Screw Tooth is new
“Some Kind of Fun” is the first production by the new Screw Tooth, founded by the versatile Adam Stone, who has collaborated with Buntport on several musicals. The new company will share Buntport’s venue at 717 Lipan St. in Denver and promises a “wild visual and sonic world…” “Some Kind of Fun” includes writing by Erin Rollman of Buntport and plays Aug. 30 to Sept 14. Performances are at 8 p.m. on Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Monday, Sept. 9. Tickets: $15, 720-946-1388, screwtooth.com.
‘Trilogy of Terror’ begins
”Evil Dead: the Musical” plays Aug. 23 through Sept. 14 at the Bug Theatre, 3694 Navajo St., Denver. Performances: 7:30 p.m. Fridays, Saturdays. Tickets: bugtheatre.org. This is the first of the “Trilogy of Terror,” followed by “Night of the Living Dead” based on George A. Romero’s classic film, returns for a fifth year, Oct. 4-26. Finally: “Carrie: the Musical,” based on Stephen King’s novel, plays Nov. 8-30. A combined ticket for all three is available for $45. 303-477-9984, BugTheatre.org.
Much Ado at Spark
Shakespeare’s comedy “Much Ado About Nothing,” plays Sept. 6 through Oct. 5 at Spark Theater, 985 Santa Fe Dr., Denver. Roger Winn is director. Performances: 7:30 p.m. Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, except 9/20 and 10/4. Tickets: $15-$20, SparkTheater.org.
Mythology for the 21st century
“Metamorphosis” by Mary Zimmerman presents nine related tales based on Greek and Roman mythology, played around a large pool of water. Geoffrey Kent is director at the Aurora Fox Studio Theatre, 9900 E. Colfax Ave., Aurora, through Sept. 22. Performances: 7:30 p.m. Fridays, Saturdays; 2 p.m. Sundays. Tickets: $26/$22, 303-739-1970, AuroraFox.com.
The hills are alive ...
“Sound of Music” by Rodgers and Hammerstein continues through Sept. 1 at Candlelight Dinner Playhouse, 4747 Marketplace Dr., Johnstown- (I-25 Exit 254 just south of Johnson’s Corner). Performances: Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays evenings; Saturdays and Sundays matinees. Tickets: $49.50-$59.50 dinner and show; adult show-only tickets $29.50. 970-744-3747, ColoradoCandlelight.com.
No small wonders
“Wonder of the World” by David Lindsay-Abaire plays through Sept. 1 at Miners Alley Playhouse, 13th and Washington, Golden. Directed by Robert Kramer, Performances: 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays; 6 p.m. Sundays (2 p.m. only Sunday Sept. 1). Tickets: $19, 303-935-3044, MinersAlley.com.