lion King performances for Dec 28th and Dec 29th are cancelled.

The Lion King has extended performance cancelations at The Buell Theatre in Denver for Tuesday, December 28 at 7:30pm and Wednesday, December 29 at 7:30pm. Performances are scheduled to resume on Thursday, December 30 at 7:30pm. We apologize for the disappointment and inconvenience this causes ticket holders, but the safety of our guests and The Lion King company remains our number one priority. All […]

Land Acknowledgement: Honoring Indigenous Peoples

A land acknowledgement is a traditional practice of many Native nations that has been used for centuries. Land acknowledgements are increasingly used by Native and non-Native individuals and groups to recognize Indigenous Peoples as the original stewards of the lands upon which we now reside.

DCPA Theatre Company Announces the Full Cast and Creative Team for World Premiere Wild Fire

Wild Fire will feature real Colorado stories and songs written by Colorado bands The DCPA Theatre Company, the producing regional theatre arm of the Denver Center for the Performing Arts (DCPA), is proud to announce the full casting and creative team for the world premiere of playwright Jessica Kahkoska’s Wild Fire. “Wild Fire is a […]

Denver Fall Theatre Preview – Celebrating the Revival of Our Local Arts Community

The Denver Center for the Performing Arts’ top artistic leaders look at today’s eagerly awaited season announcement as something of a completion of the broader Colorado performing arts community’s return from the isolation and economic devastation of the pandemic. Broadway Executive Director John Ekeberg likes to think of the Denver Center, its resident company partners […]

Denver Center for the Performing Arts Theatre Company to Return to the Stage with Wild Fire — a Theatrical Concert Performing Statewide at Three Outdoor Colorado Venues

Wild Fire will feature real Colorado stories and songs written by Colorado bands DENVER, CO – The DCPA Theatre Company is excited to announce the theatrical concert premiere Wild Fire, performing at three Colorado venues statewide in August. Wild Fire is a one-of-a-kind theatrical event created by Colorado playwright Jessica Kahkoska celebrating the resilience and […]

Hassan Salem of U.S. Bank named Chair-elect of the DCPA’s Board of Trustees

Following a unanimous decision at its June 8 meeting, the Denver Center for the Performing Arts’ Board of Trustees has named Hassan Salem Chair-elect of the Board. He will succeed Martin Semple July 1, 2022 as the fourth Chairman in the organization’s 44-year-history. Salem and his wife, Sheila, have been patrons and donors of the […]

Saturday Night Alive entertainers announced

Three entertainers — representing Broadway, Music and Stage — join education students as Saturday Night Alive reignites the DCPA

Popular fundraiser returns on June 12, 2021 with in-person and virtual viewing options The Denver Center for the Performing Arts’ annual Saturday Night Alive gala returns to the social calendar on June 12, 2021. The 40-year-old fundraiser is designed to thrill audiences with a smorgasbord of entertainment that showcases a wide range of the organization’s […]

Denver Center for the Performing Arts offers radio play of Romeo and Juliet free to schools and community

Grants from National Endowment for the Arts and Morgridge Family Foundation make DCPA’s Shakespeare in the Parking Lot possible DENVER, CO – Teaching artists at the Denver Center for the Performing Arts are excited to bring Shakespeare to students throughout the state as an expansion of the organization’s popular Shakespeare in the Parking Lot program. DCPA […]

Broadway to return to Denver with Disney's The Lion King

DCPA Broadway to reopen with Disney’s The Lion King in December 2021
Four shows will be postponed as the Broadway touring industry ramps up

DCPA Broadway to reopen with Disney’s The Lion King in December 2021 Four shows will be postponed as the Broadway touring industry ramps up The Denver Center for the Performing Arts announced today that four Broadway tours previously scheduled for Fall 2021 will be postponed — My Fair Lady, 1776, Mean Girls and Ain’t Too […]

DCPA Education announces winners of its eighth annual AT&T High School Playwriting Competition

  In 2013, the Denver Center for the Performing Arts’ Education team launched a high school playwriting program to nurture Colorado’s young writers, cultivate theatre artists and audiences, develop new plays, and advance literacy, creativity, writing and communication through playwriting. Since its inception, the workshops and competition have impacted more than 25,000 students. Due to […]