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Some may look to the East and West coasts for the U.S.’s best opera, theater, classical music and ballet — but aficionados know that Denver is home to a performing arts scene to rival any other city. Explore the best upcoming performing arts events in Denver. 



Ends Apr. 28, 2019
Garner Galleria Theatre & Bar in the Denver Performing Arts Complex
Relive the glorious days of roller disco in this 1980s musical journey set in Venice Beach, California. The Tony Award-nominated "Xanadu" follows the journey of a Greek muse named Kira who descends from the heavens of Mount Olympus to Venice Beach, where she falls in love with a struggling (mortal) artist named Sonny.

The region’s only full-time professional orchestra, the Colorado Symphony embraces a tradition of musical excellence by presenting a diverse array of symphonic performances throughout the year. The Colorado Symphony performs in Boettcher Concert Hall...



WHEN: Apr. 24–28, 2019
WHEREBuell Theatre in the Denver Performing Arts Complex
Andrew Lloyd Webber's beloved, Tony Award-winning musical tells the story of an extraordinary tribe of felines as they gather for their annual ball.


WHEN: Apr. 26–May 26, 2019
WHERESpace Theatre
This Pulitzer Prize-winning drama paints a portrait of working-class America through the eyes of a group of factory workers in Reading, Pennsylvania.


WHEN: May 8–June 9, 2019
WHEREBuell Theatre in the Denver Performing Arts Complex
You know about Dorothy and Toto, but what happened before they crash-landed in Oz? "Wicked" tells the story of the witches of Oz — one "good" and one "wicked" — and their unlikely friendship. 


WHEN: May 24–26, 2019
WHEREBoettcher Concert Hall in the Denver Performing Arts Complex
Featuring the Colorado Symphony, the Colorado Symphony Chorus and a cast of soloists, "Carmina Burana" is a symphonic exploration of love, lust and the perils of earthly pleasures. 


WHEN: May 25, 2019
WHEREEllie Caulkins Opera House
Spend an evening with the Colorado Ballet as students perform the romantic masterpiece "Giselle."


WHEN: June 11–16, 2019
WHEREBuell Theatre in the Denver Performing Arts Complex
Tony Award-winning director Bartlett Sher brings this beloved musical about fathers and daughters, husbands and wives, love and life to The Mile High City. 


WHEN: June 23, 2019
WHEREEllie Caulkins Opera House
Celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Abbey Road album at this one-night tribute to The Fab Four.

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