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  • 1. Red Rocks Amphitheatre


    The exquisite 9,000-seat Red Rocks Amphitheatre, amid majestic geological formations in nearby Morrison, is renowned for its natural acoustics...Read More

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  • 2. Bug Theatre Company

    Highland | Theater

    Based in Denver's trendy Highland neighborhood, this small nonprofit theater produces cutting-edge, original works. ...Read More

  • 3. Colorado Ballet

    Downtown | Dance

    From September through March, the Colorado Ballet specializes in the classics, with performances primarily at the Ellie Caulkins Opera House. ...Read More

  • 4. Colorado Symphony Orchestra

    LoDo | Music

    From September to June, the orchestra performs in the Boettcher Concert Hall, as well as playing ensemble concerts at venues around the city...Read More

  • 5. Curious Theatre Company

    Golden Triangle | Theater

    Inspiring, innovative, and even edgy theater is held in the same venue in which Curious's founders first met more than 15 years ago—a 19th-century...Read More

  • 6. Denver Center Attractions

    LoDo | Theater

    This organization brings Broadway show touring companies to the Ellie and Buell theaters. ...Read More

  • 7. Denver Center Theatre Company

    LoDo | Theater

    Presenting high-caliber repertory theater, including new works by promising playwrights, this company takes over the stage at the Bonfils Theatre...Read More

  • 8. Denver Performing Arts Complex

    Central Downtown | Arts Centers

    This huge complex, composed of an impressively high-tech group of theaters, hosts more shows—from classical orchestras to Jay Leno to Wicked...Read More

  • 9. Fiddler's Green Amphitheatre


    This Greenwood Village–based venue has changed names over the years. Most recently it was Comfort Dental Amphitheatre, but now has reverted...Read More

  • 10. Opera Colorado

    Downtown | Opera

    World-renowned for its superior acoustics and a Figaro seat-back tilting system that allows attendees to follow the text of the opera, the...Read More

  • 11. Paramount Theatre

    Central Downtown | Theater

    Designed by renowned local architect Temple H. Buell in the art deco style in 1930, the lovingly maintained Paramount in downtown Denver is...Read More

  • 12. Su Teatro Cultural and Performing Arts Center

    Lincoln Park | Theater

    This Latino-Chicano company puts on mostly original works and festivals during its year-round season at the Denver Civic Theatre. ...Read More

  • 13. TicketMaster


    Selling tickets to almost all concerts, sporting events, and plays that take place in the Denver area, the ubiquitous TicketMaster is Denver...Read More

  • 14. Vintage Theatre Productions


    By presenting top-notch adaptations of nationally regarded comedies and dramas, such as Angels in America, Vintage Theatre Productions has...Read More

  • 15. Ticket Bus


    On the theatrical side of the spectrum, the doubledecker Ticket Bus, on the 16th Street Mall at Curtis Street, sells tickets from 10 until 6...Read More

  • 16. Universal Lending Pavilion

    Auraria | Concerts

    In summer the tent-covered Universal Lending Pavilion, in the parking lot between the Pepsi Center and Elitch Gardens, sponsors outdoor concerts...Read More

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