farm animal Stage version of George Orwell’s biting satire, through May 21, Arvada Center for the Arts, 6900 Wadsworth Blvd., Arvada; $45; arvadacenter.org.
Anna An Unrestrained Portrait of Texas Governor Ann Richards, through May 5, Cherry Creek Theater Company, Mizel Center, 350 S. Dahlia St., Denver; $26 to $42; cherrycreektheatre.org.
Blueridge A progressive high school teacher is spending six months at a church-sponsored halfway house, through June 5, Miners Alley Playhouse, 1224 Washington Ave., Golden; $17 to $45; minersalley.com.
choir boy Gospel musical about a conflicted gay student, through May 29, Denver Center Theater Company, 14th and Curtis Streets, Denver; $30 to $71; denvercenter.org.
A doll’s house Early 20th-century domestic drama that still resonates, through May 1, Upstart Crow Theater Company, Dairy Arts Center, 2590 Walnut St., Boulder; $21 to $25; thedairy.org.
fly west Drama about black women who forged new lives after the Civil War, through May 7, Firehouse Theater Company, John Hand Theatre, 7653 E. 1st St., Denver; $25; firehousetheatrecompany.com.
Heart Richard World premiere comedy about Shakespeare’s complicated villain Richard III and all his fans, through April 30, Buntport Theatre, 717 Lipan St., Denver; $(name your price); buntport.com.
The liar Adaptation of a French Farce, through May 22, Arvada Center for the Arts, 6900 Wadsworth Blvd., Arvada; $45; arvadacenter.org.
Local laboratory Three new plays are receiving concert readings, through April 23, Local Theater, Dairy Arts Center, 2590 Walnut St., Boulder; $30; thedairy.org.
Dream of a summer night Abridged Version of Shakespeare’s Comedy, April 23, DCPA’s Shakespeare in the Park, Flatiron Crossing Mall, 1 West Flatiron Crossing, Superior; free; denvercenter.org.
The Remarkable Life of Howard Barnes An average man wakes up to find his life has become a musical, through April 23, BDT Stage, 5501 Arapahoe Road, Boulder; $65 to $70; bdtstage.org.
The one-act play that goes wrong From missed lines to falling props, it’s all bad, through May 22, Vintage Theater, 1468 Dayton St., Aurora; $20 to $38; vintagetheatre.org.
The other Josh Cohen Romantic Rock ‘n’ Roll Musical, through May 1, DCPA Theater, Garner Galleria Theater, 14th and Curtis Streets, Denver; $45; denvercenter.org.
They promised him the moon Story of Jerrie Cobb and a Group of Female Astronauts, through April 24, CU Department of Theater, Loft Theater, University Theater Building; $18; cupresents.org.
Fly Stick Play that explores the interconnectedness of race and class, through May 19, Arvada Center, 6900 Wadsworth Blvd., Arvada; $45; arvadacenter.org.
Twilight Zone, a parody Episodes of the famous 1950s/60s TV show are lovingly recreated, through May 14, Theater Company of Lafayette, Mary Miller Theatre, 300 E. Simpson St., Lafayette; $18 to $23; tclstage.org.
you are going to be sick Play to Learn to Live in Your Own Body, through May 14, Benchmark Theater Company, 1560 Teller St., Lakewood, benchmarktheatre.com.
the alchemist One-night-only performance of Ben Johnson’s contemporary satire of Shakespeare, August 2, Colorado Shakespeare Festival, Mary Rippon Outdoor Theatre, CU, Boulder; $25 to $56; cupresents.org.
All’s well That ends well Coming of Age Frolics in 1950s France, June 18-August. 6, Colorado Shakespeare Festival, University Theater, CU, Boulder; $20 to $67; cupresents.org.
The Book of Will Contemporary play honoring the friends who helped publish Shakespeare’s plays after his death, 2 Jul – 2 Aug. 6, Colorado Shakespeare Festival, Mary Rippon Outdoor Theater, CU, Boulder; $22 to $81; cupresents.org.
Coriolanus Shakespeare’s political drama about a soldier, ordinary people and polarizing times, July 16-August. 7, Colorado Shakespeare Festival, University Theater, CU, Boulder; $19 to $64; cupresents.org.
Dixie never wears a tube while riding a mechanical bull Dixie Longate shares lessons learned in this one-man comedy, June 22-July 17, DCPA, Garner Galleria Theater, 14th and Curtis Streets, Denver; $46 to $80; denvercenter.org.
Epic proportions Comedy on the Set of a Biblical Epic in the 1930s, May 6-21, Coal Creek Theater of Louisville, Louisville Center for the Arts, 801 Grant Ave., Louisville; $23 to $25; cctlouisville.org.
hello sunshine Favorite Beatles stories and songs are performed, May 1, Stories on Stage, Su Teatro Cultural and Performing Arts Center, 721 Santa Fe Drive, Denver; $22; storiesonstage.org.
Don Quixote Nuevo Tejano Musical About Becoming the Hero of Your Own Story, May 13-June 12, Denver Center Theater Company, 14th and Curtis Streets, Denver; $30 to $69; denvercenter.org.
Theater of the mind World premiere of an immersive theater piece created by David Byrne and Mala Gaonkar, August 31-December 31. 18 DCPA, York Street Yards, 3887 Steele St., Denver; theatreoftheminddenver.com.
The two gentlemen of Verona Two friends find themselves in disagreement over the same girl, from June 5 to August. 7, Colorado Shakespeare Festival, Mary Rippon Outdoor Theater, CU, Boulder; $22 to $81; cupresents.org.
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