Jesters Dinner Theatre
224 Main Street Longmont CO 80501
Beauty and the Beast Comes to Life in Hit Musical Based on Disney Film
Buy Tickets $12.50 - $21 $25 - $42
Disney's Beauty and the Beast brings its enchanting tale and Academy Award-winning score to Jesters Dinner Theatre in Denver. Based on the beloved 1991 animated film, this visually-stunning spectacle has won the hearts of over 35 million people worldwide. The acclaimed musical tells the story of Belle, an intelligent young woman in a provincial town, and the Beast, who's really a young prince under the spell of a witch's curse. Time is running out, and if the Beast doesn't learn his lesson soon, he and his entire household will be doomed for all eternity. This musical love story is filled with colorful characters, lavish sets and costumes, and dazzling show-stopping numbers including "Be Our Guest" and the unforgettable title song. Enjoy this tale as old as time with your entire family.
Friday June 23, 2017 / 7:30pm Saturday June 24, 2017 / 7:30pm Sunday June 25, 2017 / 7:30pm Friday June 30, 2017 / 7:30pm Saturday July 1, 2017 / 7:30pm Sunday July 2, 2017 / 2:00pm Friday July 7, 2017 / 7:30pm Saturday July 8, 2017 / 7:30pm
Westword Music Showcase
W 11th Ave and Acoma St Denver Colorado 80204
Westword Music Showcase: All-Day Outdoor Concert With Shakey Graves, The Revivalists & More
Buy Tickets $35 $65
The best local bands descend on Denver's Golden Triangle for the annual Westword Music Showcase, Colorado's biggest one-day festival of its kind. The Coors Light Stage is set to feature blues-folk-rock musician Shakey Graves, New Orleans rock band The Revivalists, indie pop band COIN, Eurodance group ARIZONA, plus local acts; while Mike's Hard Lemonade stage will feature Australian electronic band Cut Copy, Canadian electronic duo Bob Moses and dozens more local bands and acts.
Saturday June 24, 2017 / Noon-10:00pm
The Edge Theater
1560 Teller Street Lakewood CO 80214
A Life-Changing Late-Night Layover in Comedy Mud Blue Sky
Buy Tickets $15 $30
It may be hard to imagine today, but there was once a time when air travel was considered glamorous. With a wicked wit and a keen sense of compassion, Mud Blue Sky follows a late-night conversation between three middle-aged flight attendants and a teenaged pot dealer who's just left his hot date at the prom. They all come together for one unforgettable night in a nondescript motel room near O'Hare Airport. Work, motherhood, prom night and the persistent power of kindness are all illuminated in this touching comedy from playwright and screenwriter Marisa Wegrzyn (The Mentalist). As wise and sincere as it is hilarious, you won't want to miss Mud Blue Sky at The Edge Theater in Lakewood.
Thursday June 22, 2017 / 8:00pm Friday June 23, 2017 / 8:00pm Saturday June 24, 2017 / 8:00pm Sunday June 25, 2017 / 6:00pm Thursday June 29, 2017 / 8:00pm Friday June 30, 2017 / 8:00pm Saturday July 1, 2017 / 8:00pm Sunday July 2, 2017 / 6:00pm
1468 Dayton Street Aurora CO 80010
Backstage Comedy It's Only a Play Skewers Broadway
Buy Tickets $13 $30
Written by four-time Tony winner Terrence McNally (Ragtime), It's Only a Play thrusts you into the middle of the behind-the-scenes shenanigans of a Broadway play. It's opening night of hilariously harried playwright Peter Austin's new play, and everyone has gathered at the daffy producer's townhouse to await the reviews. Joining Peter are his television producer best friend, a hilariously washed-up Hollywood diva, a lethal drama critic and more. Don't miss this tornado of sharp satire about the business of big-budget theater, replete with impromptu selfies and celebrity take-downs galore, at the Vintage Theatre in Aurora.
Friday June 23, 2017 / 7:30pm Saturday June 24, 2017 / 7:30pm Sunday June 25, 2017 / 2:30pm Friday June 30, 2017 / 7:30pm Sunday July 2, 2017 / 2:30pm Friday July 7, 2017 / 7:30pm Saturday July 8, 2017 / 7:30pm Sunday July 9, 2017 / 2:30pm
Soiled Dove Underground
7401 E. 1st Avenue Denver CO 80230
Underground Standup Comedy Showcase: Top Comics Perform
Buy Tickets COMP - $5 $10
Soiled Dove Underground, renowned as one of Denver's hottest venues, is home to the Underground Standup Comedy Showcase, hosting both up-and-comers and established comics. The club's showcases feature the funniest rising comics both locally and nationally, many of whom already boast major TV credits. This monthly comedy night is hosted by local stand-ups Matt Monroe and Stephen Agyei. Soiled Dove also offers a menu of appetizers, desserts, wine and beer and specialty cocktails for a complete evening of entertainment.
Saturday June 24, 2017 / 8:00pm (Mike Stanley) Friday July 28, 2017 / 8:00pm (Michelle Biloon & Justine Marino) Friday August 18, 2017 / 8:00pm (Shane Torres)
Howl at the Moon Denver
1735 19th Street Denver CO 80202
Live Party Hits and Cocktail Buckets With Howl at the Moon
Buy Tickets COMP $7 - $8
Howl at the Moon brings together a live concert and a full bar so you can party the night away as musicians jam out their own renditions of dance anthems and party hits. Whether it's that pop song you hear on repeat on the radio or a good old '90s throwback, Howl at the Moon re-charges each tune with a new, refreshing kick that gets the crowd jumping. Massive buckets of sugar-fueled cocktails will keep your energy up at this non-stop party that rocks the Rockies and keeps downtown Denver dancing all night long.
Saturday June 24, 2017 / 7:00pm-2:00am Friday June 30, 2017 / 7:00pm-2:00am Saturday July 1, 2017 / 7:00pm-2:00am Friday July 7, 2017 / 7:00pm-2:00am Saturday July 8, 2017 / 7:00pm-2:00am Friday July 14, 2017 / 7:00pm-2:00am Saturday July 15, 2017 / 7:00pm-2:00am Friday July 21, 2017 / 7:00pm-2:00am
Vintage Theatre - Black Box
1468 Dayton Street Aurora CO 80010
Johnny Cash Musical Ring of Fire Brings the Man in Black's Songs to Life
Buy Tickets $15 $34
This foot-stompin', crowd-pleasin' country jukebox musical celebrates the songs of a true American original -- the Man in Black himself, Johnny Cash. Ring of Fire is a song-fueled journey through the music of one of the country's most iconic singer-songwriters. Adapted from the Broadway production by Tony Award winner Richard Maltby Jr. (Ain't Misbehavin', Fosse), this musical revue cracks Cash's hit-filled songbook wide open, from "A Boy Named Sue," to "Folsom Prison Blues," "I Walk the Line" and many more, and brings the Man in Black's music, wit and raw power to life at the Vintage Theatre Black Box in Aurora.
Friday June 23, 2017 / 7:30pm Saturday June 24, 2017 / 7:30pm Sunday June 25, 2017 / 2:30pm
8246 Northfield Avenue Denver CO 80238
BET's Damon Williams (ComicView, Showtime at the Apollo)
Buy Tickets COMP - $8.50 $17
Since the early '90s, laid-back Chicago comic Damon Williams has been a BET staple, popping up on ComicView and appearing on the BET Live lineup. Along the way, Williams has also hosted Showtime at the Apollo, held down his own Comedy Central special, opened for the Kings of Comedy, worked the college crowd on the Black Comedy Tour and even tried his hand at musical comedy productions. Now, Williams brings his take-no-prisoners musings ("I know I'm going to hell, but I'm taking some of y'all with me!") on everything from hair weaves and courtroom behavior to strip clubs and bedroom tips, to the Denver Improv.
Thursday June 29, 2017 / 7:30pm Friday June 30, 2017 / 9:45pm Saturday July 1, 2017 / 9:45pm Sunday July 2, 2017 / 7:30pm
8246 Northfield Avenue Denver CO 80238
Stand-Up Comic D'Lai at the Denver Improv
Buy Tickets COMP - $8.50 $15 - $17
Stand-up comedian D'Lai has appeared on BET's Comicview as well as TV One's Bill Bellamy's Who's Got Jokes? stand-up competition, on which he was a finalist. Known for his comedic observations on everyday life, D'Lai has opened for nationally touring acts including Eddie Griffin and Dick Gregory, and just finished taping a new 30-minute special for Kevin Hart's Laugh Out Loud Network. No topic, from current events to dating to bicycle cops, is off-limits when D'Lai comes to the Denver Improv.
Thursday June 22, 2017 / 7:30pm Friday June 23, 2017 / 9:45pm Saturday June 24, 2017 / 9:45pm Sunday June 25, 2017 / 7:30pm
700 14th Street Denver CO 80202
King Crimson: Prog Rock Legends, With Four Drummers
Buy Tickets $40 $60.70
Ever since they helped create progressive rock with their 1969 debut, In the Court of the Crimson King, King Crimson has been pushing musical boundaries, fusing elements of jazz, classical, experimental and rock music. In the band's long history, they've had an ever-changing lineup of killer musicians, all under the leadership of trailblazing guitarist Robert Fripp, who has also lent his far-out guitar sounds to the work of David Bowie, Brian Eno, Talking Heads and many others. The group's most recent release is Heroes: Live In Europe, an EP featuring a tribute to the titular Bowie/Fripp collaboration on its 40th anniversary. But King Crimson has always been a band best experienced live, and now that they're touring with four drummers, this show promises to be an even greater sonic spectacle than ever before. Don't miss the unparalleled musicianship of King Crimson live in concert at Bellco Theatre in Denver.
Saturday June 24, 2017 / 8:00pm (Doors Open at 7:00pm)
Embassy Suites Downtown Denver
1420 Stout Street Denver CO 80202
The Dinner Detective: Interactive Murder Mystery Dinner Show
Buy Tickets $54 $67
Could you be dining with a killer? Named "Best Dinner Show" in Los Angeles and Denver for four years running, The Dinner Detective serves up a tasty whodunit along with a four-course dinner at the Embassy Suites. And since this comedic murder mystery is set in the present day, you'll have no way of knowing whether someone at your table is just another guest or one of the talented cast of improvisers. In fact, everyone's a suspect ... including you! The event starts out with a reception featuring passed hors d'oeuvres, followed by the meal, which includes salad, choice of entree and dessert. Between courses you can expect plenty of murder, mayhem and hidden clues coming to light as you puzzle through the crime. The top sleuth even wins a prize package at the end of the evening -- not to mention serious bragging rights.
Saturday June 24, 2017 / 6:00pm Saturday July 1, 2017 / 6:00pm Saturday July 22, 2017 / 6:00pm Saturday July 29, 2017 / 6:00pm Saturday August 5, 2017 / 6:00pm Saturday August 19, 2017 / 6:00pm
Elitch Gardens Theme & Water Park
2000 Elitch Circle Denver CO 80204
Pop-Rock Stars R5 at Elitch Gardens
Buy Tickets $35.99 $54.99
Teen idols R5 bring their sunny SoCal pop-rock sound to Denver for a mid-summer concert at Elitch Gardens. Originally from Littleton, the L.A.-based crew was formed in 2009, with the Lynch siblings at its core. Ross and Riker made a big splash on the small screen, with roles on Austin & Ally and Glee, respectively. Rounding out the fresh, young act are Rocky, sister Rydel and pal Ellington Ratliff. Catch the rising pop stars as they cue up tracks from their newest release New Addictions and play hits like "Loud," "(I Can't) Forget About You" and "Let's Not Be Alone Tonight." Plus, your concert ticket includes admission to the park.
Saturday June 24, 2017 / 8:00pm