CU Presents promotes performing arts on the University of Colorado Boulder campus. We present over 100 ticketed concerts every year as well as numerous educational and outreach events. CU Presents includes the Artist Series, Colorado Shakespeare Festival, Eklund Opera, Takács Quartet, CU Theatre & Dance, Coloradoshakes.org, and Holiday Festival. CU Presents welcomes over 80,000 concertgoers to its events every year.
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Peter and the Starcatcher
Apr 14, 2017
Ever wondered what Peter Pan's childhood was like before Wendy met him in Neverland? Rick Elice's play, based on a best-selling 2006 novel, travels back to Peter's early adventures in an orphanage, aboard a weather-beaten ship holding precious cargo,...
Faculty and guest artists present innovative dance works that reflect the rich diversity of CU-Boulder’s dance division. From transnational fusion to experimental dance theatre, Hip-Hop to aerial dance, audiences will experience the depth and...
Red Hot and Cole: A celebration of Cole Porter
Apr 27, 2017
Immerse yourself in a “swellegant” theatrical party spanning the life of the great and irrepressible wit, Cole Porter. “Red Hot & Cole” celebrates the great American songwriter who brought style, elegance and...
Taming of the Shrew
Jun 11, 2017 - Aug 13, 2017
"Sit by my side, and let the world slip: we shall ne'er be younger." Directed by Christopher Duval CSF kicks off its 60th season with a zany comedy set in swinging 1940s New York City. Enter Kate, a plucky pilot who's just returned from the fray of...
Jun 23, 2017 - Aug 13, 2017
"This above all: to thine own self be true." Directed by Carolyn Howarth Shakespeare's masterpiece, often considered the greatest play in the English language, returns for CSF's 60th season. When Hamlet's world is ripped apart by his father's sudden...
Jul 7, 2017 - Aug 12, 2017
"The fault, dear Brutus, is not in our stars, but in ourselves, that we are underlings..." Directed by Anthony Powell What makes a true leader? In the republic of ancient Rome, no one seems to know. As Rome's leader basks in his victory and ignores a...
Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead
Jul 21, 2017 - Aug 13, 2017
"Look on every exit as being an entrance somewhere else." Directed by Timothy Orr In this hilarious and mind-bending comedy by the Oscar-winning screenwriter of Shakespeare in Love, Hamlet is brilliantly retold through the eyes of two minor...
Henry VI, Part 3
Aug 6, 2017 - Aug 8, 2017
"Fearless minds climb soonest unto crowns." Original Practices Performances Summer 2017's hottest ticket is Henry VI, Part 3, the latest of CSF's widely hailed "Original Practices" productions in the iconic Mary Rippon Outdoor Theatre. With two...