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Buell Theatre in the Denver Performing Arts Complex

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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.

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General
  • Hours: Hours vary. See website for more details.
  • Total Capacity (if applicable): 700
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Meeting Facilities

Facility Info
Meeting Rooms
  • Total Sq. Ft. 1
  • Type of Venue Theater/Performing Arts Venue
  • Number of Rooms 999
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
Lobby
  • 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

Events

Frozen
Aug 17, 2017 - Oct 1, 2017

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From Disney, the producer of The Lion King, Mary Poppins and Beauty and the Beast, comes the beloved tale of two sisters torn apart and their journey to find themselves and their way back to each other. Be among the first to see this highly...

Frozen <p>From Disney, the producer of The Lion King, Mary Poppins and Beauty and the Beast, comes the beloved tale of two sisters torn apart and their journey to find themselves and their way back to each other. Be among the first to see this highly anticipated new musical before it makes its Broadway debut!</p> America/North_Dakota/Center

Something Rotten!
Oct 17, 2017 - Oct 29, 2017

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With 10 Tony nominations including Best Musical, this hilarious smash tells the story of two brothers who set out to write the world's very first MUSICAL! It's "The Producers + Spamalot + The Book of Mormon. Squared!" (New York Magazine).

Something Rotten! <p>With 10 Tony nominations including Best Musical, this hilarious smash tells the story of two brothers who set out to write the world's very first MUSICAL! It's "The Producers + Spamalot + The Book of Mormon. Squared!" (New York Magazine).</p> America/North_Dakota/Center

BREAKIN’ CONVENTION
Nov 4, 2017 - Nov 5, 2017

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Breakin’ Convention is the world's biggest festival of hip hop dance theatre showcasing the very best from around the world and around the corner. Curated and hosted by UK hip hop pioneer Jonzi D, this is an awe inspiring weekend of...

BREAKIN’ CONVENTION <p>Breakin’ Convention is the world's biggest festival of hip hop dance theatre showcasing the very best from around the world and around the corner.</p> <p>Curated and hosted by UK hip hop pioneer Jonzi D, this is an awe inspiring weekend of exceptional performances from world champion b-boy crews to cutting edge street dance companies - live on stage.</p> <p>Spilling off stage and taking over the whole building, dance workshops, graffiti, DJs, and freestyle sessions make Breakin’ Convention an unforgettable experience for all the family.</p> <p>Jonzi D is the founder and Artistic Director of Jonzi D Projects and Breakin’ Convention. A dancer, spoken word artist and director, he is the foremost advocate for hip hop who has changed the profile and influenced the development of the UK British hip hop dance and theatre scene over the last two decades.</p> America/North_Dakota/Center

RENT 20TH ANNIVERSARY TOUR
Nov 14, 2017 - Nov 19, 2017

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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...

RENT 20TH ANNIVERSARY TOUR <p>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 generations and all over the world. And now, this Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning masterpiece returns to the stage in a vibrant 20th anniversary touring production.</p> <p>A re-imagining of Puccini's La Bohème, RENT follows an unforgettable year in the lives of seven artists struggling to follow their dreams without selling out. With its inspiring message of joy and hope in the face of fear, this timeless celebration of friendship and creativity reminds us to measure our lives with the only thing that truly matters—love.</p> America/North_Dakota/Center

CHICAGO
Nov 28, 2017 - Dec 3, 2017

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There’s never been a better time to experience Chicago, Broadway’s razzle-dazzle smash. This triumphant hit musical is the recipient of six Tony Awards, two Olivier Awards, a Grammy, thousands of standing ovations and now the #1...

CHICAGO <p>There’s never been a better time to experience Chicago, Broadway’s razzle-dazzle smash. This triumphant hit musical is the recipient of six Tony Awards, two Olivier Awards, a Grammy, thousands of standing ovations and now the #1 longest-running American musical in Broadway history.</p> <p>Chicago has everything that makes Broadway great: a universal tale of fame, fortune and all that jazz; one show-stopping song after another, and the most astonishing dancing you've ever seen. It’s no surprise that Chicago has wowed audiences from Mexico City to Moscow, from Sao Paulo to South Africa. And now it’s returning to Denver. Whether you're looking for your first Broadway musical, whether you've seen the Academy Award-winning film and want to experience the show live on stage, or whether you've seen it before and want to recapture the magic, Chicago always delivers!</p> America/North_Dakota/Center
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Mannheim Steamroller Christmas by Chip Davis has been America’s favorite holiday tradition for more than 30 years. Grammy Award winner Chip Davis has created a show that features Mannheim Steamroller Christmas classics along with a...

MANNHEIM STEAMROLLER CHRISTMAS BY CHIP DAVIS <p>Mannheim Steamroller Christmas by Chip Davis has been America’s favorite holiday tradition for more than 30 years. Grammy Award winner Chip Davis has created a show that features Mannheim Steamroller Christmas classics along with a selection of compositions from his groundbreaking Fresh Aire series, which introduced the distinctive Mannheim sound to all of America.</p> <p>The program celebrates the group’s recent anniversary of 30 years since the first Christmas album and 40 years since the first Fresh Aire album and includes dazzling multimedia effects performed in an intimate setting. Experience the magic as the spirit of the season comes alive with the signature sound of Mannheim Steamroller. Their holiday CDs have become synonymous with Christmas and continue to occupy top spots on Billboard’s Seasonal Charts every year.</p> America/North_Dakota/Center

ELF THE MUSICAL
Dec 13, 2017 - Dec 17, 2017

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ELF The Musical is the hilarious tale of Buddy, a young orphan child who mistakenly crawls into Santa’s bag of gifts and is transported back to the North Pole. Unaware that he is actually human, Buddy’s enormous size and poor toy-making...

ELF THE MUSICAL <p>ELF The Musical is the hilarious tale of Buddy, a young orphan child who mistakenly crawls into Santa’s bag of gifts and is transported back to the North Pole. Unaware that he is actually human, Buddy’s enormous size and poor toy-making abilities cause him to face the truth. With Santa’s permission, Buddy embarks on a journey to New York City to find his birth father, discover his true identity, and help New York remember the true meaning of Christmas.</p> <p>This modern day Christmas classic is sure to make everyone embrace their inner Elf.</p> America/North_Dakota/Center

Waitress
Dec 19, 2017 - Dec 31, 2017

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With original music and lyrics by 6-time Grammy nominee Sara Bareilles, "Waitress is a little slice of heaven!" says Entertainment Weekly and "a monumental contribution to Broadway!" according to Marie Claire. Don't miss this uplifting...

Waitress <p>With original music and lyrics by 6-time Grammy nominee Sara Bareilles, "Waitress is a little slice of heaven!" says Entertainment Weekly and "a monumental contribution to Broadway!" according to Marie Claire. Don't miss this uplifting musical celebrating friendship, motherhood, and the magic of a well-made pie.</p> America/North_Dakota/Center

The King and I
Jan 3, 2018 - Jan 14, 2018

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Winner of the 2015 Tony Award for Best Musical Revival, The King and I is "too beautiful to miss" (New York Magazine) and boasts a score that features such beloved classics as "Getting To Know You," "I Whistle a Happy Tune," "Hello Young...

The King and I <p>Winner of the 2015 Tony Award for Best Musical Revival, The King and I is "too beautiful to miss" (New York Magazine) and boasts a score that features such beloved classics as "Getting To Know You," "I Whistle a Happy Tune," "Hello Young Lovers," "Shall We Dance" and "Something Wonderful."</p> America/North_Dakota/Center

STOMP
Feb 13, 2018 - Feb 18, 2018

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STOMP is explosive, inventive, provocative, witty, and utterly unique—an unforgettable experience for audiences of all ages. The international percussion sensation has garnered armfuls of awards and rave reviews and has appeared on numerous...

STOMP <p>STOMP is explosive, inventive, provocative, witty, and utterly unique—an unforgettable experience for audiences of all ages. The international percussion sensation has garnered armfuls of awards and rave reviews and has appeared on numerous national television shows. The eight-member troupe uses everything but conventional percussion instruments &#8211; matchboxes, wooden poles, brooms, garbage cans, Zippo lighters, hubcaps &#8211; to fill the stage with magnificent rhythms. Year after year, audiences worldwide keep coming back for more of this pulse-pounding electrifying show.</p> <p>As The Boston Globe says, “If you haven’t seen STOMP, GO! If you have seen it, take someone and share the pleasure!” STOMP. See what all the noise is about.</p> America/North_Dakota/Center

Hamilton
Feb 27, 2018 - Apr 1, 2018

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The national tour of the Broadway musical Hamilton will play The Buell Theatre as part of the Denver Center for the Performing Arts' 2017/18 Broadway subscription series.

Hamilton <p>The national tour of the Broadway musical Hamilton will play The Buell Theatre as part of the Denver Center for the Performing Arts' 2017/18 Broadway subscription series.</p> America/North_Dakota/Center

Disney's Aladdin
Apr 6, 2018 - Apr 28, 2018

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From the producer of The Lion King comes the timeless story of Aladdin, a thrilling new production filled with unforgettable beauty, magic, comedy and breathtaking spectacle. It's an extraordinary theatrical event where one lamp and three...

Disney's Aladdin <p>From the producer of The Lion King comes the timeless story of Aladdin, a thrilling new production filled with unforgettable beauty, magic, comedy and breathtaking spectacle. It's an extraordinary theatrical event where one lamp and three wishes make the possibilities infinite.</p> America/North_Dakota/Center

NATIVE GARDENS
Apr 6, 2018 - May 6, 2018

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Dealing with neighbors can be thorny, especially for Pablo and Tania, a young Latino couple who have just moved into a well-established DC neighborhood. Though Frank and Virgina have the best intentions for making the new couple feel...

NATIVE GARDENS <p>Dealing with neighbors can be thorny, especially for Pablo and Tania, a young Latino couple who have just moved into a well-established DC neighborhood. Though Frank and Virgina have the best intentions for making the new couple feel welcome next door, their newly budding friendship is tested when they realize their shared property line isn’t where it’s supposed to be. Frank is afraid of losing his prized garden, Pablo wants what is legally his, Tania has a pregnancy and a thesis she’d rather be worrying about, and Virginia just wants some peace. But until they address the real roots of their problems, it’s all-out war in this hilarious and heartfelt play about the lines that divide us and those that connect us.</p> America/North_Dakota/Center

School of Rock
May 29, 2018 - Jun 10, 2018

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Based on the hit film, School of Rock follows Dewey Finn, a wannabe rock star who turns a class of straight-A students into grade-A rockers. This hilarious musical features new songs from Andrew Lloyd Webber, all the original songs from the...

School of Rock <p>Based on the hit film, School of Rock follows Dewey Finn, a wannabe rock star who turns a class of straight-A students into grade-A rockers. This hilarious musical features new songs from Andrew Lloyd Webber, all the original songs from the movie and musical theater's first-ever live kids rock band!</p> America/North_Dakota/Center

THE BOOK OF MORMON
Jun 13, 2018 - Jul 1, 2018

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Back by popular demand, The New York Times calls it “the best musical of the century.” The Washington Post says, “It is the kind of evening that restores your faith in musicals.” And Entertainment Weekly says, “Grade A: the funniest musical...

THE BOOK OF MORMON <p>Back by popular demand, The New York Times calls it “the best musical of the century.” The Washington Post says, “It is the kind of evening that restores your faith in musicals.” And Entertainment Weekly says, “Grade A: the funniest musical of all time.” Jimmy Fallon of “The Tonight Show” calls it “Genius. Brilliant. Phenomenal.” It’s The Book of Mormon, the nine-time Tony Award-winning Best Musical. This outrageous musical comedy follows the misadventures of a mismatched pair of missionaries, sent halfway across the world to spread the Good Word. Now with standing room only productions in Australia, London, on Broadway, and across North America, The Book of Mormon has truly become an international sensation. Contains explicit language.</p> America/North_Dakota/Center

LES MISÉRABLES
Jul 25, 2018 - Aug 5, 2018

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Cameron Mackintosh presents the new production of Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schönberg’s Tony Award-winning musical phenomenon, Les Miserables, direct from its acclaimed Broadway return. Featuring the beloved songs “I Dreamed A Dream,”...

LES MISÉRABLES <p>Cameron Mackintosh presents the new production of Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schönberg’s Tony Award-winning musical phenomenon, Les Miserables, direct from its acclaimed Broadway return. Featuring the beloved songs “I Dreamed A Dream,” “On My Own,” “Stars," “Bring Him Home,” “One Day More,” and many more, this epic and uplifting story has become one of the most celebrated musicals in theatrical history. With its glorious new staging and dazzlingly reimagined scenery inspired by the paintings of Victor Hugo, this breathtaking new production has left both audiences and critics awestruck. “Les Miz is born again!” (NY1).</p> America/North_Dakota/Center

On Your Feet
Aug 8, 2018 - Aug 19, 2018

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From their humble beginnings in Cuba, Emilio and Gloria Estefan came to America and broke through all barriers to become a crossover sensation at the very top of the pop music world. On Your Feet! features some of the most iconic songs of...

On Your Feet <p>From their humble beginnings in Cuba, Emilio and Gloria Estefan came to America and broke through all barriers to become a crossover sensation at the very top of the pop music world. On Your Feet! features some of the most iconic songs of the past quarter-century — and one of the most inspiring stories in music history.</p> America/North_Dakota/Center

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