2022 Student Playwriting Competition Finalists and Winners

The Denver Center for the Performing Arts (DCPA) is proud to announce the winning plays as part of its annual High School and Middle School Playwriting Competition, which has impacted more than 25,000 students since its inception in 2013. The DCPA’s Education & Community Engagement Department launched the playwriting program to spark interest in the […]

The Other Josh Cohen’s Brian Bohlender Sang the National Anthem at Mile High Stadium

In recent months, understudies and swings have been the backbone of theatre, confidently stepping into the limelight when the need arises. But for this understudy, Brian Bohlender, the limelight consisted of more than 66,000 fans in Mile High Stadium.  Brian Bohlender is the understudy for the male roles in The Other Josh Cohen, a rock-n-roll […]

Celebratory Cocktails and Drinks from Our Caterers

The Denver Center for the Performing Arts has asked our catering partners to share how they rang in 2022 with a celebratory drink. Whether you’re participating in Dry January, want to experience something new, or are preparing something special for Valentine’s Day next month, they have something for you. From Serendipity Catering: Serendipity Shirley Temple […]

How to Make the Most of Your Denver Vacation

By: Katlyn Eriksen After what can only be described as a chaotic year and a half with national and international travel coming to a halt, Americans are once again exploring everything the USA, and beyond, has to offer. If you are planning your first vacation in a while, Denver is definitely a destination worth considering. Regardless […]

Phamaly’s 2022 Season: Strength through Family

By: Madison Stout The last two years proved unprecedented for the arts, and while many stayed home in isolation and theatres across the country closed their doors, Phamaly did what they do best — they adapted. By transitioning to virtual platforms, the nomadic theatre company continued its extraordinary work and provided the community with the […]

Study Finds that Denver Residents are 4th in the Nation for Spending on Entertainment

Information in this article has been pulled from namechk.com and the BLS’ Consumer Expenditure Survey.  COVID-19 has hit many industries very hard, as people aren’t able to gather safely in restaurants, theatres, stores, and more. There has been a distinct shift in the economy from in-person expenditures to people spending their time and money at […]

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First Look: Director Margot Bordelon talks about Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? at first rehearsal

 Margot Bordelon directs the DCPA Theatre Company’s production of Edward Albee’s Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? She addressed the cast and crew on the first day of rehearsals by sharing her reflections on the play, its relevance to current issues and the questions she hopes they explore as a company. I remember the precise moment […]