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. Jac Rene, Oct. 17-27. Jeff Harms, Nov. 13-17.
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.
Rocky Mountain Challenge, a national invitational ballroom championship, at the Broadmoor Hotel's Colorado Hall. Nov. 1-3. $5- $35. Times and dances vary, call 528-5592 or 471-9550 for more.
The Wired Duck presented by Colorado College drama/dance students in the Drama Scene Shop, behind the Conoco station on the corner of Tejon and Cache La Poudre. Thurs.-Sat., Oct. 17-19, 8 p.m. and 10 p.m. $2, 389-6607.
Sylvia, a comedy presented by the Encore! Dinner Theatre at the Red Lion Inn, I-25 & Bijou. $36 for dinner and show, show only, $20. Reservations, 471-7529. Fridays and Saturdays, through Dec. 21. Dinner, 6 p.m., show, 7:30 p.m. Opens Fri., Oct. 18.
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. Through Oct. 20. Coming: Once Upon a Mattress, Dec. 6-22; Chicago, Feb. 7-23; Damn Yankees, May 2-18.
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. Coming: A View From the Moon featuring Peter Davidson on Thurs.-Sat., Jan. 20-22, 8 p.m.
The Electric Chair, gourmet dinner accompanied by magic, murder and an all-new mystery at the Hearthstone Inn, 506 N. Cascade Ave. $45 for dinner & show. Fri., Oct. 25, 8 p.m. Call 473-4413.
Into the Woods at Lon Chaney Theater, 221 E. Kiowa. Sat., Nov. 2, 1, 2:30, 6 p.m. Tickets: $4-$6. Call 205-5711.
Blood Power, a solo performance by Anne Armitage at All Souls Unitarian Universalist Church, 730 N. Tejon. Free. Sun., Nov. 10, 6:30 p.m. Call 633-7717.
Broadway in Colorado Springs season at the Pikes Peak Center, 190 S. Cascade Ave., opens on Nov. 3 with Rogers & Hammerstein's Cinderella; followed by Blast II: Shockwave on Jan. 16-17, Fosse on Feb. 22, Saturday Night Fever on March 25-26, Season tickets now available: $125-$215. Individual tickets available later at 520-SHOW.
Town and Gown Performing Arts Series at the Sangre de Cristo Arts Center, Pueblo. $20 for individual seats, $85 for a season pass, 719/295-7222. Trinity Irish Dancers on Oct. 20, 7:30 p.m. The Nutcracker on Thurs., Dec. 5, 7:30 p.m. Jazz/soul/R&B singer Marlena Shaw on Thurs., Feb. 20, 7:30 p.m.
The Repertory Theatre Company at the Fine Arts Center announces open call for directors and artists for the 2002-03 season. Upcoming productions include Once Upon a Mattress, Chicago, and Damn Yankees. RTC seeks artists in all directing/tech fields. Send resume, work samples, and cover letter to Fine Arts Center, attn: Sandra Bray, 30 W. Dale St., 80903. No calls.
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.