Curtain Time


No promises

Miners Alley Playhouse revisits Walter Newton’s adaptation of “I Never Promised You A Rose Garden” from Sept. 13 to Oct. 27. The play is based on Colorado writer Joanne Greenberg’s novel, chronicling mentally ill Debra’s journey with her therapist Dr. Fried, and is directed by Rick Bernstein. The theater is at 1224 Washington Ave., Suite 210, Golden. Performances: 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays; 6 p.m. Sundays. Tickets: $19, 303-935-3044,

It’s elementary

“Sherlock Holmes and the Whitechapel Murders” by Brandon Palmer, based on a concept by Wade P. Wood, plays at the Byers-Evans House, 1310 Bannock St., Denver, Sept. 13 to Oct. 12. Holmes meets Jack the Ripper. Suitable for ages 13 and older. Performances: 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays; 6 p.m. Sundays. Directed by Maggie Stillman and Brandon Palmer. Tickets: $18, 303-620-4933.

Coach fare

“The Complete World of Sports (Abridged),” a regional premiere of another funny piece by the Reduced Shakespeare Company, plays Sept. 20 to Oct. 26 at The Avenue Theater, 417 E. 17th Ave., Denver. Directed by Bob Wells. Performances: 7:30 Fridays, Saturdays and Thursdays, Oct. 10, 17, 24; 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 13. Tickets: $26, 303-321-5925,

Beatrice, Benedick, et al

“Much Ado About Nothing” plays through Oct. 5 at Spark Theater, 985 Santa Fe Drive, Denver. Performances: 7:30 p.m. Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays. (No show Friday Sept. 20 or Oct. 4.) Tickets: $20/$15, See website for related classes.

Arthur at Arvada

“Camelot” plays through Oct. 29 at the Arvada Center, 6901 Wadsworth Blvd., Arvada. Directed by Rod A. Lansberry. Performances: 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays; 1 p.m. Wednesdays; 2 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays. Tickets: 720-898-7200,

Con men on the Riviera

“Dirty Rotten Scoundrels,” by David Yazbek and Jeffrey Lane, directed by Nick Sugar, plays Sept. 13 to Oct. 13 at Town Hall Arts Center, 2450 W. Main St., Littleton. Performances: 7:30 p.m. Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays; 2 p.m. Sundays and Sept. 28; 6 p.m. Oct. 6. Tickets: 303-794-2787, ext. 5 or


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