comedy Stand Up or Shut Up Comedy Open Mike, The Ancient Mariner, 960 Manitou Ave., Manitou Springs. Free. Sign up to perform or just enough the free laughs. Tues., May 31, 8:30 p.m. to midnight, performers sign up at 8 p.m. Call 685-5503 for more.
dance Cinderella, Manitou Elementary School Auditorium, 110 Pawnee Ave., Manitou Springs. $10-$20. A performance by the Peak Ballet Theatre of Colorado's Youth Division. Fri., May 27, 7 p.m.; Sat., May 28, 7 p.m.; Sun., May 29, 2:30 p.m. Call Megan at 632-7511 for more.
Coppelia, Rampart High School, 8250 Lexington Dr. $5-$8. The comedic ballet danced to the music of Leo Delibes in an all new production by the Ballet Society of Colorado Springs' pre-professional division. Sat., June 4, 7 p.m. Call 272-7078 for more.
theater Iron Springs Chateau Melodrama Dinner Theater, 444 Ruxton Ave., Manitou Springs. $13 for show only, $24 for show and dinner, senior, group and child rates avail. Featuring Farther North to Laughter. Runs through Mid-October with shows Tues., Wed., Fri., Sat. per reservations. Call 685-5572 to RSVP.
PICK The Rainmaker, Lon Chaney Theatre, City Auditorium, 221 E. Kiowa St. $12-$15. The Star Bar Players present this classic tale of love, family and hope. Special dinner and theatre deals available at Sencha, 632-8287. Runs May 26, 27, 28, June 3, 4, 5. Call 573-7411 or visit www.starbarplayers.org for reservations.
Come for Dinner ... Stay for Death!, The Hearthstone Inn, 506 N. Cascade Ave. $45. Enjoy dinner with magic, murder, mystery, history and ghost stories of the Inn. Fri., May 27, 7:30-11 p.m. Call 473-4413 for more.
Shakespeare On Love: Dysfunctional Relationships from the Bard, Pikes Perk, 14 S. Tejon St. Free. Featuring scenes from his most beloved plays, Renaissance Project style. Sun., June 5, 1 p.m. and 3 p.m.
La Cenerentola (Cinderella), CC's Armstrong Hall, NE corner for Cascade and Cache La Poudre Streets. $15-$40. Performance of Rossini's Cinderella by the Opera Theatre of the Rockies. June 4, 7, 10, 7 p.m.; June 12, 2:30 p.m. Call 520-SHOW for tickets.