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The Ellie Caulkins Opera House, known simply as "The Ellie," is a world-class hall designed in the lyric style with acoustical excellence, state-of-the-art technical support, and clean sight lines. With many renovations since its original opening in 1908, The Ellie invites top artists, performers and ensembles from around the world, and its lobby is adorned with public art pieces from artists like Dale Chihuly.

  • Seating Capacity: 2,225
  • Drinks: Drinks allowed in the theatre. Intermission drink pre-ordering is available.
  • Fun Fact: The Ellie is one of two theatres within the historic 1908 Auditorium Theatre, which was the site of Colorado’s first Democratic National Convention. Held in June, snow was delivered by train so the delegates could have snowball fights.

Map of Complex:

Denver Center Performing Arts Complex Map

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Seating Charts:

The Ellie Caulkins Opera House Seating Chart

Speer Blvd. & Arapahoe St., Denver CO
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