The Denver area offers a wealth of entertainment and activities, but even so, it can be difficult for locals to know where to start when they’re looking for something interesting to do. If you’re tired of the traditional dinner out on the town, consider adding a touch of theater to your evening or weekend. Consider these options around our Springs communities.
1. Denver Performing Arts Complex
1400 Curtis St, Denver
Ten performance spaces are clustered under a single 80-foot-tall glass roof in the Denver Performing Arts Complex. Spanning four blocks, this complex offers a little of everything including the Boettcher Concert Hall, Studio Loft, Chambers Grant Salon and Ellie Caulkins Opera House. The complex is home to the Colorado Symphony, Colorado Ballet and Opera Colorado. The calendar includes plays, musicals and more, making this an easy one-stop choice when you want to spend a night out.
2. Curious Theatre Company
1080 Acoma St, Denver
The Curious Theatre Company puts on performances that are designed to highlight contemporary issues through modern theater. Their motto is “No guts, no story.” If you’re looking for something thought-provoking and distinctive, this is the place to go. These shows are for children age 6 and older only, to keep the experience as distraction-free as possible. You’re sure to be challenged and intrigued by what you find on the stage.
3. Alamo Drafthouse Cinema
4255 W Colfax Ave, Denver
If you prefer a movie theatre atmosphere to the live stage show, Alamo Drafthouse Cinema offers a memorable experience that’s a departure from the more traditional movie theater experience. The Alamo serves tasty snacks and meals accompanied by cold beers and fine wines to enhance your film experience. Film parties are regularly scheduled to enhance popular movies with events like Quote-Along parties or movie sleepovers.
4. The Bitsy Stage
1137 S Huron St, Denver
Theatrical performances at The Bitsy Stage are free for the whole family, so you can head out for a budget-friendly date night or take everyone in your clan out for a memorable evening together. The shows focus on traditional folk tales, offering engaging retellings of these time-honored stories. Engaging, educational, thought-provoking and charming, these shows are a great choice whether you’re entertaining children or your a child-at-heart.
What’s your favorite theater in the Denver area? Share your most memorable experiences at the theater with fellow Springs residents in the comments section below.