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Finalists and Winners Announced for the 2023 Student Playwriting Competition

The Denver Center for the Performing Arts (DCPA) is proud to announce the winning plays as part of its tenth annual Middle School & High School Playwriting Competition, which has impacted more than 25,000 students since its inception in 2013. This year, the DCPA received 179 total submissions from 22 counties across Colorado. After careful […]

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DCPA Theatre Company Announces Full Cast and Creative Teams for Laughs in Spanish and Hotter Than Egypt

The Denver Center for the Performing Arts (DCPA) Theatre Company is excited to announce the full casting and creative teams for the world premiere production of Laughs in Spanish by Alexis Scheer and Yussef El Guindi’s Hotter Than Egypt. “Winter at the DCPA Theatre Company will be filled with new works when two productions open […]

Samantha Pauly (Katherine Howard, center) with (l-r) Adrianna Hicks (Catherine of Aragon), Andrea Macasaet (Anne Boleyn), Brittney Mack (Anna of Cleves), & Anna Uzele (Catherine Parr).

2023/24 Broadway Tickets On Sale December 15

The Denver Center for the Performing Arts (DCPA) Broadway announce that on December 15 the remaining 2023/24 shows will go on sale to the public. Joining the 11 Broadway and Cabaret shows already on sale are the highly anticipated engagements of SIX, Company, The Book of Mormon, Wicked and many more. MJ will go on […]

Playwrights Announced for the 17th Annual Colorado New Play Summit

The DCPA Theatre Company is proud to announce playwrights, dates, and details for the 2023 Colorado New Play Summit. The 17th annual festival will take place over one weekend on February 25-26, and feature readings of new plays by Jake Brasch, Vincent Terrell Durham, Christina Pumariega, and Sandy Rustin. The festival will also feature Laughs in Spanish by Alexis Scheer […]

DCPA’s John Ekeberg Named President of Independent Presenters Network

The Independent Presenters Network (IPN) resumed its biennial meeting in London last month. The meeting, which is usually held every two years, was on hold for three years due to the COVID-19 pandemic. At the 2022 meeting, a new executive committee, approved by the full membership, was selected. The committee will serve for three years. […]

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David Byrne and Mala Gaonkar’s Theater of the Mind Extends Due to Popular Demand

The Denver Center for the Performing Arts (DCPA) Off-Center is excited to announce that due to popular demand, Theater of the Mind co-created by Academy, Grammy and Tony Award-winning artist David Byrne and writer Mala Gaonkar will extend through January 22 in Denver.  Critics are raving about Theater of the Mind with WNYC’s Radiolab calling […]

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David Byrne Creates Custom Lenticular Art and New Music in Support of Theater of the Mind

Sale of Lenticulars to Benefit Arbutus and Denver Center For The Performing Arts Off-Center. In conjunction with the premiere of the immersive production Theater of the Mind, co-created by creator of the Broadway hit American Utopia, David Byrne, and writer Mala Gaonkar, Byrne has created a series of seven lenticular artwork images in five editions […]

Announcing Our 2023/24 Broadway Season: Bigger Brighter Bolder Broadway

DCPA Broadway’s 2023/24 Season Announcement

Denver Center for the Performing Arts Broadway and Cabaret announce the new, bigger, brighter and bolder 2023/2024 season. Subscription shows include 1776, Jagged Little Pill, Beetlejuice, TINA – The Tina Turner Musical, SIX, Message In A Bottle, MJ and Company, with Denver favorites:  The Book of Mormon, Disney’s Aladdin, Les Misérables, Wicked and many more as added attractions. “I couldn’t be happier to bring a brand-new season filled with award-winning productions direct from Broadway,” […]

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DCPA Theatre Company and Education Announce Cast and Creative Teams for Fall Productions

The Denver Center for the Performing Arts (DCPA) Theatre Company and Education departments are proud to announce the full casting and creative teams for the 2022/23 fall productions of The Chinese Lady, Much Ado About Nothing, LITTLE RED, and A Christmas Carol. “The DCPA is bustling with excitement this fall! From the world premiere immersive […]

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Thomas Beeker Receives Finalist Scholarship at Jimmy Awards

Thomas Beeker, Best Actor winner at the 2022 Bobby G’s, made it to the Top Eight at the National High School Musical Theatre Awards®, also known as the Jimmy Awards®. The Jimmy Awards® took place on June 27 at the Minskoff Theatre in New York City. After a week of workshops, coaching, and training with theatre […]