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


Dec 14, 2019

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

Do you remember the first time you heard Mannheim Steamroller Christmas? Join the celebration as Mannheim Steamroller makes history again - Celebrating 35 years of holiday magic as they bring their annual holiday tour to fans throughout the...

Dec 14, 2019

Jimmy Buffett's 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. With a book by Emmy Award® winner Greg Garcia (“My Name is Earl,” “Raising Hope”) and Emmy Award® nominee Mike O’Malley...

Dec 14, 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...

Dec 14, 2019

Join creator and original host, Joel Hodgson, in his final tour and the world’s greatest – and only – movie riffing robots, Tom Servo, Crow, and Gypsy, as they take you on an exhilarating rollercoaster ride through some of the...

Dec 14, 2019

RENT 20th Anniversary Tour
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...

Dec 14, 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...

Dec 14, 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...

Dec 14, 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...

Dec 14, 2019

My Fair Lady
Jul 15, 2020 - Jul 26, 2020

Boasting such classic songs as “I Could Have Danced All Night,” “The Rain in Spain,” “Wouldn’t It Be Loverly” and “On the Street Where You Live,” My Fair Lady tells the story of Eliza Doolittle, a young Cockney flower seller, and Henry...

Dec 14, 2019

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

“One of the most ravishing musicals you will ever be seduced by.” – The New York Times In this joyously offbeat story, set in a town that’s way off the beaten path, a band of musicians arrive lost, out of the blue. Under the spell of...

Dec 14, 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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