Editor’s note: This article has been updated to correctly identify the Trapp Family Singers.
Ada and the Engine Jane Austen meets Steve Jobs in this pre-tech romance heralding the computer age, through Dec. 18, Firehouse Theater Company, John Hand Theater, 7653 E. 1st Place, Denver; $23-$25; firehousetheatercompany.com.
American Son A mother frantically attempts to find information about her missing son from evasive detectives, through Dec. 11, Curious Theatre Company, 1080 Acoma St., Denver; $36-$40; curioustheatre.org.
A Christmas Carol A money-hoarding curmudgeon is transformed in Charles Dickens’ classic story, through Dec. 26, Denver Center Theatre Company, 14th and Curtis streets, Denver; $40-$90; denvercenter.org.
Eddie and Dave Gender-bending romp about the infamous artistic partnership of David Lee Roth and Eddie Van Halen, through Nov. 28, The Catamounts, The People’s Building, 9995 E. Colfax Ave., Aurora; $30; thecatamounts.org.
Elf – the Musical Heartwarming musical comedy based on the film about a human raised by Santa’s elves, who saves Christmas, through Dec. 23, Arvada Center for the Arts and Humanities, 6901 Wadsworth Blvd., Arvada; $53; arvadacenter.org.
Into the Woods Stephen Sondheim’s dark musical based on fairy tales, through Nov. 21, The Spark Theater Company, 4847 Pearl St., Suite B4, Boulder; $16-$22; thesparkcreates.org.
Jest a Second Joel’s dating a nice, Jewish doctor and he’s finally ready to introduce his parents to the love of his life…or is he? through Nov. 21, Cherry Creek Theatre Company, Mizel Center, 350 S. Dahlia St., Denver; $26-$42; cherrycreektheatre.org.
The Last Romance Heart-warming tale about the transformative power of love between a lonely widower and a mysterious woman, through Nov. 21, Viva Theater Company, Dairy Arts Center, 2590 Walnut St., Boulder; $20-$25; thedairy.org.
Legally Blonde, The Musical Stage version of the hit movie that follows Elle Woods through law school, through Nov. 28, Jesters Dinner Theatre, 224 Main St., Longmont; $17-$48; jesterstheatre.com.
White Christmas Musical featuring the songs of Irving Berlin, through Jan. 8, 2022, BDT Stage, 5501 Arapahoe Ave., Boulder; $65-$75; bdtstage.com.
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; rialtotheatrecenter.org.
Christmas Revels: Celtic Roads A celebration of the Winter Solstice exploring Celtic traditions of music, dance and story, Dec. 18-22, Rocky Mountain Revels, Dairy Arts Center 2590 Walnut St., Boulder; thedairy.org.
Disney’s The Lion King National tour of the beloved musical, Dec. 2-Jan. 2, 2022, DCPA Broadway, Buell Theatre, Denver Performing Arts Center, 14th and Curtis streets, Denver; $35-$175; denvercenter.org.
Fall Lab Readings of three new plays, Dec. 4-6, Local Theater Company, Deviant Spirits, 2480 49th St., Suite E, Boulder; $15-$30; localtheaterco.org.
Hamilton National tour of the groundbreaking musical, Feb. 16-March 27, DCPA, 14th and Curtis streets, Denver; $59-$199; denvercenter.org.
Santa’s Big Red Sack Irreverent comic sketches, befitting the season, Dec. 2-24, Rattlebrain Productions, The People’s Building, 9995 E. Colfax Ave., Aurora; $29.50; rattlebrainproductions.com.
Scrooge: Bah Humbug! Jesters’ long-running musical based on the holiday classic “A Christmas Carol”; Dec. 3-30; Jesters Dinner Theatre, 224 Main St., Longmont; $17-$48; jesterstheatre.com.
The Sound of Music The heartwarming story based on the Trapp Family Singers; Nov. 26-Jan. 30; Candlelight Dinner Playhouse, 4747 Marketplace Drive, Johnstown; coloradocandlelight.com.
A Very Merry (Unauthorized) Children’s Scientology Pageant Satirical musical about a troupe of kids who join together to tell the story of Scientology founder L. Ron Hubbard, Nov. 26-Dec. 19, Aurora Fox Theater, 9900 E. Colfax Ave., Aurora; $15-$36; aurorafox.org.
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