Catch a Denver theater performance during your stay in the Mile High City. The 2018 calendar includes many top Broadway shows and musicals such as The King and I, Hamilton, and First Date.
You will also find dozens of newer and lesser-known shows in small, intimate theaters all around the city and in the surrounding communities.
Click the images below to automatically scroll down to the information for these top upcoming shows.
November 11, 2017 - April 22, 2018
The night when two romantics meet on a blind date. Aaron has never been on a blind date but Casey has been on plenty of them. See what unfolds on their awkward yet funny first date from Google background checks to bailout plans.
Are they a perfect match or not? Find out what happens!
February 27 - April 1, 2018
Hamilton the musical is taking the theater world by storm and it's one of the most anticipated shows this season.
It's a look at the life of Alexander Hamilton, one of the founding fathers of the United States. It's told through son and offers a slightly different look at his life.
The show runs for 2 hours and 45 minutes with one intermission.
April 6 - 28, 2018
If you loved the 1992 movie Aladdin, you will fall in love with its stage production. It includes three songs that were not used in the original film too.
It's a tale of a young man that finds a lamp and inside is a genie that offers the man three wishes. His wishes include the desire to marry the princess he is in love with, as well as the chance to take out his enemy.
This musical opened originally in Seattle in 2011 and made its way to Broadway in 2014. Aladdin runs for around 2 hours and 30 minutes with 1 intermission.
May 29 - June 10, 2018
School of Rock is another upbreat musical based on the film with the same name. It's the story of a struggling rock star that becomes a teacher. The talent of his students surprises him. He decides to use his fifth graders talent to form a band. His end goal is to have them win a local Battle of the Bands contest.
This show opened in June 2015 with its debut on Broadway in December of that year. It runs for about 2 hours and 30 minutes. It includes one intermission.
June 13 - July 1, 2018
Follow two Momon missionaries as they travel through Uganda, Africa teaching about their religion. Written by the creators of South Park, this musical is a funny take on their belief system and pokes fun of The Church of Jesus Christ of Later-day Saints.
The stage debut for The Book of Mormon was in 2011. Since then, they have won numerous awards including several Tony Awards, Dram Desk Awards, and a Grammy.
July 25 - August 5, 2018
Les Miserables (often called Les Mis) is a musical based on a novel by French writer Victor Hugo. The story is set in France in the 1800s.
It follows a French peasant who is seeking redemption after spending 19 years in prison, Jean Valijean. To start his new life, he ends up breaking his parole at the guidance of a local bishop. The police continually try to track him down.
The story includes a colorful cast of characters on his journey and is a must see at the Denver theater.
The show has won a number of awards including several Tony and Drama Desk awards.
August 8 - 19, 2018
Learn all about how two talented artists became international superstars, Emilio and Gloria Estefan. Sing along to your favorite his including "1-2-3," "The Rhythm in Gonna Get You," and "Get On Your Feet."
This Denver theater production is new and just opened on Broadway in November, 2015. It's already won several awards including the Tony Award for Best Choreography.
Run time is 2 hours and 15 minutes including one intermission.
February 2 - March 11, 2018
The Great Leap is the story of when a friendly basketball game shows similar moves that often play out between countries with political tension.
The US heads to Beijing, China for a basketball game. It's shortly after the Cultural Revolution in China in the 1980s. During the game, both sides use their strengths to attempt to win the only way they know how.
April 6 - May 6
This funny Denver theater production shows what happens when neighbors don't quite agree. Two neighbors turn into enemies due to differences in cultures and gardening ideas.
It all starts when new neighbors move into the house next door. They throw a BBQ and get into a dispute about a long-standing fence line. It spirals out of control and shows how much the neighbors disagree on race, class, privilege and taste.
April 20 - May 27
Based on the 1969 rock opera Tommy, The Who's Tommy stage show is about a mute and deaf boy. Even though he struggles daily, he works hard to become a world famous Pinball Wizard. He also gains a cult of devotees.
Music and lyrics for The Who's Tommy are written by Pete Townshend.
May 18 - June 24
A powerful piece on what happens after a major plane crash. As two of the investigators start a romance that could risk their lives, the lone survivor of the crash steps in to help.
This Denver theater production runs from May 18 - June 24.