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The Denver Center for the Performing Arts

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Address: 1101 13th St, Denver, CO 80204-5319
Phone Number: 800-641-1222
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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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Several months ago I found out that Phantom of the Opera was again coming to Denver. As my wife adores this musical getting seats was a must. I seen shows in a number of... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
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Fort Morgan, Colorado
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Fort Morgan, Colorado
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Several months ago I found out that Phantom of the Opera was again coming to Denver. As my wife adores this musical getting seats was a must. I seen shows in a number of different places over the years, from small black box theaters to 3,000 seat opera houses. I have to say the Buell was a great experience. Parking... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2016 via mobile

Wow .... You have to go see a play at this center...... Easy parking .... Very nice people... Go downtown for a great event

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2016 via mobile

This review is for the Denver Performing Arts Complex (the Denver Center for the Performing Arts is an organization and tenant within this complex). An excellent complex with modern amenities and access-friendly. There are theatres of varying sizes, a concert hall and opera house. Restaurants onsite and right across 14th Street. 16th Street Mall with all of its bars and... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2016 via mobile

This is the gem of Denver! The Buell alway have great plays sometimes straight from Broadway. It is worth going to one while you are in town or even if you live here. My Mom and I try to see at least four plays a year. We recently saw Beautiful the story of Carole King's life. The music, costumes, and... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2016

We have now seen our fifth performance at The Buell Theater and I can say it is one of the best venues I've ever experienced for the performing arts. You hear frequently the tired adage "there are no bad seats in this theater", applied to many different venues around the world, but this is truly the case for the Buell.... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2016

Over the past few years I have attended several operas and ballets. The seating was arranged for a group so my particular location was not self chosen. The performances were enjoyable in spite of the fact that there are some locations that are troublesome. I was told by a box office person that some seats in rows, R,S,T are lower... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2016 via mobile

After CarnegieHall, this has got to be one of the most beautiful and amazing Performibg Arts Centre in the country. Its a huge place, nearly 4 city blocks and houses multiple theatres with the biggest one hosting many Broadway type shows, and some even being performed first time before it makes it to NewYork broadway. Check out their show schedule... More 

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Arvada, Colorado
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2016 via mobile

My husband and I have been to DCPA numerous times and have seen shows in most of the theaters. This afternoon we saw Beautiful: The Carol King Show and as always the individuals taking the tickets and seating everyone were kind and friendly. The Buell Theater was clean and everything was on time. Again it was another excellent Broadway quality... More 

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Edwards, Il
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016

Have watched plays here for years and loved the quality. My Daughter participated in the High School Summer Intensive and learned so much, both theatrically and in personal confidence. Highly recommend!

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

Went there for the GALA Chorus Festival with 6500 other people! We used 4 of the performance venues in the complex and they were all great. The Ellie Caulkins Opera House was particularly incredible for the great acoustics!

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