Be a Part of a Cultural Phenonmenon

Honoring the Legacy of Mary Elitch


Theatre History

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


Future of the Theatre

For many years we have been raising funds and applying for grants to complete phase III of the restoration. The building has a temporary occupancy license which allows us to do programming from the middle of May to mid October. Currently, we are processing an insurance claim from a major windstorm and our hope is to be back in the theatre by the summer of 2019.


Elitch Theatre Academy

We are proud to announce that our new academy is open and will be offering free classes for all ages Please contact Michael our program director with any questions.

We Are On the Air


Through SCFD funding and KUHS live streaming we are able to bring to the public a fabulous new podcast where you can learn about the rich history of the theatre and the amazing stories that surround Mary Elitch and her incredible legacy every first and third Thursday from 11:30am to 12:00pm . The podcast will be filled with some wonderful guests.

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Be A Supporter

Your support will help us to present to the community a Summer Film Series, Concerts in the Carousel, Children's Day events, Tours and major special events. Help us be stewards of the theatre and the community.

Donate Today!

Colorado Gives allows you to give year round and even schedule monthly donations.

Volunteer Today!

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

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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