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The Denver Center for the Performing Arts

1101 13th St, Denver, CO 80204-5319
+1 800-641-1222
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Overdoing Security

My wife and I attended a show at The Buell Theater last week. They have started using magnetometers... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
loretocal
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Denver, Colorado
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Garner Galleria Theatre

The DCPA is a beautiful complex with multiple venues. They offer parking in their garage, but we... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
rachellemb2014
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Denver, Colorado
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The Denver Center for the Performing Arts is an exhilarating mix of Broadway shows, professional theatre, backstage tours, acting instruction and breathtaking facilities. The Tony Award-winning Denver Center Theatre Company offers classics, revivals and world premieres while Denver Center Attractions presents blockbuster musical touring shows and cabaret productions. The Denver Center Theatre Academy develops the talents of aspiring actors while the Seawell Grand Ballroom hosts meetings, receptions and galas.
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  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“opera house” (23 reviews)
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1101 13th St, Denver, CO 80204-5319
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

My wife and I attended a show at The Buell Theater last week. They have started using magnetometers going into the venue. I have never felt unsafe there and the use of these doesn’t make me feel any safer. Another circumstance where risk management has...More

Thank loretocal
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The DCPA is a beautiful complex with multiple venues. They offer parking in their garage, but we prefer to find a meter on the street to make leaving more convenient. We went to the Garner Galleria Theatre to watch the show First Date. First Date...More

Thank rachellemb2014
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Reviewed 2 January 2018 via mobile

The DCPA has so much to offer patrons who are looking for an escape. We recently attended Waitress and were pleased with the organization of ushers, coat check, etc. Keep up the great work and bringing the latest and greatest in musical theater to the...More

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Reviewed 1 January 2018

This was our first experience seeing any performance, during the holidays, amongst the mad rush of people. Great seats, acoustics and the staff was amazingly helpful. I was entertained by the orchestra preparing, keeping the instruments warmed! The rush of folks to get alcohol at...More

Thank Deb1B2
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Reviewed 31 December 2017

Went to see “Waitress” at the Buell Theater. Parking facility close. Beautiful theater, comfortable seating. Looking forward to my next visit.

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Reviewed 18 December 2017

We had Center Orchestra Gold Circle seats for a Saturday evening show. It was F-A-N-T-A-S-T-I-C!!!! The story plot, the dancing, singing with a Winter Holidays & Santa experience were excellent. Don't miss this one!!!!

Thank SonderOffizier
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Reviewed 18 November 2017

I've been to several other productions at the Buell and not had this issue, but this time the sound was a real issue. When the music became louder the words became unintelligible. With many productions this wouldn't be that much of an issue, though with...More

Thank Tom F
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Reviewed 20 October 2017

The spouse and I attended the Dracula ballet at the Ellie Caulkin’s Opera House. Being from the Chicago area, we were very impressed with Denver’s Performing Arts Center. The entire complex is covered to protect customers from the elements, yet still the feel of an...More

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Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

A little scary for the 4 1/2 year old. First act too long. Loved Sven and Olaf. The young princesses were adorable. The first visit to the Buell can be overwhelming for anyone. My granddaughters were surprised that Denver's crossing signals were quiet and did...More

Thank Barnie F
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Reviewed 26 September 2017

This is a modern, large and comfortable theater with a friendly efficient staff. We saw Frozen and the sound and acoustics were excellent. It looked to me like sightlines from almost anywhere in the house would be excellent. I agree that it may not have...More

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speterso21
25 June 2017|
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Response from ROCtraveler30 | Reviewed this property |
Suggest you contact the DCPA directly for the most current and accurate information.
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379jodeeo
6 November 2016|
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Response from mhkay | Reviewed this property |
Hedwig and the Angry Inch, Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer: The Musical, Finding Neverland. See denvercenter website for details and tickets.
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Nealb1951
10 July 2015|
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Response from DenverCenter | Property representative |
We're delighted that you're interested in attending The Book of Mormon when you are visiting Denver. The levels do indeed "stack" with the balcony being the highest level; however, they are in a bit of a raked fashion so... More
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