Welcome to the Historic Elitch Theatre

The Historic Elitch Theatre was built in 1891 and has been described as “one of the cradles of American drama.”

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Colorado Gives Day

Colorado Gives Day is December 6th, but you can schedule a donation to the theatre TODAY!

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Thank you sponsors!

Our summer of celebrating the 125th Anniversary of the theatre would not have been possible without our amazing sponsors!

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Celebrating 125 Years of History and Theatre!


Please consider supporting the theatre with an ongoing monthly donation, or use our donation form to make a one-time donation.


We’re looking for talented and dedicated volunteers to get involved with the Historic Elitch Theatre Foundation.

Our Supporters

By becoming a Supporter you will be helping HEGTF to plan and develop programming that enlightens, educates and entertains.

Theatre History

The Elitch Theatre has been a vital part of Colorado’s cultural landscape since its inception in 1891.

Future of the Theatre

2016 is our 125th anniversary and we are planning a year full of celebration and events.

The mission of the Historic Elitch Theatre is to return the theatre to its heritage as a nationally renowned venue for the celebration of the performing arts.

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