Denver Nightlife: Top Five Theater Performances

We are always seeking unique ways to enjoy Denver nightlife, and an evening at the theatre is unsurpassable. These shows have incredible casts that will make you laugh, cry and dance in your seat. Purchase tickets soon as these short-season performances do sell out.

 

I love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change

In Theaters now to October 14th at the Garner Galleria Theatre

Everything you have experienced or wanted to know about dating, mating and marriage! A hysterical satire that explores everything from parents who talk baby talk, men who over-talk and women who pretend to listen, infidelity, and the injustice of lines for the ladies room. Four actors present the lives of more than 20 characters (husbands, wives, girlfriends, boyfriends, parents, in-laws and children) as they tackle the act of dealing with the opposite sex. I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change is the perfect Denver nightlife date.

 

Oklahoma!

In theatre now to August 11th at the Central City Opera + special performances at the DU Campus on August 5th and August 7th

Step back in time into the territory now known as Oklahoma. Here is the beloved story of a handsome cowboy and a strong-willed farm girl. This love story has been told for decades and has won the hearts of people time and time again. There isn’t a better setting to see this gem than the old-world Central City Opera House. Hum along to favorite numbers like “People Will Say We’re In Love” and “Oh, What A Beautiful Mornin’.”

 

Jersey Boys

July 17th to August 11th at the Buell Theatre

Twelve million people worldwide have flocked to see this musical masterpiece. After a smashing success in 2008, Jersey Boys is visiting Denver for a second time! Jersey Boys is the Grammy and Tony Award Winning Best Musical about the hall of fame rock n’ roll group, The Four Seasons. Watch the inspiring story of four blue-collar kids who became one of the greatest successes in pop music history. Jersey Boys features their hit songs “Sherry,” “Big Girls Don’t Cry,” “Rag Doll,” “Oh What a Night”, and “Can’t Take My Eyes Off You.”

 

The Book of Mormon

August 14th to September 2nd at the Ellie Caulkins Opera House

This sold-out show is the winner of nine Tony Awards for the Best Musical of the Year. The New York Times claims “It’s the best musical of this century” and Vogue touts it as “The best musical of the last 25 years.” This Broadway phenomenon from South Park creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone has swept the country. The Book of Mormon does contain explicit language, so it is best as a Denver nightlife experience for adults…if you are lucky enough to find tickets!

 

La Cage aux Folles

September 4th to September 16th at the Buell Theatre

Before there was The Birdcage, there was La Cage! This fall-out-of-your-seat hysterical Broadway production is the winner of three Tony Awards. La Cage tells the story of the owner of a glitzy nightclub in Saint Tropez and his partner who moonlights as a glamorous chanteuse. When the son brings his fiancée’s conservative parents home to meet the flamboyant pair, the bonds of family are put to the test. La Cage is a wild and touching tale of one family’s struggle to stay together and true to themselves. Fabulous Denver nightlife entertainment!