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Crossroads Theater at Five Points

2590 Washington St. Denver, CO 80205 | Downtown Denver | 303-832-5206

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The historic Five Points area welcomed the Crossroads Theater in 2007. The theater has a hundred seats and serves small, independent performing arts groups that offer everything from music to theater, poetry and storytelling artists.


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Once referred to as "the little theater that could", Crossroads Theater is located at Welton and Washington Streets which is also a major RTD lightrail stop. The building has been completely renovated and houses local art in the lobby. In 2010, Crossroads was acquired by Denver’s Division of Theatres and Arenas from its original owner and creator, Kurt Lewis. The City of Denver’s Division of Theatres and Arenas also owns and operates Red Rocks Amphitheatre, the Denver Performing Arts Complex, the Colorado Convention Center and the Denver Coliseum.

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