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Week in Theater: ‘Streetcar Named Desire’ in Boulder, ‘Cinderella’ at Candlelight

Theater productions for the week of Aug. 19-25


On stage

Cinderella: Musical version of the fairy tale about how life somehow requires a handsome, wealthy and powerful man to make a young woman happy, through Sept. 4, Candlelight Dinner Playhouse, 4747 Marketplace Drive, Johnstown; $29-$66;

Disney’s Descendants: Youth performed musical featuring your favorite Disney characters, Aug. 19-20, The Arts Hub, 420 Courtney Way, Lafayette; $10-$25;

Purely Patsy Cline: Hear the stories and songs of the country diva, Sunday, Nissi’s, 1455 Coal Creek Dr., Lafayette; $30-$35;

Rent: Tony Award-winning musical, set in NYC’s East Village, is about falling in love, finding your voice and living for today; 7 p.m. Friday, Saturday and 2 p.m. Saturday; CenterStage Theatre Company, 901 Front St., Louisville;

The Spongebob Musical: The power of optimism shines through in this musical based on the hit cartoon, through Sept. 3, BDT Stage, 5501 Arapahoe Road, Boulder; $70-$75 (includes meal);

A Streetcar Named Desire Tennessee Williams’ classic play filled with passion, tension and colliding cultures, Aug. 25-Sept. 4, The Upstart Crow Theatre Company, Dairy Arts Center, 2590 Walnut St., Boulder;

Coming soon

The Children: Humorous and timely eco-thriller, Sept. 15-Oct. 8, Butterfly Effect Theatre Company, Dairy Arts Center, 2590 Walnut St., Boulder;

Hadestown: Tony Award-winning musical that tells a contemporary love story, Aug. 30-Sept. 11, DCPA Broadway, Buell Theatre, 13th and Curtis streets, Denver; $35-$125;

Into the Woods: Stephen Sondheim’s dark musical that intertwines the plots of Brothers Grimm fairy tales, Sept. 9-Oct. 9, Arvada Center, 6901 Wadsworth Blvd., Arvada;

Newsical The Musical: Long-running off-Broadway show that spoofs the news, Sept. 7-25, Garner Galleria Theatre, DCPA, 14th and Curtis streets, Denver;

Theater of the Mind: David Byrne and Mala Gaonkar-created immersive theater piece world premiere, Aug. 31-Dec. 18, DCPA, York Street Yards, 3887 Steele St., Denver;

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