Theater in Denver
Denver is well-known internationally for its world premieres but also has a thriving local theater scene. Denver has two major theaters and countless small theater companies. You can find comedies, classics, experimental productions, and musicals.
The Denver Performing Arts Complex (DPAC), 14th Street and Curtis Street (tel: (303) 893 4100; ), is the world’s largest performing arts centre under one roof. Nine separate venues include the Auditorium Theater and Buell Theater for large dance, drama and opera productions; the cabaret-style Garner Galleria Theater; small intimate theatre spaces in the Helen Bonfils Theatre Complex; and the Boettcher Concert Hall, a large in-the-round concert hall. As well as hosting all the major touring companies, DPAC is home to Denver’s most prestigious music, dance and theatre companies.
The Denver Center Theatre Company performs at The Denver Center for the Performing Arts complex.
The Germinal Stage Denver, 2450 West 44th Avenue (303) 455-7108, stages everything from experimental productions to classics.
Light comedies and musicals run at Denver Victorian Playhouse, 4201 Hooker Street (303) 433 4343.
The Rattlebrain Theatre Co, 1601 Arapahoe Street (720) 932 7384 has made local headlines with its hilarious comedy shows.
Tickets for all theater and concerts are available from The TicketMan, 6800 North Broadway (303) 430 1111, and Ticketmaster (303) 830 8497.
The Friday editions of the Denver Post and Rocky Mountain News contain entertainment pages that list the weekly presentations. The free weekly tabloid Westword also has extensive listings of the differing performances.
Funky Local Theaters
Avenue Theatre ~ 417 E. 17th Ave., Denver 303-321-5925
Bas Bleu Theatre ~ 401 Pine St., Ft. Collins 970-498-8949
The Bug Theatre ~ 3654 Navajo St., Denver, 303-477-9984
Bovine Metropolis Theatre ~ 1527 Champa, Denver 303-758-4722
Buntport Theatre ~ 717 Lipan St., Denver 720-947-1388
Castle Rock Players ~ 100 N. Wilcox, Castle Rock 303-814-7740
Curious Theatre Company~ 1080 Acoma St., Denver 303- 623-0524
Damon Runyon Repertory ~ 611 N. Main St., Pueblo 719-564-0579
Germinal Stage, Inc. ~ 2450 W. 44th Ave., Denver 303-455-7108
Impulse Theatre ~ 1634 18th St., Denver 303-297-2111
Jesters Theatre ~ 224 Main St., Longmont 303-682-9980
Longmont Theatre ~ 513 Main St, Longmont 303-772-5200
Miners Alley Playhouse ~ 1224 Washington St., Golden 303-935-3044
Nomad Theatre ~ 1410 Quince Ave.,m Boulder 303-774-4037
Rattlebrain Theatre Company ~ 1601 Arapahoe St., Denver 720-932-7384
Stories on Stage ~ 3400 W. 38th Ave., Denver 303-494-0523
Su Teatro ~ 4725 High St., Denver 303-296-0219
Theater Company of Lafayette ~ 300 E. Simpson St., Lafayette 720-209-2154
Town Hall Arts Center ~ 2450 W. Main St., Littleton 303-794-2787
Union Colony Dinner Theatre ~ 802 9th St., Greeley 970-352-2900
Upstart Crow Theatre Co. ~ 2590 Walnut St., Boulder 303-442-1415