Ogden Theatre The Ogden Theatre was built in 1919 by the same designer of the Bluebird Theater. The Ogden Theatre origianally hosted live performances such as weekly organ recitals, dances, lectures and vaudeville acts - most notably, the legendary Harry Houdini. By 1937 it had been converted to a movie theater featuring the classics to the avant garde and in the '80's featuring the cult movie classic, the Rocky Horror Picture Show. The Ogden Theatre was re-opened in 1993 featuring a wide variety of live performances. The theatre found it's niche and has become Denver's premier concert venue featuring approximately 150 concerts per year. The Ogden Theatre is an official Denver landmark and a national historic landmark. A variety of performers have graces the Ogden Theatre stage including John Hiatt, No Doubt, Green Day, Ben Harper, Allman Brothers Band, Blink 182, Smashing Pumpkins, and the Goo Goo Dolls.