A Spectacular Saturday Night Alive

Talk about a spectacular Spectacular! Saturday Night Alive 2022 transported 500 guests to the glamour and glitz of the Moulin Rouge. Held on June 25, the DCPA’s 41st annual fundraiser netted $830,000 for arts and education. Lynn & Kevin McDonald of the Genesee Mountain Foundation were honored with the Daniel L. Ritchie Spotlight Award for […]

Green and orange banner for the 2022 LTC Comedy Carnaval

2022 LTC Comedy Carnaval Will Leave ’em Laughin’

In 2012, eight Latinx theatre professionals created the Latinx Theatre Commons (LTC), a flagship program of HowlRound. Now, the group brings its 2022 LTC Comedy Carnaval to Denver June 9-11, 2022. Su Teatro will host the three-day celebration of plays, comedy, discussions, networking and late-night parties. Plus, all participants are invited to attend Chicanos Sing […]

The winners of the Women with Hattitude runway show pose for a photo

Women with Hattitude Nets $30,000+ to Support Women in Theatre

More than 450 beautifully bedecked guests adorned the Seawell Ballroom when the Denver Center for the Performing Arts’ Women with Hattitude luncheon returned! This 15th benefit of the DCPA’s Women’s Voices Fund was chaired by Jennifer Dechtman with support from a 24-member host committee of Denver Center Alliance representatives. The day featured a social & […]

A child poses with his craft at the Dia del Nino celebration

DCPA Will Celebrate Día del Niño in Partnership with the Mexican Cultural Center

In addition to Mother’s Day and Father’s Day, there is a special day to celebrate children: Día del Niño, or Day of the Child. A holiday that originated in Mexico in 1925, this day is meant to recognize the importance of children in our society and to promote their wellbeing. Now, it is celebrated all […]

An actor raises his arm while performing in Macbeth for Shakespeare in the Parking Lot

Shakespeare in the Parking Lot Returns with Free Community Performances

“Something [fantastic] this way comes!” Let’s face it. Shakespeare can be confusing. “Thee” and “thou” can often sound like a foreign language. But enter Shakespeare in the Parking Lot…stage right. DCPA’s Education and Community Engagement Department returns with its popular program for a seventh season. And these aren’t your typical performances. Shakespeare in the Parking […]

Actress and singer Kristin Chenoweth poses in a casual outfit in front of a white backdrop

Broadway’s Own Kristin Chenoweth Appears with the Colorado Symphony

If you saw the original production of Wicked on Broadway, then you know the one, the only Kristin Chenoweth. If you weren’t able to see her originate the role of Glinda the Good Witch, you might be familiar with her Emmy-nominated role as April Rhodes on “Glee,” her recent Apple TV star turn as Mildred […]

an actor dressed as a black spotted cat in the Broadway National Tour of Cats

Community: Seven Shows To Engage Kids When It’s Cold

By: Linnea Covington Even if you’re from Colorado that doesn’t mean the family wants to be outside all winter long. It gets cold and wet out there. Luckily, there are plenty of great ways to enjoy the great indoors this season, especially when it comes to exciting shows to bring your little ones to. From […]

CPRD Ensemble dancers leap in front of a blue background wearing black and red costumes

Support Black History Month in Denver

Since 1976, every United States president has designated the month of February as Black History Month. This month is meant to celebrate the achievements of African Americans and to recognize their central role in U.S. history. In Denver, there are many local activities and programs to support Black History Month.   Discover Black Artists  Denver Botanic […]