Curtain Time

By Sonya Ellingboe
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Williams' classic at Lone Tree

"The Glass Menagerie" by Tennessee Williams will be presented March 7-9 at Lone Tree Art Center, 10075 Commons St., Lone Tree, by Phamaly Theatre Company, a remarkable group of performers with a wide variety of physical, cognitive and emotional abilities, who give an extra edge to this moving story. Performances: 10 a.m. and 8 p.m. March 7; 8 p.m. March 8; 1:30 p.m. March 9. Tickets: $26-$38 ($15 at 10 a.m. 3/7.) 720-509-1000, www.phamaly.org.

A Voice of Reason...

The highly inventive Robert Dubac, known for "The Male Intellect: an Oxymoron," will return to the Avenue Theater, 417 E. 17th Ave. in Denver with a new one-man show March 7 to 23: "The Book of Moron." Dubac deals with his Inner Voice of Reason, Inner Idiot, Common Sense, Inner Child, and more... Performances: 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays; 2:30 p.m. Sundays. Tickets: $26.50/$23.50. 303-321-5925 or www.avenuetheater.com.

Enchantment reigns

"Goblin Market" by Polly Pen and Peggy Harmon, with music by Polly Pen, plays through March 15 at Spark Theater, 985 Santa Fe Dr., Denver. Adapted from a poem by Christina Rosetti about two Victorian sisters who revisited their early years in a woodland filled by enticing goblins. Performances: 7:30 Fridays, Saturdays (No show March 7, but there will be an open house for First Friday in the Art District.) Tickets: $20, www.sparktheater.org, 720-346-7396.

Lake Dillon Theatre Company

"Other Desert Cities" by Jon Robin Baitz will play through March 23 at the Lake Dillon Theatre, 176Lake Dillon Dr., Dillon. Christopher Alleman directs this tense family drama. Performances: select Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays at 6:30 p.m.; Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 pm.; select Sunday matinees at 1:30 p.m. Tickets start at $29, www.lakedillontheatre.org, 970-513-9386.

Comedy tonight!

"Lend Me a Tenor," a popular comedy by Ken Ludwig, plays through March 23 at Vintage Theatre, 1468 Dayton St., Aurora. Katie Mangett is director. Performances: 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays; 2:30 p.m. Sundays. Tickets: $26, with discounts available, 303-856-7830, www.vintagetheatre.com. (See Vintage's website about the dinner service offered in the lobby before plays.)

Children's Theatre encore

"Rumplestiltskin" is a familiar Grimm's fairy tale about a lovely young woman, the miller's daughter; a prince; a king in financial trouble and a magical little dwarfish person. Billie McBride directs a cast of professional actors in this Denver Children's Theatre production at the Mizel Arts and Cultural Center, 350 S. Dahlia St., Denver. There are performances for school groups at 10 a.m. on specific weekdays and for families at 1 p.m. Sundays. (Productions meet school curriculum standards.) Tickets: $8, students; $10 on Sundays, 303-316-6360, www.maccjcc.org.

'Don't Sit Under the Apple Tree...'

"Sisters of Swing: The Story of the Andrews Sisters" by Beth Gilleland, Bob Beverage and Raymond Berg plays through May 11 at Boulder's Dinner Theatre, 5501 Arapahoe Ave., Boulder. It follows LaVerne, Maxene and Patty Andrews from early days until they split up. Performances: Wednesdays through Sundays. Tickets include dinner and performance: 303-449-6000, www.bouldersdinnertheatre.com.

Song and dance

"Swing!" was conceived by Paul Kelly and originally directed and choreographed on Broadway by LHS graduate Lynne Taylor-Corbett. It plays through March 23 at Town Hall Arts Center, 2450 W. Main St., Downtown Littleton. Matthew Peters is director and choreographer and also performs in the cast. Performances: 7:30 p.m. Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays; 2 p.m. Sundays. Tickets: $20-$40, 303-794-2787, ext. 5 or www.townhallartscenter.com.

Guilty or not?

"12 Angry Men" by Reginald Rose plays March 7-30 at Cherry Creek Theatre, Shaver Ramsey Showroom, 2414  E. 3rd Ave., Denver. Bernie Cardell is director of a strong cast. Performances: 7:30 p.m. Fridays, Saturdays; 6:30 p.m. Sundays. Tickets: 303-80-6578 or www.cherrycreektheatre.org.

Michael Stricker directs

"The Beauty Queen of Leenane" by Martin McDonagh plays through March 30 at The Edge Theatre, 1560 Teller St., Lakewood. Michael Stricker directs. Performances: 8 p.m. Fridays, Saturdays; 6 p.m. Sundays. Tickets: $20 advance, $22 at the door. 303-232-0363, www.theedgetheater.com.

Book of Mormon

"The Book of Moron" features satirist/comic Robert Dubac's commentary on "the pot-holed highways of cultural hypocracy" at the Avenue Theater, 417 E. 17t St., Denver. Performances play through March 23 at 7:30 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays, and 2:30 Sundays. Tickets: $26.50/$23.50. 303-321-5925, www.avenuetheater.com.