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The Addams Family Musical: Comedy starring the beloved 1960s spooky TV family through November 6, The Arts HUB Players, Arts HUB, 420 Courtney Way, Lafayette; $15 to $25; artshub.org.

Isn’t that too proud – the life and times of the temptations: Musical following the rise of the Motown band in Detroit, through Nov. 6, DCPA Broadway, Buell Theatre, 14th and Curtis Streets, Denver; $35 to $120; denvercenter.org.

Joyful spirit: Witty comedy about a novelist haunted by the ghost of his ex-wife, through October 29, Firehouse Theater Company, John Hand Theatre, 7653 E. 1st Place, Denver; $25; firehousetheatrecompany.com.

Buddy, the story of Buddy Holly: Musical that chronicles the life and tragic death of the rock ‘n’ roll pioneer, through January 28, 2023, BDT Stage, 5501 Arapahoe Road, Boulder; bdtstage.com.

The Crown Live: Two Actors Reimagine How Elizabeth Windsor Became Queen Elizabeth II, November 2-20, DCPA, Garner Galleria Theatre, 14th and Curtis Streets, Denver; denvercenter.org.

Frankenstein: Arts in the Open’s “Frankenstein” takes guests on a moderate hike, re-enacting scenes set in the icy polar regions where scientist Victor Frankenstein hunted the creature he brought to life. Guests must be 10 years and older; 3 p.m. Saturday and Sunday; Chautauqua Park, 900 Baseline Road, Boulder; $16 to $21; chautauqua.com.

Futurity: New folk musical that imagines a different future, through Sunday, Aurora Fox Arts Center, 9900 East Colfax Ave., Aurora; aurorafox.org.

Little Red – A new musical: Family musical tale of the story of Little Red Riding Hood, through December 18, Denver Center Theater for New Audiences, 13th and Curtis street, Denver; $16 to $30; denvercenter.org.

Of mice and Men: Classic Tale of Friendship During the Great Depression, through Nov. 12, Coal Creek Theater of Louisville, Louisville Center for the Arts, 801 Grant Ave., Louisville; $23 to $25; cctlouisville.org.

A lot of noise for nothing: Shakespeare’s comedy filled with deception, humor and romance, through Nov. 6, Denver Center Theater Company, 14th and Curtis Streets, Denver; $35 to $70; denvercenter.org.

Peter and the star catcher: Musical featuring pernicious pirates and magical mermaids before Peter Pan and Hook face off in Neverland, through Nov. 20, Cherry Creek Theater Company, Mizel Center, 350 S. Dahlia St., Denver; $20 to $42; cherrycreektheatre.org.

Raised on Ronstadt: Colorado creator GerRee Hinshaw wrote and starred in this show about a woman’s journey of self-discovery through the sounds of her childhood, through November 6, Local Theater Company, eTown Hall, 1535 Spruce St., Boulder; $12 to $40; localtheatreco.org.

The bride of the river: Brazilian fable told with magical realism, through November 6, Arvada Center for the Arts, 6901 Wadsworth Blvd., Arvada; arvadacenter.org.

The Royal: An African-American boxer is about to make history at his expense, through Nov. 17, Butterfly Effect Theatre, Dairy Arts Center, 2590 Walnut St., Boulder; $15 to $35; betc.org.

Scarlet Pimpernel: Musical version of the cloak-and-dagger novel about the French Revolution, until November 6, Candlelight Dinner Playhouse, 4747 Marketplace Drive, Johnstown; $29 to $66; coloradocandlelight.com.

Small ball: New Musical About Lilliputians, Miracles and Basketball, Sundays through November 19, The Catamounts, Buntport Theatre, 717 Lipan St., Denver; $30 to $35 (pay what you can, performances November 3, 10, 14, and 17); thecatamounts.org.

Theater of the mind: World premiere of the immersive theater piece created by David Byrne and Mala Gaonkar, through December 18, DCPA, York Street Yards, 3887 Steele St., Denver; theatreoftheminddenver.com.

Coming soon

A radio Christmas carol from the 1940s: A theater troupe prepares for a Christmas radio show in this musical, Nov. 25-Dec. 4, Longmont Theater Company, 513 Main Street, Longmont; $32 to $33; longmonttheatre.org.

The Drowsy Chaperone Loving Tribute to Jazz Age Musicals, Nov. 10-13, CU College of Music, Music Theatre, 1020 18th St., Boulder; $23 to $35; cupresents.org.

The importance of being serious: The Classic Comedy of Manners by Oscar Wilde, Nov. 11-20, UC Theater Department, Old Main Chapel, UC Campus; $19; cupresents.org.

Modern times: Actors from the Buntport Theater Company read irreverent stories about contemporary times, Nov. 6, Stories on Stage, Su Teatro Cultural and Performing Arts Center, 721 Santa Fe Dr., Denver; $24; storiesonstage.org.

Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer Jr.: Family musical featuring beloved holiday songs and characters, Nov. 12-20, Longmont Theater Company, 513 Main St., Longmont; $12 to $13; longmonttheatre.org.

Step sisters: The Story of Supreme Court Justices Ruth Bader Ginsberg and Sandra Day O’Connor, Nov. 26-Dec. 11, Theater Or, Newman Center, 2344 E. Iliff Ave., Denver; newmantix.com.

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