Events are listed in reverse chronological order with performances starting in June 2011. Call 720-898-7200 for more information on events before June 2011.
Past On Stage Events
- Coffee Concerts with Jeffrey Siegel These casual one-hour concerts feature famous classical piano selections book-ended with complimentary refreshments and lively conversation.
- Jeffrey Siegel Keyboard Conversations© Celebrated concert pianist and conductor Jeffrey Siegel returns to the Arvada Center for his 29th season with a program of great concerts that inform as well as entertain.
- – A Christmas Carol - the Musical 2019 Charles Dickens’ classic tale takes us on a journey to the past, present and future this holiday season! With music by Alan Menken (Beauty and the Beast, The Little Mermaid) and lyrics by Lynn Ahrens (Ragtime, Seussical).
- An Evening With Holocaust Survivor Irving Roth: Stories of Prejudice and Hope Born in Czechoslovakia in 1929, Irving Roth survived the horrors of Auschwitz, Buchenwald and Death Marches. After emigrating to the US in 1947s, Mr. Roth now devotes his time and efforts to educating young and old on the evils of prejudice and anti-Semitism.
- Quiet No More - a Choral Celebration of Stonewall Join the Denver Gay Men's Chorus and the Denver Women's Chorus for Quiet No More - A Choral Celebration of Stonewall. This piece was commissioned to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Uprising on June 28, 1969 in New York City's Greenwich Village.
- – Ella Enchanted Join Ella as we journey to the fairytale land of Frell on a path to self-discovery! The stage musical of Ella Enchanted has recently been adapted from the beloved Newbery Honor book by Gail Carson Levine. Ella must navigate her world with the "gift" of complete obedience by her misguided fairy godmo
- Augusten Burroughs: Arvada Center Literary Series This October, blockbuster, New York Times bestselling memoirist Augusten Burroughs returns with his highly anticipated new book, Toil & Trouble. From the hilarious to the terrifying, Toil & Trouble is a chronicle of one man's journey to understand himself.
- – Plaza Suite One hotel suite and three separate stories of relationships gone awry. Neil Simon’s classic wit sparkles in the telling of forgotten anniversaries, a covert rendezvous, and a bride who won’t come out of the bathroom for her own wedding.
- Salman Rushdie: Arvada Center Literary Series Tattered Cover Book Store presents an evening with Salman Rushdie, renowned author of novels such as Midnight’s Children and The Satanic Verses. This September, he comes to the Arvada Center to discuss his forthcoming fourteenth novel, Quichotte.
- – Bright Star - Inspired by a True Story Set against the rich backdrop of the Blue Ridge Mountains, Bright Star weaves an emotional tale of love, loss, and understanding told through the timeless sounds of bluegrass music. Music, story, and lyrics written by Steve Martin and Edie Brickell.
- Squeeze – The Squeeze Songbook Tour With X Squeeze will play the Arvada Center's Outdoor Amphitheatre with X on September 6, 2019 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets start at just $45!
- The CJRO Plays the Music of Ray Charles With Count Basie The Colorado Jazz Repertory Orchestra will perform music from Ray Charles performances that were then matched to recordings of the Count Basie Orchestra in the instantly classic album, “Ray Sings and Basie Swings.”
- Colorado Ballet Join Colorado Ballet at the Arvada Center for An Evening Under the Stars. The program features ballet excerpts from classical and contemporary favorites, followed by a performance of George Balanchine’s Serenade set to Tchaikovsky’s mesmerizing “Serenade for Strings.”
- Felix Cavaliere’s Rascals Felix Cavaliere’s Rascals will play the Arvada Center's Outdoor Amphitheatre on August 17, 2019 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets start at just $40!
- Justin Hayward - All the Way Justin Hayward of the Moody Blues will play the Arvada Center's Outdoor Amphitheatre on August 14, 2019 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets start at just $40!
- George Thorogood and the Destroyers: Good to Be Bad Tour - 45 Years of Rock With Nick Schnebelen George Thorogood and The Destroyers will play the Arvada Center's Outdoor Amphitheatre with Nick Schnebelen on August 4, 2019 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets start at just $45!
- Colorado Symphony Comic-Con Your favorite cosplay-night-out with the Colorado Symphony returns for an outdoor spectacular! It’s an evening of pure magic at the Arvada Center Outdoor Amphitheatre with your favorite scores from Comic Con-themed movies and video games, bringing even more spectacular bombastic pop-culture fun.
- Pat Benatar and Neil Giraldo Pat Benatar and Neil Giraldo will play the Arvada Center's Outdoor Amphitheatre on July 15, 2019 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets start at just $53!
- – Colorado Symphony Presents Mozart Under Moonlight The Colorado Symphony presents "Mozart Under Moonlight" for one-night-only at the Arvada Center Outdoor Amphitheatre. Associate Conductor Christopher Dragon leads the orchestra on a glorious evening celebrating the most revered composer of all time.
- The Denver Brass You have experienced it - the perfect playlist to celebrate America and soundtrack your summer! The Denver Brass and baritone Steven Taylor take you down memory lane with songs that make the heart beat in celebration of good friends and great times.
- Orquesta Akokán With Baracutanga Orquesta Akokán will play the Arvada Center's Outdoor Amphitheatre with Baracutanga on June 29, 2019 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets start at just $30!
- Riders in the Sky and Hot Club of Cowtown Riders in the Sky and Hot Club of Cowtown will play the Arvada Center's Outdoor Amphitheatre on June 15, 2019 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets start at just $34!
- Wonderbound Presents Boomtown With Chimney Choir Join Wonderbound and Chimney Choir in the Arvada Center Main Stage Theatre on June 14 & 15.
- 3rd Law Dance/Theater An evening of the best of 3rd Law! We’re taking a poll and asking our audience what their favorite pieces are from our two decades of creating original work. These pieces will show the breadth of what 3rd Law offers.
- Colorado Jazz Repertory Orchestra The Arvada Center welcomes the Colorado Jazz Repertory Orchestra this upcoming season.
- – Trav’lin – The 1930s Harlem Musical Travel back to the Harlem Renaissance - music was swinging, bands were big, and the jazz scene continued to rise. Women embraced their independence yet still desired the convention of marriage.
- – Sin Street Social Club This flirty, fun, feminist comedy is a bold new take on Aphra Behn’s restoration classic The Rover, adapted by Denver playwright Jessica Austgen.
- – The Moors Two sisters and a depressed Mastiff dog live out their lives on the bleak English moors. The women spend their days dreaming of love and power until the arrival of a hapless governess and a moor-hen set all three on a wild new path.
- – The Diary of Anne Frank Thirteen-year-old Anne Frank wrote to understand herself and the horrors of being Jewish in Nazi-occupied Amsterdam. In doing so she created one of the most powerful stories of the 20th century.
- – Seussical Enter the fantastic world of Dr. Seuss in the musical, Seussical! Music and dance bring characters like Horton, the Cat in the Hat, and Gertrude McFuzz together on stage. Don’t miss out on all the fun and all the “thinks you can think”!
- An Evening Under the Stars With Colorado Ballet Join Colorado Ballet at the Arvada Center for An Evening Under the Stars. The program features ballet excerpts from classical and contemporary favorites, followed by a performance of Brief Fling by choreographer Twyla Tharp.
- Poco, Orleans and Pure Prairie League Revisit classic 70s pop rock with a summer concert by Poco, Orleans, and Pure Prairie League on August 23rd, 2018 at the Arvada Center Outdoor Amphitheater.
- Face Vocal Band A capella rock comes to the Arvada Center Outdoor Amphitheatre with FACE Vocal Band performing a summer concert on August 11th, 2018.
- Air Supply Classic 80s crooners, Air Supply bring a summer concert to the Arvada Center Outdoor Amphitheater on August 5th, 2018.
- Toad the Wet Sprocket With the Samples Toad the Wet Sprocket, featuring Glen Phillips, brings their 90s alt rock sound to the Arvada Center Outdoor Amphitheatre on August 3, 2018 for a summer concert.
- Asleep at the Wheel With Special Guest Radney Foster Arvada Center Outdoor Amphitheatre icons, Asleep at the Wheel returns for a summer concert with rising country star, Radney Foster, on August 2, 2018.
- Colorado Symphony - Wicked Divas With Your Colorado Symphony Join us for a Wicked-good evening of Diva showstoppers from the world of Broadway, opera and pop, highlighted by selections from the Tony Award-winning musical Wicked.
- Summer at the Center Concert Series 2018 This summer you’ll be closer to your favorite artists, like Pat Benatar, Poco, Orleans and Pure Prairie League, and Air Supply in the Arvada Center’s Outdoor Amphitheatre. Sit under the cover or spread out on the lawn under the stars. Bring a picnic or try our delicious local concessions.
- ELF – The Musical One of the most beloved holiday movies in recent years is live on stage! ELF - The Musical is the uproarious tale of Buddy, who as a child, mistakenly crawls into Santa’s bag of gifts and is transported to the North Pole where he is raised among elves.
- Educating Rita 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, which became the heart of My Fair Lady and the film Pretty Woman. This funny and touching play reveals the unlikely connections that can surprise and c
- The Wailin' Jennys The Wailin' Jennys bring their folk and bluegrass sounds to the Arvada Center Outdoor Amphitheatre on July 22, 2018 for a summer concert.
- Colorado Jazz Repertory Orchestra - Featuring Steve Lippia, Basie and Sinatra at the Sands One of the greatest jazz albums of all time was "Basie and Sinatra at the Sands,” recorded in Las Vegas in 1966. On July 21, the Colorado Jazz Repertory Orchestra will collaborate with noted interpreter of Frank Sinatra, Steve Lippia to recreate this memorable event.
- Mamma Mia Mamma Mia! is the ultimate feel-good experience that has audiences coming back again and again to relive the excitement! This smash-hit musical combines ABBA’s greatest hits, including “Dancing Queen” and “Take A Chance on Me,” with an enchanting tale of love, laughter, and friendship.
- Los Lonely Boys With Lisa Morales Los Lonely Boys, best known for the mega-hit "Heaven," return to the Arvada Center Outdoor Amphitheatre for a summer concert on July 29, 2018.
- Denver Brass With the 17th Avenue Allstars - Good Vibrations 2018 Back by popular demand, join the Denver Brass and 17th Avenue Allstars for Good Vibrations!
- Michael Martin Murphey #1 American Cowboy Singer, Michael Martin Murphey, brings his full band for a summer concert on July 13, 2018 with local cowboy poet, Jon Chandler, at the Arvada Center Outdoor Amphitheater.
- Hot Club of Cowtown and the Western Flyers Feat. Katie Glassman Since 1998, the Western swing-gypsy jazz trio Hot Club of Cowtown has traveled the world bringing their own brand of magical musical chemistry to audiences far and wide.
- Colorado Symphony - Mozart Under Moonlight The Colorado Symphony presents "Mozart Under Moonlight" at the Arvada Center for one-night-only. Associate Conductor Christopher Dragon leads the orchestra on a glorious evening celebrating the most revered composer of all time.
- Wonderbound Presents Aphrodite's Switchboard With Chimney Choir Due to popular demand, Wonderbound is excited to present a special encore weekend of Aphrodite's Switchboard, the celebrated collaboration with Chimney Choir featuring all original music.
- 3rd Law Dance/Theater Presents Lost in Place As issues of migration, ethnicity, culture and spirituality consume our world “Lost in Place,” feels especially timely. Humans cultivate a deep feeling of belonging and personal narrative by identifying and memorializing the places they arrive from, return to, and draw memories from.
- Squirrel Nut Zippers Swing revivalists The Squirrel Nut Zippers will be playing a summer concert in support of their new album on June 7, 2018 at the Arvada Center Outdoor Amphitheatre.
- Temple Grandin National Book Tour Stops at the Arvada Center in her only Colorado Appearance World-renowned autism spokesperson, scientist, and inventor Temple Grandin will be at the Arvada Center on May 21 with a presentation, activity hour for kids and a book signing.
- – Sunday in the Park with George This stunning masterpiece merges past and present into beautiful, poignant truths about life, love and the creation of art.
The Arvada Center Closes the 2017 – 2018 Season with Stephen Sondheim's “Sunday in the Park with George”
Arvada CO The Arvada Center for the Arts and Humanities closes its 42nd theatre season with Stephen Sondheims Sunday in the Park with George, directed by Rod A. Lansberry, on Tuesday, April 17, 2018. Inspired by the painting A Sunday Afternoon on the Island o
- – All My Sons Winner of the New York Drama Critics' Circle Award, and the first-ever Best Play Tony Award, All My Sons is a powerful American classic that explores the dark side of the American dream, complex family dynamics and a person’s responsibility to the world beyond his own home.
- – The Electric Baby A folktale for adults, The Electric Baby combines magic, myth, and humor to explore devastating loss and hopeful healing.
- – Sense and Sensibility This isn’t your grandma’s Jane Austen! This rollicking, ingeniously-theatrical new adaptation follows the Dashwood sisters – sensible Elinor and passionate Marianne. When they lose their fortune, marriage is their only hope but can love, and marriage go together for women without money?
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- – Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor® Dreamcoat The best-selling holiday musical for many years returns to the Arvada Center stage! Tim Rice & Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor® Dreamcoat is an irresistible family musical about the trials and triumphs of Joseph, Israel’s favorite son.
- – The Foreigner Charlie Baker, a painfully shy Englishman, finds himself at a rural Georgia hunting lodge for a few days of peace and quiet. To save Charlie from having to speak to strangers, the local inhabitants are told that he’s a foreigner who can’t speak or understand a word of English.
- Pianist, Jeffrey Siegel Performs at the Arvada Center in October The 30th Season of Jeffrey Siegel's Keyboard Conversations and Coffee Concerts begin with two performances - Moods and Tones, and Celebrating Leonard Bernstein!
- Theatre Salons Have a passion for theatre? Then join the Arvada Center Theatre Salon where you’ll spend 4 weeks exploring the script and its themes, the sets and costumes, the playwright and the history behind it all. You’ll also have the opportunity to see the production and meet the people who make it happen
- – A Chorus Line Everything is on the line for seventeen dancers as they audition for a highly sought-after place in the chorus of a Broadway musical. Through this exhausting process, their stories and vulnerabilities are laid on the line as they ultimately come together and become one singular sensation!
- – A Year With Frog and Toad A Year With Frog and Toad follows the woodland adventures of two amphibious friends, a worrywart toad, and a perky frog, with their assorted colorful hopping, crawling and flying companions, over the course of a year.
- – Waiting for Godot Vladimir fusses with his hat. Estragon struggles with his boots
- – Jesus Christ Superstar Sensational or sacrilegious… definitely controversial, the first rock opera created at the end of the turbulent '60s, centers on a social and political rebel.
- – Bus Stop Bo is a boastful but innocent cowboy who plans to get Cherie to the altar, kicking and screaming if necessary.
- – Junie B. Jones, The Musical Wowee, wow-wow! Guess what? Everyone's favorite first grader, Junie B. Jones is visiting the Arvada Center! Come watch Junie B. and all her friends as they have outrageous adventures and learn lots too. Don't miss out on all of the fun!
- – Tartuffe Orgon is a lucky man! He has a lovely wife, two devoted children and all the wealth a man could need. And now he’s found Tartuffe, a humble and pious, holy man who promises eternal salvation.
- The Colorado Jazz Repertory Orchestra Comes to the Arvada Center The Arvada Center welcomes the Colorado Jazz Repertory Orchestra this upcoming season. The CJRO, Colorados premier large jazz ensemble, will perform at the Arvada Center in a three-concert series.
- – Sister Act Sister Act, a delightful musical comedy, has audiences jumping to their feet!
- The Fabulous Thunderbirds featuring Kim Wilson The Fabulous Thunderbirds will play a summer concert in Denver on August 14, 2016 at the Arvada Center Outdoor Amphitheatre.
- Reverend Horton Heat Reverend Horton Heat will be playing a summer concert in Denver on August 6, 2016 at the Arvada Center Outdoor Amphitheatre.
- Arvada Center Summer Stage Concert Series: Electric Hot Tuna with Michelle Malone Hot Tuna will be playing a summer concert in Denver on July 13, 2016 at the Arvada Center Outdoor Amphitheatre.
- The Arvada Center Celebrates Its 40th Anniversary in Concert With the Colorado Symphony On July 9, the Arvada Center celebrates 40 years of exceptional art, music and theatre all taking place in its outdoor amphitheatre. The Colorado Symphony, well-known musical theatre actors and members of the Centers Musical Theatre Teen Intensive summer camp will perform.
- Jeffrey Siegel Coffee Concert - Two Classic Romantics - Mozart and Schubert Mozart's witty Variations on Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star and his romantic Rondo in A Minor...
- Jeffrey Siegel Keyboard Conversations - Music of Joyous Celebration! A program of festive, uplifting music celebrating the 40th anniversary of the Arvada Center!
- Colorado Chamber Orchestra - Honoring the Dead Richard Burchard, guest composer, has quickly risen to the top ranks of contemporary choral composers. Burchard’s works will receive their Carnegie Hall (NYC) premiere in 2017.
- The Colorado Chamber Orchestra Presents "Honoring the Dead" on April 3 The Colorado Chamber Orchestras (CCO) final program for the season is Honoring the Dead performing in the Main Stage Theatre on Sunday, April 3, 2016, at 2:00 p.m.
- Jeffrey Siegel Coffee Concert - the Romantic Music of Chopin Exhilarating waltzes, the dreamy lullaby, and the deeply expressive preludes, amongst the composer's most personally revealing compositions.
- Jeffrey Siegel Keyboard Conversations - the Golden Age of the Piano Beloved favorites from yesteryear - enduring musical gems from the elegant salon to the concert hall.
- – Junie B. Jones, the Musical Wowee, wow-wow! Guess what? Everyone's favorite first grader, Junie B. Jones is visiting the Arvada Center! Come watch Junie B. and all her friends as they have outrageous adventures and learn lots too. Don't miss out on all of the fun!
- Colorado Chamber Orchestra - Winter Carnival Revisiting Saint-Saens' "Carnival of the Animals" CCO's Winter Concert will engage the audience in discussion and demonstrations of how Saint-Saens created his short musical compositions. The highlight of this concert will be Dr. Guzzo’s new composition based on concepts and instrumentation of Carnival of the Animals
- Colorado Chamber Orchestra Performs Winter Carnival - Revisiting Saint-Saens’ Carnival of the Animals Arvada CO - The Arvada Center for the Arts and Humanities Orchestra-in-Residence, the Colorado Chamber Orchestra (CCO) will perform Winter Carnival - Revisiting Saint-Saens Carnival of the Animals in the Main Stage Theatre on Sunday, January 24, 2016, at 2:00 p.m.
- 2016 – 2017 Arvada Center Theatre Season at a glance See a complete listing of the plays and musicals which make up the Arvada Center's 41st theatre season.
- December 15 Performance of White Christmas Canceled The performance of Irving Berlins White Christmas scheduled for tonight, Tuesday December 15, at 7:30 p.m. has been canceled due to snow. If you had tickets to this performance, you have several options. You can covert what you paid for the tickets to an account credit or a tax-deductible
- – Irving Berlin's White Christmas Veterans Bob Wallace and Phil Davis have a successful song-and-dance act after World War II. With romance in mind, they follow two sisters to a Vermont lodge where they are performing in a Christmas show. This sentimental musical is filled with Christmas cheer
- Jeffrey Siegel Coffee Concert - the Power and Passion of Beethoven The humorous Rage over a Lost Penny, Fr Elise (who was she, and why did Beethoven compose this for her?), and the Moonlight Sonata
- Jeffrey Siegel Keyboard Conversations - Chopin and Grieg - a Musical Friendship Two of the most poppular composers of all time. Moonlit Nocturnes, zesty Norwegian Dances, melodious Mazurkas, and a vibrant Polonaise.
- The Arvada Center Celebrates the Holidays With “Irving Berlin's White Christmas” The Arvada Center for the Arts and Humanities will open Irving Berlins White Christmas directed by Gavin Mayer on Tuesday, November 24 at 7:30 p.m. The musical will run through December 23 in the Main Stage Theatre.
- The Mitzvah Project The Mitzvah Project is a combination of theatre, history lesson and conversation in which actor and child of survivor, Roger Grunwald, explores one of the most shocking aspects of the Jewish experience during the Second World War.
- – Charlotte's Web - Fall 2015 Charlotte's Web, a beloved children's classic, spins the tale of a clever spider and her pig friend Wilbur.
- The Arvada Center Hosts a Special One-Night Engagement “The Mitzvah Project” The Arvada Center will host a special engagement, The Mitzvah Project, a one-person performance and lecture in the Main Stage Theatre on Thursday, October 29, 2015 from 7:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m
- The Arvada Center Presents the Children's Musical "Charlotte's Web" The Arvada Center for the Arts and Humanities opens the childrens theatre production Charlottes Web based on the book by E. B. White.
- Colorado Chamber Orchestra - Myths, Painters and Composers Three musical selections feature solo harp and piano performances and selections from Composer-in-Residence Dr. Anne M. Guzzo, Donald Hilsberg, Ravel and Mozart.
- Jeffrey Siegel Keyboard Conversations - the Passionate Love Music of Robert Schumann If ever there was a composer whose music was inspired by love that composer was Robert Schumann!
- Jeffrey Siegel Coffee Concert - an American Salute! Gershwin's rarely heard solo piano arrangement of Rhapsody in Blue as well as poetic works of Leonard Bernstein, and jazzy compositions of Aaron Copland.
- Auditions The Arvada Center holds auditions for upcoming theatre productions throughout the year. Sign up to receive alerts at firstname.lastname@example.org
- Good on Paper In this quirky romantic comedy, virtual dating takes on a new twist when a lovelorn police-sketch artist brings her drawings to life. Peg is absurdly particular about the men she dates, no one can live up to her standards until… a “Guy” jumps off the sketchpad and sweeps her off her feet.
- The Arvada Center Opens the 2015 – 2016 Season With “Saturday Night Fever, the Musical” The Arvada Center will open its 2015 - 2016 theatre season with Saturday Night Fever, The Musical directed by Rod A. Lansberry, on Tuesday, September 15, 2015. Saturday Night Fever is based on the Paramount/RSO film and the story by Nik Cohn. and features music by the Bee Gees
- Summer Stage Concert Series: Rhiannon Giddens With the Haunted Windchimes Rhiannon Giddens of the Carolina Chocolate Drops showcases her debut solo album in Denver on August 14, 2015
- Colorado Chamber Orchestra The Colorado Chamber Orchestra returns for its second season offering a three-concert series on Sunday afternoons. CCO also introduces us to a new Composer-in-Residence, Dr. Anne M. Guzzo. This season's programming includes some classical favorites as well as new compositions.
- Summer Stage Concert Series: Sweet Harmony Soul Featuring Mavis Staples, Patty Griffin and Amy Helm Sweet Harmony Soul Featuring Mavis Staples, Patty Griffin and Amy Helm will be playing a summer concert in Denver on July 16, 2015
- Summer Stage Concert Series: Laurie Berkner The queen of children's music, Laurie Berkner will be playing a summer concert in Denver on July 11, 2015 at the Arvada Center Outdoor Ampitheater
- Summer Stage Concert Series: Toad the Wet Sprocket, Smash Mouth, and Tonic 90's rock/pop bands Toad the Wet Sprocket, Smash Mouth and Tonic will be playing a concert in Denver on July 2, 2015
- Summer Stage Concert Series: Steep Canyon Rangers With Willie Watson Bluegrass band Steep Canyon Rangers will be playing a summer concert in Denver on June 18 at the Arvada Center Outdoor Amphitheater
Summer Drama Camp Performances
Summer 2015 Drama Camp Performances
- – A Man of No Importance A Man of No Importance combines Irish-inspired folk music with the depth of a well-written play.
- JEFFCO Film Festival JEFFCO Film Festival. April 10. Main Stage Theater.
Jeffrey Siegel Keyboard Conversations - Classics Go Pop!
Well loved, familiar compositions of great composers that never go out of style or lose their appeal. Music of Gershwin, Schubert, Chopin, Mendelssohn, and others.
- – Colorado Chamber Orchestra: Spring Concert 2015 The Colorado Chamber Orchestra presents its spring concert as Orchestra-In-Residence at the Arvada Center. Maestro Thomas Blomster will lead the orchestra in performances of familiar favorites as well as regional premiers by CCO Composer-in-Residence, Dr. Michael Udow.
- – The Archbishop's Ceiling Espionage and the Cold-War politics of the 1970s come into play in this riveting drama.
- – Phamaly Theatre Company Presents: The Fantasticks The award-winning Phamaly Theatre Company returns The world’s longest running musical, this iconic romantic comedy has delighted audiences for over 50 years.The Fantasticks is a hilarious and moving tale of two young lovers, their meddling fathers, and the wall that divides them.
Jeffrey Siegel - Three Great "B"s - Beethoven, Bach and Bartok!
Beethoven's ardent, lyrical Sonata Opus 78, Brahms's stormy Rhapsodies and intimate Intermerzzi, and Bartok's vibrant, tuneful Roumanian Dances, and humorous Rondo.
- – Harvey There is nothing Elwood P. Dowd enjoys more than spending his days with his best friend Harvey.
- – She Loves Me She Loves Me is a romantic comedy with a touch of holiday nostalgia and elegance.
- The Arvada Center Announces Auditions for the Play "The Archbishop's Ceiling" The Arvada Center will hold auditions for the play, The Archbishop's Ceiling written by Arthur Miller and directed by Brett Aune on January 7 and 8, 2015. Callbacks are scheduled for January 9, 2015.
- Jeffrey Siegel Keyboard Conversations - Rachmaninoff and Friends The Romanticism of the Russian Soul! Glorious Preludes of Rachmaninoff, excerpts from the popularSeasons of Tchaikovsky, the hair raising Suggestion Diabolique of Prokofiev, and the mystical musical musings of Alexander Scriabin.
- The Arvada Center Will Open the Musical “She Loves Me” on November 25 The Arvada Center for the Arts and Humanities will open She Loves Me directed by Gavin Mayer on Tuesday, November 25 at 7:30 p.m. The musical will run through December 21 in the Main Stage Theater.
- Jeffrey Siegel Keyboard Conversations - the Miracle of Mozart! His delightful and witty variations on "Twinkle Twinkle Little Star", the haunting, introspective Adagio in B Minor, and the powerful, declamatory A Minor Sonata written after the death of his mother.
- Jeffrey Siegel Keyboard Conversations® 27th Anniversary Season Begins With “The Miracle of Mozart!” The 27th Season of Jeffrey Siegel's Keyboard Conversations will launch with The Miracle of Mozart!
- The Arvada Center Presents the Children's Musical "Lyle the Crocodile" Opening October 16 The Arvada Center presents "Lyle the Crocodile" October 16 - December 28, 2014
- – Colorado Chamber Orchestra Inaugural Performance The Colorado Chamber Orchestra presents its inaugural season opener as Orchestra-In-Residence at the Arvada Center. Maestro Thomas Blomster will lead the orchestra in performances of familiar favorites as well as regional premiers by CCO Composer-in-Residence, Dr. Michael Udow.
- – Creede Repertory Theatre Presents "The Last Romance" Creede Repertory Theatre returns with this delightful romantic comedy about love in the golden years. Ralph, an elderly widower, feels young again – all thanks to an unexpected second chance at love.
- The Arvada Center for the Arts and Humanities Hosts the Creede Repertory Theatre Production of “The Last Romance” The Arvada Center will host the critically acclaimed Creede Repertory Theatre's presentation of The Last Romance by Joe DiPietro in the Black Box Theater September 30 - October 26, 2014
- – Memphis, the Musical From the underground dance clubs of 1950s Memphis, Tennessee, comes a sizzling Broadway musical that bursts off the stage with explosive dancing, irresistible songs, and a thrilling tale of fame and love.
- The Mavericks 2014 The Mavericks are back. The country-steeped garage band with a Cuban American lead singer that had emerged from Miami in 1989 with their sultry debut that was equal parts innocence, intensity, and vintage influences reunited in 2012 after an eight-year hiatus.
- The Denver Brass: A Space Odyssey 2014 Arvada Center's Outdoor Amphitheateris the perfect setting for an out-of-this-world space encounter. Hal the Computer, from 2001: A Space Odyssey, will guide you through a universe of space age entertainment: Jupiter, Mars, Orsen Wells War of the Worlds, Star Trek, Zarathustra, Apollo 13 and more...
- Eva Schloss: Anne Frank and Me Eva Schloss: Anne Frank and Me - an intimate conversation with Anne Frank's Stepsister. Enjoy a unique and historic opportunity to enter the world of the stepsister and childhood friend of Anne Frank, Eva Schloss.
- The Manhattan Transfer With FACE 2014 It's been more than 40 years since Tim Hauser, a former Madison Avenue marketing executive, paid his bills by driving a NYC cab while aspiring to form a harmony vocal quartet that could authentically embrace varied musical styles, and still create something wholly unique American pop music.
- The Subdudes - Original Lineup Reunited! 2014 They're back! Tommy Malone, John Magnie, Steve Amedee and Johnny Ray Allen - the original lineup of The Subdudes - are going on the road for the first time in 17 years.
- Colorado Ballet ~ an Evening Under the Stars 2014 Colorado Ballet || A Evening Under The Stars || Aug 16 - Join the stars of Colorado Ballet under the stars for a program featuring excerpts Colorado Ballet’s upcoming fall productions of "A Midsummer Night’s Dream" and "Dracula".
- Kenny Wayne Shepherd Band and Los Lonely Boys 2014 Kenny Wayne Shepherd and Los Lonely Boys - Tuesday Aug 5 at 7:30pm
- Lyle the Crocodile - Fall 2014 When Lyle the big green crocodile turns up in the Primm family’s bathtub nobody quite knows what to do. Lyle’s singing and dancing soon wins them over and the Primms invite him to stay. Their neighbor, Mr. Grumps, and his equally grumpy cat, are not happy.
- – Tarzan Jungle Party Family Fun Day Swing by early before the Saturday matinee for a rockin’ good time with Radio Disney Denver! Featuring interactive jungle themed games and dances that get the whole family movin’ and groovin’ plus Disney themed premium prizes and giveaways
- Asleep at the Wheel and Jake Shimabukuro Asleep At The Wheel with Jake Shimabukuro || 6/12 - Can a wheel reinvent itself while it’s still rolling? Sounds like an impossible task -- but you never want to say “impossible” to Asleep at the Wheel , the famed western-swing, boogie, and roots-music outfit that’s, amazingly, still on the
- – Tarzan Family Fun Day Jungle Party Swing by early before the Saturday matinee for a rockin’ good time with Radio Disney Denver! Featuring interactive jungle themed games and dances that get the whole family movin’ and groovin’ plus Disney themed premium prizes and giveaways
Jamie Cullum With Nina Storey
Jamie Cullum is a charismatic jazz musician with the ability and versatility to blur musical genres
- – Jeffrey Siegel Keyboard Conversations® 27th Season Fall 2014 Celebrated concert pianist and conductor Jeffrey Siegel will return to the Arvada Center for his 27th season in Fall 2014 with a program of great concerts that inform as well as entertain.
- The Arvada Center Announces the 2014 - 2015 Theater Season The Arvada Center has announced its six-play season, an impressive line-up of plays and musicals that span a range of human experiences including self-discovery, romance, humor, imagination and intrigue.
Samuel Beckett & Clyfford Still: Uncommon Perspectives in the Late 1950s
Embers, A Live Reading of Radio Play
The Performing Arts division of Arvada Center presents a live reading of a radio play by Samuel Beckett. Beckett's minimalism is reduced to voice and sound only, as Henry - a writer and storyteller - recollects & interprets details of his life.
- – End of the Rainbow It’s December 1968 & Judy Garland-with her signature cocktail of talent, tenacity & razor-sharp wit-is poised to make a triumphant comeback...or maybe not. Featuring many of her most memorable songs, this bio-drama with music will leave audiences with a tragically poignant insight to her final day
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