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.
'THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME'
WHEN: Ends June 18, 2017
WHERE: Ellie Caulkins Opera House, Denver Performing Arts Complex
An exceptional 15-year-old boy falls under suspicion for killing his neighbor’s dog. When he sets out to solve the crime, he uncovers an earth-shattering discovery and a journey that will change his life forever. "The Curious Incident" is a five-time Tony Award winner, adapted from Mark Haddon's best-selling novel.
'LUZIA: A WAKING DREAM OF MEXICO'
WHEN: Ends July 9, 2017
WHERE: Pepsi Center, Prius West Lot
Cirque du Soleil’s latest dazzling masterpiece,"Luzia" transports you to an imaginary Mexico where you’ll be immersed in a world that inspires you to explore your senses, enveloped in light and nurtured by rain. Inspired by the cultural richness of Mexico, Cirque du Soleil’s production of "Luzia" features original music written by Canadian composer Simon Carpentier.
WHEN: July 13–Aug. 6, 2017
WHERE: Stage Theatre, Denver Performing Arts Complex
The tale of energetic and optimistic Annie, an orphan living in Depression-era America, is perhaps more timely than ever, with its themes of class division and courage in the face of uncertainty. Come tap your toes and sing along to "Annie" classics, such as "Hard Knock Life" and "Tomorrow."
WHEN: Aug. 17–Oct. 1, 2017
WHERE: Buell Theatre, Denver Performing Arts Complex
Disney's blockbuster film "Frozen" — a wildly popular tale of two sisters torn apart and their journey to find themselves and their way back to each other — will come to life on the stage. Be among the first to see this highly anticipated new musical before it makes its Broadway debut.