Buell Theatre in the Denver Performing Arts Complex


Part of Denver Arts & Venues, the Buell Theater is located in the Denver Performing Arts Complex and is the venue of choice for traveling Broadway shows. The Buell is ideal for musicals, plays and comedy acts, and consistently ranks as a top-grossing theater for its size nationally.


  • Hours: Hours vary. See website for more details.
  • Blocks to CCC: 1
  • Miles to CCC: .1
  • Total Capacity (if applicable): 1200
  • Event Space:

Meeting Facilities

Facility Info
Meeting Rooms
  • Total Sq. Ft. 41533
  • Type of Venue Theater/Performing Arts Venue
  • Number of Rooms 5
The Wolf Room
  • Total Sq. Ft.: 960
  • Banquet Capacity: 45
  • Reception Capacity: 75
Mezzanine & Balcony
  • Total Sq. Ft.: 6264
  • Banquet Capacity: 400
  • Reception Capacity: 700
  • Total Sq. Ft.: 9259
  • Banquet Capacity: 300
  • Reception Capacity: 500
Lobby, Mezzanine & Balcony
  • Total Sq. Ft.: 15523
  • Reception Capacity: 1200
Buell Theater
  • Total Sq. Ft.: 41533
  • Theater Capacity: 2843
  • Banquet Capacity: 300
  • Reception Capacity: 500


Aug 18, 2019

Aug 7, 2019 - Aug 18, 2019

Inspired by the beloved films, the romantic and adventure-filled new musical Anastasia is on a journey to Denver at last. From the Tony Award-winning creators of the Broadway classic Ragtime , this dazzling show transports us from the...

Aug 18, 2019

Penn & Teller
Aug 23, 2019

Live Nation Presents Penn & Teller

Aug 18, 2019

Miss Saigon
Sep 10, 2019 - Sep 22, 2019

Experience the acclaimed new production of the legendary musical Miss Saigon, from the creators of Les Misérables. This is the story of a young Vietnamese woman named Kim who is orphaned by war and forced to work in a bar run by a notorious...

Aug 18, 2019

Join us for the 2019 Americas Symposium: The Business of Empathy, featuring Sir Richard Branson, showcasing his career highlights and the entrepreneurial spirit that has led to his success. This exclusive fireside chat will address the...

Aug 18, 2019

Darci Lynne is the youngest contestant to ever win "America's Got Talent." Following AGT she sold out her headlining show in six minutes, having to add more shows. She is a young ventriloquist who is inspiring the next generation to keep it...

Aug 18, 2019

We Will Rock You
Oct 16, 2019

We Will Rock You - The Musical on Tour

Aug 18, 2019

Join Schitt's Creek cast members, including Eugene Levy & Daniel Levy, for a live, interactive evening that promises to be fun and insightful while giving fans an insider's look into the making of the series. Using clips,...

Aug 18, 2019

Blue Man Group
Oct 22, 2019 - Oct 27, 2019

Blue Man Group performances are euphoric celebrations of human connection through art, music, comedy and non-verbal communication. Since debuting at New York's Astor Place Theatre in 1991, the live show has expanded to additional domestic...

Aug 18, 2019

The Phantom of the Opera
Nov 6, 2019 - Nov 17, 2019

Cameron Mackintosh's spectacular new production of Andrew Lloyd Webber's The Phantom Of The Opera makes its triumphant return to Denver as part of its North American Tour. Critics are raving that this breathtaking production is "bigger and...

Aug 18, 2019

Hip Hop Nutcracker
Nov 23, 2019 - Nov 24, 2019

A holiday mash-up for the whole family, The Hip Hop Nutcracker, is currently celebrating its 5th anniversary. Directed and choreographed by Jennifer Weber, The Hip Hop Nutcracker is a contemporary dance spectacle set to Tchaikovsky's...

Aug 18, 2019

Jesus Christ Superstar
Nov 26, 2019 - Dec 1, 2019

An album that inspired a revolution. A revelation that changed the world. A reinvention for this millennium. Jesus Christ Superstar is an iconic musical phenomenon with a world-wide fan base. In celebration of its 50th Anniversary, a new...

Aug 18, 2019

Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas
Dec 3, 2019 - Dec 8, 2019

The Grinch broke box office records for two consecutive years on Broadway during its holiday engagements at the St. James and Hilton theatres in New York. Since then, more than 2.1 million theatre-goers across America have been delighted by...

Aug 18, 2019

Mannheim Steamroller Christmas
Dec 14, 2019 - Dec 15, 2019

Mannheim Steamroller Christmas by Chip Davis has been America's favorite holiday tradition for over 30 years! Grammy Award winner Chip Davis has created a show that features Mannheim Steamroller Christmas classics along with a selection of...

Aug 18, 2019

Escape to Margaritaville
Dec 24, 2019 - Jan 5, 2020

Welcome to Margaritaville, where people come to get away from it all—and stay to find something they never expected. Get ready for a hilarious and heartwarming musical with the most unforgettable songs from one of music's greatest...

Aug 18, 2019

Summer: The Donna Summer Musical
Jan 28, 2020 - Feb 9, 2020

She was a girl from Boston with a voice from heaven, who shot through the stars from gospel choir to dance floor diva. But what the world didn't know was how Donna Summer risked it all to break through barriers, becoming the icon of an era...

Aug 18, 2019

Following the wildly successful "Watch Out for Snakes! Tour" in 2017 and "30th Anniversary Tour" in 2018, Mystery Science Theatre 3000 Live is launching an all new production: "The Great Cheesy Movie Circus Tour." Join creator and original...

Aug 18, 2019

Feb 28, 2020 - Mar 1, 2020

In 1996, an original rock musical by a little-known composer opened on Broadway... and forever changed the landscape of American theatre. Two decades later, Jonathan Larson's RENT continues to speak loudly and defiantly to audiences across...

Aug 18, 2019

The Spongebob Musical
Mar 10, 2020 - Mar 22, 2020

A legendary roster of Grammy® Award winners. A visionary director and a Tony Award®-winning design team. One of the world's most beloved characters. Turn them loose on stage and what do you get? The bold, original musical The New York Times...

Aug 18, 2019

Mean Girls
Mar 25, 2020 - Apr 12, 2020

Direct from Broadway, Mean Girls is the hilarious hit musical from an award-winning creative team, including book writer Tina Fey ("30 Rock), composer Jeff Richmond ("Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt"), lyricist Nell Benjamin (Legally Blonde) and...

Aug 18, 2019

The Lion King
May 13, 2020 - Jun 14, 2020

Giraffes strut. Birds swoop. Gazelles leap. The entire Serengeti comes to life as never before. And as the music soars, Pride Rock slowly emerges from the mist. This is Disney's The Lion King, making its triumphant return to the Buell...

Aug 18, 2019

My Fair Lady
Jul 15, 2020

From Lincoln Center Theater that brought you The King & I and South Pacific, comes "a sumptuous new production of the most perfect musical of all time" (Entertainment Weekly), Lerner & Loewe's My Fair Lady. Director Bartlett Sher's...

Aug 18, 2019

The Band's Visit
Jul 29, 2020 - Aug 9, 2020

WINNER OF 10 TONY AWARDS INCLUDING BEST MUSICAL 2019 GRAMMY AWARD WINNER: BEST MUSICAL THEATER ALBUM Spend an evening in the company of unforgettable strangers at The Band's Visit—now one of the most celebrated musicals ever. It rejoices in...

Aug 18, 2019

Aug 12, 2020 - Oct 4, 2020

Hamilton will return to The Buell Theatre in Denver Aug 12 – Oct 4, 2020 as an added attraction to the 2019/20 DCPA Broadway Season. Hamilton is the story of America's Founding Father Alexander Hamilton, an immigrant from the West...

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