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Ellie Caulkins Opera House

14th & Curtis St., Denver, CO, USA
Seats (approximate)
2065

ABOUT THIS THEATRE

Description

The Ellie Caulkins Opera House, colloquially known as “the Ellie,” is the premier venue inside of the historic Quigg Newton Denver Municipal Auditorium. The Ellie, a world-class acoustical hall designed in the lyric style, encompasses four levels: the balcony, loge, mezzanine and orchestra.

To Kill a Mockingbird
Jul 13, 2021 - Aug 01, 2021
Written by Aaron Sorkin
Play Original Drama
Musical Original Comedy
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time
May 30, 2017 - Jun 18, 2017
Music by Adrian Sutton; Written by Simon Stephens
Play Original
The Illusionists
May 19, 2017 - May 21, 2017
Music by Evan Jolly
Special Original Magic
Fun Home
Jan 10, 2017 - Jan 22, 2017
Music by Jeanine Tesori; Book by Lisa Kron; Lyrics by Lisa Kron
Musical Original
Musical Original Comedy
Peter and the Starcatcher
Aug 13, 2013 - Sep 01, 2013
Music by Wayne Barker; Written by Rick Elice
Play Original Play with music
Musical Original Comedy
Next to Normal
Jan 04, 2011 - Jan 16, 2011
Music by Tom Kitt; Book by Brian Yorkey; Lyrics by Brian Yorkey
Musical Original
Fiddler On The Roof
May 18, 2010 - May 23, 2010
Music by Jerry Bock; Book by Joseph Stein; Lyrics by Sheldon Harnick
Musical Revival ComedyDrama
August: Osage County
Jul 24, 2009 - Aug 09, 2009
Written by Tracy Letts
Play Original
A Bronx Tale
Jun 09, 2009 - Jun 16, 2009
Original music by John Gromada; Written by Chazz Palminteri
Play Original Solo
Avenue Q
Sep 09, 2008 - Sep 21, 2008
Music by Jeff Marx, Robert Lopez; Book by Jeff Whitty; Lyrics by Jeff Marx, Robert Lopez
Musical Original Comedy Puppets
Stones in His Pockets
Jan 21, 2003 - Jan 26, 2003
Written by Marie Jones
Play Original Comedy
The Tale Of The Allergist's Wife
Sep 10, 2002 - Sep 15, 2002
Written by Charles Busch
Play Original Comedy
Proof
Jun 18, 2002 - Jun 23, 2002
Written by David Auburn
Play Original Drama
Dame Edna: The Royal Tour
Jun 12, 2001 - Jul 01, 2001
Songs, Music & Lyrics by Barry Humphries; Devised and Written by Barry Humphries
Special Original ComedySolo
Art
Oct 12, 1999 - Oct 31, 1999
Music Composed by Gary Yershon; Written by Yasmina Reza
Play Original
Barrymore
Jul 11, 1998 - Aug 02, 1998
Written by William Luce
Play Original
Carousel
Dec 03, 1996 - Dec 22, 1996
Musical Revival Drama
Aint Misbehavin
Jun 11, 1996 - Jun 23, 1996
Musical Revival Revue
Dial M For Murder
Jan 02, 1996 - Jan 21, 1996
Written by Frederick Knott
Play Revival DramaMysteryThriller
Angels in America
Sep 13, 1995 - Sep 17, 1995
Written by Tony Kushner
Play Original
The Sound of Music
Mar 07, 1995 - Mar 12, 1995
Musical Revival Drama
The Sisters Rosensweig
Jun 14, 1994 - Jun 26, 1994
Written by Wendy Wasserstein
Play Original
Falsettos - Second National
Mar 29, 1994 - Apr 10, 1994
Music by William Finn; Book by James Lapine, William Finn; Lyrics by William Finn
Musical Original
Guys and Dolls
Jan 04, 1994 - Jan 16, 1994
Music by Frank Loesser; Book by Abe Burrows, Jo Swerling; Lyrics by Frank Loesser
Musical Revival Comedy
Bye Bye Birdie
May 05, 1992 - May 10, 1992
Music by Charles Strouse; Book by Michael Stewart; Lyrics by Lee Adams
Musical Revival Comedy
M. Butterfly
Sep 13, 1991 - Sep 22, 1991
Written by David Henry Hwang
Play Original Drama
Musical Original Drama
Lend Me a Tenor
Mar 05, 1991 - Mar 10, 1991
Written by Ken Ludwig
Play Original Comedy Farce
Cats - Fourth National
Sep 25, 1990 - Sep 30, 1990
Musical Original
Musical Original Drama
Starlight Express
Dec 12, 1989 - Dec 17, 1989
Music by Andrew Lloyd Webber; Lyrics by Richard Stilgoe
Musical Original Comedy
Musical Original Drama
The Unsinkable Molly Brown
Jul 18, 1989 - Jul 23, 1989
Music by Meredith Willson; Book by Richard Morris; Lyrics by Meredith Willson
Musical Revival Comedy
Into the Woods
Mar 14, 1989 - Mar 26, 1989
Music by Stephen Sondheim; Book by James Lapine; Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim
Musical Original Comedy Drama
Sleuth
Jul 26, 1988 - Jul 31, 1988
Written by Anthony Shaffer
Play Revival MysteryThriller
Me and My Girl
Mar 08, 1988 - Mar 19, 1988
Musical Original Comedy
Cats - Third National
Jul 14, 1987 - Jul 26, 1987
Musical Original
Dreamgirls
Feb 10, 1987 - Feb 22, 1987
Music by Henry Krieger; Book by Tom Eyen; Lyrics by Tom Eyen
Musical Revival
Biloxi Blues
Jan 30, 1987 - Feb 08, 1987
Written by Neil Simon
Play Original Comedy
La Cage aux Folles
Sep 09, 1986 - Sep 20, 1986
Music by Jerry Herman; Book by Harvey Fierstein; Lyrics by Jerry Herman
Musical Original Comedy
Cats - First National
Jun 05, 1986 - Jul 05, 1986
Musical Original
My One and Only
Sep 24, 1985 - Oct 06, 1985
Musical Original Comedy
42nd Street
Aug 13, 1985 - Sep 01, 1985
Music by Harry Warren; Book by Mark Bramble, Michael Stewart; Lyrics by Al Dubin
Musical Original Comedy
Camelot
Jun 18, 1985 - Jun 23, 1985
Music by Frederick Loewe; Book by Alan Jay Lerner; Lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner
Musical Revival
Noises Off
May 07, 1985 - May 19, 1985
Written by Michael Frayn
Play Original Comedy Farce
Torch Song Trilogy
Nov 06, 1984 - Nov 11, 1984
Written by Harvey Fierstein
Play Original
Jerry's Girls
Oct 09, 1984 - Oct 21, 1984
Music by Jerry Herman; Lyrics by Jerry Herman
Musical Original Revue
Little Shop of Horrors
Sep 18, 1984 - Sep 30, 1984
Music by Alan Menken; Book by Howard Ashman; Lyrics by Howard Ashman
Musical Original Comedy Puppets
Camelot
Sep 04, 1984 - Sep 09, 1984
Music by Frederick Loewe; Book by Alan Jay Lerner; Lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner
Musical Revival
Brighton Beach Memoirs
Jul 04, 1984 - Jul 15, 1984
Written by Neil Simon
Play Original Comedy
Sugar Babies
Oct 04, 1983 - Oct 22, 1983
Music by Jimmy McHugh; Book based on traditional material written by Ralph G. Allen; Lyrics by Al Dubin, Dorothy Fields
Musical Original Revue Comedy Burlesque
Agnes of God
Sep 13, 1983 - Sep 18, 1983
Written by John Pielmeier
Play Original Drama
Master Harold...and the boys
Jun 21, 1983 - Jun 25, 1983
Written by Athol Fugard
Play Original Drama
Peter Pan
May 17, 1983 - May 28, 1983
Lyrics by Carolyn Leigh
Musical Revival Comedy
Zorba
May 03, 1983 - May 15, 1983
Zorba
May 03, 1983 - May 15, 1983
Zorba
May 03, 1983 - May 15, 1983
Music by John Kander; Book by Joseph Stein; Lyrics by Fred Ebb
Musical Revival
Barnum
Apr 12, 1983 - Apr 24, 1983
Music by Cy Coleman; Book by Mark Bramble; Lyrics by Michael Stewart
Musical Original Comedy
show Boat
Nov 09, 1982 - Nov 20, 1982
Musical Revival Drama
Annie - Third National
May 11, 1982 - May 22, 1982
Music by Charles Strouse; Book by Thomas Meehan; Lyrics by Martin Charnin
Musical Original Comedy
Evita
Jan 26, 1982 - Feb 14, 1982
Music by Andrew Lloyd Webber; Lyrics by Tim Rice
Musical Original Drama
Children of a Lesser God
Oct 06, 1981 - Oct 17, 1981
Written by Mark Medoff
Play Original DramaSign Language
Little Johnny Jones
Jun 23, 1981 - Jul 05, 1981
Music by George M. Cohan; Book by George M. Cohan; Lyrics by George M. Cohan
Musical Revival
Annie - Third National
Feb 04, 1981 - Mar 01, 1981
Music by Charles Strouse; Book by Thomas Meehan; Lyrics by Martin Charnin
Musical Original Comedy
Romantic Comedy
Nov 25, 1980 - Nov 30, 1980
Written by Bernard Slade
Play Original Romantic Comedy
The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas
Aug 05, 1980 - Aug 16, 1980
Music by Carol Hall; Book by Larry L. King, Peter Masterson; Lyrics by Carol Hall
Musical Original Comedy
The Elephant Man
Jul 29, 1980 - Aug 03, 1980
Written by Bernard Pomerance
Play Original Drama
Da
Mar 25, 1980 - Mar 30, 1980
Written by Hugh Leonard
Play Original Comedy
Chapter Two
Oct 09, 1979 - Oct 14, 1979
Written by Neil Simon
Play Original Comedy
Aint Misbehavin
Aug 06, 1979 - Aug 19, 1979
Musical Original Revue
A Chorus Line
Jul 23, 1979 - Aug 05, 1979
Music by Marvin Hamlisch; Book by Nicholas Dante; Lyrics by Edward Kleban
Musical Original Drama
Deathtrap
Jul 17, 1979 - Jul 22, 1979
Written by Ira Levin
Play Original Mystery Thriller Comedy
The Gin Game
Feb 06, 1979 - Feb 10, 1979
Written by D.L. Coburn
Play Original
Dracula
Nov 21, 1978 - Dec 02, 1978
Play Revival Drama
A Chorus Line
Sep 12, 1978 - Sep 30, 1978
Musical Original Drama
Play Original Dance Poem
Hello, Dolly!
Feb 14, 1978 - Feb 26, 1978
Music by Jerry Herman; Book by Michael Stewart; Lyrics by Jerry Herman
Musical Revival Comedy
The Wiz
Dec 20, 1977 - Jan 08, 1978
Music by Charlie Smalls; Book by William F. Brown; Lyrics by Charlie Smalls
Musical Original Comedy
Bubbling Brown Sugar
Jan 18, 1977 - Jan 30, 1977
Book by Loften Mitchell
Musical Original Revue
Equus
Nov 15, 1976 - Nov 21, 1976
Written by Peter Shaffer
Play Original Drama
Sherlock Holmes
May 05, 1976 - May 09, 1976
Play Revival Drama
Raisin
Mar 17, 1976 - Mar 21, 1976
Musical Original
Same Time, Next Year
Jan 28, 1976 - Feb 01, 1976
Written by Bernard Slade
Play Original Comedy
The Magic Show
Jul 23, 1975 - Jul 27, 1975
Music by Stephen Schwartz; Book by Bob Randall; Lyrics by Stephen Schwartz
Musical Original
Noel Coward in Two Keys
Jun 03, 1975 - Jun 07, 1975
Written by Noël Coward
Play Original ComedyOne Act
Noel Coward in Two Keys
Jun 03, 1975 - Jun 07, 1975
Written by Noël Coward
Play Original ComedyOne Act
Pippin
Jan 30, 1975 - Feb 01, 1975
Music by Stephen Schwartz; Book by Roger O. Hirson; Lyrics by Stephen Schwartz
Musical Original Comedy
Irene
Dec 28, 1974 - Jan 05, 1975
Music by Harry Tierney; Book by Hugh Wheeler, Joseph Stein; Lyrics by Joseph McCarthy
Musical Original Comedy
Gypsy
Jun 18, 1974 - Jun 22, 1974
Music by Jule Styne; Book by Arthur Laurents; Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim
Musical Revival Drama
A Little Night Music
Jun 04, 1974 - Jun 16, 1974
Music by Stephen Sondheim; Book by Hugh Wheeler; Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim
Musical Original Romantic Comedy
The Day After the Fair
Sep 04, 1973 - Sep 09, 1973
Written by Frank Harvey
Play Original
Lorelei
Aug 14, 1973 - Aug 18, 1973
Music by Jule Styne, Jule Styne; New Book by Gail Parent, Kenny Solms; Lyrics by Leo Robin; New Lyrics by Adolph Green, Betty Comden
Musical Original Comedy
Grease
Jun 05, 1973 - Jun 10, 1973
Musical Original Comedy
No, No, Nanette
May 23, 1973 - Jun 03, 1973
Musical Revival Comedy
Godspell
Feb 22, 1973 - Feb 24, 1973
Musical Original
Sleuth
Feb 16, 1973 - Feb 17, 1973
Written by Anthony Shaffer
Play Original Mystery Thriller
Applause
Jul 04, 1972 - Jul 08, 1972
Music by Charles Strouse; Book by Adolph Green, Betty Comden; Lyrics by Lee Adams
Musical Original
Sleuth
Jan 04, 1972 - Jan 08, 1972
Written by Anthony Shaffer
Play Original Mystery Thriller
The Gingerbread Lady
Dec 07, 1971 - Dec 11, 1971
Written by Neil Simon
Play Original Comedy Drama
Company
Oct 26, 1971 - Oct 31, 1971
Music by Stephen Sondheim; Book by George Furth; Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim
Musical Original Drama
Last of the Red Hot Lovers
Apr 12, 1971 - Apr 17, 1971
Written by Neil Simon
Play Original Comedy
Zorba
Apr 21, 1970 - Apr 26, 1970
Music by John Kander; Book by Joseph Stein; Lyrics by Fred Ebb
Musical Original
Come Blow Your Horn
Aug 11, 1969 - Aug 16, 1969
Written by Neil Simon
Play Original Comedy
Cabaret
Oct 29, 1968 - Nov 10, 1968
Music by John Kander; Book by Joe Masteroff; Lyrics by Fred Ebb
Musical Original Drama
I Do! I Do!
Sep 24, 1968 - Sep 29, 1968
Music by Harvey Schmidt; Book by Tom Jones; Lyrics by Tom Jones
Musical Original Comedy
Black Comedy
Apr 24, 1968 - Apr 27, 1968
Written by Peter Shaffer
Play Original Farce Comedy
Black Comedy
Apr 24, 1968 - Apr 27, 1968
Written by Peter Shaffer
Play Original Comedy
The Star-Spangled Girl
Apr 08, 1968 - Apr 13, 1968
Written by Neil Simon
Play Original Comedy
Hello, DOlly!
Apr 18, 1967 - Apr 23, 1967
Music by Jerry Herman; Book by Michael Stewart; Lyrics by Jerry Herman
Musical Original Comedy
Fiddler on the Roof
Sep 21, 1966 - Oct 04, 1966
Music by Jerry Bock; Book by Joseph Stein; Lyrics by Sheldon Harnick
Musical Original Comedy Drama
Funny Girl
Apr 06, 1966 - Apr 17, 1966
Music by Jule Styne; Book by Isobel Lennart; Lyrics by Bob Merrill
Musical Original Comedy
Luv
Jan 31, 1966 - Feb 05, 1966
Written by Murray Schisgal
Play Original Comedy
Hello, DOlly!
Dec 14, 1965 - Dec 19, 1965
Music by Jerry Herman; Book by Michael Stewart; Lyrics by Jerry Herman
Musical Original Comedy
Come Blow Your Horn
Dec 10, 1962 - Dec 15, 1962
Written by Neil Simon
Play Original Comedy
The Sound of Music
Sep 26, 1961 - Sep 30, 1961
Musical Original Drama
The Sound of Music
Sep 26, 1961 - Sep 30, 1961
Musical Original Drama
West Side Story
Jul 01, 1959 - Jul 10, 1959
Music by Leonard Bernstein; Book by Arthur Laurents; Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim
Musical Original Drama
The Music Man
Dec 30, 1958 - Jan 03, 1959
Music by Meredith Willson; Book by Meredith Willson; Lyrics by Meredith Willson
Musical Original Comedy
Annie Get Your Gun
Jun 29, 1948 - Jul 03, 1948
Musical Original Comedy