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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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  • 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

Jul 17, 2018

LES MISÉRABLES
Jul 25, 2018 - Aug 5, 2018

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> 1400 Curtis St. Denver, CO America/North_Dakota/Center

Jul 17, 2018

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

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> 1400 Curtis St. Denver, CO America/North_Dakota/Center

Jul 17, 2018

Dear Evan Hansen
Sep 25, 2018 - Oct 13, 2018

Winner of Six 2017 Tony Awards Including Best Musical and the 2018 Grammy Award for Best Musical Theater Album. A letter that was never meant to be seen, a lie that was never meant to be told, a life he never dreamed he could have. Evan...

Dear Evan Hansen <p>Winner of Six 2017 Tony Awards Including Best Musical and the 2018 Grammy Award for Best Musical Theater Album. </p> <p>A letter that was never meant to be seen, a lie that was never meant to be told, a life he never dreamed he could have. Evan Hansen is about to get the one thing he’s always wanted: a chance to finally fit in.</p> <p>Dear Evan Hansen is the deeply personal and profoundly contemporary musical about life and the way we live it. “One of the most remarkable shows in musical theater history,” says The Washington Post. Rolling Stone calls Dear Evan Hansen  “a game-changer that hits you like a shot in the heart” and NBC News says the musical is “an inspiring anthem resonating on Broadway and beyond.” Dear Evan Hansen features a book by Tony Award winner StevenLevenson, a score by Grammy, Tony and Academy Award winners Benj Pasek and Justin Paul (La La Land, The Greatest Showman) and direction by four-time Tony Award nominee Michael Greif (Rent). Casting will be announced at a later date.</p> 1400 Curtis St. Denver, CO America/North_Dakota/Center

Jul 17, 2018

Dear Evan Hansen
Oct 8, 2018

Winner of six 2017 Toney Awards including Best Musical, Dear Evan Hansen is the deeply personal and profoundly contemporary musical about life and the way we live it. The Washington Post calls Dear Evan Hansen “one of the most remarkable...

Dear Evan Hansen <p>Winner of six 2017 Toney Awards including Best Musical, Dear Evan Hansen is the deeply personal and profoundly contemporary musical about life and the way we live it. The Washington Post calls Dear Evan Hansen “one of the most remarkable shows in musical theater history.”</p> 1400 Curtis St. Denver, CO America/North_Dakota/Center

Jul 17, 2018

This unprecedented event pairs National Geographic's stunning natural history footage with an original symphony composed by Bleeding Fingers Music, and performed live by a full orchestra and choir. Driven by a five-part composition,...

National Geographic: Symphony for our World <p>This unprecedented event pairs National Geographic's stunning natural history footage with an original symphony composed by Bleeding Fingers Music, and performed live by a full orchestra and choir.</p> <p>Driven by a five-part composition, Symphony for Our World combines artistry and science as it brings viewers from the depths of the sea, up to the coastlines, onto land, through mountains and into the sky. Each movement results in a powerful musical tribute to the beauty and wonders of our wild world.</p> 1400 Curtis St. Denver, CO America/North_Dakota/Center

Jul 17, 2018

Love Never Dies
Oct 23, 2018 - Oct 28, 2018

This story of boundless love, full of passion and drama, follows Andrew Lloyd Webber’s The Phantom of the Opera, one of the most successful musicals of all time, which has now been seen by more than 130 million people worldwide and is the...

Love Never Dies <p>This story of boundless love, full of passion and drama, follows Andrew Lloyd Webber’s The Phantom of the Opera, one of the most successful musicals of all time, which has now been seen by more than 130 million people worldwide and is the winner of more than 50 international awards.</p> <p>The ultimate love story continues in Love Never Dies, Andrew Lloyd Webber’s spellbinding sequel to The Phantom of the Opera. Love Never Diesis a dazzling new production, which takes audiences on a thrilling rollercoaster ride of intrigue, obsession and romance. Be seduced by the beautiful, sometimes magical and poetic, sometimes joyful, and occasionally melancholic score. Don’t miss this magnificent continuation of one of the world’s greatest love stories as it makes its Denver premiere.</p> 1400 Curtis St. Denver, CO America/North_Dakota/Center

Jul 17, 2018

Breakin’ Convention
Nov 3, 2018 - Nov 4, 2018

The world's biggest festival of hip hop dance theatre showcasing the very best from around the world and around the corner. Spilling off stage and taking over the whole building, dance workshops, graffiti, DJs, and freestyle sessions create...

Breakin’ Convention <p>The world's biggest festival of hip hop dance theatre showcasing the very best from around the world and around the corner.</p> <p>Spilling off stage and taking over the whole building, dance workshops, graffiti, DJs, and freestyle sessions create an unforgettable experience for the whole family.</p> 1400 Curtis St. Denver, CO America/North_Dakota/Center

Jul 17, 2018

Legendary singer, songwriter and performer John Prine will release his highly anticipated new album, The Tree of Forgiveness, April 13 on his own independent label, Oh Boy Records (pre-order now). Produced by Grammy Award-winning Dave Cobb,...

JOHN PRINE with very special guest Nathaniel Rateliff <p>Legendary singer, songwriter and performer John Prine will release his highly anticipated new album, The Tree of Forgiveness, April 13 on his own independent label, Oh Boy Records (pre-order now). Produced by Grammy Award-winning Dave Cobb, the album is Prine's first featuring new material in over 13 years. In advance of the release, the song "Summer's End" is premiering today.</p> <p>In celebration of the album, Prine will embark on an extensive tour that will span throughout 2018, including a very special co-headline concert at New York's Radio City Music Hall with Sturgill Simpson (solo) on album release day as well as newly announced shows at L.A.'s Ace Theatre, Boston's Wang Theatre, Austin's Bass Hall and Nashville's Ryman Auditorium (two nights). Tickets for the newly added dates will be available for presale beginning Wednesday, February 14 with general on sale starting Friday, February 16. See below for complete details. Every concert ticket sold will include a copy The Tree of Forgiveness (CD only) upon its release.</p> 1400 Curtis St. Denver, CO America/North_Dakota/Center

Jul 17, 2018

Come From Away
Nov 13, 2018 - Nov 25, 2018

The true story of the small town that welcomed the world. Broadway’s Come From Away takes you into the heart of the remarkable true story of 7,000 stranded passengers and the small town in Newfoundland that welcomed them.

Come From Away <p>The true story of the small town that welcomed the world. Broadway’s Come From Away takes you into the heart of the remarkable true story of 7,000 stranded passengers and the small town in Newfoundland that welcomed them.</p> 1400 Curtis St. Denver, CO America/North_Dakota/Center

Jul 17, 2018

Irving Berlin’s White Christmas
Dec 5, 2018 - Dec 15, 2018

Start this holiday season with a timeless tale of joy and good will, fill it with classic Irving Berlin songs, top it off with glorious dancing and lots of snow and head on over to The Buell Theatre to see Irving Berlin’s White Christmas ....

Irving Berlin’s White Christmas <p>Start this holiday season with a timeless tale of joy and good will, fill it with classic Irving Berlin songs, top it off with glorious dancing and lots of snow and head on over to The Buell Theatre to see <em>Irving Berlin’s White Christmas</em>. It tells the story of a song-and-dance team putting on a show in a magical Vermont inn and falling for a stunning sister act in the process. Full of dancing, laughter and some of the greatest songs ever written.</p> <p>Give everyone the gift they’re dreaming of with this merry and bright holiday musical.</p> 1400 Curtis St. Denver, CO America/North_Dakota/Center

Jul 17, 2018

Cirque Éloize - Hotel
Dec 19, 2018 - Dec 23, 2018

Acrobatics, theatre, dance and live music, will draw spectators into a colorful, timeless world. All that remains is to enter through the lobby door and get swept away by the grandeur and poetry of Hotel.

Cirque Éloize - Hotel <p>Acrobatics, theatre, dance and live music, will draw spectators into a colorful, timeless world. All that remains is to enter through the lobby door and get swept away by the grandeur and poetry of Hotel.</p> 1400 Curtis St. Denver, CO America/North_Dakota/Center

Jul 17, 2018

A Bronx Tale
Jan 8, 2019 - Jan 20, 2019

Broadway’s hit crowd-pleaser takes you to the stoops of the Bronx in the 1960s — where a young man is caught between the father he loves and the mob boss he’d love to be. Bursting with high-energy dance numbers and original doo-wop tunes...

A Bronx Tale <p>Broadway’s hit crowd-pleaser takes you to the stoops of the Bronx in the 1960s — where a young man is caught between the father he loves and the mob boss he’d love to be.</p> <p>Bursting with high-energy dance numbers and original doo-wop tunes from the songwriter of <em>Beauty and the Beast</em> — Alan Menken — <em>A Bronx Tale</em> is an unforgettable story of loyalty and family. Academy Award winner Robert De Niro and Tony® winner Jerry Zaks direct this streetwise musical based on Academy Award nominee Chazz Palminteri’s story that The New York Times hails as “A Critics’ Pick. The kind of tale that makes you laugh and cry.” “A combination of Jersey Boys and West Side Story” (amNewYork).</p> 1400 Curtis St. Denver, CO America/North_Dakota/Center

Jul 17, 2018

Rock of Ages
Jan 25, 2019 - Jan 27, 2019

It’s 1987 on Hollywood’s Sunset Strip when a small-town girl meets a big city rocker. As they fall in love in L.A.’s most famous rock club, Rock of Ages allows fans to rock out once again to their favorite ‘80s hits. Featuring the music of...

Rock of Ages <p>It’s 1987 on Hollywood’s Sunset Strip when a small-town girl meets a big city rocker.  As they fall in love in L.A.’s most famous rock club,<em> Rock of Ages</em> allows fans to rock out once again to their favorite ‘80s hits.</p> <p>Featuring the music of iconic bands such as Styx, Poison, Twisted Sister and Whitesnake among many others, this 10thAnniversary production features a dynamic new cast revisiting the larger than life characters and exhilarating story that turned Rock of Ages into a global phenomenon.</p> 1400 Curtis St. Denver, CO America/North_Dakota/Center

Jul 17, 2018

Bat Out of Hell The Musical
Feb 6, 2019 - Feb 17, 2019

The romance of rock ‘n’ roll comes alive on stage in Jim Steinman’s “Jaw-Dropping Spectacle” (London Evening Standard) Bat Out of Hell The Musical. The streets are heating up as Strat, the forever young leader of rebellious gang The Lost,...

Bat Out of Hell The Musical <p>The romance of rock ‘n’ roll comes alive on stage in Jim Steinman’s “Jaw-Dropping Spectacle” (London Evening Standard) Bat Out of Hell The Musical.</p> <p>The streets are heating up as Strat, the forever young leader of rebellious gang The Lost, falls in love with Raven, the beautiful daughter of the tyrannical ruler of post-apocalyptic Obsidian in a love story that has “changed the way musicals are staged forever” (North West End). Winner of Best Musical at the London Evening Standard Theatre Awards, this “dazzling tale of star crossed lovers” (Toronto Sun) plays The Buell February 2019. Forget everything you know about musicals and get lost in this critically-acclaimed, smash-hit theatrical spectacle.</p> 1400 Curtis St. Denver, CO America/North_Dakota/Center

Jul 17, 2018

The Play That Goes Wrong
Mar 5, 2019 - Mar 17, 2019

What would happen if Sherlock Holmes and Monty Python had an illegitimate Broadway baby? You’dget The Play That Goes Wrong ,Broadway and London’s award-winningsmash comedy. Called “a gut-bustinghit” (The New York Times)and “the funniest...

The Play That Goes Wrong <p>What would happen if Sherlock Holmes and Monty Python had an illegitimate Broadway baby? You’dget <em>The Play That Goes Wrong</em>,Broadway and London’s award-winningsmash comedy.</p> <p>Called “a gut-bustinghit” (The New York Times)and “the funniest play Broadway hasever seen” (Huffington Post), thisclassic murder mystery is chockfullof mishaps and madcap maniadelivering “a riotous explosion of comedy”(Daily Beast). Welcome to opening night of The Murder atHaversham Manor where things are quickly going from bad to utterlydisastrous. With an unconscious leading lady, a corpse that can’t playdead and actors who trip over everything (including their lines), it’s“tons of fun for all ages” (Huffington Post) and “comic gold”(Variety).</p> 1400 Curtis St. Denver, CO America/North_Dakota/Center

Jul 17, 2018

Hello, Dolly!
Mar 27, 2019 - Apr 7, 2019

Tony Award-winning Broadway legend Betty Buckley stars in Hello, Dolly! – the universally acclaimed smash that NPR calls “the best show of the year!” Winner of four Tony Awards including Best Musical Revival, this new production is “a...

Hello, Dolly! <p>Tony Award-winning Broadway legend Betty Buckley stars in Hello, Dolly! &#8211; the universally acclaimed smash that NPR calls “the best show of the year!” Winner of four Tony Awards including Best Musical Revival, this new production is “a musical comedy dream!” (Rolling Stone).</p> 1400 Curtis St. Denver, CO America/North_Dakota/Center

Jul 17, 2018

Cats
Apr 24, 2019 - Apr 28, 2019

Cats , the record-breaking musical spectacular by Andrew Lloyd Webber that has captivated audiences in more than 30 countries and 15 languages, is now on tour across North America. Audiences are rediscovering this beloved musical with...

Cats <p><em>Cats</em><span>, the record-breaking musical spectacular by Andrew Lloyd Webber that has captivated audiences in more than 30 countries and 15 languages, is now on tour across North America. </span></p> <p><span>Audiences are rediscovering this beloved musical with breathtaking music, including one of the most treasured songs in musical theater—“Memory”. Winner of seven Tony Awards including Best Musical, </span><em>Cats</em><span> tells the story of one magical night when an extraordinary tribe of cats gathers for its annual ball to rejoice and decide which cat will be reborn. The original score by Andrew Lloyd Webber (</span><em>Phantom</em><span>, </span><em>School of Rock</em><span>, </span><em>Sunset Boulevard</em><span>), original scenic and costume design by John Napier (</span><em>Les Misérables</em><span>), all-new lighting design by Natasha Katz (</span><em>Aladdin</em><span>), all-new sound design by Mick Potter, new choreography by Andy Blankenbuehler (</span><em>Hamilton</em><span>) based on the original choreography by Gillian Lynne (</span><em>Phantom</em><span>) and direction by Trevor Nunn (</span><em>Les Misérables</em><span>) make this production a new </span><em>Cats </em><span>for a new generation.</span></p> 1400 Curtis St. Denver, CO America/North_Dakota/Center

Jul 17, 2018

Wicked
May 8, 2019 - Jun 9, 2019

Wicked, the Broadway sensation, looks at what happened in the Land of Oz…but from a different angle. Long before Dorothy arrives, there is another young woman, born with emerald-green skin — smart, fiery, misunderstood and possessing an...

Wicked <p>Wicked, the Broadway sensation, looks at what happened in the Land of Oz…but from a different angle. </p> <p>Long before Dorothy arrives, there is another young woman, born with emerald-green skin — smart, fiery, misunderstood and possessing an extraordinary talent. When she meets a bubbly blonde who is exceptionally popular, their initial rivalry turns into the unlikeliest of friendships…until the world decides to call one “good,” and the other one “wicked.” From the first electrifying note to the final breathtaking moment, Wicked — the untold true story of the Witches of Oz—transfixes audiences with its wildly inventive story that USA Today cheers is “a complete triumph. An original musical that will make you laugh, cry and think.</p> 1400 Curtis St. Denver, CO America/North_Dakota/Center

Jul 17, 2018

Fiddler on the Roof
Jun 11, 2019 - Jun 16, 2019

Audiences across North America are toasting a new production of Fiddler on the Roof . Rich with musical hits you know and love, including “Tradition,” “Sunrise, Sunset,” “If I Were A Rich Man,” “Matchmaker, Matchmaker” and "To Life...

Fiddler on the Roof <p><span>Audiences across North America are toasting a new production of </span><em>Fiddler on the Roof</em><span>. Rich with musical hits you know and love, including “Tradition,” “Sunrise, Sunset,” “If I Were A Rich Man,” “Matchmaker, Matchmaker” and "To Life (L'Chaim),” </span><em>Fiddler on the Roof</em><span> is the heartwarming story of fathers and daughters, husbands and wives, and life, love and laughter. </span></p> <p><span>Tony-winning director Bartlett Sher and the team behind </span><em>South Pacific</em><span>,</span><em> The King and I</em><span> and 2017 Tony-winning Best Play </span><em>Oslo</em><span>, bring a fresh and authentic vision to this beloved theatrical masterpiece from Tony winner Joseph Stein and Pulitzer Prize winners Jerry Bock and Sheldon Harnick. Featuring a talented cast, lavish orchestra and stunning movement and dance from Israeli choreographer Hofesh Shechter, based on the original staging by Jerome Robbins, </span><em>Fiddler on the Roof</em><span> will introduce a new generation to the uplifting celebration that raises its cup to joy.</span></p> 1400 Curtis St. Denver, CO America/North_Dakota/Center

Jul 17, 2018

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
Jul 9, 2019 - Jul 28, 2019

Roald Dahl's amazing tale is now Denver’s golden ticket. It’s the perfect recipe for a delectable treat: songs from the original film, including “Pure Imagination,” “The Candy Man,” and “I’ve Got a Golden Ticket,” alongside a toe-tapping...

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory <p><span>Roald Dahl's amazing tale is now Denver’s golden ticket. It’s the perfect recipe for a delectable treat: songs from the original film, including “Pure Imagination,” “The Candy Man,” and “I’ve Got a Golden Ticket,” alongside a toe-tapping and ear-tickling new score from the songwriters of </span><em>Hairspray</em><span>. </span></p> <p><span>Willy Wonka is opening his marvelous and mysterious chocolate factory...to a lucky few. That includes Charlie Bucket, whose bland life is about to burst with color and confection beyond his wildest dreams. He and four other golden ticket winners will embark on a mesmerizing joyride through a world of pure imagination. Now’s your chance to experience the wonders of Wonka like never before &#8211; get ready for Oompa-Loompas, incredible inventions, the great glass elevator and more, more, more at this everlasting showstopper.</span></p> 1400 Curtis St. Denver, CO America/North_Dakota/Center

Jul 17, 2018

Anastasia
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...

Anastasia <p><span>Inspired by the beloved films, the romantic and adventure-filled new musical </span><em>Anastasia</em><span> is on a journey to Denver at last. From the Tony Award-winning creators of the Broadway classic </span><em>Ragtime</em><span>, this dazzling show transports us from the twilight of the Russian Empire to the euphoria of Paris in the 1920s, as a brave young woman sets out to discover the mystery of her past. </span></p> <p><span>Pursued by a ruthless Soviet officer determined to silence her, Anya enlists the aid of a dashing conman and a lovable ex-aristocrat. Together, they embark on an epic adventure to help her find home, love and family. </span><em>Anastasia</em><span> features a book by celebrated playwright Terrence McNally, a lush new score by Stephen Flaherty (music) and Lynn Ahrens (lyrics) with direction by Tony Award-winner Darko Tresnjak.</span></p> 1400 Curtis St. Denver, CO America/North_Dakota/Center

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