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“Lysistrata Jones” by Douglas Carter Beane and Lewis Flinn plays Aug 2 to 11 at the Aurora Fox, presented by Ignite Theatre. Keith Rabin Jr. is director of a bawdy musical based on the play by Aristophanes about women withholding sex in order to get their men to end a war. Performances: 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays; 2:30 p.m. Sundays. Tickets: $27/$20 ($45 gala tickets available for the Aug. 2 opening.) 720-362-2697,

18th-century France

“Triumph of Love,” a regional premiere, by James Magruder, Jeffrey Stock, Susan Birkenhead, presented by CenterStage Theatre Company, plays through Aug. 11 at Louisville Center for the Arts, 801 Grant Ave., Memory Square, Louisville. Jeanie Balch is director. Performances: 7:30 p.m. Thursdays, Saturdays, Sundays; Fridays at 9:15 p.m.; Sunday, Aug. 11 at 3 p.m. Tickets: $20 (reserved)/$14/$12, 720-320-6692.

Something blue

“House of Blue Leaves” by John Guare plays through Aug. 11 at the Edge Theatre, 1560 Teller St., Lakewood, directed by Scott Bellott. Performances: 8 p.m. Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays; 6 p.m. Sundays. Tickets: $22/$18. 303-232-0363,

Over Niagara Falls …

“Wonder of the World,” by David Lindsay-Abaire, plays through Sept. 1 at Miners Alley Playhouse, 1224 Washington Ave., Golden. Performances: 7:30 p.m. Fridays, Saturdays; 6 p.m. Sundays. Robert Kramer is director. Tickets: $19 all summer, per recent announcement. 303-935-3044,

Causing offense

“Offending the Audience” by Peter Handke, sometimes called an “anti-play,” is Germinal Stage Denver’s “most notorious’ previous production, according to director Ed Baierlein, and appropriate as a final production at the 44th and Alcott Theater, Aug. 9 through Aug. 25. (Future Germinal productions will be in venues in the Denver area, to be announced.) Performances: 8 p.m. Fridays, Saturdays; 7 p.m. Sundays. Tickets: $23.75, $21.75, $19.75. 303-455-7108.


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