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.
Colorado Shakespeare Festival: Richard III
Jun 22, 2018 - Aug 11, 2018
The Bard’s most murderous, malicious and mesmerizing king comes to the CSF indoor stage for the first time. Richard, Edward IV’s deformed and embittered younger brother, will do anything to take the crown for himself—but once he has the...
Colorado Shakespeare Festival: Love's Labour's Lost
Jun 9, 2018 - Aug 12, 2018
Start your summer with a frothy, funny celebration of love and learning. In the bucolic Kingdom of Navarre, four attractive young men make a pact to swear off romance and focus on academia ... just minutes before the four loves of their...
Colorado Shakespeare Festival: Cyrano de Bergerac
Jul 6, 2018 - Aug 11, 2018
The inspiration behind the hit film “Roxanne,” Edmond Rostand’s timeless romantic comedy has it all: passion, panache and thrilling swordplay. Cyrano, witty and proud but crippled by insecurity, secretly pines for Roxanne—but she has her...
Colorado Shakespeare Festival: You Can't Take It With You
Jul 20, 2018 - Aug 12, 2018
"As near as I can see, the only thing you can take with you is the love of your friends." Seize the rare opportunity to see a hit screwball comedy on the professional stage. When Alice brings her boyfriend's traditional, straight-laced...
Fourth Annual New Play Festival
Apr 10, 2019 - Apr 14, 2019
Come see how the next generation of theatre artists views and imagines the world we live in. Each of these exciting, peer-reviewed new plays will receive a staged reading with an audience talkback and discussion with the playwright. Check...