We new “Hamilton” was coming back, but the upcoming season for touring Broadway productions swinging through the Denver Center in the next year includes “Mean Girls,” “The SpongeBob Musical,” “Miss Saigon” and “The Band’s Visit,” to name a few.

Here’s the lineup:

Subscription ShowsTheatrePlaying Dates
Miss SaigonBuell TheatreSept 10-22, 2019
The Improvised Shakespeare Company®Garner Galleria TheatreOct 15, 2019-Mar 22, 2020
Jimmy Buffett’s Escape to MargaritavilleBuell TheatreDec 23, 2019-Jan 5, 2020
SUMMER: The Donna Summer MusicalBuell TheatreJan 28-Feb 9, 2020
The SpongeBob Musical Buell TheatreMar 10-22, 2020
Mean GirlsBuell TheatreMar 25-Apr 12, 2020
My Fair LadyBuell TheatreJul 15-26, 2020
The Band’s VisitBuell TheatreJul 29-Aug 9, 2020
Added Attraction ShowsTheatrePlaying Dates
It’s Not You, It’s Me – The Second CityGarner Galleria TheatreJul 31-Aug 25, 2019
Erma Bombeck: At Wit’s EndGarner Galleria TheatreSept 4-22, 2019
Blue Man GroupBuell TheatreOct 22-27, 2019
The Phantom of the OperaBuell TheatreNov 6-17, 2019
Jesus Christ SuperstarBuell TheatreNov 26-Dec 1, 2019
Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas! The MusicalBuell TheatreDec 3-8, 2019
Mannheim Steamroller Christmas by Chip DavisBuell TheatreDec 14 & 15, 2019
RENT 20th Anniversary TourBuell TheatreFeb 28-Mar 1, 2020
Disney’s The Lion KingBuell TheatreMay 13-Jun 14, 2020
The Book of MormonThe EllieJun 9-28, 2020
HamiltonBuell TheatreAug 12-Oct 4, 2020

ABOUT THE SHOWS (In Alpha Order)

BLUE MAN GROUP

Oct 22-27, 2019

Buell Theatre

The global smash hit Blue Man Group returns to Denver. At Blue Man Group, you’ll rock, laugh and party. As three bald and blue men explore our world, together we’ll discover music, comedy and surprises at every turn. By the end of this spectacular journey, you’ll be saying “I DON’T EVEN KNOW WHAT JUST HAPPENED BUT I LOOOVED IT.” 35 million people of all ages and cultures know what Blue Man Group is really about. Now it’s your turn!

DISNEY’S THE LION KING

May 13-June 14, 2020

Buell Theatre

Giraffes strut. Birds swoop. Gazelles leap. The entire Serengeti comes to life as never before. And as the music soars, Pride Rock slowly emerges from the mist. This is Disney’s The Lion King, making its triumphant return to Denver! More than 95 million people around the world have experienced the awe-inspiring visual artistry, the unforgettable music, and the uniquely theatrical storytelling of this Broadway spectacular – one of the most breathtaking and beloved productions ever to grace the stage. Winner of six Tony Awards®, including Best Musical, The Lion King brings together one of the most imaginative creative teams on Broadway. Tony Award®-winning director Julie Taymor brings to life a story filled with hope and adventure set against an amazing backdrop of stunning visuals. The Lion King also features the extraordinary work of Tony Award®-winning choreographer Garth Fagan and some of Broadway’s most recognizable music, crafted by Tony Award®-winning artists Elton John and Tim Rice. There is simply nothing else like The Lion King.

 

SEUSS’ HOW THE GRINCH STOLE CHRISTMAS! THE MUSICAL

December 3-8, 2019

Buell Theatre

Dr. Seuss’ How The Grinch Stole Christmas! The Musical returns to Denver to steal Christmas after a blockbuster debut in 2014. More than 2.5 million theatre-goers across America have been delighted by this heart-warming holiday musical, featuring the hit songs “You’re A Mean One Mr. Grinch” and “Welcome Christmas” from the original animated TV special. Max the Dog narrates as the mean and scheming Grinch, whose heart is “two sizes too small,” decides to steal Christmas away from the Holiday loving Whos. Magnificent sets and costumes inspired by Dr. Seuss’ original illustrations help transport audiences to the whimsical world of Whoville and helps remind us of the true meaning of the holiday season. Don’t miss what The New York Times calls “AN EXTRAORDINARY PERFORMANCE! 100 times better than any bedtime story.”

ERMA BOMBECK: AT WIT’S END

September 4-22, 2019

Garner Galleria Theatre

Erma Bombeck, one of our country’s most beloved humorists, captured the frustrations of her generation by asking, “If life is a bowl of cherries, what am I doing in the pits?” Starring “Suburban Outlaw” and columnist Pam Sherman, this is the story behind America’s favorite average housewife who championed the lives of women with an incomparable wit that sprang from the most unexpected place of all — the truth.

HAMILTON

August 12-October 4, 2020

Buell Theatre

Hamilton is the story of America’s Founding Father Alexander Hamilton, an immigrant from the West Indies who became George Washington’s right-hand man during the Revolutionary War and was the new nation’s first Treasury Secretary. Featuring a score that blends hip-hop, jazz, blues, rap, R&B, and Broadway, Hamilton is the story of America then, as told by America now. With book, music and lyrics by Lin-Manuel Miranda, direction by Thomas Kail, choreography by Andy Blankenbuehler and musical direction and orchestrations by Alex Lacamoire, Hamilton is based on Ron Chernow’s biography of Founding Father Alexander Hamilton.

IT’S NOT YOU, IT’S ME – THE SECOND CITY

July 31-August 25, 2019

Garner Galleria Theatre

The Second City has been laughing at love and its infinite scroll of side effects for decades. In the world-famous comedy company’s latest laughter-inducing undertaking, It’s Not You, It’s Me, The Second City takes shots at heartbreak, missed connections and the mire of human relationships. Your friends, your parents, even your blind date will find something achingly familiar to laugh at, thanks to comedy’s newest generation of writers and performers…who all fit squarely into the “it’s complicated” category!

JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR

November 26-December 1, 2019

Buell Theatre

“A gorgeous, thrilling, heavenly musical.” – The Guardian

Jesus Christ Superstar is an iconic musical phenomenon with a world-wide fan base. In celebration of its 50th anniversary, a new mesmerizing production comes to North America. Originally staged by London’s Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre and helmed by the acclaimed director Timothy Sheader (Crazy for YouInto the Woods) and award-winning choreographer Drew McOnie (King KongStrictly Ballroom), this production won the 2017 Olivier Award for Best Musical Revival garnering unprecedented reviews and accolades. Appealing to both theatre audiences and concert music fans, this production pays tribute to the historic 1971 Billboard Album of the Year while creating a modern, theatrical world that is uniquely fresh and inspiring. With music and lyrics by Emmy, Grammy, Oscar and Tony winners Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice, Jesus Christ Superstar is set against the backdrop of an extraordinary series of events during the final weeks in the life of Jesus Christ as seen through the eyes of Judas. Reflecting the rock roots that defined a generation, the legendary score includes “I Don’t Know How to Love Him,” “Gethsemane” and “Superstar.”

JIMMY BUFFETT’S ESCAPE TO MARGARITAVILLE

December 23, 2019-January 5, 2020

Buell Theatre

Welcome to Margaritaville, where people come to get away from it all—and stay to find something they never expected. With a book by Emmy Awar