The Arvada Center for the Arts and Humanities today announced a plan to launch a full slate of theatrical productions starting in September of 2021. Following health and safety guidelines from Jefferson County and the State of Colorado, all seats in both the Main Stage and Black Box Theatres will be made available to patrons.

Producing Artistic Director of Musical Theatre Rod A. Lansberry and Artistic Director of Plays Lynne Collins have assembled a season that covers a variety of genres and styles. From dazzling contemporary Broadway works to thought-provoking new adaptations of classic stories, the Arvada Center maintains its commitment to producing world-class theatrical experiences.

“As the theatre world starts to come back to life, we are excited to get back to what we do best – tell engaging stories,” says Lansberry. “The anticipation of being back in the theatre is palpable,” adds Collins. “Our love of the arts helps us reunite and recover better than anything.”

Here’s the lineup:

I Do! I Do!

A Musical About Marriage
Book and lyrics by Tom Jones
Music by Harvey Schmidt
Based on “The Fourposter” by Jan de Hartog
Directed by Rod A. Lansberry
September 10 – October 10, 2021 | Main Stage Theatre


By A.R. Gurney
Directed by Lynne Collins
October 1 – November 7, 2021| Black Box Theatre

Elf – The Musical

Book by Thomas Meehan and Bob Martin
Music by Matthew Sklar
Lyrics by Chad Beguelin
Based upon the New Line Cinema film written by David Berenbaum Directed by Rod A. Lansberry

November 19 – December 23, 2021| Main Stage Theatre

The Liar

By David Ives
Adapted from the comedy by Pierre Corneille
Directed by Geoffrey Kent
February 4 – May 22, 2022 (select dates, performed in repertory) | Black Box Theatre

Animal Farm

George Orwell’s biting satire, adapted by Nelson Bond
With a new staging for the Arvada Center Black Box Theatre by Jessica Robblee February 25 – May 21, 2022 (select dates, performed in repertory) | Black Box Theatre

Stick Fly

By Lydia R. Diamond
Directed by Jada Suzanne Dixon
March 18 – May 19, 2022 (select dates, performed in repertory) | Black Box Theatre

Kinky Boots

Book by Harvey Fierstein, Music and Lyrics by Cyndi Lauper Based on the Miramax motion picture Kinky Boots
Written by Geoff Deane and Tim Firth
Directed by Rod A. Lansberry

Friday, March 25 – Sunday, April 24, 2022| Main Stage Theatre

Theatre subscriptions for the 2021-2022 season are now available online at or by calling 720.898.7200.