DENVER (CBS4) – The Denver Center for the Performing Arts announced the date of its annual Saturday Night Alive fundraiser Thursday night.

Organizers will hold the highly-anticipated event on March 3, 2018.

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2017 Saturday Night Alive (credit: Denver Center for the Performing Arts)

Last year, the fundraiser helped raise more than $1.2 million for DCPA education programs which “give 106,000 students the opportunity to take their first step toward changing their lives and transforming the world around them,” said the organization in a press release.

2017 Saturday Night Alive (credit: Denver Center for the Performing Arts)

Tickets start at $1,000 which includes a donation to the DCPA, a luxury silent auction, dinner in the Seawall Grand Ballroom and a viewing of “Hamilton” at The Buell Theatre that same night.

 

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Performance of “Hamilton”(credit: DCPA)

“Being able to celebrate that with Hamilton, a show that is equally passionate about Arts Education, is an exciting opportunity for donors,” said DCPA President and CEO, Janice Sinden.

2017 Saturday Night Alive (credit: Denver Center for the Performing Arts)

An estimated $21 million has helped DCPA programs over the last three decades.

(credit: DCPA)

Tickets for Saturday Night Alive go on sale at the end of November.

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Tickets to see “Hamilton” in Denver go on sale after the first of next year.