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The Denver Center for the Performing Arts

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Address: 1101 13th Street, Denver, CO 80204
Phone Number: 800-641-1222
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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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First Buell Show

Being a WY native, I had never been exposed to broadway shows and was skeptical in regards to what to expect when I attended my first show at the Buell Theatre in May 2013. A... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 23, 2015
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Greeley, Colorado
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

Being a WY native, I had never been exposed to broadway shows and was skeptical in regards to what to expect when I attended my first show at the Buell Theatre in May 2013. A note to anyone who has never attended a show, where your church clothes so you don't stick out from everyone else. I was the only... More 

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

We went to the Ellie Caulkin's Opera House to see The Book of Mormon. Beautiful facility and location! Had a great time and laughed our butts off!

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

Hilarious and highly entertaining. Great sets and music. Fantastic fun and a great way to spend the after. Highly recommend. Ellie Caulkins Opera House is a beautiful venue.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

Denver is fortunate to have the DCPA. It's a mini-Broadway in the heart of downtown. Where it's a symphony, musical, play or intimate comedy, this complex provides it.

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Tribune, Kansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

We had the great fortune of seeing Wicked on Broadway in NYC and was excited to see it again close to home in Denver. This was an amazing performance in a beautiful theater. It was hard to believe we weren't actually on Broadway. I've been to other plays at the Center and have not had a bad seat. It's a... More 

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Hugoton, Kansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

What a wonderful experience to see such a performance in such a lovely theater! We also browsed around 16th street, so much to do and so much to see! Great place to people watch!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

My wife and I took our kids to Denver to see Wicked. They absolutely loved the show! The theater was very easy to find for out-of-towners. We used Parking Panda to reserve parking before we got there, I highly recommend that as parking seemed that it would be crazy without it. The theater was laid out well, it was easy... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

We have seen many shows here over the years. It is very well organized and offers excellent performances on a variety of stages. Clean, easy, comfortable and convenient for a night on the town.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

The Buell theatre is a beautiful location inside the Denver Performing Arts Center nearby 16th street mall. Wicked was an awesome performance.

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Broomfield, CO
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

We just saw Wicked at the Buell Theatre, it was fantastic. The show keep you on the edge of your seat with enjoyment. I would recommend seeing Wicked while it is in town.

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