Carrot Top at the Colorado State Fair Events Center, Pueblo. $11-$15, 520-9090. Sun., Aug. 18, 8 p.m.
Laugh Troop with Cajun Bill Thibodeux and open mic comedy night at Encore! Dinner Theater, 10 Old Man's Trail, Manitou. Dinner available. Free, 471-PLAY. Thursdays, 8 p.m.
The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged) at the Pueblo Greenway and Nature Center, Sat., June 29, 7 p.m. Free, donations accepted. Details, 719/549-3387.
Spoilers, a melodrama set in the Cripple Creek gold rush at the Butte Opera House, 139 E. Bennett, Cripple Creek. $11-$12.50, 689-2307. Wed., Thurs., Sat. and Sun, 2 p.m. matinee. Wed.-Sun., 8 p.m. Through Sept. 1.
King Lear by TheatreWorks, under the tent at UCCS, 1420 Austin Bluffs Parkway. Tuesday Sunday, July 5-21, 7:30 p.m. Reserved seating: $16-$18. Free seating given away on a first-come, first-served basis starting 15 minutes before the show. Call 262-3232 for more.
Accommodations, by the CastAway's Dinner PlayHouse Theater. $35 includes gourmet buffet. Reservations: 685-3700. Fri.-Sat., 6:30 p.m. dinner, 8 p.m. show. Through July 27.
Party of One at Encore! Theater, 10 Old Man's Trail, Manitou. 471-PLAY. Fri.-Sat.: 6 p.m. dinner, 7:30 show. Sunday: noon lunch, 1:30 p.m. show.
Yo Ho Ho and a Barrel of Fun an audience participation-style comedy pirate melodrama with a sing-a-long intermission and vaudeville style Olio at Iron Springs Chateau Melodrama Dinner Theater, 444 Ruxton Ave., Manitou Springs. Show only, $12. Dinner and show, $23. 685-5104. Through Sept. 30