Carrot Top at the Colorado State Fair Events Center, Pueblo. $11-$15, 520-9090. Sun., Aug. 18, 8 p.m.
Laugh Troop Comedy at Encore! Dinner Theater, 10 Old Man's Trail, Manitou Springs, on Thursdays. $3 workshop at 6 p.m.; $5 show at 8 p.m. Dinner seating at 7:10 p.m. 471-PLAY or 477-1575.
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 Springs. 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.
Upstart Performing Ensemble holding auditions for the Seventh Annual Gay and Lesbian Theater Festival at Community Pre School, 332 E. Willamette. Needed are 12 men, 10 women and two drag queens for Street Theater -- Stonewall 1969, Stop Kiss, and As Is. Bring a prepared short monologue. Call 636-5089. Sun., July 7, 2 p.m. Mon.-Tues., July 8-9, 6:30 p.m.
UCCS/THEATREWORKS holding auditions for To Kill a Mockingbird. All roles needed: six female, 9-11 male, 10 townspeople, farmers, choir, etc. In Denver: Thurs., July 11, 7-9 p.m. In the Springs, at Dwire Theater: Sat., July 13, 9 a.m. to noon (for children and young people). Sun., July 14, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.