Through the Looking Glass into the Big Top, Austin Bluffs Plaza. A Circus Chimera show based on Alice in Wonderland with acrobats, gymnasts, clowns and more. Sept. 28-29, Thurs. at 7:30 p.m., Fri. at 4:30 and 7:30 p.m. Call 888/663-7464 or visit circuschimera.com for tickets.
Ramantics 2006: Generations, Rampart High School, 8250 Lexington Drive. $5-$7. The Performing Arts Department presents its annual variety show. Sept. 28-30, 7 p.m. Call 234-2086 for more.
A Slight Case of Murder, Runyon Theater, 611 N. Main St., Pueblo. $4. Damon Runyon Repertory presents the first Readers' Theatre series. Fri.-Sat., Sept. 29-30, 7 p.m. Call 719/564-0579 for tickets and more.
The Vampire of Cripple Creek, The Butte Opera House, 139 E. Bennett Ave., Cripple Creek. $7-$13. A tale of Count Dracula roaming the Cripple Creek of the 1890's. Sept. 29 to Oct. 31, Fri.-Sun., 2 and 8 p.m. Call 719/235-8944 or visit butteoperahouse.com for more.
The REP 2006-2007 Season, Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center, 30 W. Dale St. $18-$126. Presenting I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change, Sept. 29 to Oct. 22. 1940's Radio Hour, Nov. 17 through Dec. 10. The Last Night of Ballyhoo, Jan. 12-28. Little Shop of Horrors, Feb. 16 through March 11. The Complete History of America ... Abridged, March 30 though April 15. Into the Woods, May 11 through June 3. Call 634-5583 for tickets and more.
The RiP, CC Taylor Theater, Bemis Hall, 920 N. Cascade Ave. $3-$6. A night of comedy with The RiP. Fri., Oct. 6, 8 p.m. Call 634-5056 or visit theriponline.com for more.
Alice in Wonderland, Manitou Art Theater, Business of Art Center, 513 Manitou Ave. $8. Celebrating Lewis Carroll's great book of nonsense in an all ages show. Oct. 6 at 7 p.m., Oct. 7 at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m., Oct. 8 at 2 p.m. Call 685-4729 or visit themat.org for more.
Westward, Whoa! Lon Chaney Theatre, 221 E. Kiowa St. $9-$10. Alleycat Theatrics presents a musical comedy set in the old west. Oct. 10-11, Fri.-Sat., 7-8 p.m. Call 209-1484 for more.
Roald Dahl's Willy Wonka, Pikes Peak Center, 190 S. Cascade Ave. $15-$25. Presented by The Kennedy Center Imagination Celebration. Fri., Oct. 13, 7 p.m. Call 520-SHOW for tickets.
The Shame of Maudie Jones or a Fate Worse Than Death, The Iron Springs Chateau, 444 Ruxton Ave. $14-$25. Dinner theater with a sing- along intermission and vaudeville-style olio. Runs through Oct. 14, five days a week, dinner at 6 p.m., show at 8 p.m. Call 685-5104 to make reservations.
Children's Playhouse Series, Sangre de Cristo Arts Center, 210 N. Santa Fe Ave., Pueblo. $6-$25. Roald Dahl's Willy Wonka, Sat., Oct. 14, 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Beauty Lou & The Country Beast, Sat., Nov. 11. If You Give a Mouse a Cookie, Sat., Feb. 10. Russian American Kids Circus, Sat., Feb. 24. Lazer Vaudeville, Sat., March 31. All shows 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Call 719/295-7222 for more.
Alice in Wonderland, Theatreworks, Dusty Loo Bon Vivant Theater, 3955 Cragwood Drive. $12-$22. The Flying Machine theatre group presents an original take on the classic story. In this version, Alice lives in a sterile, gated community called "Wonderland," through Oct. 15, Wed.-Sat., 7:30 p.m., Sat., 2 p.m., Sun., 4 p.m. Call 262-3232 or visit uccstheatreworks.com for more.
Razzamataz the Stupendous and His Mystical Medicine Show, various venues. Presenting an adaptation of The Jabberwocky with 14-foot-tall monsters, a sock monkey rock band, political satire, and puppetry magic. Oct. 18-20, Nov. 11 and Nov. 17-20. Call 504/301-8201 or visit razzamatazproductions.com for venues and more.
Hubbard Street 2, Sangre de Cristo Arts & Conference Center, 210 N. Santa Fe Ave., Pueblo. $20-$95. The Chicago-based dance troupe combines modern, jazz and ballet to create an athletic form of dance. Thurs., Oct. 19, 7:30 p.m. Call 719/295-7200 for more.
Jesus in Montana, Manitou Art Theater, Business of Art Center, 513 Manitou Ave. $15. Comic and writer Barry Smith in his award winning solo play. Thurs.- Sat., Oct. 19-21, 8 p.m. Call 685-4729 or visit themat.org for more.
Sangre de Cristo Arts & Conference Center, 210 N. Santa Fe Ave., Pueblo. $20-$95. I Can't Stop Loving You: The Music of Ray Charles, Mon. Oct. 16, 8 p.m. Hubbard Street 2, Thurs., Oct. 19, 7:30 p.m. Conjunto Colores, Fri., Nov. 3, 7:30 p.m. Joseph and the Amazing Color Dreamcoat, Sun., Nov. 12, 4 p.m. Jesus Christ Superstar, Thurs., Feb. 15, 8 p.m. Capitol Steps, Wed. Feb. 28, 7:30 p.m. Romeo and Juliet, Sat., March 10, 4 p.m. Glenn Miller Orchestra, Fri., April 13, 7:30 p.m. Call 719/295-7200 for more.
An Evening with Colin Mochrie & Brad Sherwood from Whose Line is it Anyway, Pikes Peak Center, 190 S. Cascade Ave. The stars of the Emmy-nominated show team up to present an evening of extraordinary improvisational comedy. Fri., Oct. 20, 8 p.m. Call 520-SHOW or visit pikespeakcenter.com for tickets and more information.
Blue Man Group, World Arena, 3185 Venetucci Blvd. Featuring magic, illusion, music and more. Fri., Oct. 27, 8 p.m. Call 477-2121 or visit worldarena.com for more.
Grease, Coronado High School, 1590 W. Fillmore St. $6-$8. Good girl Sandy and greaser Danny lead the high school cast in this musical celebrating 1950's pop culture. Wed.-Sat., Nov. 15-18, 7 p.m. Call 328-3760 for more.