Shakespeare in Boulder, Immersive ‘Beer Quest’ in Denver, ‘Oliver’ in Longmont – Loveland Reporter-Herald

Beer Quest Immersive theater experience filled with games, puzzles and puzzles, until August 1, Black Actors Guild, 16th and Welton Streets, Denver; $ 35 to $ 45; playbeerquest.com.

Fractured moonlight World premiere of a war reporter trying to rebuild his wounded life, through July 24, And Toto Too Theater Company, Outdoors (bring lawn chairs) at Colorado Free University, 7653 E. 1st Place, Denver $ 25 ; andtototo.org.

JQA Timely Imagination of John Quincy Adams’ Conversations with George Washington, Frederick Douglass and Abigail Adams, Butterfly Effect Theater of Colorado, Butterfly Ensemble Theater of Colorado Theater Truck July 16 at Buntport Theater, 717 Lipan St., Denver; July 17, Firehouse Art Center, 667 4th Ave., Longmont; July 23, Dairy Arts Center, 2590 Walnut St., Boulder; July 31, Depot Museum, 2201 W. 19th Ave., Broomfield; August 8, Echo Brewing and Pizzeria, 600 Briggs St., Erie; free; betc.org.

A Midsummer Night’s dream Shakespeare’s Tale follows the paths of four lovers and a clumsy cast of actors as they collide, until August 15 (sold out), CU Presents, Mary Rippon Outdoor Theater, 277 University Ave., Boulder, cupresents.org.

Mixed taste Two improvisational artists enlighten the public on subjects of their choice, until August 11; Off-Center, Seawell Ballroom, Denver Performing Arts Center, 14th and Curtis Streets, Denver; $ 10 to $ 50; denvercenter.org.

The odyssey The epic journey follows as Odysseus returns to his own kingdom after the fall of Troy, until August 14; $ 19 to $ 71 (sold out); CU Presents, Mary Rippon Outdoor Theater, 277 University Ave., Boulder, cupresents.org.

Olivier An orphan goes through stages of neglect, wrongful accusations, then experiences the true love of a family, until August 29; Jesters Theater, 224 Main Street, Longmont; $ 20 to $ 45; 303-682-9980; jestersheatre.com.

Reading the red thread Actors solicit and replay stories from audiences, July 17, Red Thread Playback Theater, via Zoom; $ 5 to $ 20; eventbrite.com.

Sherwood: The Adventures of Robin Hood A new take on the beloved folk tale, through Sherwood Forest, through July 24; OpenStage Theater Company, Museum of Discovery, 408 Mason Court, Fort Collins; $ 27; 970-221-6730; openstage.com.

Shrek the musical A swamp ogre embarks on a life-changing adventure until August 22; Candlelight Dinner Playhouse, 4747 Marketplace Drive, Johnstown; $ 55.50; coloradocandlelight.com.

Treasurer An adult son has to look after an elderly mother who abandoned him when he was a child, until August 7; Miners Alley Playhouse, 1224 Washington Ave., Golden; minesalley.com.

Coming soon

Alice in Wonderland Musical adaptation of Lewis Carroll’s classic, July 22-Sept. 5; Phamaly Theater Company, Su Teatro Performing Arts Center, 721 Santa Fe Dr., Denver; phamaly.org.

Pericles The story of a castaway prince on the run, from August 1 to 3; out of print; CU Presents, Mary Rippon Outdoor Theater, 277 University Ave., Boulder, cupresents.org.

Communication solutions: an extravagant love story A salacious tale of senior management intrigue, authoritarian coercion and corporate S&M, from July 26 to August 2. 1; Theater29, Denver, $ 20; theatre29denver.com.

Five guys named Moe A musical featuring the works of jazz legend Louis Jordan, from July 23 to August. 22; Period Theater Company, 1468 Dayton St., Aurora; $ 20 to $ 32; 303-856-7830; vintagetheatre.org.

The remarkable life of Howard Barnes Average man wakes up to find his life has turned into a musical, August 6-21, ForgeLight TheaterWorks, The People’s Building, 9995 East Colfax Ave., Aurora; forgelighttheatreworks.org.

Beautiful sisters The story of two opposing poles who happen to be the first and second women on the Supreme Court of the United States, from September 25 to October 2. 31, Theater Or, John Hand Theater, 7653 1st Place, Denver; theatreor.com.

Tenderly, the musical Rosemary Clooney Musical that takes you beyond the limelight with an intimate look at its Appalachian roots, from August 6 to 29; Cherry Creek Theater Company, Mizel Center, 350 S. Dahlia St., Denver; $ 26 to $ 42; cherrycreektheatre.org.

Fires World’s first musical about the lives of eight people in Grand County for a week facing unprecedented fires in 2020, August 16-22; DCPA Theater Company, various locations; $ 30; denvercenter.org.

To submit a theater choice, email the entry along with a high-resolution photo to [email protected], with “Friday Mag Theater pick” in the subject line.

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