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2017/18 Student Matinees

To select the date and time for a performance, pick the mode of payment that works best for you.

TEACHERS: To secure tickets for a large group of students, choose “REQUEST RESERVATION.”

HOMESCHOOL PARENTS & SMALL GROUPS: You may immediately purchase tickets by choosing “GET TICKETS.”

Please contact us for best show availability at 303.893.6085 or email Jonalyn Bradshaw at jbradshaw@dcpa.org

 
The Snowy Day and Other Stories By Ezra Jack Keats
The Snowy Day and Other Stories By Ezra Jack Keats
Sept 21 - Nov 17, Conservatory Theatre

Follow the adventures of young Peter as he explores the world around him in a play inspired by Ezra Jack Keats’ acclaimed children’s books The Snowy Day, Goggles, A Letter to Amy and Whistle for Willie. The delightful moments of childhood are perfectly captured in this medley of simple, sweet stories that kick off the new Theatre for Young Audiences program, which focuses on performances especially tailored to Pre-K through 3rd grade audiences. Bring your students to their first theatre experience and spark their interest in the arts.

Age Recommendation: Pre-school to 3rd grade
Tickets: $10; complimentary chaperone ticket for every 10 students
Showtimes: Mon, Tue, Wed, & Fri at 9:30am & 11:30am; Thurs at 10am & 1pm

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Macbeth
Macbeth
Select dates Sep 27 – Oct 25, Space Theatre

An ambitious and visceral re-imagining of Shakespeare's brutal tragedy kicks off the grand reopening of our theatre in-the-round.

Age Recommendation: 14 and up for scenes of violence
Tickets: $16; complimentary chaperone ticket for every 15 students
Showtime for all dates: 10:30am

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Breakin’ Convention 2017 International Festival of Hip Hop Dance Theatre
Breakin’ Convention 2017
Nov 3, Buell Theatre

The world's biggest festival of hip hop dance theatre showcases the very best from around the world and around the corner.

Age Recommendation: 4 and up
Tickets: $16
Showtime: 11am

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A Christmas Carol
A Christmas Carol
Select dates Nov 29 – Dec 14, Stage Theatre

The holidays wouldn't be the same without this Denver tradition.

Age Recommendation: 6 and up for period language and ghost scenes that may frighten younger guests. Also includes stage fog, haze and strobe lighting.
Tickets: $16; complimentary chaperone ticket for every 15 students
Showtime for all dates: 10:30am

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American Mariachi
American Mariachi
Feb 8, Stage Theatre

This heartwarming story about music's power to heal features live mariachi music.

Age Recommendation: 10 and up for mild profanity
Tickets: $16; complimentary chaperone ticket for every 15 students
Showtime: 10:30am

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The Great Leap
The Great Leap
Feb 28 & Mar 8, Ricketson Theatre

Personal pressures and history collide in one thrilling late-80s Beijing basketball game.

Age Recommendation: 14 and up for frequent use of profanity
Tickets: $16; complimentary chaperone ticket for every 15 students
Showtime for all dates: 10:30am

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This is Modern Art
This Is Modern Art
Apr 3 - 6 & 10 - 13, The Jones

Graffiti artists set out to make their voices heard and alter the way people view the world.

Age Recommendation: 14 and up for mild profanity
Tickets: $10; complimentary chaperone ticket for every 15 students
Showtime: 10:30am

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200x200-aladdin
Disney’s Aladdin
Apr 12, Buell Theatre

Discover a whole new world in a thrilling new production filled with unforgettable beauty, magic, comedy and breathtaking spectacle. 

Age Recommendation: 6 and up
Tickets: Starting at $25
Showtime: 2:00pm

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Native Gardens
Native Gardens
Apr 19, April 26 & May 2, Space Theatre

A hilarious and heartfelt story about the lines that divide us and those that connect us.

Age Recommendation: 14 and up
Tickets: $16; complimentary chaperone ticket for every 15 students
Showtime for all dates: 10:30am

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Tommy
The Who’s Tommy
May 2, May 4 & May 9, Stage Theatre

Tommy and his family give new voice to The Who’s classic stadium rock as they navigate the troubles and joys of being alive.

Age Recommendation: 14 and up for violence and sexual content
Tickets: $16; complimentary chaperone ticket for every 15 students
Showtime for all dates: 10:30am

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Everything you need to know for the show

Make sure you have the best matinee possible and follow our tips for paying, parking and more!

1) BEFORE THE SHOW

  • RESERVATIONS AND CONFIRMATIONS

  • PAYMENTS

  • REFUNDS

  • SCHOLARSHIPS

  • STUDY GUIDES

2) DAY OF THE SHOW

  • PARKING/ BUS DROP OFF

  • SCHEDULING

  • SEATING

  • THEATRE GUIDELINES

  • ACCESSIBILITY

  • INCLEMENT WEATHER

  • ALTERNATE PERFORMANCES

3) AFTER THE SHOW

  • POST-SHOW DISCUSSIONS

  • EATING LUNCH

  • TOURS

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