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Jerry’s outstanding plan

“The Full Monty” opens the 36th season, Sept. 6 to Nov. 9, at Boulder’s Dinner Theatre, 5501 Arapahoe Ave., Boulder. Based on the 1997 British film, it’s an upbeat story, mostly, about taking control of one’s life. It’s rated R for language content and brief nudity. Tickets start at $37. For reservations: 303-449-6000, bouldersdinnertheatre.com.

An unlikely relationship

“Next Fall” by Geoffrey Nauffts will be presented by Firehouse Theater and Theatre Out Denver Aug. 30 to Sept. 28 at the John Hand Theater/Colorado Free University, 7653 E. First Place, Denver. Steve Tangedal is director. Performances: 7:30 p.m. Fridays, Saturdays and Monday, Sept. 9; 6:30 p.m. Sept. 8 and 22. Tickets: $20/$18/ ($15 Sept. 9, industry night). 303-562-3232, firehousetheatercompany.com.

Family history dictates changes

“After the Revolution” by award-winning playwright Amy Herzog plays Sept. 5-Oct. 19 at Curious Theatre, 1080 Acoma St., Denver. Chip Walton is director. Dark family secrets emerge. Performances: 8 p.m. Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays; 2 p.m. Sundays. Tickets: $18-$44, 303-623-0524, curioustheatre.org.

Ghost tiger haunts the streets

“Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo” by Rajiv Joseph plays Aug. 30 to Sept. 29 at The Edge Theatre, 1560 Teller St., Suite 200, Lakewood. Richard R. Cowden directs. Performances: 8 p.m. Fridays, Saturdays; 6 p.m. Sundays. Tickets: $24/$20, 303-232-0363, theedgetheatre@comcast.net.

King Arthur et al

“Camelot” plays Sept. 10 to 29 at the Arvada Center, 6901 Wadsworth Blvd. Rod 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.

Staged reading series

“O, Hannibal,” a new comedy about a hapless theater company by local actor/playwright Kurt Brighton, will have staged readings Sept. 7-22 at the John Hand Theater/Colorado Free University, 7653 E. First Place, Denver. Performances: 2 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays. Tickets: $15, 303-562-3232, firehousetheatercompany.com.

New company in town

“Some Kind of Fun,” an original 360-degree performance exploring a mind against itself — theater, dance, installation — plays Aug. 30 to Sept. 14 at Buntport Theater, 717 Lipan St., Denver. The show is produced by the new Screwtooth, started by Adam Stone, who has collaborated on four Buntport productions. The two companies will share space and alternate shows this season. Performances: 8 p.m. Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Monday, Sept. 9. 720-946-1388, screwtooth.com.