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“Around the World in 80 Days,” adapted by Mark Brown from the adventure novel by Jules Verne, plays through Oct. 27 and is a Creede Repertory Company production, presented in the Arvada Center’s black box theater, 6901 Wadsworth Blvd. Performances are at 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays; 1 p.m. Wednesdays; 2 p.m. Saturdays, Sundays. For information and tickets: 720-898-7200, arvadacenter.org. Five actors play 37 characters across seven continents. The production is suitable for children age 9 and over.

Three generations

“From Door to Door” by James Sherman, plays Oct. 5 to Nov. 10 in a Colorado premiere in the Pluss Theater at the Mizel Arts and Culture Center, 350 S. Dahlia St., Denver, presented by Theater Or. (“Or” is the Hebrew word for light.) Richard Pegg of Highlands Ranch directs the play about three generations of American women. Performances: 7:30 p.m. Thursdays, Oct. 3 (preview), 10, 24; Saturdays Oct. 19, 26, Nov. 2, 9; 8 p.m. Saturdays Oct. 5, 12; 2 p.m. Sundays Oct. 6, 13, 20, 27, Nov. 3, 10. Tickets: $25/$20, maccjcc.org, 303-316-6360.

Sex, secrets, second chances …

“Apple” by Verne Thiessen is presented by Silhouette Theatre Company Oct. 19 to Nov. 9 at the John Hand Theater in Lowry, 7653 E. First Place, Denver. Johanna Jaquith is director. Performances are at 7:30 p.m. Thursdays, 2 p.m. Saturdays, 6:30 p.m. Sundays and 7:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 4. Tickets: $16, 303-999-9143, silhouettetheatrecompany.org. In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, October, a portion of proceeds will go to Sense of Security, a local breast cancer charity.

Suttle directs Christie

“Witness for the Prosecution” by Agatha Christie plays Oct. 12 to Nov. 9 at the John Hand Theater, 7653 E. 1st Place, Lowry, Denver (alternating performance times with “Apple” above). Performances: 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays; 2 p.m. Sundays. Linda Suttle of Littleton is director for this production by Spotlight Theatre Company. Tickets: 720-880-8727, thisisspotlight.com.

Farce tonight!

“Noises Off!” by Michael Frayn, perhaps the most popular British farce in circulation, plays through Oct. 20 at the Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center’s SaGaJi Theatre, 30 W. Dale St., Colorado Springs. The director is Cory Moosman. Performances: 7:30 p.m. Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays; 2 p.m. Saturdays, Sundays, 719-634-5583, csfineartscenter.org. Prix fixe dinner is available at Café 36 in the center, 719-477-4377.

Cherry Creek Theatre

“Vigil” by Morris Panych plays Oct. 4 through Oct. 27 at Cherry Creek Theatre, in the Shaver Ramsey Showroom, 2414 E. Third Ave., Denver. Director is Billie McBride. Performances: 7:30 p.m. Fridays, Saturdays; 6:30 p.m. Sundays. Tickets: $28/$25, 303-800-6578, cherrycreektheatre.org.

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