Linda Klein and Barbara Gehring sit on a bed reading their diaries in The Secret Comedy of Women

Virtual Reality and Theatre Collide

We all need an escape sometime, especially patients stuck in a hospital room or receiving long medical treatments. Enter a virtual reality (VR) version of the comedic cabaret created by Barbara Ghering and Linda Klein. Through a partnership with the Denver Center for Performing Arts, UCHealth patients now have the opportunity to enjoy a virtual […]

Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Inductees on DCPA Stages

The Denver Center stages are no stranger to iconic setlists. The tunes of many famous singers  have graced the Arts Complex, including performances from some celebrities themselves. In 2023 and 2024 alone, the music of five different Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductees will play on the DCPA stages. RUTH BROWN Inducted to the […]

Sheryl McCallum poses onstage as she sings in Miss Rhythm - The Legend of Ruth Brown

Meet the Creatives Behind Miss Rhythm – The Legend of Ruth Brown

It’s a unique experience to witness a performance of Miss Rhythm – The Legend of Ruth Brown. It’s a combination of concert and musical, an effective piece of time-travel, transporting audiences back in time. But it isn’t just the music that does this – it’s the setting, the costumes, even the lighting. DCPA Cabaret productions […]

Tickets on Sale Now for DCPA Theatre Company Season, 11 Broadway & Cabaret Tours

The Denver Center for the Performing Arts (DCPA) announces today that tickets for the 2023/24 DCPA Theatre Company productions and 11 Broadway & Cabaret tours are now on sale. The new Theatre Company season kicks off performances on Sept 1 and will feature seven mainstage productions including Stephen Sondheim’s classic A Little Night Music, Lynn […]

Sheryl McCallum poses as she sings onstage in Miss Rhythm - The Legend of Ruth Brown

Musicians Put the “Music” in “Musical”

If you’re lucky enough to be a part of the theatre community in Denver, you’ve probably heard of local legend David Nehls. An actor, composer, lyricist, musician, musical director, arranger…the list of his accolades and affiliations reads long and impressive. Currently, he’s conducting the band and playing the keys in the world premiere production Miss […]

Dixie Longate rides a mechanical bull

Who is Dixie Longate?

Come see Dixie Longate onstage for one night only at the Ellie Caulkins Opera House on July 8 for her brand new show, Cherry Bombs & Bottle Rockets. Don’t know who Dixie is? Well, watch the video below and find out!

Seven female cast members, including Pekarek, pose and sing on a stage made of distressed wood in front of a blue backlight

An Open Letter to the Community

The great Irish playwright Oscar Wilde once said: “I regard the theatre as the greatest of all art forms, the most immediate way in which a human being can share with another the sense of what it is to be a human being.” In other words, theatre builds community and compassion. Theatre uplifts and illuminates. […]

For Every Pothole, There’s a Pony Ride, so Stay in the Saddle

Advice from America’s favorite Tupperware Lady, Dixie Longate Momma always used to say, “Well, you bought the ticket, now you gotta go for the ride.” She also said lots of stuff about goats, mostly because we didn’t have one but I know she always wanted one, but that’s not what I’m focused on here. I’m focused on […]

Seven Added Broadway Attractions Including a Warm Homecoming for Disney’s Frozen

Denver Center for the Performing Arts Broadway & Cabaret announces seven added attractions to the 2023/24 season: Jesus Christ Superstar, CHICAGO, The Improvised Shakespeare Company®, Hairspray, Shrek The Musical, The Cher Show and Disney’s Frozen. The DCPA presented the pre-Broadway engagement of Disney’s Frozen in 2017 at The Buell Theatre. Subscribers receive priority access to […]

The Lucky Millinders pose for a photo with their instruments. The photo is autographed.

Miss Rhythm: Popular Pop Culture References Explained

Miss Rhythm — The Legend of Ruth Brown plays at the Garner Galleria Theatre through October 22 to bring R&B singer and actor Ruth Brown’s story to life. This show’s script mentions significant people, places and things that also affected Ruth Brown’s life. Here’s a brief rundown of each person, place and thing mentioned in […]