Denver Performing Arts Center Theatre Company 2022/23 Season Tickets Available August 5

The Denver Center for the Performing Arts (DCPA) announced today that tickets for the 2022/23 DCPA Theater Company production will go on sale Friday, August 5 at 10am.

“I’m excited to start the new Theater Company season with new plays by emerging playwrights and stories that audiences know and love,” said Chris Coleman, Artistic Director of DCPA Theater Company. “We can’t wait to welcome audiences into our space. , and continue to share the love of live performance together.”

DCPA subscriber tickets are now on sale. Tickets will go on sale to the public on August 5th at 10am and can be purchased as follows:

  • Online:
  • Phone: 303.893.4100.Monday to Friday, 10am to 6pm
  • In person: Tuesday to Friday, 12 noon to 6 pm. The lobby of the Bonfils Theater Building near the intersection of Speer and Arapahoe.

Please note that DCPA – – is the only authorized ticket provider for these works in Denver. As with all works produced and/or displayed by the DCPA, ticket buyers who purchase tickets from a ticket broker or any third party run the risk of overpaying or purchasing illegal tickets. Customers should be aware that DCPA cannot reprint or replace lost or stolen tickets, nor can it contact customers to provide information about time changes or other relevant updates about the show. Customers found to be in violation of DCPA’s terms and policies for the purchase and sale of tickets may have all of their tickets cancelled.

About the show (in order of date)

September 9 – October 16, 2022

Singleton Theatre

Tickets start at $35

The year was 1834, and 14-year-old Afong Moy was the first Chinese woman ever seen in the continental United States. Viewers can pay to watch her eat shrimp and vegetables with chopsticks in an “exotic” habitat. They watched her walk. They stared blankly at her little feet. But she is honored to share her culture in a land of opportunity. Her translator, protector, and only interlocutor was A Dong, a Chinese who has lived in the United States for decades. Under the watchful eyes of Atung and the audience, Afong grew up and toured the United States as part of a tour.

Together, our two protagonists watch a young nation struggle to define itself, making a poetic and incisive look at culture, imperialism, and Western philosophy. Visually stunning and undeniably clever, the Chinese lady illuminates a not-so-black-and-white part of our history.

September 30 to November 6, 2022

Kilstrom Theatre

Tickets start at $35

A playful comedy that incorporates all the rich complexity of Shakespeare’s work, Much Ado About Nothing is a lively, surprisingly timely musing on gossip, gender roles, and romantic stupidity. After a decisive victory on the battlefield, Don Pedro, Claudio and Benedict arrive in the Sicilian port city of Messina. Claudio falls in love with their master’s daughter, Hero, as they attend the post-war celebrations at the Governor’s Manor. Meanwhile, Benedict fights a different kind of battle with the hero’s cousin, the witty Beatrice. Cupid-like characters conspire to bring our quadruple lovers together, while darker forces try to separate them. Can love really conquer all when the combined forces of deceit, betrayal, and jealousy get in the way? Much Ado About Nothing is comedy, but also discreet. Elegant, yet down to earth. It’s mischievous and undeniably joyful. It might just be the most famous (and most popular) Renaissance rom-com in the world.

Directed by Denver Center’s own Chris Coleman (Oklahoma!, Twelfth Night), with set design by Klara Zieglarova (Jersey Boys, Kate Rattlesnake) and Tom Hagman (Sweeney Todd, p. Twelve Nights), this refreshing spin on a 400-century classic is not to be missed.

18 November – 24 December 2022

Wolf Theatre

Tickets start at $35

For Denver’s holiday season, ‘A Christmas Carol’ is a joyous and gorgeous musical adaptation for the whole family, tracing money-loving grumpy Ebenezer Scrooge overnight Triumph of redemption.

Based on the classic novel by Charles Dickens, DCPA Theatre Company’s production of “Uplifting!” (Westword) illuminates the meaning of the festival in a way that resonates for generations.

World Premiere:

27 January – 12 March 2023

Singleton Theatre

Tickets start at $35

Art Basel is about to begin, and Marianne, the director of a funky modern art gallery, has a serious problem on her hands. Her showroom is an active crime scene. Part crime comedy, part TV novel and 100% chistoso, the show centers on Marianna and her improv support system, including her intern Carolina, a young police officer named Juan, and her mother Ace Tera, the star of a legendary film and TV insistence on saving the show.

Sleek and dynamic, this world-premier play takes a light-hearted look at the struggle many Latinos go through to gain access to cultural and artistic spaces that have traditionally excluded them. It examines Latino representation in the media, fear and uncertainty in adulthood, art as a profession, love and family. Through it all, you won’t stop laughing or dancing in your seat!

hotter than egypt

February 10 – March 12, 2023

Kilstrom Theatre

Tickets start at $35
The ups and downs of married life are common no matter where you live. A middle-aged American couple travels to Egypt for business and vacation, and their relationship is put to the test when old connections spark new temptations. As eager tourists strive to connect with Egyptian culture in an authentic way, they end up with more than they thought, as long-dormant marital problems begin to seep through. Drawing on the political, cultural and religious realities of life in the region, this witty drama sets loyalty and appeal in the heat of Cairo as its characters grapple with the ever-changing struggle to stay true to their partner.

Yussef El Guindi, winner of the Outstanding Middle Eastern American Playwright Award, specializes in “cultural and geographic displacement, from estranged couples to the promises and frustrations of immigrants, and the ways people maneuver through exoticism and belonging” (The Seattle Times) .

March 31 to May 7, 2023

Wolf Theatre

Tickets start at $35

Loved by audiences around the world, The Purple traces a woman’s arduous journey to freedom and self-love. The story begins with 14-year-old Celie Harris, pregnant with her second child and the victim of unspeakable cruelty at the hands of a male family member. As she got older, her children were taken away, she married an abusive husband, her sister ran away, leaving Sealy alone, heartbroken and broken. Step by step — with the help of two brave black women — our hero rose to her feet, gained her independence, and rebuilt her life from the ground up.

The Color Purple’s musical arrangement features awesome soul, gospel, jazz and blues vocals, and is based on original dialogue and a masterful plot. It’s a triumphant, uplifting work of art that reiterates some fundamental truths: Black people are beautiful, women are powerful, and love is love.

April 14 – June 18, 2023

Singleton Theatre

Tickets start at $35

Combining Alfred Hitchcock’s cinematic masterpiece with a juicy spy novel and adding plenty of python humor. result? A fast-paced detective team with over 50 characters played by four multi-talented actors!

London, 1935. A rather dull Richard Hanney meets a woman who claims to be a spy. When she is suddenly murdered, Richard finds herself the focus of a national manhunt led by a mysterious group called the 39 Steps. A hilarious comedy full of dazzling, creative stagecraft and masterful performances, this film noir gem will keep you rolling down the aisles until the death-defying climate finale.

A fresh take on a classic adventure comedy, The 39 Steps is drama at its best…an absurd and delightful journey that can only be presented on stage.

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