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Sisters of Swing

Date:
Apr 06, 2018 to May 06, 2018
Cost:
$24 and up
Phone:
303-794-2787

See the musical that follows the story of the Andrews Sisters through their successful career. Hear some of their most popular tunes.

Ballet Ariel’s Summer Showcase

Date:
Jul 26, 2018 7pm
Cost:
$10 adult, $5 seniors and students, free age 12 and under
Phone:
303-945-4388

See excerpts from Ballet Ariel's season including Aurora’s Wedding from Sleeping Beauty, and a collection of new works from Ballet Ariel's talented choreographers.

The Hasidic World of Art/Music

Date:
Mar 14, 2019 7pm
Cost:
$25-$35, $10 students
Phone:
720-898-7200

See the simultaneously multi-disciplinary and spiritual event featuring the art of rabbi and artist Yitzchok Moully. He will display his art in the lobby prior to a performance by the Red Rock String Quartet.

Four Seasons

Date:
Dec 14, 2018 to Dec 15, 2018
Schedule:
Dec. 14-15. Fri, 7pm; Sat, 2 and 7pm
Cost:
$16-$20
Phone:
303-245-8272

Join Frequent Flyers' youth student company in an aerial dance performance utilizing aerial fabric, lyra, and sling. Reservations available; tickets also sold at the door.

Alice’s Aerial Wonderland

Date:
Mar 11, 2018 to May 12, 2018
Schedule:
Fri, 7pm; Sat, 2pm
Cost:
$19 adult; $16 seniors, children, and groups of 4 or more
Phone:
303-245-8272

Join Frequent Flyers' student company as they bring Wonderland to life through aerial dance.

Passport to Culture: Dream Catchers

Date:
May 20, 2018 1:30pm
Cost:
$5
Phone:
http://www.lonetreeartscenter.org/passportdreamcatchers

See a new work by Cleo Parker Robinson that illuminates the epic experiences and adventures of historic visionaries of the Americas uncovering lost stories that shape who we are today. The interactive demonstration and discussion helps kids understand and address issues relating to diversity, respect, and social harmony. Age 12 and under.

MacBeth: Off Kilter

Date:
Jul 19, 2019 to Jul 20, 2019
Cost:
$10 adults, $5 students and seniors, free age 3 and under
Phone:
720-263-0836

Find out how Shakespeare’s darkest tragedy can give you belly laughs with witty word play, slapstick action, and a shocking twist ending.

Teachers’ Sneak Peek

Date:
Oct 13, 2017 7:00 PM
Cost:
FREE
Phone:
303-778-7350

Find out what is entailed in putting on an Opera Colorado touring production. This sneak peek for teachers and parents provides an insider's look, the performance of Rossini's "Cinderella," and a chance to talk to the performers after the show who bring opera directly into schools. Reservations required.

Alice in Wonderland

Date:
Mar 16, 2019 to Mar 17, 2019
Schedule:
March 16, 2pm March 17, noon and 5pm
Cost:
$25-$36
Phone:
720-509-1000

Watch Littleton Youth Ballet perform an original ballet featuring 65 young pre-professional dancers from the Denver metro area. Follow Alice down the Rabbit Hole as she encounters such characters as the White Rabbit, the Mad Hatter, the Cheshire Cat, and the Queen of Hearts.

American Mariachi

Date:
Jan 26, 2018 to Feb 25, 2018
Cost:
$30 and up.
Phone:
303-893-4100

Watch the musical story of Lucha and Boli, who want to start their own all-female mariachi band but face numerous obstacles.

Seussical

Date:
Nov 10, 2017 to Dec 30, 2017
Cost:
Prices vary.
Phone:

See a fantastical Broadway musical in which the Cat in the Hat tells the story of Horton the elephant and other Dr. Seuss characters. Prices vary.

Irish Tales Along the Trails

Date:
Jul 07, 2018 to Aug 05, 2018
Schedule:
10am select days
Cost:
$20 adult, $17 concert member, $18 Colorado Mountain Club member, $15 children under age 10
Phone:
303-440-7666

Experience a moderate two-mile hike on the Enchanted Mesa Trail while scenes from the play are performed along the way, presented by Arts in the Open. Audience members are encouraged to bring camping chairs or blankets.

Ballet Ariel’s The Nutcracker

Date:
Dec 15, 2018 to Dec 27, 2018
Schedule:
Dec. 15-16, 21-23, and 26-27; times vary by date
Cost:
$38 adults, $35 students and seniors, $30 children
Phone:
303-987-7845

See the production performed by Ballet Ariel’s professional company and school. Clara journeys with the Prince on a magical adventure of toy soldiers, dancing snowflakes, and Sugar Plum fairies.

The Basque Things in Life

Date:
Mar 01, 2019 to Apr 14, 2019
Schedule:
Fri-Sun, times vary
Cost:
Free but donations accepted
Phone:
720-328-5294

See the BiTSY Stage's production about what a Basque family struggling to make a new life in Idaho without losing the parts of themselves they've always known and loved.

School of Rock

Date:
May 29, 2018 to Jun 10, 2018
Cost:
$25
Phone:
303-893-4100

See the show that follows Dewey Finn, a wannabe rockstar posing as a substitute teacher who turns a class of straight-A students into a guitar-shredding, bass-slapping, mind-blowing rock band. This high-octane smash features 14 new songs from Andrew Lloyd Webber, all the original songs from the movie and musical theater’s first-ever kids rock band playing…

SF Family Tree: Flight School the Musical

Date:
Jan 23, 2018 6:30pm
Cost:
$5
Phone:
720-509-1000

Follow Penguin as he figures out a way to fulfill his dream of flying. Based on the book Flight School from best-selling author Lita Judge. Performed in a sensory-friendly environment. Reservation required.

Newsies

Date:
Jul 19, 2019 to Jul 21, 2019
Schedule:
July 19, 7pm; July 20, noon and 7pm; July 21, 2pm
Cost:
$15 adults, $12 children
Phone:
303-245-8150

Carry the banner with Disney’s show, set in turn-of-the century New York City. It's about a charismatic newsboy and leader of a band of teenaged “newsies” who strike against the unfair conditions and fight for what’s right. Age 7 and up.

Anything Goes

Date:
Jun 22, 2018 to Jun 24, 2018
Schedule:
June 22, 7pm; June 23, noon and 7pm; June 24, 2pm
Cost:
$15 adult, $12 child
Phone:
303-245-8150

See this classic musical comedy featuring big ensemble numbers and tons of dancing, including tap. Age 7 and up. Reservations required.

Stage It Like Shakespeare: Original Practices

Date:
Dec 02, 2017 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Cost:
Phone:
303-735-1181

Join Colorado Shakespeare Festival teaching artists as they guide you through an Elizabethan rehearsal process. On Dec. 2, participants will learn about “original practices” and receive cue scripts, which they will take home and memorize during the week. On December 9, students will rehearse their parts and stage a performance. Open to students of all…

Siren Song: A Pirate’s Odyssey

Date:
Mar 10, 2018 to May 12, 2018
Schedule:
March 10, April 14, and May 12, 1pm and 3pm
Cost:
$7-$8
Phone:
720-946-1388

See a comedy series inspired by Homer's Odyssey. An audience-suggested song launches each playful voyage.

The Gift of Dance

Date:
May 05, 2018 6pm
Cost:
Donations appreciated at the door
Phone:
303-957-6239

Enjoy a student choreography showcase by the Live Love Dance Company Dancers, ages 13 to 15. All proceeds benefit The Gift of Dance scholarship fund which provides dance costumes, shoes, and attire to children in need. Age 3 and up.

Anna Karenina

Date:
Jan 25, 2019 to Feb 24, 2019
Cost:
$30 and up
Phone:
303-893-4100

See a modern adaptation of Leo Tolstoy’s masterpiece that takes place in Tsarist Russia. Age 14 and up.

Murmuration

Date:
Jun 09, 2018 7:30pm
Cost:
$22 adult, $15 members and children ages 4-12, free under age 3
Phone:
303-442-3282

Enjoy a live music and dance event which pairs musicians and dancers in unexpected combinations, from ballerinas to high school drumlines.

Ballet Masterworks

Date:
Apr 05, 2019 to Apr 14, 2019
Schedule:
Dates and hours vary
Cost:
Visit website for details
Phone:
303-837-8888

See George Balanchine’s Serenade, and a performance of Carmina Burana. This production of Carmina Burana features choreography by the acclaimed Fernand Nault, along with Carl Orff’s evocative and powerful music performed live by the Colorado Ballet Orchestra and chorus.

Disney’s Aladdin

Date:
Apr 07, 2018 to Apr 28, 2018
Cost:
$25 and up
Phone:
303-893-4100

Discover a whole new world at the hit Broadway musical where one lamp and three wishes make the possibilities infinite. Visit DCPA website for specific times and advisories.

How I Became a Pirate (ASL Performance)

Date:
Mar 09, 2018 6:30pm
Cost:
$12
Phone:
303-805-6800

Sail off on a swashbuckling musical excursion as young Jeremy Jacobs joins Captain Braid Beard’s band of comical pirates and searches for the perfect spot to bury their treasure. Age 5 and up.

Cirque Italia

Date:
Oct 18, 2018 to Oct 21, 2018
Cost:
Ticket prices vary
Phone:
941-704-8572

See a unique theatrical production that combines the gracefulness of the human body with the calming fluidity of water. See aerialists, contortionists, and jugglers.

Holiday Play

Date:
Dec 26, 2018 to Dec 28, 2018
Schedule:
Performance is Dec. 28, 1pm
Cost:
Preregistration required for workshop. Fee: $150-$170 per person. Performance is free
Phone:
303-409-2612

Participate in a 3-day acting, singing, and dancing workshop for youth ages 5-15. Children will rehearse a holiday-themed play, then dress in costume and perform for parents.

The Amazing Elstun’s Magic

Date:
Sep 30, 2017 10:00 AM
Cost:
Phone:
303-805-6800

Dress in your red, white and blue and join master magician Amazing Dave and his real life partner comedy magician and entertaining educator Connie Elstun. Age 3 and up. $5.

Culture on the Green

Date:
Jul 27, 2018 6:30 - 8pm
Cost:
Free
Phone:
303-791-2500

See Fiesta Colorado Dance Company perform Hispanic song and dance. Bring a picnic and enjoy the show.

Peter and the Wolf

Date:
Jul 07, 2019 3pm
Cost:
$10
Phone:
303-442-3282

Get a fresh take in the classic story that includes vaudeville-inspired storytellers, along with the orchestra. This is a sensory-friendly performance.

Into the Woods

Date:
Jul 12, 2018 to Aug 05, 2018
Schedule:
Hours and dates vary
Cost:
$20 and up
Phone:
303-893-4100

See Phamaly Theatre Company perform the Tony Award-winning play about a twist on classic fairy tales. There will be a sensory-friendly performance on August 2.

Seussical – Denver

Date:
Jan 26, 2018 to Jan 28, 2018
Cost:
$15 adults, $12 children.
Phone:
303-245-8150

See the show that brings to life favorite Dr. Seuss characters, including Horton the Elephant, The Cat in the Hat, Gertrude McFuzz, lazy Mayzie and a little boy with a big imagination, Jojo.

Jack and the Beanstalk

Date:
Jun 01, 2019 to Jun 30, 2019
Schedule:
June 1-2, 8-9, 15-16, 22-23, 29-30
Cost:
$15-$20
Phone:
303-440-7666

Take a moderate hike on the Enchanted Mesa Trail while scenes from the play are performed along the way. The approximate length of the hike is two miles with an elevation gain of 400 feet. Age 6 and up. Meet at the Chautauqua Picnic Shelter.

Sensory Friendly Open House

Date:
Jul 29, 2018 1:30pm - 3pm
Cost:
Free
Phone:
720-509-1000

Discover first-hand what Lone Tree Arts Center is like from the stage and behind the scenes. Go on a backstage scavenger hung, hear insider stories and get access to sensory friendly resources from community partners. There will be a special appearance by the Wellspring Chorale.

ELF Jr., The Musical

Date:
Dec 07, 2018 to Dec 09, 2018
Schedule:
Times vary by date
Cost:
$12 adults, $10 kids, free age 2 and under
Phone:
303-476-0222

See the Rocky Mountain Conservatory Theatre present a musical comedy that follows Buddy the Elf in his quest to find his true identity.

The Last Defender

Date:
May 28, 2019 to Jul 28, 2019
Cost:
$25 and up
Phone:
303-893-4100

Attend the show that's part puzzle hunt and part live action game. It’s 1983 and the United States and the Soviet Union are still mired in the Cold War. The only hero that can end it is you. Age 15 and up.

SF Family Tree: SMIRK

Date:
Sep 10, 2017 4:00 PM
Cost:
Phone:
720-509-1000

Enjoy some family entertainment with physical comedian Reid Belstock and juggling ace Warren Hammond. Presented in a sensory-friendly environment. Age 12 and under. $5.

Sleeping Beauty

Date:
Mar 08, 2018 to May 04, 2018
Schedule:
Family Show: Sun, 1pm
Cost:
$12 adults, $10 seniors and students
Phone:
303-316-6360

See the story of Briar Rose (aka Sleeping Beauty), a headstrong princess, her best friend Gryff, and Prince Owain who competes for her friendship in this classic tale.

The Book of Mormon

Date:
Jun 13, 2018 to Jul 01, 2018
Schedule:
Hours vary by date
Cost:
$35 and up
Phone:
720-865-4220

See the nine-time Tony Award-winning Best Musical, a musical comedy that follows the misadventures of a mismatched pair of missionaries, sent halfway across the world to spread the Good Word. Contains explicit language. For mature audiences.

Fantastic Family Theatre

Date:
Nov 02, 2018 6:30 - 8:15pm
Cost:
$3, free age 4 and under
Phone:
720-263-0836

See a double feature of live theater created by kids, featuring Poultry in Motion and Goldilocks on Trial. All ages.

Robin Hood: A Musical, Sort Of

Date:
May 05, 2018 to May 06, 2018
Schedule:
Times vary
Cost:
$8
Phone:
303-805-6800

See a show for kids, by kids that tells a different version of the legend of the heroic Robin Hood and his Band of Merry Men. Age 7 and up.

Beauty and the Beast Musical

Date:
May 04, 2019 to Sep 21, 2019
Schedule:
Dates, times, and dinner availability vary. Visit website for details
Cost:
$40 and up
Phone:
303-449-6000

“Be Our Guest!” as the Academy Award-winning film comes to life in this romantic and beloved take on the classic fairy tale.

Harvey

Date:
Oct 18, 2018 to Nov 11, 2018
Cost:
$20 and $29, there will be a "Pay What You Can" night on Nov. 8
Phone:

See the play that is a special community collaboration between Phamaly and Senior Housing Options. The story is the 1945 Pulitzer Prize winner, a classic comedy that challenges assumptions of what (and who) is “normal,” and whether that’s something we want to be anyhow.

Aphrodite’s Switchboard with Chimney Choir

Date:
Feb 17, 2018 to Feb 18, 2018
Schedule:
Feb. 17, 7:30pm; Feb. 18, 2pm
Cost:
$22-$50
Phone:
303-805-6800

Venture into the realm of the exquisite goddess of love, Aphrodite. In a tall office building on the corner of a busy street, Aphrodite is a switchboard operator who discovers that she has the power to control the love lives of mortals with a single phone connection. But beware crossed wires and best-laid plans, as…

Doctor Dolittle Jr.

Date:
Jul 12, 2018 to Jul 14, 2018
Cost:
$14 adults, $12 kids, free age 2 and under
Phone:
303-476-0222

See the musical that tells the classic tale of a wacky, but kind, doctor who can talk to animals, presented by Rocky Mountain Conservatory Theatre.

Little Red Riding Hood

Date:
Dec 07, 2018 to Dec 09, 2018
Schedule:
Dec. 7-9
Cost:
$25-$35
Phone:
303-731-2036

Introduce young children to opera at Boulder Opera’s 40-minute performance of the classic fairytale, Little Red Riding Hood. Sung in English, featuring a small ensemble orchestra, followed by a Q&A with the cast. Age 3 and up. Reservations required.

BETC: Every Christmas Story Ever Told

Date:
Dec 13, 2017 to Dec 24, 2017
Cost:
Phone:
303-444-7328

Revel in a holiday mash-up for people who have a love-hate relationship with traditional holiday classic shows. Age 9 and up due to mild adult language and revelations about the existence of Santa Claus. $20-$36. Reservations required.

The Nutcracker Tea

Date:
Nov 17, 2018 11am - 1pm
Schedule:
Tea served at 11:15am
Cost:
$42 adult, $32 children and seniors. Sit with Clara, Nutcracker Prince, Sugar Plum Fairy, or the Dew Drop Fairy for an extra $10
Phone:
303-466-5685

Enjoy a holiday tradition from the Colorado Conservatory of Dance, with Victorian tea and service, treats, storytelling, and entertainment from The Nutcracker. All ages. Reservations required.

Mary Poppins presented by BackStory Theatre

Date:
Nov 19, 2017 2:00 PM
Cost:
Phone:
720-263-0836

Join Jane and Michael as they journey with their pal Bert and 'the Perfect Nanny", Mary Poppins, to fantastic places outside dreary ol' London. Children under 4 may find it a bit long as a full-length production. $5 tots (0-4), $8 students (5-17), $18 adults (18-59), $13 seniors (60+).

Evening of World Dance

Date:
Mar 17, 2018 to Mar 18, 2018
Cost:
$18 and up with separate pricing for the master class
Phone:

See local resident choreographers ranging in style from modern, contemporary ballet, and samba. Look at how each choreographer works with trios. The next day, attend a master dance class and panel discussion.

Theater Family Fun Day & Open House

Date:
Apr 07, 2018 2:30 - 4pm
Cost:
Free
Phone:
303-476-0222

Introduce kids to Rocky Mountain Conservatory Theatre to meet staff members, learn about summer camp, and play cinema games. Snacks and beverages will be provided and there will be raffles for theatre ticket packages.

James and the Giant Peach Jr.

Date:
May 03, 2019 to May 11, 2019
Schedule:
Fri and Sat, 7pm; Sat matinees, May 4 and 11, 3pm
Cost:
$12-$14
Phone:
303-838-0809

See an offbeat adaptation of the classic Roald Dahl adventure, about a boy and his insect friends who take an amazing journey across the ocean. The production features StageDoor's Junior Company.

Off the Cuff: Improvaganza for Teens

Date:
Apr 14, 2018 10am - 3pm
Cost:
$65. Scholarships available
Phone:
303-735-1181

Learn about basic improv comedy skills and then venture into improvising sonnets and Shakespearean scenes. Culminates in an informal showing at 2:30pm. Open to students of all experience levels and abilities. Ages 12-18. Reservations required.

Oklahoma!

Date:
Sep 07, 2018 to Oct 14, 2018
Schedule:
Fri-Sat, 7:30pm; Tue-Thu, 6:30pm; Sat-Sun, 1:30pm
Cost:
$30 and up
Phone:
303-893-4100

See the musical about cowboys and farmers who have chased their destinies to a land that promises love, opportunity, and a brighter future. This joyful production is set in an all-African-American town in the early days of the Oklahoma territory.

Mario the Maker Magician

Date:
May 02, 2019 to May 03, 2019
Cost:
$25-$30
Phone:
303-660-6799

Attend an interactive experience that leaves families inspired to nurture their own creative paths. See the New York-based award-winning touring performer known for his integration of DIY electronics and robotics in his show, in a modern take on old-school vaudeville and slapstick.

Disney’s Beauty and the Beast

Date:
Mar 15, 2019 to Mar 17, 2019
Schedule:
Showtimes vary by date
Cost:
$13.50-$23.50
Phone:
303-805-6800

See Lutheran High School's production about an arrogant young prince and his servants who fall under the spell of a wicked enchantress.

Cirque Italia

Date:
Nov 08, 2018 to Nov 11, 2018
Schedule:
Times vary by date; see website for details
Cost:
Free-$20
Phone:
941-704-8572

Enjoy this unique theatrical production featuring aerialists, contortionists in a bubble, and a Venetian aerial duo.

Shakespeare’s As You Like It

Date:
Aug 01, 2018 to Aug 05, 2018
Schedule:
Times vary by date
Cost:
$10-$12 available online
Phone:
303-399-2660

See one of Shakespeare's most popular comedies, a play about the complexities of life and love. The acting and stagecraft is by students from grades six to 12 in collaboration with professional directors and designers.

Journey to Oz

Date:
Jan 27, 2019 to Jan 30, 2019
Schedule:
Sun Jan. 27 1:30pm, Tue-Wed Jan. 29-30 10am
Cost:
$5
Phone:
720-509-1000

Follow Dorothy in this special presentation of the Wizard of Oz. Audience members will take on key roles in the story, with dramatic lights and music to enhance the experience.

This is Modern Art

Date:
Mar 22, 2018 to Apr 15, 2018
Cost:
$25 and up
Phone:
303-893-4100

Get a glimpse into the lives of anonymous graffiti artists that will make you question the true purpose of art. Recommended for age 13 and up.

SF Family Tree: Pinkalicious the Musical

Date:
Jan 21, 2018 4:00pm
Cost:
$5
Phone:
720-509-1000

Follow Pinkalicious, a girl who turns pink from eating too many pink cupcakes, as she tries to figure out a way to get out of this predicament. Presented in a sensory-friendly environment. Reservation is required.

Corduroy

Date:
Oct 05, 2018 to Dec 09, 2018
Cost:
$10-$15
Phone:
303-893-4100

See one of the most beloved children’s books spring to life on stage. Corduroy has been patiently waiting on a department store shelf to find a home, and Lisa thinks he’s just the teddy bear for her. But before she can convince her mom to let her take him home, he’ll have to go on…

The Sleeping Beauty

Date:
Apr 21, 2018 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Cost:
Phone:
303-772-1335

See the tale based on the Brothers Grimm's version wherein, the King and the Queen survive the 100-year sleep to celebrate the Princess's wedding to the Prince. Choreography by Kristin Kingsley, inspired by Marius Petipa. Musical accompaniment features the Centennial State Ballet Chamber Orchestra. Audiences of all ages will be entranced by the artistry of…

STOMP

Date:
Feb 13, 2018 to Feb 18, 2018
Cost:
$25 and up
Phone:
303-893-4100

See the explosive, inventive, witty, and unique percussion sensation. The eight-member troupe uses everything but conventional percussion instruments – matchboxes, wooden poles, brooms, garbage cans, Zippo lighters, hubcaps – to fill the stage with magnificent rhythms.

Hansel and Gretel

Date:
Jun 29, 2018 6:30 - 7pm
Cost:
$3, free age 4 and under
Phone:
720-263-0836

Watch students from BackStory Theatre's summer camp program present Hansel and Gretel, for an opportunity to introduce young children to live theater.

The Rivers

Date:
May 18, 2019 to May 19, 2019
Schedule:
May 18, 7:30pm; May 19, 3pm
Cost:
$27 adults, $17 age 17 and under
Phone:
303-987-7845

See Iluminar Aerial’s newest aerial dance production presented by their Professional Company. Watch as dance and circus fuse together to discover what lurks in the deep waters of the Underworld.

SF Family Tree: Dream Catchers

Date:
May 20, 2018 4pm
Cost:
$5
Phone:
720-509-1000

See the new work by Cleo Parker Robinson that illuminates the epic experiences and adventures of historic visionaries of the Americas uncovering lost stories that shape who we are today. The interactive demonstration and discussion help kids understand and address issues relating to diversity, respect, and social harmony. Modified performances are geared to families of…

The Commedia of Robin Hood

Date:
Jun 02, 2018 to Jul 01, 2018
Schedule:
Select days
Cost:
$20 adult, $17 members, $18 Colorado Mountain Club members, $15 children under age 10
Phone:
303-442-3282

Enjoy a hiking play presented by Arts in the Open, featuring puppets, singing, mock combat, and more. The hike is approximately two miles in length; bring a camping chair or blanket to sit on while watching the scenes.

The Little Mermaid

Date:
Jan 25, 2019 to Jan 27, 2019
Schedule:
Times vary by date
Cost:
$15 adult, $12 child
Phone:
303-245-8150

See the classic tale of Ariel and her quest to find out what life is like on land. Age 7 and up.

Beatboxing with the Bard

Date:
Sep 30, 2017 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Cost:
Phone:
303-735-1181

Come see what happens when you blend beatboxing, hip hop rhythms, free-style rapping, and Shakespeare’s verse in a one-day workshop. Culminates in an informal show at 2:30 for family. Open to all levels and abilities. Ages 10-18. $65. Reservations required: https://cupresents.org/event/10118/beatboxing-with-the-bard/

SF Family Tree: Morph Masters

Date:
Mar 10, 2019 4pm
Cost:
$5
Phone:
720-509-1000

Hear the stories of artists with disabilities/unique abilities/adaptive abilities throughout history who were masters of their craft. Presented in a sensory-friendly environment.

Hairspray Jr. – Denver

Date:
Aug 05, 2017
Cost:
Phone:
303-245-8150

Noon and 4pm. Attend a family-friendly musical adapted from the Broadway production that won eight Tony Awards, including Best Musical. Age 7 and up. $15 adults, $12 children.

The Legend of Sleepy Hollow

Date:
Sep 22, 2018 to Oct 27, 2018
Schedule:
Visit website for specific show dates and times
Cost:
$12 age 3 and up
Phone:
303-935-3044

Enjoy the story of Ichabod Crane who goes to Sleepy Hollow to teach, but what he learns there nearly frightens him out of his wits. Watch as he learns of the legend of Sleepy Hollow and tries to escape the clutches of the Headless Horseman. Age 12 and under.

Hiking Play: Invaders from Planet 9

Date:
Sep 15, 2018 to Oct 28, 2018
Schedule:
Select days through Oct. 28. In Sept, meet at 11:30am; hike starts at noon. In Oct, meet at 2:30; hike starts at 3pm
Cost:
$15-$20
Phone:
303-440-7666

Enjoy a play about extraterrestrials, paying homage to classic science fiction stories from the 1950s, accompanied by an easy hike. Sponsored by Arts in the Open. Reservations required.

Rapunzel

Date:
Feb 20, 2019 to Feb 24, 2019
Schedule:
Showtimes vary. Visit the website for details
Cost:
$8
Phone:
303-449-6000

See the Kids Kabaret performance of the classic fairy tale with a musical, comedic interpretation.

Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar & Grill

Date:
Mar 05, 2018 to Apr 23, 2018
Schedule:
Mon
Cost:
$42 and up
Phone:
303-893-4100

Learn of jazz legend Billie Holiday's troubled life story through the songs that made her famous, including "God Bless the Child," "What a Little Moonlight Can Do," and "Taint Nobody's Biz-ness." Age 17 and up.

Frozen Jr.

Date:
Jul 06, 2019
Schedule:
Noon and 4pm
Cost:
$12 adults, $10 children
Phone:
303-245-8150

Meet Elsa, Anna, and the magical land of Arendelle, featuring all of the memorable songs from the animated film, plus five new songs written for the Broadway production. Age 7 and up.

The Nutcracker

Date:
Dec 14, 2018 to Dec 16, 2018
Schedule:
Dec. 14-16, hours vary by date
Cost:
$20-$36
Phone:
303-794-6694

See a production of The Nutcracker featuring two casts of over 150 children, preprofessional dancers, and guest artists.

Henry and Mudge

Date:
Apr 13, 2018 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Cost:
$12
Phone:
303-805-6800

See the musical, based on the best-selling series of books by Cynthia Rylant. Enjoy a play about Henry, who just moved from the city to the country and is having a hard time finding a playmate in his new neighborhood. But he has Mudge, a 182-pound canine buddy, with whom he can share all kinds of…

Marvel Universe Live – Age of Heroes

Date:
Aug 04, 2017 to Aug 09, 2017
Cost:
Phone:
866-461-6556

Hours vary by date. See the show that unites some of Marvel’s greatest Super Heroes including Iron Man, Captain America, Thor, Black Panther, Hulk and Black Widow against some of the most threatening villains. Witness cutting-edge special effects, aerial stunts and video projection. $20 and up.

Elite Dance Academy Performance

Date:
Feb 04, 2018 10:30am - 11:30am
Cost:
Included with admission
Phone:
303-604-2424

Join in an interactive performance by the Elite Dance Academy community dance troupe, featuring a variety of routines including jungle, fairy, and under the sea themes.

Boulder Ballet: End of Year School Recitals

Date:
May 26, 2018 to May 27, 2018
Schedule:
Times vary. Younger students will perform in a mini-showcase on Saturday, May 26 at 2pm, or Sunday, May 27 at noon or 2pm
Cost:
$14
Phone:
303-444-7328

Watch end-of-year recitals from Boulder Ballet students. Dance styles include modern dance, character dance, and Pas de Deux.

Ben and the Magic Paintbrush

Date:
Mar 08, 2019 to Apr 07, 2019
Schedule:
Fri, 6pm Sat and Sun, 1pm
Cost:
$10-$20
Phone:
719-634-5581

Experience the show about a brother and sister who discover the value of kindness and bravery. It's an enchanting story from olden times that comes to life in this modern-day fairy tale. Age 6 and up.

Animaniacs in Concert

Date:
Feb 08, 2019 7:30pm
Cost:
$15 and up
Phone:
970-221-6730

Watch the endearing cartoon on the big screen as the original voice-over actors bring their characters to life. Enjoy behind-the-scenes stories and the show's Emmy-winning songs.

Garry Krinsky: Toying with Science

Date:
Apr 13, 2018 6:30pm
Cost:
$6 and up
Phone:
303-987-7845

See the show that combines circus skills, mime, original music, and audience involvement in the exploration of the scientific principles of gravity, leverage, fulcrums, and simple machines. Age 5 and up.

Frozen

Date:
Aug 17, 2017 to Oct 01, 2017
Cost:
Phone:
303-893-4100

See website for times. See Disney’s new Broadway-bound musical Frozen, featuring more music, incredible stagecraft, and the epic story you love – now told as a full-length Broadway musical. Age 6 and up. $25.

Sesame Street Live! Let’s Party!

Date:
Jan 20, 2018 to Jan 21, 2018
Schedule:
Jan. 20 at 2pm; Jan. 21 at 2pm and 6pm
Cost:
$20-$50
Phone:
303-228-8260

Jump to the beat with your friends on Sesame Street! This all-new interactive show unfolds on one of the world's most famous streets at the funniest, furriest party in the neighborhood.

Aphrodite’s Switchboard with Chimney Choir

Date:
Feb 09, 2018 to Feb 11, 2018
Schedule:
Feb. 9-10, 7:30pm; Feb. 11, 2pm
Cost:
$22-$50
Phone:
303-292-4700

Venture into the realm of the exquisite goddess of love, Aphrodite. In a tall office building on the corner of a busy street, Aphrodite is a switchboard operator who discovers that she has the power to control the love lives of mortals with a single phone connection. But beware crossed wires and best-laid plans, as…

Ella Enchanted

Date:
Feb 01, 2019 to May 22, 2019
Schedule:
Feb. 1-March 15; May 7-22. Showtimes at 10am and noon
Cost:
$9-$13
Phone:
720-898-7200

Journey to the fairy-tale land of Frell on a path to self-discovery. Ella must navigate her world with the "gift" of complete obedience by her misguided fairy godmother.

Night of the Living Dead…Live On Stage

Date:
Oct 06, 2017 to Oct 28, 2017
Cost:
Phone:
303-477-9984

Fri. and Sat. 8pm. See an adaptation of the classic film with an outer space twist in this joint effort of The Bug Theatre and Paper Cat Films.Best for older teens. $15 in advance for students, seniors and military. $18 general admission at the door or $15 if dressed like a zombie.

Fantastic Family Theatre

Date:
Jun 07, 2019 to Jun 28, 2019
Schedule:
June 6, 14, 21, and 28, 6:30pm
Cost:
$3 and can be purchased at the door up to 30 minutes prior to show time. Free age 4 and under
Phone:
720-263-0836

Watch a different BackStory Theatre show each week, performed by summer camp students. See The Legend of Thor, Merlin's Magic, and other shows.

James and the Giant Peach Jr.

Date:
Aug 11, 2018
Schedule:
noon and 4pm
Cost:
$12 adult, $10 child
Phone:
303-245-8150

Watch as James discovers a magic potion that results in a tremendous peach and launches a journey of enormous proportions, in this adaptation of Roald Dahl's novel. Age 5 and up. Reservations required.

Chinese New Year Celebrations

Date:
Feb 01, 2018 to Feb 19, 2018
Schedule:
Age 12 and under
Cost:
Free
Phone:
303-688-4495

Honor the ancient Chinese “Red Envelope” gifting tradition when the mall gives away envelopes filled with gift cards and center promotions. Decorate traditional lanterns and decorations. In Chinese culture, lanterns represent prosperity and letting go of the previous year. By returning to customer service to show off their decorated lantern, participants will receive an $8…

Fantastic Family Theatre

Date:
Nov 01, 2018 6:30 - 8pm
Cost:
$3 age 4 and up, free under age three
Phone:
720-263-0836

See a double feature of live theater created by kids, featuring Sir Lancelot & the Princess’ Round Table followed by And Then There Was One…A Spoof. All ages.

PJ Masks

Date:
Mar 02, 2019
Schedule:
1pm and 4pm
Cost:
$37-$65
Phone:
303-228-8000

Head to an all new, super-heroic live musical show, featuring the trio from the series The PJ MASKS. Watch Catboy, Owlette, and Gekko along with their new friend PJ Robot, as they try to save the day from the sneaky villains, Romeo, Night Ninja, and Luna Girl.

The Who’s Tommy

Date:
Apr 20, 2018 to May 27, 2018
Cost:
$30 and up
Phone:
303-893-4100

See a play based on The Who's iconic 1969 rock concept album. Tommy and his family give new voice to The Who’s classic stadium rock as they navigate the troubles and joys of being alive. Visit DCPA website for specific times. Recommended for age 14 and up.

Cirque Goes To The Movies

Date:
Feb 03, 2018 2pm
Schedule:
Second show at 7:30pm
Cost:
$15 and up
Phone:
303-449-1343

Join the Boulder Philharmonic Orchestra for a family experience featuring music from Harry Potter, Star Wars, Mission Impossible, Pirates of the Caribbean, and Titanic, plus performances from aerialists, acrobats, and an aerial violinist.

Emil and the Detectives

Date:
May 04, 2018 to May 19, 2018
Schedule:
Dates and times vary
Cost:
$8
Phone:
970-224-5774

See the story about young Emil who finds himself at the center of a robbery. Aided by a rag-tag band of intrepid street kids, Emil and friends must catch the criminal, find the missing money, clear his name, and get the flowers to Grandma.

Bye, Bye Birdie

Date:
Aug 12, 2017 to Aug 19, 2017
Cost:
Phone:
303-805-6800

Aug 12, 13, 18, and 19. See Parker Arts and Inspire Creative's "for kids-by kids" production of Bye Bye Birdie. Age 12 and up. $14.

Young King Arthur

Date:
Feb 02, 2019 to Mar 02, 2019
Schedule:
Times vary by date; see website for details
Cost:
$12
Phone:
303-935-3044

Enjoy an interactive play for kids (by adults) about the early days of Arthur when he was a boy. Reservations strongly suggested. Ages 3-12.

RubberbanDance

Date:
Mar 24, 2018 7:30pm
Cost:
$20 and up
Phone:
303-492-8008

Watch as the Montreal-based RubberbanDance group combines hip-hop, ballet, and contemporary dance in one performance. Reservations required.

Waitress

Date:
Dec 19, 2017 to Dec 31, 2017
Cost:
$25 and up.
Phone:
303-893-4100

Performance times vary. See this uplifting musical celebrating friendship, motherhood and the magic of a well-made pie. $25 and up.

James and the Giant Peach Jr.

Date:
Aug 18, 2018
Schedule:
Noon and 4pm
Cost:
$12 adults, $10 children
Phone:
303-245-8150

See the play about a boy who discovers a magic potion, resulting in a tremendous peach and a journey of enormous proportions. Age 5 and up.

Colorado Ballet’s The Wizard of Oz

Date:
Feb 01, 2019 to Feb 10, 2019
Schedule:
Times and dates vary; see website for details
Cost:
$30 and up
Phone:
303-837-888 ext. 2

Follow the yellow brick road to this exciting premiere featuring new sets, costumes, and special effects. Music is performed live by the Colorado Ballet Orchestra.

Once On This Island

Date:
Mar 01, 2019 to Mar 10, 2019
Schedule:
Hours vary by date
Cost:
$18 adults, $15 children
Phone:
303-245-8150

See the play that is the Caribbean adaptation of the popular fairy tale, The Little Mermaid. Age 7 and up.

Something Rotten

Date:
Oct 17, 2017 to Oct 29, 2017
Cost:
Phone:
303-893-4100

Follow Nick and Nigel Bottom, two brothers who are desperate to write their own hit play - but end up writing the world's very first musical. Age 8 and older. Ticket prices and times vary; visit denvercenter.org for more info.

Colorado Ballet: Sleeping Beauty

Date:
Oct 05, 2018 to Oct 14, 2018
Schedule:
Hours vary by date
Cost:
$30 and up
Phone:
720-865-4220

Enter the enchanted world of Sleeping Beauty, choreography by Marius Petipa with music by Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky, performed live by the Colorado Ballet Orchestra. Enjoy dreamy fairies and a beautiful princess depicted through the artistry of Colorado Ballet’s dancers.

The Nutcracker

Date:
Nov 28, 2017 to Nov 29, 2017
Cost:
Phone:
303-500-3226

Join us for this magical holiday tradition. Classical Ballet Academy and Ballet Mélange present this traditional three-act production of the Nutcracker. Guest artists include Liang Fu, Raul Orozco, and Alexander Glusacov.

The Three Little Pigs

Date:
Jul 20, 2018 6:30 - 7pm
Cost:
$3 age 5 and up; free age 4 and under
Phone:
720-263-0836

Introduce young children to live theater with The Three Little Pigs, performed by students from BackStory Theatre's summer camp program.

The Nutcracker Ballet

Date:
Dec 07, 2018 to Dec 09, 2018
Schedule:
Hours vary by date
Cost:
$16; $60 for a Family 4-Pack
Phone:
720-262-3850

Let the Aurora Symphony and Aurora Dance Arts transport you to a magical world of brave toy soldiers and dancing candy canes. Follow Clara as she embarks on her journey filled with playful characters, beautiful costumes, and colorful scenery.

Newsies: The Musical

Date:
Jan 18, 2019 to Feb 10, 2019
Cost:
$29-$34
Phone:
303-805-6800

See Disney's musical production of Newsies; a tale of a band of newsboys taking on big business to fight for what's right in turn-of-the-century New York City. Age 9 and up.

Tony Baker

Date:
Nov 24, 2017 to Nov 26, 2017
Cost:
Phone:
720-274-6800

Times vary by date. Be entertained by Tony Baker, a stand-up comedian and actor who has amassed hundreds of thousands of followers on his social media pages with his original sketch content and his funny voiceovers. All ages welcome for Family Friendly shows, all other shows are 21 and older. $24, $10 age 12 and…

The Improvised Shakespeare Company

Date:
Sep 13, 2018 to Sep 30, 2018
Cost:
$39 and up
Phone:
303-893-4100

Be part of the action when The Improvised Shakespeare Co. creates a fully improvised Shakespearean masterpiece right before your eyes. Each play is completely improvised, so each play is entirely new.

Rock of Ages

Date:
Jan 25, 2019 to Jan 27, 2019
Cost:
$25 and up
Phone:
303-893-4100

Hear the music of iconic bands such as Styx, Poison, Twisted Sister, and Whitesnake among many others in this 10th Anniversary production.

A Chorus Line

Date:
Sep 12, 2017 to Oct 01, 2017
Cost:
Phone:
720-898-7200

Follow the story of seventeen dancers as they audition for a highly sought-after place in the chorus of a Broadway musical. Age 13 and up. $53 and up (preview $36).

Seussical: Sensory-Friendly Performance

Date:
Mar 10, 2018 to Mar 12, 2018
Schedule:
March 10, 11am, and March 12, 10am
Cost:
$9
Phone:
720-898-7200

Attend a sensory-friendly performance of Seussical, the musical version of the popular book. Sensory-friendly performances are exclusively produced for patrons with autism, Down syndrome, and sensory processing disorders and their families.

Gilbert & Sullivan’s “HMS Pinafore” or “The Lass That Loved a Sailor”

Date:
Jul 13, 2018 to Jul 15, 2018
Cost:
$25
Phone:
303-987-7845

See the musical plan about a chasm of rank that divides hero Ralph (Rafe) and his true love Josephine, the captain's daughter. Enjoy music and witty comic dialogue as this production celebrates ELP's "Diamond Jubilee" of 60 years performing the works of Gilbert and Sullivan. This classic operetta is presented fully staged and costumed, with…

The Music Man

Date:
Sep 07, 2017 to Nov 05, 2017
Cost:
Phone:
970-744-3747

See the classic musical filled with catchy tunes. Tickets are available including or excluding dinner before the show.

Disney On Ice: Frozen

Date:
Apr 05, 2018 to Apr 08, 2018
Cost:
$15-$65
Phone:
720-865-2475

Discover the full story of Disney’s Frozen like never before. Dazzling ice skating, special effects, and unforgettable music will magically transport you to wintry Arendelle.

Peter Pan, Jr.

Date:
Apr 12, 2019
Schedule:
2pm and 6pm
Cost:
Suggested donation $5 at the door
Phone:
303-346-3500

Watch the play based on the Disney film and J.M. Barrie's play. It's a modern version of the timeless tale about a boy who wouldn't grow up.

Educating Rita

Date:
Oct 05, 2018 to Nov 11, 2018
Schedule:
Visit website for showtimes
Cost:
$45
Phone:
720-898-7200

Enjoy the show about Rita, a working-class hairdresser who wants to learn. Frank is a failed poet and professor who wants a drink. When they are thrown together, they embark on a journey that neither expected. The story is loosely based on George Bernard Shaw’s play Pygmalion. Geared toward young adults and adults.

“B” The Underwater Bubble Show

Date:
Mar 16, 2019
Schedule:
2pm and 6pm
Cost:
$15
Phone:
970-221-6730

Go on a journey to Bubblelandia; the colorful, bubble-filled ocean deep. Viewers will be magically transported by host Mr. B in this visually-stunning modern fairy tale.

Harlem Globetrotters

Date:
Mar 17, 2018 7pm
Cost:
$20-$100
Phone:
303-410-8497

Watch action-packed basketball artistry and ball handling skills. New this season: The Globetrotters debut their new 4-point line, 30 feet from the basket.

Peter Pan

Date:
May 10, 2019 to May 11, 2019
Schedule:
May 10, 7pm; May 11, 2pm
Cost:
$16-$20
Phone:
303-245-8272

Join Frequent Flyers Student Company to explore the classic tale of Peter Pan through aerial dance.

Scrooge! The Musical

Date:
Nov 23, 2018 to Dec 31, 2018
Schedule:
Times vary by date and dinner programming
Cost:
$29.95 and up
Phone:
970-744-3747

Watch the festive musical adaptation of Charles Dickens’ novel that is tribute to the magic of the Christmas spirit. When miserly Ebenezer Scrooge is visited by ghosts of the past, present, and future on Christmas Eve, he is threatened with a bitter and lonely future or offered redemption if he changes his selfish ways.

Ballet in the Park

Date:
Jun 02, 2018 7 - 8pm
Cost:
Free
Phone:
303-443-0028

Enjoy a concert featuring ballet in classical and contemporary styles, with excerpts from the Boulder Ballet’s season. Get there early and bring a picnic. All ages.

Disney’s The Little Mermaid: Sensory-Friendly Performance

Date:
Feb 10, 2018 2pm
Cost:
$24 and $29. Ages 12 and under and groups of 4 or more receive a 20% discount.
Phone:
303-805-6800

Enjoy a sensory-friendly performance of the show based on the Hans Christian Anderson story and the classic, animated musical film. For this performance, sound and light levels will be lowered; attendees are free to get up, move around, and leave; iPads and other electronics for therapeutic uses will be allowed; and fidget objects and ear…

Danse Etoile Ballet: Arabian Nights

Date:
Jun 07, 2019 to Jun 08, 2019
Cost:
$18-$25
Phone:
303-440-7826

See a blend of the lesser-known tales from Arabian Nights with a recurring theme of the magic of storytelling. The performance features choreography performed to a score composed by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov with Middle-Eastern music and a taste of Bollywood.

Al Goodwin

Date:
Dec 23, 2017 4:30 PM
Cost:
$11 age 12 and younger, $22
Phone:
720-274-6800

Have a few laughs with comedian Allan Goodwin (aka “Badgerine”). Goodwin connects with his audiences–getting them to appreciate the lighter side of their own lives relating his own life experiences. All ages.

Harlem Globetrotters

Date:
Mar 02, 2019 7:30pm
Cost:
$22 Magic Pass, $20 main show tickets
Phone:
303-410-0700

See the world-famous basketball team. Back by popular demand are the Flying Globies acrobatic trampoline dunk team. Before every game, secure a spot at Magic Pass, the Globetrotters’ exclusive pregame event. After the game, you can take part in a free autograph session.

Rumpelstiltskin

Date:
Aug 03, 2018 6:30 - 7pm
Cost:
$3 age 5 and up; free age 4 and under
Phone:
720-263-0836

Introduce young children to live theater with Rumpelstiltskin, performed by BackStory Theatre's summer camp program.

John Tole

Date:
Dec 21, 2018 to Dec 23, 2018
Schedule:
Dec. 21, 7:15pm; Dec. 23, 3pm
Cost:
$7-$22
Phone:
720-274-6800

Attend an all-ages show starring John Tole, a Denver-based comedian, writer, voice actor, philosopher, and metal head. He’s contributed to The Howard Stern Show and is a regular on The Tin Foil Hat Podcast on All Things Comedy. He also hosts his own podcast called Moving Weight Live.

Talent Showcase & Silent Auction

Date:
Nov 04, 2017 7:00 PM
Cost:
Phone:
913-488-4557

Attend a black tie, red carpet fundraising event to support the Legacy High School Theatrical Program. Hosted by ABC Channel 7 weatherman, Mike Nelson. $45 per ticket. Age 14 and up.

SF Family Tree: Grupo Huitzilopochtli

Date:
Jun 09, 2019 4pm
Cost:
$5
Phone:
720-509-1000

See the beautiful traditional Aztec dance of Grupo Huitzilopochtli, including drumming, dancing, outfits, and story the group shares. The performance will be modified for families of individuals with intellectual or developmental disabilities, autism, sensory processing disorder, or other conditions. Geared toward families with elementary school aged children.

Seedlings: World Dance and Drumming

Date:
Nov 06, 2018
Schedule:
9:30am and 11am
Cost:
$3 per person
Phone:
720-509-1000

Take a journey around the world to learn about drums and dancing from diverse cultures. You’ll try different drums in this interactive musical adventure combining geography, arts, and culture. Recommended for toddlers-kindergarten-age children.

RENT 20th Anniversary Tour

Date:
Nov 14, 2017 to Nov 19, 2017
Cost:
$30 and up
Phone:
303-893-4100

See the Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning show return to the stage in a touring production. A re-imagining of Puccini's La Bohème, RENT follows an unforgettable year in the lives of seven artists struggling to follow their dreams without selling out.

Disney On Ice: Frozen

Date:
Mar 29, 2018 to Apr 01, 2018
Cost:
$15 and up
Phone:
970-619-4100

Discover the full story of Disney’s Frozen like never before. Dazzling ice skating, special effects, and unforgettable music will magically transport you to wintry Arendelle.

CATS

Date:
Apr 24, 2019 to Apr 28, 2019
Cost:
$45 and up
Phone:
303-893-4100

Attend the Andrew Lloyd Webber musical as it stops in Denver on its North American tour. It's the story of one magical night when a tribe of cats gathers for its annual ball to rejoice and decide which cat will be reborn. Age 4 and up.

Robinson Crusoe’s Most Excellent Adventure

Date:
Mar 15, 2018 to Apr 28, 2018
Schedule:
Wed-Sat, 10 or 11am on select days
Cost:
$8
Phone:
303-449-6000 ext 4

Enjoy a silly, interactive adaptation of the classic tale of shipwreck and survival on an uninhabited island. Children are selected from the audience to play certain roles. Each performance is followed by a question and answer session with the actors. Reservations required.

Alice in Wonderland: A Circus Adventure

Date:
Mar 29, 2019 7:30pm
Cost:
$35-$65
Phone:
720-865-4220

Experience favorite characters including The White Rabbit, Mad Hatter, Cheshire Cat, Blue Caterpillar, and Queen of Hearts, played by acrobats, aerialists, jugglers, dancers, and contortionists.

Wings of Courage

Date:
May 07, 2019 to May 08, 2019
Cost:
$5
Phone:
720-509-1000

Learn the remarkable life story of Eugene Bullard, the first African-American combat pilot and adventurer. Reservations are required. Ages 7-13.

Battle Cry

Date:
Aug 09, 2018 to Aug 12, 2018
Schedule:
Aug. 9, 2pm and 7pm; Aug. 11, 2pm; Aug. 12, 7pm
Cost:
$15-$20; special student price on Aug. 11
Phone:
916-705-4056

See a show that combines professional dance with film, poetry, multi-media, visual art, and spoken word performances which tell culturally relevant stories, by Chadash Dance. Age 5 and up.

Peter and the Starcatcher

Date:
Mar 16, 2019 to Mar 17, 2019
Schedule:
March 16, 1 and 7pm; March 17, 1 and 5pm
Cost:
$18 adults, $15 children
Phone:
303-245-8150

See the upended version of the century-old story of how a miserable orphan comes to be The Boy Who Would Not Grow Up (aka Peter Pan). Age 7 and up.

Disney On Ice: Worlds of Enchantment

Date:
Mar 22, 2019 to Mar 24, 2019
Schedule:
Show times vary by date
Cost:
$20-$70
Phone:
719-477-2100

See some of Disney’s most beloved stories including Lightning McQueen from Disney-Pixar’s Cars fly across the ice and join Woody, Buzz, and the Toy Story gang as they find a slippery way home.

Neil Simon’s Plaza Suite

Date:
Sep 29, 2017 to Oct 01, 2017
Cost:
Phone:
303-469-8396

Fri-Sat 7pm; Sun 2pm. See a comedy in three acts following three different awkward encounters in Suite 719 of New York's Plaza Hotel. Age 13 and up. $10-$15 in advance; $15-$20 at the door.

Sensory-Friendly Performance: Journey to Oz

Date:
Jan 27, 2019 4pm
Cost:
$5
Phone:
720-509-1000

Follow Dorothy in this special presentation of the Wizard of Oz. Audience members will take on key roles in the story, and there will be dramatic lighting and music to enhance the experience. Presentation modified for sensory sensitive individuals.

The Great Leap

Date:
Feb 02, 2018 to Mar 11, 2018
Cost:
$30 and up
Phone:
303-893-4100

See the play about an American college basketball team that travels to Beijing for an exhibition game in 1989. The drama on the court goes deeper than the strain between their countries. Age recommendation is 14 and up due to mild profanity.

The Foreigner

Date:
Oct 13, 2017 to Nov 18, 2017
Cost:
Phone:
720-898-7200

Hours vary by date. Follow Charlie Baker, a painfully shy Englishman, who finds himself in rural Georgia hunting lodge for a few days of peace and quiet. Young adult-adult audiences. $45 and up.

Total Cat Mojo Live

Date:
Dec 01, 2018 8pm
Cost:
$30-$65
Phone:
303-623-0106

See TV celebrity and cat behaviorist, Jackson Galaxy, host of Animal Planet's My Cat From Hell, bring his love for cats to Denver. He will share his expertise and “Cat Mojo”—his unique philosophy that teaches cat guardians the skills to help their feline friends build confidence within their environment.

Family Discovery Series: The Arvada Center’s “Songs and Tales from the Colorado Trails”

Date:
May 19, 2018 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Cost:
Phone:
303-805-6800

Dressed in typical 1860s attire, “Susannah and Jackson” tell stories of crossing the plains, interspersed with some of the best loved pioneer songs accompanied by guitar, banjo, fiddle, dulcimer, mandolin, harmonica, and autoharp. Hear about early Colorado pioneer women: Clara Brown, Chipeta Silverheels, Rattlesnake Kate, and Matilda Godfrey. Tales include Native Americans, miners, cowboys, and…

The Top Job

Date:
Mar 15, 2019 7 - 8pm
Cost:
Purchase tickets at the door 30 minutes before show time. $3. Free ages 4 and under
Phone:
720-263-0836

See a play by kids, for kids. It's career day at school and everyone's parents have really cool jobs...except for Jenna's. This funny family-friendly musical follows Jenna as she goes to work with her dad for a day in New York City.

First Date

Date:
Nov 11, 2017 to Apr 22, 2018
Cost:
$30 and up.
Phone:
304-893-4100

See the musical comedy about a blind date that unfolds in real time. Other restaurant patrons transform into supportive best friends, manipulative exes and protective parents, who sing and dance them through ice-breakers, appetizers and potential conversational land mines.

Seussical

Date:
Feb 02, 2018 to May 25, 2018
Cost:
$9
Phone:
720-898-7200

Enter the fantastic world of Dr. Seuss in the musical version of the popular book. Music and dance bring characters like Horton, the Cat in the Hat, and Gertrude McFuzz together on stage.

Pirates of the Symphony Seas

Date:
May 06, 2018 1pm
Cost:
$25 adults, $10 children age 17 and under
Phone:
303-623-7876

Journey across the high seas to encounter dastardly foes, fantastical friends, and a symphony of treasure.

Oliver

Date:
Jun 22, 2018 to Jun 24, 2018
Schedule:
June 22, 7pm; June 23, noon and 7pm; June 24, 2pm
Cost:
$15 adult, $12 child
Phone:
303-245-8150

Follow the story of Oliver, a malnourished orphan in a workhouse, as he discovers the true love of having a family. Age 7 and up. Reservations required.

6th Annual Listen To Your Mother: Boulder

Date:
May 05, 2018 7pm
Schedule:
Doors open at 6pm
Cost:
$22
Phone:
303-442-1411

Listen to a series of live readings about motherhood that take place in cities around the country, to celebrate Mother's Day. Complimentary snacks and wine are available before the show from 5-6:30pm, across the street at the Birth Center of Boulder, 2800 Folsom St. Ten percent of ticket sales benefit A Precious Child.

Danse Etoile Ballet: Celebrate Dance & Music

Date:
Oct 21, 2017 3:30 PM
Cost:
Phone:
720-938-3030

Enjoy a reception, silent auction, cocktails and hors d'euvres followed by a performance and meet-and-greet with the dancers. This show features a little of everything from Dance Etoile: classical variations, student pieces, guest musicians, and new pieces by Artistic Director Marie-Jose Payannet.

Flight Path

Date:
Apr 27, 2018 to Apr 29, 2018
Schedule:
April 27, 8pm; April 28, 2 and 8pm; April 29, 2pm
Cost:
$28-$30
Phone:
303-245-8272

Enjoy a performance from Frequent Flyers Aerial Dance celebrating 30 years. Features new work in collaboration with live music by the electric string quartet, Spinphony.

Build Your Own Opera Workshop

Date:
Jun 10, 2019 to Aug 09, 2019
Cost:
Sign up by emailing Elizabeth Hayes at: education@boulderoperacompany.com
Phone:
303-731-2036

Join in the fun with this improvisational workshop. Learn different improvisational skills, how to write a story from start to end, and how to work with an ensemble. Ages 8-14.

Island of Memories

Date:
Jun 07, 2019 to Jun 09, 2019
Schedule:
June 7 and 8, 7pm; June 9, 2pm
Cost:
$10
Phone:
720-898-7200

See an original ballet that tells of ancient magic on an island that retains memories, as if alive and breathing. The show is presented by the Arvada Center Dance Academy Ballet Program.

Max Maven: Celebrity Mentalist

Date:
Sep 06, 2018 7:30 - 9pm
Cost:
$30-$35
Phone:
303-660-6799

See the show in which Maven, using an advanced (and highly unorthodox) set of psychological principles and techniques, is able to discern the thoughts of total strangers. Subliminal persuasion and the power of suggestion are pushed to the limit.

Seussical – Boulder

Date:
Dec 03, 2017 to Dec 10, 2017
Cost:
$15 adults, $12 children
Phone:
303-245-8150

Watch favorite Dr. Seuss characters come to life on stage, including Horton the Elephant, The Cat in the Hat, Gertrude McFuzz, lazy Mayzie and a little boy with a big imagination, Jojo.

Sweat

Date:
Apr 26, 2019 to May 26, 2019
Schedule:
Times vary by date
Cost:
$30 and up
Phone:
303-893-4100

See the play set in Reading, Pennsylvania where work is the glue that holds the town together. Layoffs threaten it all. Age 16 and up.

American Girl Live

Date:
Apr 13, 2019 to Apr 14, 2019
Cost:
$30-$70
Phone:
303-623-0106

Watch the new, original musical that celebrates the power of girls and strength of friendship with five spunky campers and their fearless counselor at Camp American Girl, an overnight camp in the North Woods.

New Adventures Tale to Tale

Date:
Dec 23, 2018 4pm
Cost:
$40-$65
Phone:
303-805-6800

Watch actors bring to life the beloved Santa Claus, Snow Maiden, Snowman, and Baba-yaga along with fairy-tale heroes from Alice in Wonderland, The Chronicles of Narnia, and The Nutcracker for a set of new adventures. Children will travel “from tale to tale” to solve the Mystery of the New Year. Age 7 and up.

Ballet Ariel Open House

Date:
Nov 04, 2018 2 - 4pm
Cost:
Free
Phone:
303-945-4388

Take the whole family to meet the dancers, tour the facility, enjoy free refreshments, and learn all about Ballet Ariel’s programming.

Oliver

Date:
Jul 20, 2018 to Jul 22, 2018
Schedule:
Hours vary by date
Cost:
$15 adults, $12 children
Phone:
303-245-8150

See the streets of Victorian England come to life as Oliver, a malnourished orphan in a workhouse, becomes the neglected apprentice of an undertaker. Age 7 and up.

Acting Classes

Date:
Jan 01, 2019 to Apr 30, 2019
Schedule:
Times vary by date; see website for details
Cost:
Prices vary by class
Phone:
303-893-4100

Improve and develop acting skills in classes divided up by age range for children, teens, and adults.

Winter Cultural Series

Date:
Jan 10, 2019 to Feb 21, 2019
Schedule:
Jan. 10 StageDoor Theater Murder for Two, Jan. 24 Cherry Creek Chorale, Feb. 7 Denver & District Pipe Band with Irish Dancers, Feb. 21 Denver Pops. 7-8:30pm
Cost:
Free-$15
Phone:
303-791-2500

Enjoy a variety of interpretive, modern, and classical music and dance performances.

Piff the Magic Dragon

Date:
Oct 27, 2018 to Oct 28, 2018
Cost:
$22 general admission, $47 VIP
Phone:
720-274-6800

Join Piff for an all-ages magic show. The show is described as "Larry David in a dragon suit performing jaw-dropping magic tricks, with the World’s First Magic Performing Chihuahua (Mr Piffles)." He became the breakout star of season 10 of NBC’s America’s Got Talent.

Keigwin + Company: K+C Celebrates Bernstein

Date:
Feb 14, 2018 7:30pm
Cost:
$30 package, $33 and up regular, $15 Big Deal, $16 student
Phone:
970-221-6730

See a performance of contemporary dance combined with Leonard Bernstein's melodies, including iconic scores On the Town and On the Waterfront.

Seedlings: The Return of the SuperSHEro with Erica Sodos

Date:
Oct 02, 2018
Schedule:
9:30am and 11am
Cost:
$3. Everyone attending must have a ticket. Children 12 months and under are free, but still must have a ticket
Phone:
720-509-1000

See this interactive magic show in which Erica plays a SuperSHEro whose mission is to spread magic and inspire people wherever she goes. She tells magical stories and teaches her audiences about the superpowers that live inside each and every one of us, such as our ability to create, think, read, and love. Reservations are…

The Diary of Anne Frank

Date:
Feb 01, 2019 to May 17, 2019
Schedule:
Various times Wed-Sun
Cost:
$45 and up
Phone:
720-898-7200

See the play about what 13-year-old Anne Frank wrote to understand herself and the horrors of being Jewish in Nazi-occupied Amsterdam. Appropriate for teens and adults.

Vail Dance Festival

Date:
Jul 26, 2019 to Aug 10, 2019
Cost:
Prices vary, visit website for details
Phone:

Celebrate the 30th year of the festival with a season of newly commissioned choreography and music. Events occur at various Vail locations. Visit website for location and ticketing details.

Shakespeare’s Magic Moments

Date:
Oct 21, 2017 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Cost:
Phone:
303-735-1181

Explore Shakespeare’s most magical moments. Bring wands, capes, spellbooks, and other magical gear to use in the performance. Workshop will culminate in an informal showing at 2:30pm. Ages 8-18. $65. Reservations required.

XQ Super School Live

Date:
Mar 08, 2019 7:30pm
Cost:
$17
Phone:
719-255-3232

Attend the Denver stop of an immersive storytelling tour. Expect a night of high school drama full of stories, selfie confessionals, viral gratitude, and multimedia adventures that celebrate the everyday heroes transforming America's high schools.

Così fan tutte for KIDS

Date:
Feb 23, 2019 to Mar 02, 2019
Schedule:
Feb. 23, 2:30pm; March 2, 2:30pm
Cost:
$12 adults, $10 children
Phone:

See through the sneaky disguises in Mozart's classic comedy. Learn about Mozart's life plus get backstage secrets about sets and costumes with a peek behind the scenes with the stage director. Includes a Q&A session.

Dracula

Date:
Oct 06, 2017 to Oct 15, 2017
Cost:
Phone:
303-837-8888

Open the 2017/2018 Colorado Ballet season with the crowd-favorite Dracula. Age 13 and older. $30 and up.

Almost, Maine

Date:
May 31, 2019 to Jun 09, 2019
Schedule:
Fri-Sun, hours vary by date
Cost:
$17-$19
Phone:

See the StageDoor Theatre production about a cold, clear, moonless night in the middle of winter in a mythical town of Almost, Maine. The show features the Senior Company (9th-12th grade). Rated PG.

ELF, The Musical

Date:
Nov 20, 2018 to Dec 23, 2018
Schedule:
Tue-Sat, 7:30pm Wed, 1pm Sat-Sun, 2pm
Cost:
$53 and up
Phone:
720-898-7200

See the hit holiday movie about Buddy the Elf, live on stage. Sensory-friendly performance on Dec. 16.

Give My Regards to Broadway

Date:
Apr 26, 2019 to Apr 27, 2019
Schedule:
April 26, 7pm; April 27, 2pm and 7pm
Cost:
$5. Free age 5 and under
Phone:
303-456-6772

See an ensemble made up of two classes presenting the best of Broadway’s songs, dances, and dramatic and comic moments.

The Arsonists

Date:
Jun 22, 2018 to Jul 21, 2018
Cost:
$30 for general admission and $20 for students, seniors, and military
Phone:
303-275-3430

See the play set deep in a Florida swamp, about a father-daughter tale of grief, loss and redemption.

Last Night and the Night Before

Date:
Jan 18, 2019 to Feb 24, 2019
Cost:
$30 and up
Phone:
303-893-4100

See the world premiere of a play that explores the struggle between responsibilities expected of us and choices we actually make. Age 16 and up.

Nunsense

Date:
Jan 10, 2019 to Mar 03, 2019
Schedule:
Jan. 10-March 3
Cost:
$19.95 and up
Phone:
970-744-3747

Attend dinner and a show about a group of nuns in need of funds who put on a variety show. The show features dancing, music, and comedy. Age 5 and up.

Wiley and The Hairy Man

Date:
Apr 06, 2018 to Apr 07, 2018
Schedule:
Times vary
Cost:
$12
Phone:
303-805-6800

See the show about a young man of small ambition and even smaller confidence thrown into a confrontation with the dreaded Hairy Man himself. Ages 4-7.

Family Magic Show

Date:
Jan 19, 2018 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Cost:
$8 in advance, $11 at the door
Phone:
303-791-2500

Kick off the New Year with a magic show by Matthew Brandt.

Granny Dances to a Holiday Drum

Date:
Dec 01, 2018 to Dec 16, 2018
Schedule:
Times vary by date
Cost:
$30-$40
Phone:
303-295-1759

See the dance performance about Granny, who recalls for her grandchildren the dances she has seen and performed throughout her life. These include dances honoring Christ, the African Harvest, the Native American Winter Solstice, Celtic Yule Time, Las Posadas, and Kwanzaa.

Love Never Dies

Date:
Oct 23, 2018 to Oct 28, 2018
Schedule:
Visit website for specific times and advisories
Cost:
$35 and up
Phone:
303-893-4100

See the story of boundless love, full of passion and drama, that follows Andrew Lloyd Webber’s The Phantom of the Opera. The new production takes audiences on a rollercoaster ride of intrigue, obsession, and romance.

Beautiful: The Carole King Musical

Date:
Sep 06, 2018 to Sep 09, 2018
Cost:
$30 and up
Phone:
720-865-4220

See the inspiring true story of King’s remarkable rise to stardom. Hear some of her most beloved tunes including “I Feel The Earth Move,” “One Fine Day,” “(You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman,” and “You’ve Got A Friend.” Age 11 and up for some talk of drugs.

Catapult

Date:
Feb 02, 2018 to Feb 04, 2018
Schedule:
Feb. 2-3, 7:30; Feb. 4, 2pm
Cost:
$16
Phone:
303-492-8008

Enjoy a dance concert featuring four emerging BFA choreographers using original dance to share their knowledge of archetypes, science, philosophy, and the natural world. Reservations required.

Marriage of Figaro Student Matinee

Date:
May 09, 2019 10am
Cost:
$12 per student, $15 per chaperone
Phone:
303-778-7350

See what unfolds in this classic comic-opera. The wily Figaro and his girlfriend, Susanna, are set to marry, but things don’t go as smoothly as planned. Ages 5-18.

Mother’s Day Family Show with Pat McGann

Date:
May 12, 2019 3pm
Cost:
$16 general, $8 (age 12 and under)
Phone:
720-274-6800

Celebrate Mother's Day with national touring headliner Pat McGann, stand-up comedian and television host, performing an all-ages family show. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Ain’t Misbehavin’

Date:
May 18, 2018 to Jun 17, 2018
Schedule:
Times vary
Cost:
$27 adults, $24 students and seniors
Phone:
303-794-2787

Attend the musical celebrating the music of Thomas “Fats” Waller.

Potted Potter

Date:
Mar 26, 2019 7:30pm
Cost:
$36.99 and up
Phone:
303-871-6200

See The Unauthorized Harry Experience: A Parody by Dan and Jeff, which condenses all seven Harry Potter books (and a game of Quidditch) into seventy hilarious minutes. Age 6 and up.

Petra and the Wolf

Date:
Mar 31, 2018 2pm
Cost:
$20 adults, $15 children under 18
Phone:
720-887-2371

See Lionheart Youth Theatre present a new work inspired by the classic, Peter and the Wolf, with large-scale puppetry by Glass Half Full Theatre and a new instrumental score by Mother Falcon.

Into the Woods Sensory-Friendly Performance

Date:
Aug 02, 2018 7:30pm
Cost:
$20 and up
Phone:
303-893-4100

See a sensory-friendly performance of the musical with various twists on popular fairy tales that intertwine. Winner of 5 Tony Awards including Best Original Score (1988) and Best Revival of A Musical (2002), this Sondheim classic reminds us that life is an unpredictable journey.

Aerial Intersections

Date:
May 05, 2018
Schedule:
2pm and 8pm
Cost:
$16-$20
Phone:
303-245-8272

Experience Frequent Flyers Aerial Dance performance training intensive. These aerial dances are drawn from each student’s interactions with people in their lives and the broader environment, culminating in the ultimate interaction of sharing these unique aerial dances with the audience.

Englewood’s Summer Theater

Date:
Jun 03, 2019 to Jul 19, 2019
Schedule:
Mon, Wed, Fri, 8:30-10am
Cost:
$50-$60
Phone:
303-762-2662

Take to the stage in a drama program that inspires children of all abilities to act, sing, and dance. Experience hands-on instruction in vocals, dance, and acting, then participate in live theater. Ages 8-12.

Wiley and the Hairy Man

Date:
Apr 06, 2018 6:30 PM - 7:40 PM
Cost:
fee
Phone:
303-805-6800

Wiley is a young man of small ambition and even smaller confidence. Happy to lay around all day with his loyal Dog, Wiley argues when his mother tells him to venture deeper into the swamp to collect firewood. Hidden in the depths of the swamp is the notorious Hairy Man, a fearful giant who feasts…

Legally Blonde The Musical

Date:
Jun 26, 2019 to Jun 30, 2019
Cost:
$12 adults, $10 students and seniors
Phone:
303-399-2660

See the Wolf Theatre Academy production of an award-winning musical based on the movie, Legally Blond. Follow the transformation of Elle Woods as she tackles stereotypes and scandal in pursuit of her dreams. The play is created by and put on by the young artists of Wolf Theatre Academy in grades 6-12. Age 6 and…

The Secret Garden

Date:
Sep 29, 2018
Schedule:
2pm and 7pm
Cost:
$17-$22
Phone:
303-523-3337

Enjoy this coming of age story featuring the orphan Mary Lennox as she cultivates the secret garden and becomes a happy and courageous young girl.

Fiddler on the Roof

Date:
Jun 11, 2019 to Jun 16, 2019
Cost:
$45 and up
Phone:
303-893-4100

See the fresh take on a beloved story of fathers and daughters, husbands and wives, and the timeless traditions that define faith and family.

Polygraph Lounge Family Show

Date:
Oct 07, 2018 1pm
Cost:
$15 adult, $5 age 12 and under
Phone:
303-444-7328

Laugh and move at a family show featuring an unusual collection of handmade instruments, and imaginative musical antics, at the Gordon Gamm theater. Reservations required.

The Golden Nutcracker

Date:
Dec 09, 2017 to Dec 10, 2017
Cost:
Phone:
720-420-0030

See the performance by Golden Dance Arts students, showing Clara's magical adventure to the Land of Sweets. $10.

Fantastic Family Theatre: The Little Mermaid

Date:
Aug 10, 2018 6:30pm
Cost:
$3, free for age 4 and under
Phone:
720-263-0836

Introduce young audience members to theater in this original adaptation of a classic story, written by the cast and youth directing team. Show runs approximately 20 minutes.

When It Ain’t Just Black and White

Date:
Apr 04, 2018 7pm
Cost:
Free
Phone:
720-887-2371

See a performance from students at Denver School of the Arts which explores what it's like to be a mixed race child in the current world, and how history applies to you when you come from two different cultures.

Youth Musical Theater Class – Register now through Sep 7th

Date:
Sep 07, 2017
Cost:
Phone:

Learn and practice all the concepts that make up musical theater! Concepts covered include acting, singing, choreography, blocking, staging, scene work, tech, production, directing, and more. For ages 7-12, no experience necessary. Taught by award winning instructor Shauna Marble. The series runs from Sep 7th into December, with a performance the last day of class.…

Vietgone

Date:
Aug 24, 2018 to Sep 30, 2018
Cost:
$30 and up
Phone:
303-893-4100

See the "dramedy" that is an ode to the real-life courtship of Playwright Qui Nguyen’s parents. Forced to leave their country during the height of the Vietnam War, two refugees find themselves at the same relocation camp in Arkansas. Contains consistent profanity, sexual dialogue and sexuality, and some simulated drug use. Age 16 and up.

Raold Dahl’s Matilda the Musical

Date:
Dec 06, 2018 to Jan 06, 2019
Schedule:
Dec. 6-Jan. 6, times vary by date
Cost:
$20 and up
Phone:
719-634-5583

Watch the story of an extraordinary girl who, armed with a vivid imagination and a sharp mind, dares to take a stand and change her own destiny. Age 6 and up.

Colorado Shakespeare Festival

Date:
Jun 07, 2019 to Aug 11, 2019
Schedule:
June 7-Aug 11, Twelfth Night; June 21-Aug 10, As You Like It; July 7-Aug 10, Romeo & Juliet; July 19-Aug 11, King Charles III
Cost:
$18 and up
Phone:
303-492-8008

See a variety of plays performed under the open sky during the festival's 2019 season.

Family Magic Show

Date:
Jan 18, 2019 7 - 8pm
Cost:
$8 in advance, $11 at the door; age 2 and under are free on parent's lap
Phone:
303-791-2500

Kick off the new year with a show from magician Anthem Flint who connects with the audience and stirs the imagination.

Annie

Date:
Dec 07, 2017 to Jan 07, 2018
Cost:
$20 and up.
Phone:
719-634-5581

Times vary by date. See the musical about the comic strip heroine. Age 5 and up. $20 and up.

Live on Tour 2018

Date:
Feb 28, 2018 7pm - 9pm
Cost:
See website
Phone:
720-925-8776

Enjoy a unique new show designed to inspire people to make a difference in their community, with pop medleys, international dances and songs, and new and old original Up With People songs.

The Pied Piper of Hamelin

Date:
Feb 03, 2018 to Mar 03, 2018
Schedule:
Sat. 11am and 1pm.
Cost:
$12
Phone:
303-935-3044

See the classic play about an idyllic little town, a self-important mayor, a rat infestation, and the Pied Piper. Age 12 and younger.

Harvey, the story of Elwood Dowd

Date:
Oct 20, 2017 to Oct 21, 2017
Cost:
Phone:
720-972-6896

See Legacy High School students present their fall play about the comedic misunderstandings surrounding a man and an imaginary six-foot tall rabbit. $8.00 at the box office.

Disney’s Tarzan

Date:
Jun 06, 2019 to Aug 25, 2019
Cost:
$19.50-$29.95
Phone:
970-744-3747

Hang on as the classic musical swings in, telling the story of an orphaned infant boy taken in and raised by a tribe of gorillas.

Shakespeare’s Greatest Hits

Date:
Mar 10, 2018 10am - 3pm
Cost:
$65. Scholarships available
Phone:
303-735-1181

Join in a whirlwind tour of Shakespeare's greatest scenes and speeches. Culminates in an informal showing at 2:30pm. For newcomers and experts. Ages 8-18. Reservations required.

Passport to Culture: Grupo Huitzilopochtli

Date:
Jun 09, 2019 1:30pm
Cost:
$5
Phone:
720-509-1000

See the beautiful traditional Aztec dance of Grupo Huitzilopochtli, including drumming, dancing, outfits, and story the group shares. Geared toward families with elementary school aged children.

Chicago

Date:
Nov 28, 2017 to Dec 03, 2017
Cost:
Phone:
303-893-4100

See the multi-award-winning Broadway musical as it makes a stop in Denver on its national tour. Age 13 and up due to mature themes. $30 and up.

Le Petit Prince

Date:
Feb 09, 2018 to Feb 11, 2018
Schedule:
Feb 9, 7:30pm; Feb 10, 2 and 7:30pm; Feb 11, 2pm.
Cost:
$20 adult, $15 student and senior
Phone:
720-938-3030

Enjoy a story book ballet based on the story by Antoine de Saint-Exupery, presented by Danse Etoile Ballet. Age 4 and up.

Ballet in the Park

Date:
Jun 01, 2019 7pm
Cost:
Free
Phone:
303-443–0028

Attend a family-friendly performance featuring excerpts from the Boulder Ballet season. Arrive early and bring a picnic to enjoy before the show.

Disney On Ice: Frozen

Date:
Mar 23, 2018 to Mar 25, 2018
Cost:
$20 and up
Phone:
719-477-2100

Discover the full story of Disney’s Frozen like never before. Dazzling ice skating, special effects, and unforgettable music will magically transport you to wintry Arendelle.

Bryan Kellen Comedy Show

Date:
Jan 21, 2018 2pm
Cost:
$14 general seating, $7 age 12 and under
Phone:
720-274-6800

See an all-ages, family-friendly show with rubber-bodied and dynamically engaging, comedian Bryan Kellen. Kellen's been called "America’s Best Up-and-Coming Comedian" by the National Comedy Hall of Fame and Entertainment Business Journal named him one of the "Top 100 Comedians in the Country."

It’s Tough Being The Prince

Date:
Oct 26, 2018 to Oct 27, 2018
Schedule:
Hours vary by date
Cost:
$8
Phone:
303-805-6800

See a production for kids, by kids. See what really happened after Sleeping Beauty woke up, especially when she is a princess with modern ideas. Age 7 and up.

Dog Stars

Date:
Jul 05, 2019 10:30am
Cost:
Free tickets are available in the lobby beginning at 9:30am
Phone:
720-887-2315

Join Denise Gard plus Border Collies, Joey and Sienna, who'll perform tricks. Plus participate in stories about constellations.

Urinetown the Musical

Date:
Jun 21, 2018 to Jun 23, 2018
Schedule:
Hours vary by date
Cost:
$14 adults, $12 children, free age 2 and under
Phone:
303-476-0222

See the winner of three Tony Awards; a musical satire of the legal system, capitalism, irresponsibility, populism, and politics. In a Gotham-like city with a drought and a ban on private toilets. A revolution is in order, in hopes of freedom, inside and out of the restroom. Reservations are recommended based on theater seating capacity.…

Pride and Prejudice

Date:
Sep 13, 2018 to Oct 07, 2018
Cost:
See website for cost
Phone:
303-351-2382

Watch a playful adaptation of Jane Austen’s classic romance, by the Boulder Ensemble Theatre Company (BETC), located in the Grace Gamm theater. Reservations required.

Human Error

Date:
May 18, 2018 to Jun 24, 2018
Cost:
$30
Phone:
303-893-4100

See the play about Madelyn and Keenan who are NPR-listening, latte-sipping, blue-state liberals, while Heather and Jim are NRA-cardholding, truck-driving, red-state conservatives. After an unfortunate mix-up by their blundering fertility doctor, Heather becomes pregnant with the wrong family’s embryo. Now the two couples face sharing an uproarious nine-month odyssey of culture shock, clashing values, changing…

Hairspray The Musical

Date:
Aug 04, 2017 to Aug 06, 2017
Cost:
Phone:
303-805-6800

Aug 4-6 Times vary by date. Follow big-haired teenager Tracy Turnblad as she becomes a celebrity overnight and uses her new-found fame to advocate for racial integration. Age 14 and up. $22-$27.

The Little Mermaid

Date:
Jan 19, 2018 to Feb 11, 2018
Schedule:
Time(s) vary 2pm matinee performances or evening performances at 7:30pm.
Cost:
$24-$29
Phone:
303-805-6800

See the classic Hans Christian Andersen story of Ariel the mermaid.

A Chorus Line

Date:
Sep 12, 2017 to Oct 01, 2017
Cost:
Phone:
720-898-7200

See the musical that spans one day in the lives of 17 dancers all vying for a coveted spot in the chorus of a Broadway musical. Considered groundbreaking when it opened on Broadway in 1975, the musical went on to win nine Tony Awards and the 1976 Pulitzer Prize for Drama. Today, it remains as…

James & the Giant Peach Jr.

Date:
Jun 21, 2018 to Jun 23, 2018
Schedule:
Hours vary by date
Cost:
$14 adults, $12 children, free age 2 and under
Phone:
303-476-0222

See the musical based on the Roald Dahl book, about a courageous journey filled with befriending magical creatures and larger-than-life self-discovery. Reservations are recommended based on theater seating capacity.

Ballerina by Degas

Date:
Feb 28, 2019 7pm
Cost:
$26 adults, $23 students/seniors, $20 children
Phone:
303-805-6800

Experience the story of a young dancer, Simone, her rapid rise within the Paris Opera ballet company and the Impressionist artist who records it all. Edgar Degas’ paintings are recreated on the stage. This is a mini-performance with tea party.

How the West was Sung

Date:
May 05, 2019 1:30 - 3:30pm
Cost:
$20 adult or child, $15 member adult or child
Phone:
720-865-3500

Watch a family-friendly performance by Central City Opera that tells the stories of Colorado historical figures Molly Brown, Horace and Baby Doe Tabor, and Clara Brown. After the performance, use an ecological scavenger hunt to explore the grounds. Recommended for families with children age 8 and up.

Les Misérables

Date:
Jul 25, 2018 to Aug 05, 2018
Cost:
$25 and up
Phone:
303-893-4100

See the Tony Award-winning musical phenomenon, direct from its acclaimed Broadway return. Featuring the beloved songs “I Dreamed A Dream,” “On My Own,” “Stars," “Bring Him Home,” “One Day More,” and many more, this epic and uplifting story has become one of the most celebrated musicals in theatrical history.

Xanadu

Date:
Nov 03, 2018 to Apr 28, 2019
Schedule:
Nov. 3-April 28
Cost:
$46
Phone:
303-893-4100

See the Tony Award-nominated, musical comedy adventure about following your dreams despite the limitations others set for you. The score is composed by pop-rock legends, Jeff Lynne and John Farrar, and is based on the Universal Pictures cult classic movie, which starred Olivia Newton-John and Gene Kelly. Age 12 and up.

The Amazing Acro-Cats

Date:
Jul 05, 2019 to Jul 14, 2019
Schedule:
Hours vary by date
Cost:
$22-$35
Phone:
303-477-9984

See house cats, featuring Tuna and the Rock Cats, perform tricks including riding skateboards and jumping through hoops. The finale is the only all-cat band in the world, plus a chicken.

The Little Prince

Date:
Mar 14, 2019 to May 03, 2019
Schedule:
Tue-Fri, 10am; Sun, 1pm
Cost:
$12 adults, $10 students and seniors
Phone:
303-316-6360

See a production by the Denver Children’s Theatre about an unlikely friendship between two stranded travelers in the Sahara Desert—an Aviator whose plane has broken down and a mysterious “little prince.” Ages 4-11.

Sorcerer’s Apprentice and Sleeping Beauty Suite

Date:
Mar 18, 2018 3pm
Cost:
$10 child, $15 adult
Phone:
303-945-4388

Spend the afternoon with a bumbling apprentice, dancing goblins, and pot and pans spinning out of control. See Little Red Riding Hood and Puss in Boots, and appearances from other favorite characters.

The Magic of Bill Blagg

Date:
Apr 12, 2019 7:30pm
Cost:
$29-$34
Phone:
303-805-3366

Witness Blagg's trademark off-the-cuff personality in a performance that includes objects floating in the air and vanishing in the blink of an eye.

Boulder Ballet: Cinderella

Date:
May 17, 2019 to May 19, 2019
Cost:
$22-$32
Phone:
303-440-7826

See the magical ballet based on the classic story of the mistreated stepdaughter who is forbidden to attend the Royal Ball. Age 5 and up.

Bring It On The Musical

Date:
Nov 29, 2017 to Dec 03, 2017
Cost:
Phone:
303-912-6771

Nov. 29-Dec 3. Watch a musical about the cutthroat world of competitive cheerleading and the fierce rivalries of high school politics and romance. Presented by Fairview High School. $10. Reservations required

Alice in Wonderland

Date:
Feb 22, 2019 to Feb 23, 2019
Schedule:
Feb. 22, 5:30pm; Feb. 23, 11am and 5pm
Cost:
$8 adult, $6 child
Phone:
303-245-8150

Travel down the rabbit hole and join Alice, one of literature’s most beloved heroines, in her madcap adventures. Age 5 and up.

BackStory Theatre Presents The Realm

Date:
Apr 12, 2019 to Apr 14, 2019
Schedule:
April 12, 7pm; April 13, 7pm; April 14, 2pm
Cost:
$10 adults, $5 students
Phone:
720-263-0836

Step into the dystopian world of The Realm, where words have powerful meaning and young heroes are faced with pivotal choices in creating or unmaking their reality. This dramatic play is developed and performed entirely by the teen members of BackStory Theatre's Youth Leadership Program and teen cast members. Age 8 and up. Purchase in…

Wonderbound: Cupid’s Playground

Date:
Feb 23, 2019 to Feb 24, 2019
Schedule:
Two performances: Feb.23, 7:30pm, and Feb. 24, 2pm
Cost:
$35-$40
Phone:
303-805-3366

Go on a journey exploring love's many nefarious facets. The dance performance will be accompanied by the Colorado Symphony Orchestra.

Snow White & The Ugly Duckling

Date:
Feb 22, 2019 to Feb 24, 2019
Schedule:
Feb. 22, 7:30pm; Feb. 23, 2pm and 7:30pm; Feb. 24, 2pm
Cost:
$15-$20
Phone:
720-938-3030

Experience two fairy tales with Danse Etoile Ballet. See the Grimm's fairy tale of Snow White and follow the Ugly Duckling in Andersen's classic story as she transforms into an elegant swan.

Pandora’s Box

Date:
Jun 15, 2018 6:30 - 7pm
Cost:
$3, free age 4 and under
Phone:
720-263-0836

Watch students from BackStory Theatre's summer camp program present Pandora’s Box, for an opportunity to introduce young children to live theater.

Hamilton

Date:
Feb 27, 2018 to Apr 01, 2018
Cost:
Visit website for pricing and availability
Phone:
303-893-4100

See the story of America's Founding Father Alexander Hamilton, featuring a score that blends hip-hop, jazz, blues, rap, R&B, and Broadway. Age recommendation: 10 and up, some strong language.

Stuart MacDonald

Date:
Jan 19, 2018 to Jan 21, 2018
Schedule:
Jan 19 and 20, 7:30pm; Jan. 21, 3pm
Cost:
$25-$30
Phone:
303-660-6799

See the man who is not your typical "pick a card, any card" magician. MacDonald takes you through a journey where the magic happens to him. This is an all ages show.

Rodgers & Hammerstein’s The King and I

Date:
Jan 02, 2018 to Jan 14, 2018
Cost:
$30 and up.
Phone:
303-893-4100

See the classic story, set in 1860’s Bangkok, of the unconventional relationship that develops between the King of Siam and Anna Leonowens, a British schoolteacher.

The Story of the Nutcracker

Date:
Dec 08, 2018 to Dec 22, 2018
Schedule:
Dec. 8, 15, and 22, 11am and 1pm
Cost:
$12
Phone:
303-935-3044

Become a part of the Nutcracker story with this immersive presentation of the classic holiday tale. Age 3 and up.

Sugar Plum Tea Party

Date:
Nov 25, 2017 to Nov 26, 2017
Cost:
Phone:
303-772-1335

Hours vary by date. Attend an afternoon with tea, sweet and savory edibles and harp accompaniment, a mini-Nutcracker performance and a souvenir photo taken with the Sugar Plum Fairy. The fundraising event is the perfect introduction to the classic tale of Clara & her prince for young audience members and includes interactive excerpts of the…

Click Clack Moo

Date:
May 08, 2018 10am
Cost:
$5
Phone:
720-509-1000

See the show based on the Caldecott Honor Book by Doreen Cronin and Betsy Lewin. The comic musical is about negotiation and compromise.

Sensory Friendly: Wings of Courage

Date:
May 07, 2019 6:30pm
Cost:
$5
Phone:
720-509-1000

Learn the remarkable life story of Eugene Bullard, the first African-American combat pilot and adventurer. Presented in a sensory-friendly environment. Reservations are required. Ages 7-13. SF Family Tree presents performances for families of individuals with intellectual or developmental disabilities, autism, sensory processing disorder, or other conditions.

Oliver

Date:
Mar 14, 2019 to May 26, 2019
Schedule:
Thu-Sun
Cost:
$29.95 and up depending on date, time and age range
Phone:
970-744-3747

Take the kids to see the story about good triumphing over evil.

The Hunchback of Notre Dame

Date:
Jun 21, 2019 to Jun 23, 2019
Schedule:
June 21, 7pm; June 22, noon and 7pm; June 23, 2pm
Cost:
$15 adult, $12 child
Phone:
303-245-8150

Attend this musical based on the Victor Hugo novel and Disney animated feature. Quasimodo, a deformed bell-ringer, embarks on a mission to save all the gypsies before the archdeacon destroys them all. Age 7 and up.

Holiday Festival

Date:
Dec 07, 2018 to Dec 09, 2018
Schedule:
Times vary by day
Cost:
$20 and up
Phone:
303-492-8008

Experience a CU tradition in which students and faculty come together for a holiday concert, featuring student choirs, bands, and orchestras. Reservations required.

A Bronx Tale

Date:
Jan 08, 2019 to Jan 20, 2019
Schedule:
Jan. 8-20
Cost:
$35 and up
Phone:
303-893-4100

See the Broadway hit with high-energy dance numbers and a story of a 1960s man caught between the father he loves and the mob boss he’d love to be. Age 12 and up.

Storybook Ballet: Snow White

Date:
Mar 09, 2018 to Mar 11, 2018
Schedule:
March 9, 7pm; March 10 and 11, 2pm
Cost:
$22-$25
Phone:
303-444-7328

Watch the Boulder Ballet perform the classic story of the princess and her stepmother, featuring the students of Boulder Ballet School.

Eddie B. Teachers Only Comedy Tour

Date:
Mar 10, 2018 8pm
Cost:
$35-$65
Phone:
303-623-0106

Attend the performance by the comedian who is the voice of teachers across the globe. Educators get a lesson in the funniest ways to express their worst frustrations with Eddie B’s uncensored, raw, and realistic portrayal of a teacher’s hectic life, from the point of view of an actual teacher.

Perseus & Medusa

Date:
Jul 13, 2018 6:30 - 7pm
Cost:
$3 age 5 and up; free age 4 and under
Phone:
720-263-0836

Introduce young children to live theater with Perseus & Medusa, performed by students from BackStory Theatre's summer camp program.

Native Gardens

Date:
Apr 06, 2018 to May 06, 2018
Cost:
$30 and up
Phone:
303-893-4100

See a play about four neighbors struggling to get along as they quarrel over a shared property line that isn't where it should be. Visit DCPA website for specific times. Recommended for age 14 and up.

Fresh: Spring 2018

Date:
Apr 27, 2018 to Apr 28, 2018
Cost:
Free
Phone:
303-492-8008

Enjoy a dance concert containing hip-hop, aerial, fusion forms, and improvised offerings by undergraduate and graduate dance students.

Wizard of Oz

Date:
Mar 03, 2018 11am
Schedule:
Additional shows March 10 and 17 at 11am
Cost:
$15
Phone:
303-786-8727

Enjoy a creative approach to a classic favorite performed by children, including lunch afterward. Reservations requested.

Uplift

Date:
Apr 26, 2019 to Apr 28, 2019
Schedule:
Fri and Sat, 8pm; Sat and Sun, 2pm
Cost:
$24-$28
Phone:
303-245-8272

See dancers hang, fly, spin, and dance in the air.

The Pump and Dump Show

Date:
May 11, 2019 7:30pm
Cost:
$29.50-$45
Phone:
303-623-0106

Attend the 7th annual Mother’s Day Eve Show and Dance Party that celebrates motherhood with hilarious, original music, straight-talk about the joys of parenting, plus interactive games and a dance party.

SNAP

Date:
May 15, 2019
Schedule:
1:30 and 7pm
Cost:
$35-$45
Phone:
720-509-1000

See what happens when three tricksters find a sealed door which transcends all of space and time. SNAP is a stage comedy that features magic and illusion performances. Age 5 and up.

ELF The Musical

Date:
Dec 13, 2017 to Dec 17, 2017
Cost:
$25 and up.
Phone:
303-893-4100

Performance times vary. See the modern-day Christmas classic come to life. $25 and up.

Peter and the Starcatcher

Date:
Jan 12, 2018 to Feb 04, 2018
Cost:
$24-$44. Students and seniors (age 62 and up) receive a $3 discount per ticket
Phone:
303-794-2787

See the Tony-winning musical that upends the century-old story of how a miserable orphan comes to be The Boy Who Would Not Grow Up (aka Peter Pan).

School-Day-Off Theater Classes

Date:
Oct 12, 2018 to Apr 15, 2019
Schedule:
9am-4pm
Cost:
$75 per day, $65 for currently enrolled students
Phone:
303-245-8150

Enjoy a full day of theatrical activities including classes in music, acting, and dance, on select BVSD no-school days. Camps end in a final presentation for family and friends. Ages 5-10. Reservations required.

The Little Mermaid

Date:
Jun 01, 2018 to Sep 08, 2018
Cost:
$43 and up
Phone:
303-449-6000

Enjoy dinner theater in Boulder featuring Ariel the mermaid who longs to leave her ocean home, based on Hans Christian Andersen's classic story and Disney's animated film. Reservations required.

Dawn: An Augmented Reality Art Experience

Date:
May 05, 2018 2pm
Cost:
$20 and up
Phone:
303-444-7328

Immerse yourself in Presentville, an alternate reality game featuring a mix of performance art, live painting, sacred Lakota quilt making, physical art exhibit, holograms, and more. Age 12 and up for costumed characters, mature language, and sexual content.

The Christmas Revels: Nordic Lights

Date:
Dec 21, 2018 to Dec 26, 2018
Schedule:
Fri Dec. 21 7pm; Sat Dec. 22 2pm and 7pm; Sun Dec. 23 2pm; Wed Dec. 26 2pm
Cost:
$28 adults, $20 youth
Phone:
303-440-7826

Hear melodies from Scandinavian lands and folk tales of trolls, an enchanted fox, and brave children. A pre-show talk provides background of the script and music.

Rent School Edition

Date:
Apr 05, 2019 to Apr 20, 2019
Schedule:
April 5–7 and 18-20. Hours vary
Cost:
$17-$19
Phone:

See the story loosely based on Puccini's opera, La Boheme. Rent School Edition follows a year in the life of a group of impoverished young artists, struggling to survive under the shadow of HIV/AIDS, and the personal conflicts that coming of age present. Rated PG-13.

Scrooge!

Date:
Nov 23, 2018 to Dec 21, 2018
Cost:
$8
Phone:
303-449-6000

See Charles Dickens’ story of greed turned to unconditional love, in which the audience becomes part of the play. Part of the Kids Kabaret series. Reservations required.

A Midsummer Night’s Prom Dream

Date:
Jul 06, 2018 to Jul 07, 2018
Schedule:
July 6, 2pm and 7pm; July 7, 2pm and 5pm
Cost:
$10 adult, $5 senior/student, free under age 4
Phone:
720-263-0836

See a modern adaptation of Shakespeare's classic where the fairies become the smart kids with science as their magic. Presented by advanced and intermediate student actors from BackStory Theatre.

An Evening of Dancing Horses

Date:
Jan 23, 2019 to Jan 24, 2019
Schedule:
7pm
Cost:
$28 and up
Phone:
303-297-1166

Attend the event that brings the best equestrian talent together in front of live music from the Denver School of the Arts Orchestra. Enjoy an evening full of formal dressage, reining, liberty, and other talent from around the world.

Panda’s Home

Date:
Apr 24, 2019 to Apr 25, 2019
Cost:
$10
Phone:
720-509-1000

Venture into the culture and history of distant China by following footprints left by a panda. Through the use of dance, sound, interactive projected images, and play, the performers and children alike will encounter bamboo forests, monsters, fireworks, and kites as they explore the five elements of Wu Xing—wood, fire, earth, metal, and water. For…

Star Wars Holiday Variety Show

Date:
Dec 07, 2018 7pm
Cost:
$12-$15
Phone:
720-420-0030

Enjoy live performances, trivia, a costume contest, and excerpts from the Star Wars Holiday Special. Go early for the "Darth Santa" photo booth and "Wookie-ookies." Everyone in attendance will receive a souvenir poster. Bring a can of food or a new, unopened toy for the holiday drive. All ages.

Drew Lynch

Date:
Aug 30, 2018 to Sep 02, 2018
Schedule:
Aug 30, 31 and Sept 2. Visit website for schedule of all-ages shows and 21 and up shows
Cost:
$17 and $25
Phone:
720-274-6800

See the comedian perform all-ages, family-friendly shows. Lynch has appeared on America’s Got Talent, The Dr. Oz Show, and the game show, Idiot Test. His relatability dealing with a stutter has made him a crowd favorite.

Mulan Jr.

Date:
Jul 07, 2018
Schedule:
Noon and 4pm
Cost:
$12 adults, $10 children
Phone:
303-245-8150

Travel back to the legendary days of ancient China. The Huns have invaded and it's up to Mulan and her guardian dragon, Mushu, to save the emperor. Age 7 and up.

XQ Super School Live

Date:
Mar 07, 2019 7:30pm
Cost:
$29
Phone:
888-929-7849

Attend the Denver stop of an immersive storytelling tour. Expect a night of high school drama full of stories, selfie confessionals, viral gratitude, and multimedia adventures that celebrate the everyday heroes transforming America's high schools.

Family Matinee and Opera Adventures

Date:
Jul 30, 2019 11:30am
Cost:
$25 for matinee, additional $10 for Opera Adventure
Phone:

See a special performance of Madama Butterfly in which parents with children under 13 tend to leave at intermission to skip the death scene. This matinee includes a narrators preview and autograph session with the singers. Augment the matinee with Opera Adventures, during which kids get inside information about the opera accompanied by pre-performance family…

SF Family Tree: My Father’s Dragon

Date:
Jan 30, 2018 6:30pm
Cost:
$5
Phone:
720-509-1000

Enjoy the story of a compassionate and courageous young boy and his unlikely friendship with a splendid yellow and blue-striped dragon. Presented in a sensory-friendly environment.

SF Family Tree: Click Clack Moo

Date:
May 08, 2018 6:30pm
Cost:
$5
Phone:
720-509-1000

See the show based on the Caldecott Honor Book by Doreen Cronin and Betsy Lewin. The comic musical is about negotiation and compromise. Modified performances are geared to families of individuals with intellectual or developmental disabilities, autism, sensory processing disorder, or other conditions. Age 12 and under.

Mother Goose Suite and Swan Lake (Odette’s Betrayal)

Date:
Apr 27, 2019 to Apr 28, 2019
Schedule:
April 28, 2pm; April 27, 7:30pm
Cost:
$28 adult, $25 student/senior, $22 children
Phone:
303-987-7845

Watch five fanciful fairy tales in Mother Goose Suite including Beauty and the Beast, Sleeping Beauty, and The Fairy Garden with Act 3 of Swan Lake.

The Legend of Robin Hood

Date:
Oct 19, 2018 to Oct 27, 2018
Schedule:
Times vary by date
Cost:
$10-$15
Phone:
719-331-2434

See the Academy of Community Theatre production about Robin Hood, Maid Marion, Little John, and the outlaws of Sherwood Forest as they fight for justice from King John.

Paw Patrol Live

Date:
Jan 22, 2019 to Jan 23, 2019
Schedule:
Jan. 22 6pm, Jan. 23 10am and 6pm
Cost:
$22 and up
Phone:
970-619-4100

Go on "The Great Pirate Adventure” with Paw Patrol. It's Pirate Day in Adventure Bay, and Mayor Goodway is getting ready for a big celebration. But first, Ryder and his team of pirate pups must rescue Cap’n Turbot from a mysterious cavern.

Catapult – The World’s Premier Shadow Dance Company

Date:
Mar 10, 2018 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Cost:
Phone:
303-805-6800

See and learn more about the art of weaving shadows into stories which has been around for a thousand years. Dance, music, and the duality of light and darkness come together to create stories of love and peace and countless others. Catapult, the avant-garde shadow dancing group has appeared on America’s Got Talent.

The Rembrandt

Date:
Feb 07, 2019 to Mar 03, 2019
Schedule:
Thu-Sat, 7:30pm; Sun, 2pm
Cost:
$25 ticket includes a free drink ticket, $20 students
Phone:
303-444-7328

See the play that starts with people wanting to touch a masterpiece in a modern-day museum. But soon, skipping through time, the audience is watching Rembrandt at work.

National Geographic Live: When Women Ruled the World

Date:
Nov 09, 2018
Schedule:
10am and 8pm
Cost:
$10 and up
Phone:
720-509-1000

Join Dr. Kara Cooney, professor of Egyptology, for a look at a time in ancient history when women ruled the world. Often neglected in the history books, these women were considered exceptions to the rule, political pawns in a patriarchal society. Recommended for kids in middle and high school.

Wild West Show

Date:
Jan 19, 2019 to Jan 20, 2019
Schedule:
Jan.19, 5pm; Jan. 20, 4pm
Cost:
$23.50 and up
Phone:
303-297-1166

Go on a historical trip back to the days of the Old West with reenactments of the original Buffalo Bill Wild West Shows.

Fantastic Family Theatre: Rumplestiltskin

Date:
Aug 03, 2018 6:30pm
Cost:
$3, free age 4 and under
Phone:
720-263-0836

Introduce young audience members to theater in this original adaptation of a classic story, written by the cast and youth directing team. Show runs approximately 20 minutes.

Shopkins Live! Shop it Up!

Date:
Nov 22, 2017 7:00 PM
Cost:
Phone:
303-623-0106

See the Shoppies make their theatrical debut in an original new live show featuring musical performances by Jessicake, Bubbleisha, Peppa-Mint, Rainbow Kate, Cocolette, Polli Polish and more. See an ensemble cast of multi-talented performers brings the show to life on stage through urban style music, song and dance. $25-$45.

Leeann & Michelle Think They’re Funny

Date:
Nov 05, 2018
Cost:
$40 general admission; $50 admission includes one cocktail and school donation
Phone:
720-841-2545

Attend a mom's night out with the hilarious comedy duo. Their passion is to create great comedy in many mediums: parodies, sketch humor, and live, improv comedy shows. Age 21 and up.

Annie

Date:
Nov 16, 2018 to Nov 18, 2018
Schedule:
Nov. 16-17, 7pm; Nov. 18, 2pm
Cost:
$8-$20
Phone:
720-263-0836

See performances of Annie presented by BackStory Theatre. Reservations suggested.

Anything Goes

Date:
Jul 27, 2018 to Jul 29, 2018
Schedule:
Hours vary by date
Cost:
$15 adults, $12 children
Phone:
303-245-8150

See the show about the 1934 S. S. American sailing between New York and England with a comically colorful assemblage of passengers. Age 7 and up.

Immersive Shakespeare

Date:
Nov 04, 2017 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Cost:
Phone:
303-735-1181

Explore how to make Shakespeare's stories interactive and invite the audience to participate in the story and the performance. The workshop culminates in a 2:30pm showing for friends and families. Open to students of all experience levels and abilities. Ages 10-18. Reservations required. $65 (scholarships available).

Hello, Dolly!

Date:
Mar 27, 2019 to Apr 07, 2019
Cost:
$35 and up
Phone:
303-893-4100

See Tony Award-winning Broadway legend Betty Buckley star in the production that pays tribute to the original work. Age 9 and up.

Paw Patrol Live

Date:
Dec 28, 2018 to Dec 29, 2018
Schedule:
Times vary by date
Cost:
$22 and up
Phone:
303-228-8000

Go on "The Great Pirate Adventure” with Paw Patrol. It's Pirate Day in Adventure Bay, and Mayor Goodway is getting ready for a big celebration. But first, Ryder and his team of pirate pups must rescue Cap’n Turbot from a mysterious cavern. Meet the newest pup, Tracker.

A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Date:
Apr 27, 2019 to Apr 28, 2019
Schedule:
April 27th, 2pm; April 28, 1pm
Cost:
$25
Phone:
303-772-1335

Celebrate the culmination of Centennial Ballet's 21st season with a combination of storytelling and choreography performed with the sounds of Mendelssohn.

A Kid Like Jake

Date:
Feb 16, 2018 to Mar 24, 2018
Schedule:
Fri-Sat at 8pm, Sun at 6pm
Cost:
$30 for general admission and $20 for students/seniors/military
Phone:

See the play about parents who have high hopes for their precocious 4-year-old who happens to prefer Cinderella to GI Joe. As Alex and Greg navigate their roles as parents, a rift grows between them, one that forces them to confront their own concerns about what’s best for Jake, and each other. Children under age…

Fiesta Colorado

Date:
Mar 06, 2019 1:30pm
Cost:
$19
Phone:
720-509-1000

Watch the Fiesta Colorado Dancers perform Bailes de la Primavera: folk dances representing the colors and joy of springtime.

Aphrodite’s Switchboard with Chimney Choir

Date:
Feb 24, 2018 7:30pm
Cost:
$22-$50
Phone:
303-292-4700

See the performance about the goddess of love, Aphrodite. In a tall office building on the corner of a busy street, Aphrodite is a switchboard operator who discovers that she has the power to control the love lives of mortals with a single phone connection. But beware crossed wires and best-laid plans, as meddling may…

Breakin Convention

Date:
Nov 03, 2018 to Nov 04, 2018
Schedule:
Nov. 3-4
Cost:
$25 and up
Phone:
303-893-4100

Attend a festival of hip-hop dance that includes dance workshops, graffiti, DJs, and freestyle sessions. Age 7 and up.

Fantastic Friday Theatre

Date:
Aug 04, 2017 6:00 PM
Cost:
Phone:
720-263-0836

Introduce young students to live theater with Jaws, The Parody, presented by BackStory Theatre. All ages. Tickets available at the door. $3 per person, Free under age 4.

Dear Edwina

Date:
May 03, 2019 to May 11, 2019
Schedule:
Fri and Sat. Hours vary by date
Cost:
$5-$7
Phone:
303-456-6772

See a heartwarming, family-friendly musical about a teen advice-giver, 1950's-style

March Madness

Date:
Mar 03, 2018 7pm
Cost:
$10
Phone:
303-460-6800

Join Broomfield's community improv troupe, the Broomshticks, and other groups, for a night of original comedic short- and long-form scenes, created with audience suggestions. Age 13 and up.

Fantastic Family Theatre

Date:
Jul 12, 2019 to Aug 02, 2019
Schedule:
July 12: Artists, Explorers, & Tinkers, Oh My! AND The Lost City of Atlantis; July 26: A Hero's Journey and The Voyage of Odysseus; August 2: King Arthur's Adventures in Camelot
Cost:
$3, free age 4 and under
Phone:
720-263-0836

Watch students from BackStory Theatre's summer camp program present a series of short shows that introduce kids to live theater.

Cirque Du Soleil: Corteo

Date:
May 24, 2018 to May 27, 2018
Schedule:
Showtimes vary by day
Cost:
$39-$135, Family 4-packs available; $10 cash parking
Phone:
303-410-8497

Enjoy a Cirque Du Soleil performance which brings together acrobatics, theater, and clown comedy situated in a mysterious space between heaven and earth.

Harlem Globetrotters

Date:
Mar 02, 2019 1pm
Cost:
$22 Magic Pass, $20 and up show tickets
Phone:
303-405-1100

See the world-famous basketball team. Back by popular demand are the Flying Globies acrobatic trampoline dunk team. Before every game, secure a spot at Magic Pass, the Globetrotters’ exclusive pregame event. After the game, you can take part in a free autograph session.

Songs and Tales from the Colorado Trails

Date:
May 19, 2018 10am
Cost:
$5
Phone:
303-805-6800

Hear songs and stories by Susannah and Jackson—dressed in typical 1860s attire—about crossing the plains. Tales include early Colorado pioneer women, Native Americans, miners, cowboys, and ranchers. Age 4 and up.

Backstage Tours

Date:
Aug 05, 2017 to Jun 30, 2019
Schedule:
Mon and Sat, 10am
Cost:
$12 per person
Phone:
303-893-4100

Explore backstage at the Denver Performing Arts Complex, the world’s largest performance facility under one roof.

The Hunchback of Notre Dame

Date:
Jul 26, 2019 to Jul 28, 2019
Schedule:
July 26, 7pm; July 27, noon; July 28, 2pm
Cost:
$15 adults, $12 children
Phone:
303-245-8150

Hear a sweeping score and powerful story about Quasimodo and his journey for freedom, love, and his own self-worth. Age 7 an up.

Boulder Ballet: Giselle

Date:
May 18, 2018 to May 20, 2018
Schedule:
Fri-Sat, 7:30pm; Sun, 2pm
Cost:
$22-$30
Phone:
303-443-0028

Enjoy one of the oldest continually performed ballets, about a peasant girl who dies of a broken heart after discovering her lover is betrothed to another.

The Story Bakers

Date:
Jul 11, 2018 10am
Cost:
Free
Phone:
970-221-6730

Using music, props, and costumes, The Story Bakers turn student's original stories into sketch comedy and live drama skits.

Flight of Fancy

Date:
Aug 12, 2017 11:00 AM
Cost:
Phone:
303-440-7666

See a cartoon-like world in which a puffin and a girl become unlikely friends. The performance features “full mask” style of theater from the Public Works Theatre Company, in which actors express themselves through physical movement and puppetry. $12 general admission; $9 Chautauqua members. Reservations required.

Come From Away

Date:
Nov 13, 2018 to Nov 25, 2018
Schedule:
Nov. 13-25
Cost:
$35 and up
Phone:
303-893-4100

Watch the true story about 7,000 stranded passengers and the small town in Newfoundland that welcomed them. Age 10 and up.

Girls Only – The Secret Comedy of Women

Date:
Sep 21, 2017 to Oct 22, 2017
Cost:
Phone:
303-893-4100

See the original comedy that celebrates the honor, truth, humor and silliness of being female. Born out of the girlhood writings of the two authors, the show is a mix of sketch comedy, improvisation, audience participation, and hilarious songs and videos will remind you that underneath, women all have very funny and very charming feminine…

The King of Pop Resurrected

Date:
May 13, 2018 5:30pm
Cost:
$25 adult, $20 student/senior, $35 VIP (includes cast meet and greet and photo)
Phone:
303-444-7328

Enjoy a theatrical tribute to Michael Jackson presented by American Music Icons, featuring Jackson's hit songs, video sequences, dancers, and special effects. 1980s attire encouraged.

Alain Nu: Mentalist

Date:
May 04, 2018 to May 05, 2018
Cost:
$25-$30
Phone:
303-660-6799

See the American mentalist, illusionist, television personality, author, and speaker demonstrate ESP, mind reading, telekinesis, metal bending, and illusions.

Ballerina by Degas

Date:
Feb 24, 2019 3pm
Cost:
$26 adults, $23 students/seniors, $20 children
Phone:
303-295-1759

Experience the story of a young dancer, Simone, her rapid rise within the Paris Opera ballet company and the Impressionist artist who records it all. Edgar Degas’ paintings are recreated on the stage. This is a mini-performance with tea party.

Frog and Toad Adventures

Date:
Jun 22, 2018 6:30 - 7pm
Cost:
$3, free age 4 and under
Phone:
720-263-0836

Watch students from BackStory Theatre's summer camp program present Frog and Toad Adventures, for an opportunity to introduce young children to live theater.

Joaquine’s Christmas

Date:
Dec 06, 2018 to Dec 23, 2018
Schedule:
Thu-Sat, 7:30p; Sun, 2pm
Cost:
$20 general admission, $17 students and seniors
Phone:
720-375-0115

See the performance, set in 1950’s Pueblo, where all 7-year-old Joaquin wants for Christmas is a new bike but times are tough. A talking dog with a cigar named Angel and a magical abuela make this a very merry Christmas.

Champions of Magic

Date:
Jul 25, 2018 to Jul 28, 2018
Cost:
$20 and up
Phone:
720-865-4220

Experience five world-class illusionists who perform the impossible including disappearances, levitation, and teleportation.

Ballerina by Degas

Date:
Feb 23, 2019 7pm
Cost:
$26 adults, $23 students/seniors, $20 children
Phone:
303-945-4388

Experience the story of a young dancer, Simone, her rapid rise within the Paris Opera ballet company and the Impressionist artist who records it all. Edgar Degas’ paintings are recreated on the stage.

Sensory-Friendly Performance of ELF, The Musical

Date:
Dec 16, 2018 6:30pm
Cost:
$20
Phone:
720-898-7200

See the hit holiday movie about Buddy the Elf, live on stage. Sensory-friendly performances are designed to be welcoming and inclusive for individuals with autism, Down syndrome, sensory processing disorders, and their families.

Wonderbound Presents Boomtown with Chimney Choir

Date:
Jun 14, 2019 to Jun 15, 2019
Cost:
$20-$45
Phone:
720-898-7200

Meet Johnny Alpha, an average guy living an average life in Floptown. When the object of his affections tells him she’s getting out and moving to Boomtown, he hops on a train and follows along. Features an original score performed live by Denver’s Chimney Choir.

The Snow Queen

Date:
Mar 03, 2018 to Mar 04, 2018
Schedule:
Times vary by date
Cost:
$15
Phone:
303-805-6800

Watch the theatrical adaptation of Hans Christian Andersen’s tale of a sister’s love, an ice cold heart, and a fantastical journey. Proceeds from ticket sales will go towards supporting The Let’s Talk Foundation’s charitable works. Age 8 and up.

Disney’s Beauty & the Beast Jr.

Date:
Jun 21, 2018 to Jun 23, 2018
Schedule:
Times vary by date
Cost:
$14 adults, $12 children, free age 2 and under
Phone:
303-476-0222

See the Disney classic that is a story of transformation and tolerance. A fable of Belle and the Beast, a Prince trapped under a spell, this tale as old as time is filled with friends and musical magic. Reservations are recommended based on theater seating capacity.

Backstage Workshops

Date:
May 06, 2019 to May 07, 2019
Cost:
$10 per student, $15 per chaperone
Phone:
303-778-7350

Explore the world backstage at interactive stations created to provide hands-on learning opportunities. Ages 5-18.

Chipper Lowell

Date:
Jul 27, 2018 to Jul 28, 2018
Cost:
$25-$30
Phone:
303-660-6799

See the show that combines stand-up comedy, improvisation, and visual magic. Chipper has twice been awarded “Comedy Magician of the Year!”

Aspen Santa Fe Ballet

Date:
Mar 05, 2019 7:30pm
Cost:
Tickets start at $15
Phone:
970-221-6730

See a ballet performance featuring top global choreographers, ground-breaking repertoire, and virtuoso dancers.

Breakin’ Convention 2017

Date:
Nov 04, 2017 to Nov 05, 2017
Cost:
Phone:
303-893-4100

Attend a festival of hip hop dance theatre showcasing the very best from around the world and around the corner. Curated and hosted by UK hip hop pioneer Jonzi D, experience performances from world champion b-boy crews to cutting edge street dance companies - live on stage. Spilling off stage and taking over the whole…

Winter Cultural Series

Date:
Jan 11, 2018 to Feb 22, 2018
Schedule:
January 11, 25, February 7, and 22,
Cost:
$10 in advance, $15 at door, if not sold out; Children 2 and under sitting on parent's lap are free. Military/Senior (65+)/Child (12 under): $7 early bird pricing, $10 at door, if not sold out.
Phone:
303-791-2500

Enjoy four performances over the course of the month offering a variety of family friendly entertainment including a jazz concert, dance, and opera.

Cirque Eloize Hotel

Date:
Dec 19, 2018 to Dec 23, 2018
Schedule:
Dec. 19-23
Cost:
$25 and up
Phone:
303-893-4100

See a combination of acrobatics, theater, dance, and live music.

A Little Princess

Date:
Oct 05, 2018 to Oct 20, 2018
Schedule:
Show runs Oct. 5-7, 12-13, and 19-20. Visit website for exact times
Cost:
$8
Phone:
970-224-5774

See the story of Sara Crewe, a young girl who is sent from her home in India to a boarding school in London and separated from her father. As Sara's world is turned upside down, she must rely on her friends and imaginative powers to overcome her strict headmistress Miss Minchin and prove that every…

Erth’s Prehistoric Aquarium Adventure

Date:
Nov 02, 2018 to Nov 03, 2018
Schedule:
Nov. 2, 10am and 7pm; Nov. 3, 11am
Cost:
$15 per person
Phone:
720-509-1000

Enter an immersive experience that invites you to jump in and explore unknown ocean depths where prehistoric marine reptiles lived eons ago—and maybe live still today. Erth uses actors, technology, puppets, science, and imagination to create a visual experience that connects young audiences to the real science of paleontology. Age 5 and up.

How I Became A Pirate

Date:
Mar 09, 2018 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Cost:
Phone:
303-805-6800

Sail off on a swashbuckling musical excursion as young Jeremy Jacobs joins Captain Braid Beard’s band of comical pirates and searches for the perfect spot to bury their treasure. Jeremy finds fun and adventure on the high seas, but he soon learns that home and family are treasures you can't find on any map.

Flat Stanley Jr.

Date:
Jul 12, 2018 to Jul 14, 2018
Cost:
$14 adults, $12 kids, free age 2 and under
Phone:
303-476-0222

See the musical version of the beloved children's book written by Jeff Brown. In a whirlwind musical travelogue, presented by Rocky Mountain Conservatory Theatre, Stanley scours the globe for a solution to his unusual problem.

Dear Evan Hansen

Date:
Sep 25, 2018 to Oct 13, 2018
Cost:
$35 and up
Phone:
303-893-4100

See the winner of six 2017 Tony Awards including Best Musical and the 2018 Grammy Award for Best Musical Theater Album. The show is a deeply personal and profoundly contemporary musical about life and the way we live it. Age 12 and up.

Jack and the Beanstalk

Date:
Nov 30, 2017 to Dec 23, 2018
Cost:
Phone:
303-449-6000

Nov. 30-Dec. 23, 10am and 11am select days. See a comedic interpretation of the well-known classic tale in which Jack trades the family cow for magic beans. Part of the Kids Kabaret series. $7-$8. Reservations required.

Ballet Petit: The Sleeping Beauty

Date:
Mar 03, 2018 2pm
Cost:
$20.
Phone:
303-772-1335

See an excerpted version of an upcoming Spring gala performance of The Sleeping Beauty. Suitable for all ages, this is the perfect opportunity for younger audience members to experience ballet. Ticket price includes photo opportunities after the performance with characters from The Sleeping Beauty.

Frequent Flyers Aerial Dance Festival 2018

Date:
Jul 29, 2018 to Aug 10, 2018
Schedule:
See website for full schedule
Cost:
Varies by class/performance
Phone:
303-245-8272

Have the opportunity to try or build skills in aerial dance, for beginners through advanced aerial dancers. Includes classes, lectures/demonstrations, informal discussions, networking, and performances.

2018 Chinese New Year Cultural Fair

Date:
Feb 17, 2018 12pm - 4pm
Schedule:
Performance at 2pm
Cost:
Free admission to the cultural fair. Tickets to the performance are $8 in advance and $11 at the door, if not sold out (ages 2 and under free on parents lap).
Phone:
303-791-2500

Celebrate Asian art and culture for the Chinese New Year. Great Wall Academy performs, featuring dragon and lion dancer, and Chinese folk dances.

Wicked

Date:
May 08, 2019 to Jun 09, 2019
Cost:
$39 and up
Phone:
303-893-4100

See the story of the Witches of Oz in this touring Broadway show that looks at what happened in the Land of Oz, but from a different angle. Age 4 and up.

Beauty and the Beast

Date:
Mar 01, 2019 to Mar 02, 2019
Cost:
$25-$37
Phone:
970-356-5000

See the production based on the Academy Award-winning animated feature about Belle, a young woman in a provincial town, and the Beast, who is really a young prince trapped under the spell of an enchantress.

The Little Mermaid

Date:
Dec 02, 2018 to Dec 09, 2018
Schedule:
Dec. 2, 11am and 5pm; Dec. 7, 7pm; Dec. 8, 1 and 7pm; Dec. 9, 2pm
Cost:
$15 adult, $12 child
Phone:
303-245-8150

Enjoy the classic love story with music by eight-time Academy Award winner, Alan Menken, including "Under the Sea," "Kiss the Girl," and "Part of Your World." Age 7 and up. Reservations required.

SF Family Tree: Panda’s Home

Date:
Apr 23, 2019 6:30pm
Cost:
Free but reservations are required and space is limited
Phone:
720-509-1000

Attend a sensory-friendly performance of the show that let's kids encounter bamboo forests, monsters, fireworks, and kites as they explore the five elements of Wu Xing—wood, fire, earth, metal, and water. For elementary school age children with sensory-friendly needs.

On Your Feet!

Date:
Aug 08, 2018 to Aug 19, 2018
Cost:
$25 and up
Phone:
303-893-4100

See the show about Emilio and Gloria Estefan who came to America and broke through all barriers to become a crossover sensation at the very top of the pop music world. Go behind the music and inside the real story of this record-making and groundbreaking couple.

Catapult: The Amazing Magic of Shadow Dance

Date:
Mar 02, 2019
Schedule:
2pm and 7:30pm
Cost:
$20 and up
Phone:
303-987-7845

See the dance company who has appeared on TV numerous times. Dancers work behind a screen to create seemingly impossible shadow silhouettes, a theatrical art form that combines dance, storytelling, and sculpture. Age 8 and up.

ComedySportz

Date:
Oct 20, 2017 to Dec 30, 2017
Cost:
Phone:
303-321-5925

Attend a fast-paced comedy show featuring two teams of players competing for laughs and points, with a referee keeping things moving and calling fouls. An average of seven to twelve games are played during a match, drawn from a repertoire of over a hundred improv games. $15-$20.

Steve Winter: On the Trail of Big Cats

Date:
Mar 03, 2019 2pm
Cost:
$18-$34
Phone:
303-871-6200

Join photographer Steve Winter for a journey into the world of big cats. From trekking in the Himalaya in search of rare snow leopards to stalking the elusive jaguar in Latin America, he ventures far and wide to come face-to-face with his subjects.

A.I. Aerial Intelligence

Date:
Dec 07, 2018 to Dec 09, 2018
Schedule:
Fri, 7:30pm; Sat, 2 and 7:30pm; Sun, 2pm
Cost:
$20-25
Phone:
303-245-8272

Explore the intersection of technology and aerial dance with a performance by the Frequent Flyers.

Pinkalicious the Musical

Date:
Jan 21, 2018 1:30pm
Cost:
$5
Phone:
720-509-1000

Follow Pinkalicious, a girl who turns pink from eating too many pink cupcakes, as she tries to figure out a way to get out of this predicament.

Seedlings: Music for Kids with Eric West

Date:
Mar 06, 2018
Schedule:
9:30 and 11am
Cost:
$3; free for children 12 months and under, but must have a ticket
Phone:
720-509-1000

Join in interactive musical storytelling that involves audience participation. West finds music in everyday items including homemade and recycled instruments.

Colorado Shakespeare Festival Season Mashup

Date:
Jun 09, 2018 10am - 3pm
Cost:
$65
Phone:
303-735-1181

Get to know the characters from the 2018 Colorado Shakespeare Festival season in scenes, monologues, and improvised encounters. Culminates in an informal showing at 2:30pm. Open to students of all experience levels and abilities. Ages 8-18. Reservations required.

Cirque du Soleil: Corteo

Date:
May 31, 2018 to Jun 03, 2018
Cost:
$39 and up. Family 4-packs available (2 Adults, 2 Children ages 2-12) $43.50-$89.50
Phone:
970-619-4100

Get carried away with life during this production that celebrates the passing of clown Mauro with tumblers, laughter, and players who celebrate a life joyously lived.

Mamma Mia!

Date:
Sep 07, 2018 to Sep 30, 2018
Schedule:
Times vary by date
Cost:
$53
Phone:
720-898-7200

See the classic musical with a storyline woven through ABBA songs. The story follows a young bride's quest to discover her father, and invites three men from her mother's past to the wedding.

Vacation Bible School – “Marooned”

Date:
Jun 23, 2019 to Jun 27, 2019
Cost:
Free
Phone:
303-466-8414

Comb the beach of a deserted island with a host of colorful characters, including Floyd (a wise flamingo), Stella (a sassy starfish), Topher (a tentative turtle), Marvin (a dependable monkey), and Cameron (a shy, ever-color-changing chameleon). There will also be crafts, games, snacks, and skits. Registration required.

Shakespeare’s Worst Love Stories

Date:
Feb 10, 2018 10am - 3pm
Cost:
$65
Phone:
303-735-1181

Counteract typical Valentine's Day festivities with some oddball love stories, Shakespeare style. Culminates in an informal showing at 2:30pm. Open to students of all experience levels and abilities. Ages 8-18. Reservations required.

Seussical, The Musical

Date:
Oct 07, 2017 to Oct 28, 2017
Cost:
Phone:
303-786-8727

Sat. through Oct 28, 11am with noon lunch. Watch the Peanut Butter Players perform in Seussical, The Musical during its luncheon theater. Features many Dr. Seuss stories including Horton Hears a Who, Horton Hatches An Egg, Gertrude McFuzz and more. $15 includes lunch. Reservations requested.

Father’s Day Family Show

Date:
Jun 16, 2019 3pm
Cost:
$14, $7 age 12 and under
Phone:
720-274-6800

Celebrate Father's Day with Kevin Fitzgerald performing an all ages family show. Known for his 10 seasons on Animal Planet's Emergency Vets, Kevin’s passion for making people laugh is surpassed only by his unwavering dedication to all creatures.

Kodo

Date:
Feb 17, 2019 7:30pm
Cost:
$15 Big Deal, $35+ regular
Phone:
970-221-6730

See the most celebrated masters of the traditional Japanese taiko drum in a new display of athleticism and rhythmic mastery.

Newsies

Date:
Jun 21, 2019 to Jun 23, 2019
Schedule:
June 21 at 7pm, 22 at noon & 7pm, 23 at 2pm
Cost:
$15 adult, $12 child
Phone:
303-245-8150

See the rousing tale of Jack Kelly, a charismatic newsboy and a leader of a band of teenage "newsies." Age 7 and up.

Beehive the ’60s Musical

Date:
Apr 03, 2019 to Apr 13, 2019
Schedule:
Showtimes vary by date
Cost:
$36-$60
Phone:
720-509-1000

Go to the musical tribute to the rockin’ women who made the music of the ’60s so special—everyone from Lesley Gore to Janis Joplin, from the Shirelles to the Supremes, and Aretha Franklin to Tina Turner. For middle and high school students and adults.

Into the Forest: A Wild and Twisted Circus Tale

Date:
May 11, 2018 to May 13, 2018
Schedule:
May 11-12, 7:30pm; May 13, 3pm
Cost:
$25 adults, $20 seniors, $15 students/children under 18
Phone:
303-987-7845

See Iluminar Aerial's newest aerial dance production, Into the Forest, presented by their professional company. Join them in a magical, enchanted world and discover what creatures lurk among the trees.

Ballet in the Park

Date:
Jun 02, 2019 7pm
Cost:
Free
Phone:
303-443–0028

Attend a family-friendly performance featuring excerpts from the Boulder Ballet season. Arrive early and bring a picnic to enjoy before the show.

A Year With Frog and Toad

Date:
Oct 13, 2017 to Dec 29, 2017
Cost:
Phone:
720-898-7200

Times vary by date. Journey through four seasons alongside Frog and Toad while learning about Friendship, caring and what makes each of us special. $9 and up.

The Constant Wife

Date:
Sep 21, 2018 to Oct 30, 2018
Cost:
$30 and up
Phone:
303-893-4100

Watch a witty, totally fresh, unbelievably modern look at marriage from 100 years ago. The satire looks at expectations of relationships, fidelity, and social roles that were just as relevant in the 1920s as they are today. Age 14 and up due to adult themes.

Disney On Ice: Worlds of Enchantment

Date:
Apr 04, 2019 to Apr 07, 2019
Schedule:
Showtimes vary by date
Cost:
$15-$65
Phone:
720-865-2475

See some of Disney’s most beloved stories including Lightning McQueen from Disney-Pixar’s Cars fly across the ice and join Woody, Buzz and the Toy Story gang as they find a slippery way home.

Passport to Culture: Pradhanica

Date:
Mar 04, 2018 1:30pm
Cost:
$5 per person. Call the box office for tickets for children 12 months and under
Phone:
720-509-1000

See dizzying spins, fast-paced footwork, immersive emotions, and dynamic drumming come together in this kid-friendly presentation of the Indian classical dance form of Kathak. Celebrate Holi, the Indian Festival of Colors. Reservations required. Adults and children age 12 and under.

Storybook Ballet: Pinocchio

Date:
Mar 15, 2019 to Mar 17, 2019
Cost:
$15-$25
Phone:
303-440-7826

See the classic fairy tale about the puppet who wants to become a real boy. The story will be brought to life by 89 student dancers of the Boulder Ballet School who will be joined onstage by an ensemble including piano, cello, and violin.

The Caucasian Chalk Circle

Date:
Apr 12, 2018 to Apr 22, 2018
Schedule:
April 12-14 and 19-21, 7:30pm; April 22, 2:30pm
Cost:
$20 adults, $10 students with ID
Phone:
303-556-2296

See the play set within the context of a dispute over land claimed by two communes in the Soviet Union after World War II. The main action of the play consists of a parable that is performed to celebrate the decision in the dispute. The parable, set during a feudal insurrection in the 13th century,…

Legally Blonde Jr., The Musical

Date:
Jul 12, 2018 to Jul 14, 2018
Cost:
$14 adults, $12 kids, free age 2 and under
Phone:
303-476-0222

See the award-winning Broadway musical and the smash hit motion picture, Legally Blonde, presented by Rocky Mountain Conservatory Theatre.

Dance is for Every Body! Showcases

Date:
Nov 03, 2018 to Nov 04, 2018
Schedule:
Nov. 3, 11am-5pm, Nov. 4, 1-5pm
Cost:
Free
Phone:
303-441-4391

See individual performers and groups in finished dances, works-in-progress, and mini-classes, in 5 to 15 minute time slots. Drop in for a short time or stay for the duration; acts perform continuously. All ages. Sponsored by City of Boulder Office of Arts + Culture and the Boulder Public Library.

Tartan Terrors

Date:
Mar 02, 2019 8pm
Cost:
$35-$50
Phone:
720-509-1000

Enjoy time-honored Celtic music and dance with a high energy rock sound, plus a modern feel to traditional Celtic fare.

Smart People

Date:
Oct 13, 2017 to Nov 19, 2017
Cost:
Phone:
303-893-4100

Times vary. Follow four Harvard intellectuals as they explore the human brain's response to race. Age 16 and older. $30 and up.

Seussical

Date:
Oct 10, 2018 to Dec 29, 2018
Schedule:
Visit website for showtimes
Cost:
$9 and up
Phone:
720-898-7200

Enter the fantastic world of Dr. Seuss and enjoy music and dance that brings characters like Horton, the Cat in the Hat, and Gertrude McFuzz together on stage.

SF Family Tree: Pirate School

Date:
Sep 25, 2018 6:30pm
Cost:
$5. Children 12 months and under are free, but still must have a ticket
Phone:
720-509-1000

Attend a special kind of school for adventure-questing kids with a combination of slapstick antics, adept magic, cartoon-like sound effects, eye-popping puppetry, eccentric props and active, full-audience participation. Performers modify the show to ensure there are no startling noises or visually over-stimulating components. Reservations are required. Families with children with sensory processing disorders.

The Little Mermaid: A Story Ballet

Date:
Jun 08, 2018 to Jun 09, 2018
Schedule:
June 8, 7:30pm; June 9, 2 and 7:30pm
Cost:
$25 adult, $20 children/student/senior
Phone:
720-938-3030

See the classic Hans Christian Andersen fairy tale performed in ballet by Danse Etoile, alongside a mix of contemporary and classical music.

African Drum Ensemble

Date:
Nov 04, 2017 7:30 PM
Cost:
FREE
Phone:
303-492-8008

Watch traditional, neo-traditional and highlife dance music from Ghana performed by a University of Colorado ensemble.

Thou Art Miscast

Date:
Aug 26, 2017 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Cost:
Phone:
303-735-1181

Try playing a dream role that maybe you haven’t gotten a chance to play before. This one-day workshop culminates in an informal showing at 2:30pm for family. Open to students of all experience levels and abilities. Ages 10-18. $65. Reservations required: https://cupresents.org/event/10117/thou-art-miscast/

Ladysmith Black Mambazo

Date:
Mar 15, 2019 7:30pm
Cost:
$20 and up
Phone:
970-221-6730

Enjoy a performance by this 5-time Grammy-winning a capella vocal group that has warmed hearts worldwide with their vocal harmonies, signature dance moves, and charming onstage banter.

Sleeping Beauty

Date:
Apr 21, 2018 to Apr 22, 2018
Schedule:
Sat, 2pm; Sun, 1pm
Cost:
$22 adults, $17 children, students, and seniors
Phone:
303-772-1335

See the Centennial State Ballet performance of a ballet in a prologue and three acts, based on the well-known fairy tale.

The Producers

Date:
Mar 23, 2018 to Apr 08, 2018
Schedule:
Fri-Sun
Cost:
$20 and up
Phone:
303-987-7845

See the musical that follows a scheming producer and his mousy accountant as they aim to produce the biggest flop on Broadway.

Fantastic Family Theatre

Date:
Mar 08, 2019 7 - 8pm
Cost:
Purchase tickets at the door 30 minutes before show time. $3. Free age 4 and under
Phone:
720-263-0836

See a double feature presented by BackStory Theatre Academy with Laffin' School and Thumbelina performed by kids, for kids.

The Legend of Sleepy Hollow

Date:
Sep 22, 2018 to Oct 27, 2018
Cost:
$12
Phone:
303-935-3044

Watch as Ichabod learns of the legend of Sleepy Hollow and tries to escape the clutches of the Headless Horseman. Age 3 and up.

The Snow Queen

Date:
Jan 26, 2019
Schedule:
1pm and 3:30pm
Cost:
$5
Phone:
303-987-7845

Journey with fun-loving Hobgoblins to the “land of colored ice” as they tell the tale of a young girl and her quest to find her best friend.

SF Family Tree: Erth’s Prehistoric Aquarium Adventure

Date:
Nov 03, 2018 1:30pm
Cost:
$13
Phone:
720-509-1000

Go to an immersive experience that invites you to jump in and explore unknown ocean depths where prehistoric marine reptiles lived eons ago—and maybe live still today. Erth uses actors, technology, puppets, science, and imagination to create a visual experience that connects young audiences to the real science of paleontology. Recommended for children age 5…

Colorado Ballet’s Ballet MasterWorks

Date:
Apr 05, 2019 to Apr 14, 2019
Schedule:
Hours vary by date
Cost:
$30 and up
Phone:
303-837-8888 ext. 2

Attend the program that opens with George Balanchine’s Serenade, followed by a performance of Carmina Burana for the first time in nearly 20 years. Age 6 and up.

Corduroy Sensory-Friendly Performances

Date:
Oct 22, 2018
Schedule:
10am and noon
Cost:
$10-$15
Phone:

See one of the most beloved children’s books spring to life on stage. Sensory-friendly performances are designed to be welcoming and inclusive for individuals with autism, sensory processing disorders, or other conditions by presenting theatre in a comfortable environment. Individuals of all abilities and with any and all behaviors are welcome. Elements of the production…

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