Electra and others
“Electra Onion Eater” is Buntport's adaptation of Sophocles' “Electra.” It plays through Nov. 23 at Buntport Theater, 717 Lipan St., Denver. Murder begets murder in a classic Greek tragedy turned into comedy by Erin Rollman, Hannah Duggan and Erik Edborg of Buntport. Performances: 8 p.m. Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays; 2 p.m. Sundays. Tickets: firstname.lastname@example.org.
King Arthur and court
“Monty Python's Spamalot” makes its irreverent way onto the Boulder's Dinner Theatre stage from Nov. 16 to March 1, 2014, in a search for the Holy Grail. Performances: Wednesdays through Sundays — see bouldersdinnertheatre.com or call for schedule and ticket prices, starting at $38: 303-449-6000.
Did she really say that?
“Red Hot Patriot: the Kick Ass Wit of Molly Ivins,” which was a sellout earlier this year in Denver, returns for two weeks only, with the great Rhonda Brown in her starring role. Performances: 8 p.m. Nov. 15, 16, 21, 22, 23; 2 p.m. Nov. 16, 17, 23, 24. Presented by The LIDA Project at the Dairy Center for the Arts, 26th and Walnut Streets, Boulder. Tickets: $35/$25/$15, 303-444-7328, thedairy.org.
“The Greater Good” by local playwright Rebecca Gorman O'Neill plays through Nov. 23 at the Work|Space at The Laundry on Lawrence, 2701 Lawrence St., Denver. Presented by And Toto Too Theatre Company. Performances: 7:30 p.m. Wednesdays through Saturdays. Tickets: $22/$20/$11 on Wednesdays: andtototoo.org.
“Carrie: the Musical” plays Nov. 8 through 30 at the Bug Theatre, 3654 Navajo St., Denver Highlands. Presented by Equinox Theatre Company with Colin Roybal as director. Nov. 8 is Carrie's Prom Night. Audience members are encouraged to arrive dressed in their best prom attire. Tickets start at $20, EquinoxTheatreDenver.com.
“Light” by Jean-Claude van Itallie is about three 18th century superstars: Voltaire, Frederick the Great and Emilie duChatelet and the blossoming of Voltaire's social activism, which led to the French Revolution. It plays in the reception room of the historic Grant-Humphries Mansion, 770 Pennsylvania St., Denver. Performances; 7:30 p.m. Wednesdays and Fridays; 3:30 p.m. on Sundays. For information and reservations, call the Byers-Evans House, 303-620-4933.