New at Miners Alley
“Collected Stories” by Donald Margulies plays from June 7 to July 14 at Miners Alley Playhouse, 1224 Washington Ave., Golden. Billie McBride and Devon James play Ruth Steiner and her protegee, Lisa, directed by Robert Kramer. Performances: 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays; 6 p.m. Sundays, except 2 p.m. on July 14. Tickets: $19-$29.50, 303-935-3044, minersalley.com.
“Grand Central Station” is an original musical celebration of Grand Central Station, circa 1948, created by Front Range Theatre Company. Each traveler has a story. Performances: June 7 at the Eagles Lodge in Castle Rock; June 8 at the D Note in Arvada; June 14 at Mercury Cafe, Denver; June 15 a the Philip S. Miller Library in Castle Rock. In collaboration with Cabaret Otaku. Information: frontrangetheatre.org.
The famous Kate
“Kiss Me Kate,” based on William Shakespeare’s “Taming of the Shrew,” is presented by Highlands Ranch-based Performance Now Theatre Company from June 14 to 30 at Lakewood Cultural Center, 470 S. Allison Parkway, Lakewood. Performances: 7:30 p.m. Fridays, Saturdays; 2 p.m. Saturdays, Sundays. Kelly Van Oosbree directs and choreographs. Musical direction is by Michael Bowerman. Tickets: $28 adult, 303-987-7845, performancenow.org or the Lakewood Center box office.
Shakespeare festival opens
The Colorado Shakespeare Festival — held at the University of Colorado in Boulder — summer schedule includes:
• June 8 opening: “A Midsummer Night’s Dream.”
• June 14 Opening: “The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (abridged).”
• June 29 opening: “Macbeth.”
• July 19 opening: “Richard II.”
• July 12, 13 only: “Women of Will: the Overview.”
For information and tickets, go to www.coloradoshakes.org
Randle P. McMurphy returns
“One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest” by Dale Wasserman, adapted from Ken Kesey’s novel, plays June 7 to 30 at The Edge Theatre, 1560 Teller st., Suite 211, Lakewood. It is directed by Rick Yaconis. Performances: 8 p.m. Fridays, Saturdays; 6 p.m. Sundays. Tickets: $22/$18.
“Sylvia,” by A.L. Gurney, plays through June 29 at the John Hand Theatre, 7653 E. First Place, Denver. Directed by Katie Mangett, presented by spotlight Theatre Company and Firehouse Theatre Company. Performances: 7:30 p.m. Fridays, Saturdays; 2 p.m. Sundays. Tickets: $20/$18. 720-880-8727, thisisspotlight.org.