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The Denver Center for the Performing Arts

1101 13th St, Denver, CO 80204-5319
+1 800-641-1222
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A night at the Ellie

My partner and I are travelling the USA currently, and spent a weekend in Denver exploring. One... read more

Reviewed 19 June 2017
Christchurch, New Zealand
Great Show

Went to see The Illusionists with the wife and child. Brought tickets at the last minute and had... read more

Reviewed 19 May 2017
Rob M
Wellington, Colorado
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The Denver Center for the Performing Arts is an exhilarating mix of Broadway shows, professional theatre, backstage tours, acting instruction and breathtaking facilities. The Tony Award-winning Denver Center Theatre Company offers classics, revivals and world premieres while Denver Center Attractions presents blockbuster musical touring shows and cabaret productions. The Denver Center Theatre Academy develops the talents of aspiring actors while the Seawell Grand Ballroom hosts meetings, receptions and galas.
  • Excellent77%
  • Very good18%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“buell theater” (32 reviews)
“opera house” (22 reviews)
“concert hall” (11 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 18:00
1101 13th St, Denver, CO 80204-5319
Central Business District
+1 800-641-1222
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Reviewed 19 June 2017

My partner and I are travelling the USA currently, and spent a weekend in Denver exploring. One place we visited was the Ellie Caulkins Opera House and saw The Curious tale of the dog in the night-time. A wonderful show held in an even more...More

Thank beech-bidois
Reviewed 19 May 2017 via mobile

Went to see The Illusionists with the wife and child. Brought tickets at the last minute and had stool seats, but more comfortable than I thought. Great views and sound. Wished they had discounted tickets for kids. Silly to spend full price for a child.

Thank Rob M
Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

This is a great venue with terrific acoustics and comfortable seating. Whether you are on the floor or up in the balconies the view and sound is excellent. Easy parking as well.

Thank Kenmarsam
Reviewed 5 April 2017

Went for my first show here in Denver at the Center for the Performing Arts at the Buell Theater (Kinky Boots). There was an 80's band that was performing that was really good and added to the mood. You can bring a drink and snacks...More

Thank Cudiva
Reviewed 19 March 2017

What great venues with so much flexibility and wonderful staffing! We have seen productions at the Ellie Caulkins Opera House, the Buell Theatre and Boettcher Concert Hall and have never been disappointed. Opera, ballet, theatre, Broadway shows, symphony - you name it, they have it....More

Thank dv_buddy
Reviewed 14 March 2017

So much fun and a great group of professionals! Watched an American in Paris. Very comfortable and entertaining.

Thank andrew1172017
Reviewed 3 March 2017

There is a thrill attending a show in a big theatre that makes it more memorable than small stage productions.. Check the calendar and plan ahead for a show here. Parking is very easy and there are many nice restaurants in the area as well...More

Thank MD2MT2005
Reviewed 23 February 2017 via mobile

Saw this, this week. Fabulous. Would go again to this play. Kids also loved it that were in attendance that we saw by us. Great way to immerse children into the theatre world. Staff needs to up their awareness. Kids being unruly up a few...More

Thank FranceEnglandGreece
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Funny, sad and entertaining all at the same time. This is especially enjoyable for anyone who know Shakespeare, but even for those of us who do not.

Thank Helen K
Reviewed 6 February 2017

If you visit Denver you should go see a performance at this venue. There is theatre, broadway touring musicals, ballet and classical music. Something for every taste in this large cultural venue. Plenty of parking, many choices for dining close by. I highly recommand it...More

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24 June 2017|
Response from ROCtraveler30 | Reviewed this property |
Suggest you contact the DCPA directly for the most current and accurate information.
5 November 2016|
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Response from mhkay | Reviewed this property |
Hedwig and the Angry Inch, Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer: The Musical, Finding Neverland. See denvercenter website for details and tickets.
9 July 2015|
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Response from DenverCenter | Property representative |
We're delighted that you're interested in attending The Book of Mormon when you are visiting Denver. The levels do indeed "stack" with the balcony being the highest level; however, they are in a bit of a raked fashion so... More