A major regional theater player since the late 1970’s, The Denver Center for the Performing Arts attracts an audience of over 750,000 theatergoers per season. The Center regularly produces classical works and mainstream musicals (Disney’s The Little Mermaid had its premiere here) but also has an ongoing commitment to the development of new plays and musicals designed to advance the progress of the American theatre. In recognition of its accomplishments, Denver Center received a Tony Award for Outstanding Regional Theatre in 1998.
Denver Center For the Performing Arts Information
- Public Transportation: Very good (easily accessible by light rail)
- Handicapped Accessibility: Good
- Performances/Programs: The Denver Center for the Performing Arts Complex is a four-block 12-acre complex containing 11 performance venues. The Denver Center for the Performing Arts is the primary user of the facilities, but the Colorado Symphony, Opera Colorado, and Colorado Ballet also use the theaters
- Ticket Prices: Vary by program. Join E-mail Club to find out about special discounts and ticket offers
- Group Discounts: Discounts are typically available for groups of 10–20 or more, depending on the production
- Subscriptions/Membership: Subscriptions and memberships are available for some of the individual companies at the complex, such as the Denver Center Theatre Company and Denver Center Attractions (which brings in the Broadway touring shows)
- Educational/Community Outreach: Educational programs at the center include onsite classes for people of all ages, school tours, professional-development opportunities, and the National Theatre Conservatory, a degree-granting institution. The Complex also houses the National Center for Voice and Speech, a research, clinical, and teaching organization.