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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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The DCPA has so much to offer patrons who are looking for an escape. We recently attended Waitress... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Albuquerque, New Mexico
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The Nutcracker...

This was our first experience seeing any performance, during the holidays, amongst the mad rush of... read more

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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.
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  • Very good19%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“buell theater” (36 reviews)
“opera house” (23 reviews)
“concert hall” (11 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
1101 13th St, Denver, CO 80204-5319
Central Business District
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The DCPA has so much to offer patrons who are looking for an escape. We recently attended Waitress and were pleased with the organization of ushers, coat check, etc. Keep up the great work and bringing the latest and greatest in musical theater to the...More

Thank ABQvolcanogirl
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our first experience seeing any performance, during the holidays, amongst the mad rush of people. Great seats, acoustics and the staff was amazingly helpful. I was entertained by the orchestra preparing, keeping the instruments warmed! The rush of folks to get alcohol at...More

Thank Deb1B2
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went to see “Waitress” at the Buell Theater. Parking facility close. Beautiful theater, comfortable seating. Looking forward to my next visit.

Thank VacaBoy
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had Center Orchestra Gold Circle seats for a Saturday evening show. It was F-A-N-T-A-S-T-I-C!!!! The story plot, the dancing, singing with a Winter Holidays & Santa experience were excellent. Don't miss this one!!!!

Thank SonderOffizier
Reviewed 19 November 2017

I've been to several other productions at the Buell and not had this issue, but this time the sound was a real issue. When the music became louder the words became unintelligible. With many productions this wouldn't be that much of an issue, though with...More

Thank Tom F
Reviewed 20 October 2017

The spouse and I attended the Dracula ballet at the Ellie Caulkin’s Opera House. Being from the Chicago area, we were very impressed with Denver’s Performing Arts Center. The entire complex is covered to protect customers from the elements, yet still the feel of an...More

Thank Eileen244
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

A little scary for the 4 1/2 year old. First act too long. Loved Sven and Olaf. The young princesses were adorable. The first visit to the Buell can be overwhelming for anyone. My granddaughters were surprised that Denver's crossing signals were quiet and did...More

Thank Barnie F
Reviewed 26 September 2017

This is a modern, large and comfortable theater with a friendly efficient staff. We saw Frozen and the sound and acoustics were excellent. It looked to me like sightlines from almost anywhere in the house would be excellent. I agree that it may not have...More

Thank darwinmoore
Reviewed 22 September 2017 via mobile

Just saw Frozen and can say that this theatre is comparable to those in Broadway! It is definitely modern but the lights and sound are pretty legit! The lobby is very airy. The house is bigger than usual theatres in Broadway.

Thank Maestro2471
Reviewed 21 September 2017 via mobile

The Buell Theatre is massive, double the size of many of the theatres on Broadway. Caught the showing of Frozen here and the stage looked small when seen in this venue. I prefer the smaller, more intimate venues for broadway shows in NYC. The place...More

Thank Josh P
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25 June 2017|
Response from ROCtraveler30 | Reviewed this property |
Suggest you contact the DCPA directly for the most current and accurate information.
6 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.
10 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