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September 2019

A Doll’s House Performed in repertory with A Doll’s House, Part 2

September 6 - November 24

Tickets start at $30 Ages: 16+ For the first time ever performed in repertory, follow two acclaimed playwrights’ distinctive takes on one woman’s journey to self-discovery. Henrik Ibsen’s renowned classic shattered the traditions of his time as his protagonist, Nora, walked out on her stark marital obligations. Decades later, Lucas Hnath brought her home (and to Broadway) to revisit her actions through a contemporary lens. One part searing drama, another part biting comedy, this is an experience best seen in…

Categories: Arts and Culture, Performance and Theatre
Website: www.denvercenter.org/tickets-events/dolls-house/,
October 2019

The BiTSY Stage presents “The Necromancer’s Stone”

October 3 - November 23

When a boy’s uncle goes missing, he begs the Voodoo queen, Marie Laveau, for her help to rescue his favorite relative from the clutches of evil. When a boy’s uncle goes missing, he begs the Voodoo queen, Marie Laveau, for her help to rescue his favorite relative from the clutches of evil. Along the way he discovers the most important treasure of all, but how will he pay Madame Laveau when she comes for her reckoning? October 3 through November…

Categories: Performance and Theatre
Website: www.bitsystage.com,

Goodnight Moon

October 4, 2019 - February 16, 2020

Tickets to public performances start at $16 Ages: PreK-2nd grade The beloved bedtime story comes to life on stage for a whimsical musical adventure! It’s time for Bunny to go to sleep. Say goodnight with magical moments filled with song and dance in this adaptation for Pre-K through 2nd grade audiences.

Categories: Arts and Culture, Performance and Theatre
Website: www.denvercenter.org/tickets-events/goodnight-moon/,

The Improvised Shakespeare Company

October 15, 2019 - March 22, 2020

Tickets start at $42 Based on one audience suggestion (a title of a play that has never been written), The Improvised Shakespeare Company® creates a fully improvised Shakespearean masterpiece right before your eyes. Nothing has been planned out, rehearsed, or written. All of the dialogue is said for the first time, the characters are created as you watch, and if ever you’re wondering where the story is going…so are they! See the show TimeOut Chicago calls “Staggeringly Brilliant” and “Downright…

Categories: Arts and Culture, Performance and Theatre
Website: www.denvercenter.org/tickets-events/the-improvised-shakespeare-company/,

The Thanksgiving Play

October 31 - December 15

Good intentions collide with absurd assumptions in this hilarious satire to responsibly cast a Thanksgiving play for elementary schools. Come see this production 10/31-12/15, Thursday-Saturday at 7:30pm and Sundays at 2:00pm. Ah, Thanksgiving, that most American of Holidays: when families gather to bask in the bounty of the harvest, football, giant balloons—and the legacy of genocide and violent colonial expansion. Good intentions collide with absurd assumptions in this wickedly funny satire as a troupe of terminally “woke” teaching artists trip…

Categories: Arts and Culture, Performance and Theatre
Website: www.curioustheatre.org/event/the-thanksgiving-play/,
November 2019

Vintage Theatre presents “Looped”

November 2 - December 15

Based on real events, “Looped” takes place in the summer of 1965, when Tallulah Bankhead needed to redub – or loop – one line of dialogue for what would be her final movie. Based on real events, “Looped” takes place in the summer of 1965, when Tallulah Bankhead needed to redub – or loop – one line of dialogue for what would be her final movie. What starts out as a friendly visit to the studio quickly dissolves into a…

Categories: Performance and Theatre
Website: www.vintagetheatre.org,

Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night

November 15 - December 22

Tickets start at $30 Ages: 13+ Love makes fools of us all.The struggle is real in this Shakespearean comedy, where the clumsiness of romance is on display in every way. Separated from her twin brother after a shipwreck in Illyria, Viola disguises herself as a man to work in the local household of Duke Orsino. The closer they become, the more Viola gets acquainted with Orsino’s crush, the beautiful noblewoman Olivia. Much to their dismay (and to your delight), the…

Categories: Arts and Culture, Performance and Theatre
Website: www.denvercenter.org/tickets-events/twelfth-night/,

Tell Me I’m Pretty: Free Comedy Show!

November 21

Tell Me I’m Pretty: a free stand-up comedy show featuring touring headliners and local favorites. This speakeasy-style show is tucked away in the basement of Hooked on Colfax, a trendy spot in Denver offering coffee, booze, and baked goods.

Categories: Entertainment, Performance and Theatre
Website: www.eventbrite.com/e/tell-me-im-pretty-free-comedy-show-tickets-77877161687,

Camp Christmas

November 22, 2019 - January 2, 2020

Tickets start at $8 Ages: All ages with ticket Not for the faint of festivity, this over-the-top indoor immersive installation turns the holiday spirit all the way up with mesmerizing displays of decorations that shift time and reality. Camp Christmas is Denver’s newest holiday experience, where yuletide traditions of the past and present get merrily mashed together in a massive 10,000-square-foot wonderland. It’s not just pretty lights and mistletoe. This is where Marie Antoinette commands a Rococo sleigh, where ancient…

Categories: Arts and Culture, Performance and Theatre
Website: www.denvercenter.org/tickets-events/camp-christmas/,

Regional Premiere of “Tuck Everlasting”

November 22, 2019 - January 5, 2020

Based on the best-selling, award-winning novel by Natalie Babbitt, “Tuck Everlasting” is the beautiful and evocative tale of 11-year-old Winnie Foster, a free spirit who longs for adventure. Based on the best-selling, award-winning novel by Natalie Babbitt, “Tuck Everlasting” is the beautiful and evocative tale of 11-year-old Winnie Foster, a free spirit who longs for adventure. When she meets the Tuck family and discovers they hold the secret to everlasting life, she faces an extraordinary choice: return to her own…

Categories: Performance and Theatre
Website: www.vintagetheatre.org,

The Hip Hop Nutcracker

November 23 - November 24

Tickets start at $20 Just like the original, in “The Hip Hop Nutcracker” Maria-Clara and the Nutcracker Prince go on a dream adventure battling a gang of mice, visiting the land of sweets and learning the lessons of the holiday season. Innovative digital graffiti and visuals transform the landscape of E.T.A. Hoffmann’s beloved story from traditional 19th Century Germany to the vibrant, diverse sights and sounds of contemporary New York City. Through this re-mixed and re-imagined version of the classic,…

Categories: Arts and Culture, Performance and Theatre
Website: www.denvercenter.org/tickets-events/hip-hop-nutcracker/,

Calendar Girls

November 23 - December 22

Based on the Miramax motion picture by Juliette Towhidi and Tim Firth. Fri. & Sat. 7:30pm, Sun. 2pm.

Categories: Entertainment, Performance and Theatre
Website: firehousetheatercompany.com,

Jesus Christ Superstar

November 26 - December 1

Tickets start at $35 Jesus Christ Superstar is an iconic musical phenomenon with a world-wide fan base. In celebration of its 50th anniversary, a new mesmerizing production comes to North America. Originally staged by London’s Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre and helmed by the acclaimed director Timothy Sheader (Crazy for You, Into the Woods) and award-winning choreographer Drew McOnie (King Kong, Strictly Ballroom), this production won the 2017 Olivier Award for Best Musical Revival garnering unprecedented reviews and accolades. Appealing…

Categories: Arts and Culture, Performance and Theatre
Website: www.denvercenter.org/tickets-events/jesus-christ-superstar/,

Colorado Ballet Presents The Nutcracker

November 30 - December 29

Audiences simply can’t get enough of Colorado Ballet’s acclaimed production of The Nutcracker. Returning for its 59th season Nov. 30 – Dec. 29, 2019, this beloved holiday favorite sells out every year. Secure your seats early! o Saturday, Nov. 30, 2019 – 1pm o Saturday, Nov. 30, 2019 – 6:30pm o Sunday, Dec. 1, 2019 – 1pm o Sunday, Dec. 1, 2019 – 6:30pm o Saturday, Dec. 7, 2019 – 1pm o Sunday, Dec. 8, 2019 – 1pm o Sunday,…

Categories: Arts and Culture, Performance and Theatre
Website: www.coloradoballet.org/performances/the-nutcracker,
December 2019

Dr. Seuss’ How The Grinch Stole Christmas! The Musical

December 3 - December 8

Tickets start at $30 Ages: 5+ Dr. Seuss’ How The Grinch Stole Christmas! The Musical returns to Denver to steal Christmas after a blockbuster debut in 2014. More than 2.5 million theatre-goers across America have been delighted by this heart-warming holiday musical, featuring the hit songs “You’re A Mean One Mr. Grinch” and “Welcome Christmas” from the original animated TV special. Max the Dog narrates as the mean and scheming Grinch, whose heart is “two sizes too small,” decides to steal Christmas away…

Categories: Arts and Culture, Performance and Theatre
Website: www.denvercenter.org/tickets-events/grinch/,

A Gilbert & Sullivan Christmas Carol

December 13 - December 15

A Gilbert & Sullivan Christmas Carol, by Gayden Wren, showcases a clever conglomeration of Sullivan’s operetta music, Wren’s words, and Dickens’ story. Children’s matinee on Dec 14 is an abridged version with free admission. Did you know that Gilbert and Sullivan were supposed to do a full collaboration with Charles Dickens? Sadly, that plan fell apart when Dickens inconveniently died.  A Gilbert & Sullivan Christmas Carol, by Gayden Wren, showcases a clever conglomeration of Sullivan’s soulful strains, Wren’s words, and Dickens’ drama to give…

Categories: Performance and Theatre, Seasonal/Holiday events
Website: elps.org/a-gilbert-and-sullivan-christmas-carol/,

Mannheim Steamroller Christmas

December 14 - December 15

Tickets start at $44 Do you remember the first time you heard Mannheim Steamroller Christmas? Join the celebration as Mannheim Steamroller makes history again – Celebrating 35 years of holiday magic! Experience the performance of the #1 Christmas music artist in history and for the first time ever, hear the entire album that started it all, LIVE – Mannheim Steamroller Christmas!

Categories: Arts and Culture, Performance and Theatre
Website: www.denvercenter.org/tickets-events/mannheim-steamroller-christmas/,

Ballet Ariel presents “The Nutcracker”

December 14 - December 23

Ballet Ariel’s imaginative and winsome interpretation of The Nutcracker returns at the height of the holiday season to the Lakewood Cultural Center December 14-23! Tickets are on sale now. Ballet Ariel’s imaginative and winsome interpretation of The Nutcracker returns at the height of the holiday season to the Lakewood Cultural Center. Tickets are on sale now. Ballet Ariel’s professional company and 30 students from the Ballet Ariel School and Lakewood Dance Academy brilliantly perform this eternal classic. Directed by Ilena…

Categories: Arts and Culture, Performance and Theatre
Website: ,

Jimmy Buffett’s Escape to Margaritaville

December 23, 2019 - January 5, 2020

Tickets start at $35 Welcome to Margaritaville, where people come to get away from it all—and stay to find something they never expected. With a book by Emmy Award® winner Greg Garcia (“My Name is Earl,” “Raising Hope”) and Emmy Award® nominee Mike O’Malley (“Survivors Remorse,” “Shameless”), Escape To Margaritaville is the musical comedy featuring both original songs and your most-loved Jimmy Buffett classics, including “Fins,” “Volcano,” “Cheeseburger in Paradise” and many more. USA Today calls it “A little slice…

Categories: Arts and Culture, Performance and Theatre
Website: www.denvercenter.org/tickets-events/escape-to-margaritaville/,

Twas The Night Before Christmas

December 24

Santa Claus is coming to town, and bringing the newest family holiday tradition to Denver during a national tour of Ken Ludwig’s Twas the Night Before Christmas! A live stage adaptation of the classic Christmas poem with a modern twist!

Categories: Entertainment, Performance and Theatre
Website: tix.paramountdenver.com/TwasFrontPorchEvents,
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