Mo Willems to Philip Glass: Enter the Newman Center Ticket Lottery

We are delighted to announce that the Newman Center has partnered with the Denver Public Library to provide library customers with tickets for select music and theater performances. The Newman Center is a multi-disciplinary arts venue at the University of Denver that provides innovative, diverse, and thought-provoking performance and education opportunities that enable the community to be engaged, inspired, and connected through the arts.

  • Tickets will be awarded through a random lottery. A permanent DPL library card in good standing is required 
  • Winners will be notified by an email notification within a few days of the lottery 
  • You will receive two tickets to the performance
  • Tickets will be held at will call under the name provided for the lottery. Visit the box office on the night of the show and present a valid ID

Lottery Closed
Lottery closes Friday, January 13th at 2 p.m.

Manual Cinema Presents: Leonardo! A Wonderful Show About A Terrible Monster
Wednesday, January 18, 2023 at 6pm
Leonardo! A Wonderful Show About A Terrible Monster is adapted from the beloved children’s books by Mo Willems, and realized through mind-bending projection, DIY cinema, music, and immersive sound by critically-acclaimed multimedia artists Manual Cinema.  

Kenny Barron Trio
Thursday, February 2, 2023 at 7:30 pm
Kenny Barron is an 11-time Grammy nominee and NEA Jazz Master whom the Los Angeles Times calls "one of the top jazz pianists in the world." Having collaborated with such artists as Stan Getz and Yusef Lateef, Barron has been leading bands of his own for over 40 years.

The Philip Glass Ensemble
Thursday, February 9, 2023 at 7:30 pm 
The Philip Glass Ensemble will perform Philip Glass's "Music in Eight Parts" from 1970, thought to be lost, for one of the first times in 50 years, along with selections from "Glassworks," "The Photographer," and "Einstein on the Beach."


Written by stacey on December 6, 2022


Tiffany K on December 12, 2022


I would love to see a show, have never been to the Newman Center!

Trina Lynn Wilson on December 16, 2022


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