Comedic look at sports
“The Complete World of Sports (Abridged)” continues the tongue-in-cheek tradition of the Reduced Shakespeare Company at Avenue Theater, 417 E. 17th Ave., Sept. 13 through Oct. 27. Director Bob Wells brings his comic skills to the production. Performances: 7:30 p.m. Fridays; Saturdays; Thursdays Oct. 10, 17, 24; 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 13. Tickets: $26, 303-321-5925, Avenuetheater.com.
“Camelot” by Alan Jay Lerner and Frederick Loewe, has been extended a week through Oct. 6 because of high ticket sales at the Arvada Center, 6901 Wadsworth Blvd., Arvada. Rod A. Lansberry is director. Performances: 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays; 1 p.m. Wednesdays; 2 p.m. Saturdays, Sundays. Tickets: 720-898-7200, arvadacenter.org.
A twist on ‘Cuckoo’s Nest’
Rocky Mountain Deaf Theatre will present Dale Wasserman’s powerful play, “One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest,” at three locations, Sept. 27 through Oct. 6 at Vintage Theatre, 1468 Dayton St., Aurora. Next stop will be Colorado School for the Deaf and Blind, 33 N. Institute St., Colorado Springs, from Oct. 18-20, followed by Dairy Center for the Arts, 2590 Walnut St., Boulder from Oct. 25 to Nov. 3. Performances: 8 p.m. Fridays, Saturdays; 2 p.m. Sundays. Tickets: rmdeaftheatre.com or e-mail email@example.com.
Holmes on the case
“Sherlock Holmes and the Whitechapel Murders” by Brandon Palmer plays through Oct. 12 at the Byers-Evans House, 1310 Bannock St. Denver. The master sleuth meets Jack the Ripper in a Victorian mystery, as told by an elderly Dr. Watson years later. It’s presented by the Byers-Evans House Theatre Company and written by local playwright Brandon Palmer, who is co-director with Maggie Stillman. Performances: 7:30 p.m. Fridays, Saturdays; 6 p.m. Sundays. Reservations: 303-620-4933. (For 13 and older.)
Scoundrels who sing
“Dirty Rotten Scoundrels,” by David Yazbek and Jeffrey Lane, is directed by Nick Sugar at Town Hall Arts Center, 2450 W. Main St., Littleton, through Oct. 13. Performances: 7:30 p.m. Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays; 2 p.m. Sundays and Sat. Sept. 28; 6 p.m. Sunday Oct 6. Tickets: 303-794-2787, ext. 5, or townhallartscenter.com.
‘The Full Monty’
Based on the 1997 British film, the upbeat musical tale about a group of out-of-work men with a plan, “The Full Monty,” plays through Nov. 9 at Boulder’s Dinner Theatre, 5501 Arapahoe Ave., Boulder. Performances: Wednesdays through Sundays. Tickets start at $37 for dinner and show. Reservations: 303-449-6000, bouldersdinnertheatre.com.