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First Date
First Date
Nov 11 - Apr 22, 2018   Garner Galleria Theatre

When blind date newbie Aaron is set up with serial-dater Casey, a drink at a busy New York restaurant turns into a hilarious high-stakes dinner when other restaurant patrons transform into supportive best friends, manipulative exes and protective parents.

The SantaLand Diaries
The SantaLand Diaries
Nov 24 - Dec 24, 2017   The Jones

David Sedaris' off-beat tales from his stint as a Macy's elf in New York City is the sure cure for the common Christmas show.

A Christmas Carol
A Christmas Carol
Nov 24 - Dec 24, 2017   Stage Theatre

Essential to the holiday season in Denver, A Christmas Carol is a joyous and opulent musical adaptation that traces money-hoarding skinflint Ebenezer Scrooge’s triumphant overnight journey to redemption.

ELF The Musical
ELF The Musical
Dec 13 - Dec 17, 2017   Buell Theatre

Based on the beloved 2003 New Line Cinema hit, ELF The Musical is a modern day Christmas classic that is sure to make everyone embrace their inner ELF. Variety proclaims, “ELF is happy enough for families, savvy enough for city kids and plenty smart for adults!”

Waitress
Waitress
Dec 19 - Dec 31, 2017   Buell Theatre

With original music and lyrics by 6-time Grammy nominee Sara Bareilles "Waitress is a little slice of heaven!" says Entertainment Weekly and "a monumental contribution to Broadway!" according to Marie Claire. Don't miss this uplifting musical celebrating friendship, motherhood, and the magic of a well-made p...

Rodgers & Hammerstein's The King and I
Rodgers & Hammerstein's The King and I
Jan 2 - Jan 14, 2018   Buell Theatre

Winner of the 2015 Tony Award for Best Musical Revival, The King and I is “too beautiful to miss” (New York Magazine) and boasts a score that features such beloved classics as “Getting To Know You,” “I Whistle a Happy Tune”.

Zoey's Perfect Wedding
Zoey's Perfect Wedding
Jan 19 - Feb 25, 2018   Space Theatre

Disaster after disaster follow one unfortunate bride down the aisle, from brutally honest boozy speeches to a totally incompetent wedding planner. Watch in awe as this wildly funny fiasco destroys her expectations with the realities of commitment, fidelity and growing up.

American Mariachi
American Mariachi
Jan 26 - Feb 25, 2018   Stage Theatre

Lucha and Boli are ready to start their own all-female mariachi band, but they’ll have to fight a male-dominated music genre and pressure from their families to get it done. This humorous, heartwarming story about music’s power to heal and connect includes gorgeous live mariachi music.

The Great Leap
The Great Leap
Feb 2 - Mar 11, 2018   Ricketson Theatre

When an American college basketball team travels to Beijing for an exhibition game in 1989, the drama on the court goes deeper than the strain between their countries. Tensions rise right up to the final buzzer as history collides with the action in the stadium.

STOMP
STOMP
Feb 13 - Feb 18, 2018   Buell Theatre

Using anything but traditional percussion instruments, the Stomp crew creates pulse-pounding, electrifying rhythms for an unforgettably unique performance, every time.

Colorado New Play Summit
Colorado New Play Summit
Feb 17 - Feb 25, 2018   Helen Bonfils Theatre Complex

Experience the future of theatre at readings, world premieres, parties and more!

Hamilton
Hamilton
Feb 27 - Apr 1, 2018   Buell Theatre

The national tour of the Broadway musical Hamilton will play The Buell Theatre as part of the Denver Center for the Performing Arts’ 2017/18 Broadway subscription series.

Lady Day at Emerson's Bar & Grill
Lady Day at Emerson's Bar & Grill
Mar 5 - Apr 23, 2018   Garner Galleria Theatre

Jazz legend Billie Holiday's troubled life story comes to life through the songs that made her famous, including "God Bless the Child," "What a Little Moonlight Can Do," "Strange Fruit" and "Taint Nobody's Biz-ness."

The Illusionists Present Adam Trent
The Illusionists Present Adam Trent
Mar 20, 2018   The Ellie

Direct from Broadway, Adam Trent, the break out star of the world’s bestselling magic show The Illusionists, presents an immersive entertainment extravaganza of magic, comedy and music perfect for the entire family.

This Is Modern Art
This Is Modern Art
Mar 22 - Apr 15, 2018   The Jones

Graffiti crews are willing to risk anything for their art. But when one crew finishes the biggest graffiti bomb of their careers, the consequences get serious and spark a public debate asking, where does art belong?

Native Gardens
Native Gardens
Apr 6 - May 6, 2018   Space Theatre

Dealing with neighbors can be thorny, especially for a young Latino couple who move into a well-established DC neighborhood. Though their neighbors have the best intentions, their newly budding friendship is tested when they realize their shared property line isn’t where it’s supposed to be.

Disney's Aladdin
Disney's Aladdin
Apr 7 - Apr 28, 2018   Buell Theatre

From the producer of The Lion King comes the timeless story of Aladdin, a thrilling new production filled with unforgettable beauty, magic, comedy and breathtaking spectacle. It’s an extraordinary theatrical event where one lamp and three wishes make the possibilities infinite.

The Who's Tommy
The Who's Tommy
Apr 20 - May 27, 2018   Stage Theatre

After a traumatic incident, young Tommy retreats from the world around him. But a newfound talent for pinball introduces him to the fame and fortune of success. Tommy and his family give new voice to The Who’s iconic 1969 concept album as they navigate the troubles and joys of being alive.

Human Error
Human Error
May 18 - Jun 24, 2018   Garner Galleria Theatre

After an unfortunate mix-up by their blundering fertility doctor, Heather is mistakenly impregnated with the wrong child. Now two very different couples face sharing an uproarious nine-month odyssey of culture shock, clashing values, changing attitudes and unlikely – but heartfelt – friendships. 

School of Rock
School of Rock
May 29 - Jun 10, 2018   Buell Theatre

Based on the hit film, School of Rock follows Dewey Finn, a wannabe rock star who turns a class of straight-A students into grade-A rockers. This hilarious musical features new songs from Andrew Lloyd Webber, all the original songs from the movie and musical theater’s first-ever live k...

The Book of Mormon
The Book of Mormon
Jun 13 - Jul 1, 2018   The Ellie

Back by popular demand, THE BOOK OF MORMON, the nine-time Tony Award-winning Best Musical returns to Denver. This outrageous musical comedy follows the misadventures of a mismatched pair of missionaries, sent halfway across the world to spread the Good Word.

Les Misérables
Les Misérables
Jul 25 - Aug 5, 2018   Buell Theatre

Set against the backdrop of 19th-century France, Les Misérables is an unforgettable story of heartbreak, passion, and the resilience of the human spirit, that has become one of the most celebrated musicals in theatrical history.

On Your Feet!
On Your Feet!
Aug 8 - Aug 19, 2018   Buell Theatre

From their humble beginnings in Cuba, Emilio and Gloria Estefan came to America and broke through barriers to become a crossover sensation at the very top of the pop music world. On Your Feet! features some of the most iconic songs of the past quarter-century — and one of the most inspiring stories in music history.

Beautiful – The Carole King Musical
Beautiful – The Carole King Musical
Sep 4 - Sep 9, 2018   The Ellie

Beautiful — The Carole King Musical is the Tony Award-winning musical that tells the inspiring true story of King’s remarkable rise to stardom. Along the way, she made more than beautiful music, she wrote the soundtrack to a generation.

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