World premiere at Su Teatro
“Mestizo,” is described as “a concert and play” by Su Teatro. Inspired by Daniel Valdez’s recording, it will run through Oct. 27 at Su Teatro Cultural and Performing Arts Center, 721 Santa Fe Drive, Denver. It is based on the Chicano civil rights movement, as seen through the eyes of five young activists. Valdez will perform songs from the album. Performances: 7:30 p.m. Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays and 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 27. Valdez is artist-in-residence at Su Teatro for the next year. Tickets: $20/$17, 303-296-0219, suteatro.org.
Curly and Laurie
“Oklahoma!” by Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II plays Oct. 31 to Nov. 3 at DU’s Newman Center for the Performing Arts, 2344 E. Iliff Ave., Denver, presented by Lamont School of Music. Performances: 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Friday, Saturday; 2:30 p.m. Sunday. Tickets: $11-$30, newmantix.com, 303-871-7720.
Fun for kids
“No Dogs Allowed” by Sonia Manzano, Stephen Lawrence and Billy Aronson is back at the Arvada Center, 6901 Wadsworth Blvd., Arvada, through Dec. 21. Edith Weiss is director. Performances are at 10 a.m. and noon most Tuesdays through Fridays and 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. on select Saturdays. Ticket prices: $8 weekdays and $10 Saturdays. Call for information and to purchase tickets: 720-898-7200 or visit arvadacenter.org/on-stage/no-dogs-allowed. Recommended for ages 4 and up.
Visionbox, a theater training and performing organization, will present ensemble members in “Solo Shakespeare.” An actor chooses a character and selects text from the play to explore that person. Performances at 5 p.m. Oct. 20; 7 p.m. Oct. 26; 5 p.m. Oct. 27 at Skylite Station, 910 Arts, 910 Santa Fe Drive, Denver. There is a Young Conservatory on Saturdays, 9 a.m. to noon, and an Oct. 19 Master Class by Gary Logan, formerly of the National Conservatory. Tickets: $10 includes one drink; food from Nova Catering will be available for purchase. Tickets: email@example.com. 720-226-4455.
‘All My Sons’
Evergreen Players will present Arthur Miller’s “All My Sons” Oct. 18 through Nov. 10 at Center/Stage, 27608 Fireweed Drive, Evergreen. Len Matheo is director. Performances: 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and 2 p.m. Sundays. Tickets: $20/$16, 303-674-4934, evergreenplayers.org.
Dame Agatha Christie
“Witness for the Prosecution” by Agatha Christie is presented by Spotlight Theatre Company through Nov. 9 at the John Hand Theatre, 7653 E. First Place, Denver. Linda Suttle of Littleton is director. Performances: 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays; 2 p.m. Sundays. Tickets: $20/$18, thisisspotlight.com, 720-880-8727.