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Week in Theater: ‘Cinderella’ wrapping at Candlelight to make way for a swashbuckling adventure

Theater productions for the week of Sept. 2-8

This is the last weekend to catch “Cinderella” on stage at Candlelight Dinner Playhouse in Johnstown. (RDG Photography / Courtesy photo)
This is the last weekend to catch “Cinderella” on stage at Candlelight Dinner Playhouse in Johnstown. (RDG Photography / Courtesy photo)
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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 Sunday, Candlelight Dinner Playhouse, 4747 Marketplace Drive, Johnstown; $29-$66; coloradocandlelight.com.

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

Newsical The Musical Long-running Off-Broadway show that spoofs the news, Wednesday through Sept. 25, Garner Galleria Theatre, DCPA, 14th and Curtis streets, Denver; denvercenter.org.

A Streetcar Named Desire: Tennessee Williams’ classic play filled with passion, tension and colliding cultures, through Sunday, The Upstart Crow Theatre Company, Dairy Arts Center, 2590 Walnut St., Boulder; thedairy.org.

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

Coming soon

The Banned Books Club: Actors perform selections from books that have a history of censorship, Sept. 11, Stories on Stage, Su Teatro Cultural and Performing Arts Center, 721 Santa Fe Dr., Denver; $24; storiesonstage.org.

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

Dry Land: Play about abortion, female friendship and resiliency, Sept. 16-Oct. 8, Benchmark Theatre Company, 1560 Teller St., Lakewood; $15-$30; benchmarktheatre.com.

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; arvadacenter.org.

The Mystery of Irma Vep – A Penny Dreadful: An off-Broadway Gothic melodrama spoof where two actors play all the roles; Sept. 16-25; Longmont Theatre Company, 513 E. Main St., Longmont; longmonttheatre.org.

The River Bride: Brazilian fable told with magic realism, Sept. 30-Nov. 6, Arvada Center for the Arts, 6901 Wadsworth Blvd., Arvada; arvadacenter.org.

The Scarlet Pimpernel: Musical version of the swashbuckling novel about the French Revolution, Sept. 15-Nov. 6, Candlelight Dinner Playhouse, 4747 Marketplace Drive, Johnstown; $29-$66; coloradocandlelight.com.

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