Loonees Comedy Corner, 1305 N. Academy Blvd., 591-0707. Featuring performers on Wednesdays, Thursdays and Sundays at 8 p.m.; $6. Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m. and 10:30 p.m., $8. Darryl Rhoades, Sept. 26-29. Russ Nagel, Oct. 2-6. Jac Rene, Oct. 15-27.
Trinity Irish Dancers at the Sangre de Cristo Arts Center, Pueblo. $20, 719/295-7222. Sun., Oct. 20, 7:30 p.m.
Colorado Springs Dance Theatre, at the Pikes Peak Center, 190 S. Cascade Ave., announcing its 2002-2003 season. Featuring Australian Dance Theatre on Sat., Nov. 2, 8 p.m.; River North Chicago Dance Co. on Fri., Feb. 14, 8 p.m.; Miami City Ballet on Tues., May 6, 8 p.m. Call 520-SHOW for ticket information.
Seventh Annual Gay and Lesbian Theatre Festival presented by the Upstart Performing Ensemble at the Lon Chaney Theatre, corner of Kiowa and Weber Streets. Stop Kiss by Diana Son, Thurs., Sept. 26, 7 p.m.; Fri.-Sat., Sept. 27-28, 8 p.m. and Sat., Sept. 28, 2 p.m. Then, As Is by William M. Hoffman, Wed.-Thurs., Oct. 2-3, 7 p.m.; Fri.-Sat., Oct. 4-5, 8 p.m. and Sat., Oct. 5, 2 p.m. Call 636-5089. Tickets: $12. A Festival Pass to all 3 shows: $25.
Harper Lee's To Kill a Mockingbird by UCCS/THEATREWORKS at Dwire Theater, 1420 Austin Bluffs Pkwy. $16-$18, 262-3232. Thurs.-Sat., 7:30 p.m. Sundays, 4 p.m. Sat. matinees at 2 p.m. Through Oct. 13.
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.
Man of La Mancha at the Fine Arts Center, 30 W. Dale St. $20-$25, 634-5583. Fri.-Sat., 8 p.m. Sundays, 2 p.m. Oct. 4-20.
MAT Premiers, a new performance series featuring nationally acclaimed performers "for adults who like their theater with a bit of an edge" at the Community Theater at the Business of Art Center, 515 Manitou Ave. $12, call 685-1861. Announcing its season: Not Yet, At All featuring Edith Tankus on Thurs.-Sat., Oct. 10-12, 8 p.m.;
Broadway in Colorado Springs season at the Pikes Peak Center, 190 S. Cascade Ave., opens on November 3 with Rogers & Hammerstein's Cinderella; followed by Blast II: Shockwave on Jan. 16-17, more to come. Season tickets now available: $125-$215. Individual tickets available later at 520-SHOW.
Fright Tour 2002 holding tryouts for actors and staff at the main stage at City Auditorium, 221 E. Kiowa. Must be 16 years or older. Acting resume encouraged. Thurs., Oct. 3, 6:30 p.m.
Star Bar Players seeking a director for Bus Stop by William Inge. Written proposals due by Oct. 15. Send proposals to Star Bar Players; P.O. Box 875, Colorado Springs, CO 80901. For more, call 573-7411.
Call for entries by the Colorado Dramatists for the New Plays Forum to be held in February 2003. All entries must be one-act plays, no longer than an hour in length. 10-minute plays are also accepted. Submission fee for each play is non-refundable $5. Contestants must be members of Colorado Dramatists ($15 yearly dues fee). Send scripts to Colorado Dramatists New Plays Forum, P.O. Box 40516, Denver, CO 80204-0516. Call 303/675-6500 for more. Deadline: Oct. 31.