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The Denver Center for the Performing Arts

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Address: 1101 13th Street, Denver, CO 80204
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Description: The Denver Center for the Performing Arts is an exhilarating mix of...
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.
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Stomp at the Buell Theater

Denver has made enjoying the arts so easy! The Denver Center for Performing Arts houses 6 theaters in a beautiful venue with easy access to transportation and parking. The Buell... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 18, 2015
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Windsor Locks, Connecticut
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Windsor Locks, Connecticut
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36 reviews 36 reviews
11 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Denver has made enjoying the arts so easy! The Denver Center for Performing Arts houses 6 theaters in a beautiful venue with easy access to transportation and parking. The Buell Theater was beautiful and I don't think there was a bad seat in the house. Staff were very friendly and helpful. We loved the show Stomp and would see another... More 

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15 reviews 15 reviews
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

My daughter (10 years old) and I were given tickets to the "Ballet MasterWorks" on March 1, 2015 as a gift. In the past the ballet has always seemed a bit stuffy and not all that exciting. This performance, however, was entirely enjoyable. There were three very different dances: one classical style, one modern ballet and one that was almost... More 

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New York, New York, United States
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21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

I am always surprised at the caliber of Broadway tours that come to Denver. (other than Jekyll and Hyde) They are usually 1st run directly from Broadway. I find that the shows are consistently good with great priced seats. The number of family oriented shows especially around the holidays is great. The local theatre productions are also of good quality... More 

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Castle Rock, Colorado
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Show was OK but the facility is very good and the staff is very helpful. We go to a play about twice a month and always have great experiences

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Lakewood, Colorado
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21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

I have been to many performances at the Buell (Beauty and the Beast, Celtic Thunder, Book of Mormon, Wicked). I really enjoy it. Comfy seats. Snacks, drinks available, alittle pricey. Cinderella was a great show to see. My only little complaint is that the seats are not staggered. So you sit directly behind someone, makes it hard to see especially... More 

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Illinois
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

attended the buell theater, and a play at the rickman both in the complex, same weekend. easy walk from our room at the marriot on the 16 th street mall. great performances, moved the crowds in and out easily. i would not have believed at such a large complex. a must visit.

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Norfolk, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

I was in town in 2012 for a major arts event, I either performed or attended performances in all of the theaters/halls and was truly impressed with the clarity of sound, seating capacity & comfort, and the flexibility of the center to host multiple groups & performers (over 5,000 were in attendance through the course of 5 days). A truly... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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26 reviews 26 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

DCPA needs a make over. We like that there are a number of venues in the same location, but the Center is showing its age and lack of vision. The City of Denver like so many government organizations does a poor job of promoting and caring for the area. There are cracked stone panels, a total lack of any sort... More 

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Denver, Colorado, United States
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014 via mobile

I've seen many versions of Christmas Carol over the years the Stage Theater version that I saw tonight was by far the best. The theater and staff are great, the quality of the actors outstanding the score and staging were excellent. It was festive, heart warming and entertaining. My four and Deneb year old were riveted. A must see!

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Silverthorne, CO
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

Outstanding performance of Charles Dickens classic, A Christmas Carol. Performers were outstanding, settings were imaginative and engaging. Numerous children in the performance which was a definite plus. Music and singing was exceptionally well done and added to the spirit of this classic tale. If you have the opportunity, put this show on your MUST SEE list for the season.

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