Escape A man finds himself isolated in a mental health facility and confronts the voices that have haunted him his entire life, Thursday through Aug. 30, Royal Players Guild, Dairy Arts Center, 2590 Walnut St., Boulder; $20-$25;

The Never Summer New play by local playwright Ellen K. Graham about a woman living in Denver, circa 2040, Thursday through Aug. 31, Feral Assembly, Theater 29, 5138 W. 29th Ave., Denver; $20;

Suicide Lies World premiere play about three women’s journeys that shed light on the insidious nature of suicide, Thursday through Sept. 7, The SOURCE Theatre Company, Su Teatro Cultural and Performing Arts Center, 721 Santa Fe Dr., Denver; $17-$25;


Beauty and the Beast Musical version of the beloved Disney movie, through Sept. 21, BDT Stage, 5501 Arapahoe Road, Boulder; $40-$63; 303-449-6000,

Boulder Fringe Festival Twelve days of theater, dance, music and more, Wednesday through Aug. 25, various venues, Boulder; free-$15;

Shorn Three characters connect in a war-torn world, through Saturday, Theater Company of Lafayette, Mary Miller Theater, 300 E. Simpson St., Lafayette; $13-$16; 800-838-30076,


Nunsense The Little Sisters of Hoboken are in need of funds and put on a variety show to raise them, through Sept. 29, Jesters Dinner Theatre, 224 Main St., Longmont; $17-$43; 224 Main St., Longmont; 303-682-9980,


Tarzan: The Stage Musical An infant boy on the shores of West Africa is raised by gorillas, through Aug. 25, Candlelight Dinner Playhouse, 4747 Marketplace Dr., Johnstown, $29.50-$64.95; 970-744-3747 or


Bad in Bed Live Comedy based on the book “We’re All Bad in Bed,” Thursday through Saturday, University of Denver, Newman Center for the Performing Arts, 2344 E. Iliff Ave., $35;

Chicago Award-winning musical set in the Windy City during the height of media sensationalism, through Aug. 25, Phamaly Theatre Company, Denver Performing Arts Complex, 14th and Curtis streets, Denver; $40-$80;

Emma Jane Austen’s determined matchmaker falls into her own entanglements, through Sunday, Vintage Theatre, 1468 Dayton St., Aurora; $16-$32; 303-856-7830,

Fairfield A teacher’s misguided attempt at celebrating Black History Month takes a dark turn and chaos erupts in a liberal burg, through Sunday, Miners Alley Playhouse, 1224 Washington St., Golden; $22-$34; 303-935-3044,

The Great American Trailer Park Musical Musical Comedy about life in Florida’s most exclusive trailer park, through Aug. 31, Equinox Theatre Company, Bug Theatre, 3654 Navajo St., Denver; $22-$30;

Mountains Made for Us Bollywood-style romantic comedy about a dancer from India who finds herself starting anew in Colorado, through Sunday, Boshni Arts, Vintage Theatre Company, 1468 Dayton St., Aurora; $10-$15; 303-856-7830,

My Son the Waiter: A Jewish Tragedy One-man comedy about one man’s struggle to make it as a New York actor,  through Aug. 25, Lakewood Cultural Center, 470 S. Allison Parkway, Lakewood; $40-$59; 303-987-7845,

Richard III An all-female cast tackles Shakespeare’s play about a manipulative and bloody politician, through Saturday, Lost and Found Productions, John Hand Theater, 7659 E. 1st Place, Denver; $15-$20;

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