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Jesters Dinner Theatre co-owner Mary Lou Moore plays the piano during a dress rehearsal of “Little Women” on Jan. 14, 2021, in Longmont. Jesters brings “Legally Blonde, The Musical” to the stage this month. (Timothy Hurst/Staff Photographer)
Jesters Dinner Theatre co-owner Mary Lou Moore plays the piano during a dress rehearsal of “Little Women” on Jan. 14, 2021, in Longmont. Jesters brings “Legally Blonde, The Musical” to the stage this month. (Timothy Hurst/Staff Photographer)

As You Like It Fresh adaptation of Shakespeare’s romantic comedy performed outdoors, through Oct. 9, Band of Toughs, Buell Theatre, 1400 Curtis St., Denver; $12;

Avenue Q Musical comedy about bohemians in New York City, featuring puppets, but it’s decidedly not for kids, through Oct. 17, BDT Stage, 5501 Arapahoe Ave., Boulder; $65-$75;

Climate Cabaret Ten short plays about climate change by writers from around the world, Sept. 24-Oct. 3, CU Department of Theatre, University Theatre, CU campus, Boulder; $22;

I Do! I Do! Musical that covers the peaks and valleys of a 50-year marriage, through Oct. 10, Arvada Center for the Arts, 6901 Wadsworth Blvd., Arvada; $59-$77;

Dracula: The Death of Nosferatu Family-friendly version of the Gothic tale, performed with a mild hike, through Oct. 31, Arts in the Open, Chautauqua Picnic Shelter, 900 Baseline Road, Boulder; $15-$20;

Fiddler on the Roof Bittersweet music about a milkman and his family who live in a Jewish shtetl overshadowed by the rise of anti-Semitism in early 20th-century Europe, Sept. 18-Oct. 10, Ovation West Musical Theatre, Center Stage, 27608 Fireweed Dr., Evergreen; $20-$30;

Hundred Days Folk-rock musical that answers the question: What would you do if you had 100 days to live? Through Oct 10, Aurora Fox Theatre Company, 9900 E. Colfax Ave. Aurora; $14-$28;

Legally Blonde, The Musical Stage version of the hit movie of the same name, through Nov. 28, Jesters Dinner Theatre, 224 Main St., Longmont; $17-$48;

The Lifespan of a Fact A demanding editor hires a neurotic fact-checker to go toe-to-toe with an eccentric author, through Oct. 16, Curious Theatre Company, 1080 Acoma St., Denver;

Sisters In Law The story of two polar opposites who happen to be the first and second women on the U.S. Supreme Court, Sept. 25-Oct. 31, Theatre Or, John Hand Theater, 7653 1st Place, Denver;

Sojourners Project: Busing Original work that unpacks the history of desegregation busing in Denver Schools, through Sept. 26, IDEA Stages/Control Group, Rising Star Missionary Baptist Church, 1500 S. Dayton St., Aurora; $10-$40;

Young Frankenstein Musical version of the classic Mel Brooks comedy, through Oct. 31, Vintage Theatre, 1468 Dayton St., Aurora; $20-$38;

Coming soon

American Son A mother frantically attempts to find information about her missing son from evasive detectives, Nov. 6-Dec. 11, Curious Theatre Company, 1080 Acoma St., Denver;

Broadway’s Next Hit Musical An unscripted awards show where improvisers create an evening of music and humor, Dec. 1, Rialto Theater, 22 E. 4th St., Loveland; $39;

Elephant Modern and timely response to the Black Lives Matter Movement and the shameful history of racism in America, Oct. 8-30, Benchmark Theatre, 1560 Teller St., Lakewood; $15-$30;

The Improvised Shakespeare Company Improv actors create Shakespeare-styled scenarios on the spot, based on audience suggestions, Oct. 6-31, Denver Center, Garner Galleria Theatre, 14th and Curtis streets, Denver; $42;

Lizzie Rock ‘n roll musical about famed female killer Lizzie Borden, Oct. 8-31, Forge Light Theatreworks, People’s Building, 9995 E. Colfax Ave., Aurora; $20-$30;

Macbeth Shakespeare’s tale of ambition and treachery, Oct. 14-24, Upstart Crow Theatre Company, Dairy Arts Center, 2590 Walnut St., Boulder; $21-$25;

This Random World Humorous and heartbreaking play that explores how we often travel parallel paths without noticing, Oct. 29-Nov. 14, Coal Creek Theater of Louisville, Louisville Center for the Arts, 801 Grant Ave., Louisville;

Steel Magnolias Charming bittersweet play about a group of Southern women who meet in the local hair salon, Oct. 1-24, Cherry Creek Theatre Company, Mizel Center, 350 S. Dahlia St., Denver; $22-$42;

White Christmas Musical featuring the songs of Irving Berlin, Nov. 13-Jan. 8, 2022, BDT Stage, 5501 Arapahoe Ave., Boulder; $65-$75;

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