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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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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Support 125 years of Colorado history!

Please consider supporting the theatre with a donation today.

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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.


Thank you!

December 7, 2016

Yesterday was Colorado Gives Day and our amazing supporters stepped up with some wonderful donations so we’re declaring today Colorado Gives Thanks Day! 😉 THANK YOU! Your support of the Historic Elitch Theatre helps us continue this journey to restore one of Colorado’s oldest cultural institutions. We hope you’ll… Read More

It’s Colorado Gives Day!

December 6, 2016

It’s Colorado Gives Day! Help us wrap-up this truly historic year with a gift for the future. Will you help us celebrate 125 years of Colorado history with a Colorado Gives Day donation of $125? Click here to donate:  https://www.ColoradoGives.org/HEGTF… Read More

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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