Edges Musical about young adults grappling with coming-of-age issues like love, commitment and identity, through Sunday, CU College of Music, Old Main Chapel, CU Campus, Boulder; free;

The Improvised Shakespeare Company Based on audience suggestions, the improv troupe creates a Shakespearean masterpiece before the audience’s very eyes, Tuesday through March 22, Denver Center for the Performing Arts, Garner Galleria Theatre, 14th and Curtis streets, Denver; $42; 303-893-4100,

Mrs. Warren’s Profession Comedy/drama about mothers and daughters, the economics of necessity and the oldest profession, through Nov. 9, Germinal Stage, John Hand Theater, 7653 E. 1st Place, Denver; $17-$25; 303-455-7108,

Playback Theatre Actors solicit stories from the audience and re-enact them on the spot, Saturday, Red Thread Playback Theatre, Theater O, 5311 Western Ave., Suite 120, Boulder; $15;

Waiting to be Invited Four middle-aged black women travel to a “whites only” restaurant in Atlanta, circa 1964, through Nov. 3, 5280 Artist Co-op, Aurora Cultural Arts Center, 1400 Dallas St., Aurora; $25-$26; 720-432-9162.


Burning the Old Man Two brothers have 24 hours to fulfill their father’s wish to have his ashes scattered at Burning Man, trough Sunday, CU Department of Theatre, Loft Theatre, CU campus; $8-$16;

Everybody Modern riff on the 15th-century morality play “Everyman,” about a group of living souls searching for meaning, through Saturday, The Catamounts, Dairy Arts Center, 2590 Walnut St., Boulder; $20-$45;

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Diana Dresser plays Sugar in the Boulder Ensemble Theatre Company’s production of “Tiny Beautiful Things,” The play is based on Cheryl Strayed’s book “Sugar” -a collection of her columns dating back to when she was an online advice columnist.

Mamma Mia! Musical comedy that weaves together a romantic tale set to the music of ABBA, through Feb. 22, BDT Stage, 5501 Arapahoe Road, Boulder; $45-$74; 303-449-6000,

Ghosted: A Paranormal Mystery Family-friendly story about a ghost hunter and three ghoulish stories that try to answer once and for all: “Are ghosts real?” through Oct. 27, Arts in the Open, Chautauqua Park, 900 Baseline Road, Boulder; $15-$20;

Tiny Beautiful Things Based on real stories from advice columnist Sugar (Cheryl Strayed), through Saturday, Boulder Ensemble Theatre Company, Dairy Arts Center, 2590 Walnut St., Boulder; $22.50-$34; 303-444-7328,


The Addams Family Musical comedy that embraces the wackiness in every family, through Dec. 1, Jesters Dinner Theatre, 214 Main St., Longmont; $20-$43;

I Do! I Do! Two-person musical that follows a couple through the ups and downs of marriage, through Oct. 27, Jesters Dinner Theatre, 214 Main St., Longmont; $20-$43;


Every Brilliant Thing One-woman show about a child’s fierce, flawed attempt to make sense of adult unhappiness, through Oct. 19, OpenStage Theatre Company, Debut Theatre, 827 Riverside Ave., Fort Collins; $10-$22; 970-221-6730,

The Hunchback of Notre Dame Musical version of Victor Hugo’s story of a lonely bell-ringer who has spent his life locked in a tower, through Nov. 17, Candlelight Dinner Playhouse, 4747 Marketplace Dr., Johnstown; $29.95-$64.95; 970-755-3747,


The Addams Family The ghoulish American family comes to life in this musical comedy, through Oct. 27, Vintage Theatre, 1468 Dayton St., Aurora; $19-$38; 303-856-7830,

A Doll’s House/A Doll’s House, Part 2 Henrik Ibsen’s iconic feminist drama and a contemporary sequel penned by Lucas Hnath, running in repertory, through Nov. 24, Denver Center Theatre Company, Ricketson Theatre, 14th and Curtis streets, Denver; $25-$40; 303-893-4100,

Miss You Like Hell An undocumented immigrant and her estranged daughter take a cross-country trip as the mother’s deportation looms in this new musical, through Sunday, Aurora Fox Arts Theatre, 9900 E. Colfax Ave., Aurora; $12-$37; 303-739-1970,

The Necromancer’s Stone A boy engages a Voodoo queen to help rescue his missing uncle, through Nov. 23, The BITSY Stage, 1137 S. Huron St., Denver; free (donations accepted);

Once Musical about an Irish street singer and the Czech woman he falls for, based on the hit film, through  Oct. 18, Miners Alley Playhouse, 1224 Washington Ave., Golden; $26-$38; 303-935-3044,

Pass Over Contemporary mash-up of “Waiting for Godot” and the Biblical Exodus saga, through Saturday, Curious Theatre, 1080 Acoma St., Denver; 303-623-0524,

Plaza Suite Neil Simon comedy about three relationships gone awry, through Nov. 10, Arvada Center, 6901 Wadsworth Blvd., Arvada; $55; 720-898-7200,

Sweeney Todd Musical about a murderous barber and the backstory that motivated his bloody ways, through Oct. 26, Equinox Theatre Company, Bug Theatre, 3654 Navajo St., Denver; $25-$30;

Universe92 Comedy featuring three animal behaviorists, a giant rat and a Roomba, through Oct. 19, Buntport Theater, 717 Lipan St., Denver; $18-$20; 720-946-1388,

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