Elitch Gardens Theatre

4655 W 37th Avenue

Originally built in 1890 Elitch Gardens Theatre has withstood the test of time. Now organizations such as the city are working on keeping it standing after 125 years of use. It was the first theater in the state of Colorado to air a motion picture in 1896. It has been a stepping stone into national fame for some of America’s most beloved actors and actresses including Robert Redford and Grace Kelly.


Grace Kelly performed at Elitch Gardens Theatre

In the summer of 1951 a young actress by the name Grace Kelly got a job appearing in a couple plays during the summer session. This was a stepping stone for Grace Kelly to make it to the national limelight. It illustrates the humble beginnings to a future Princess.

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