Playbill: Three Shows to See in Denver This Weekend

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Eric Weber
John Ashton in Sylvia at the Avenue Theater.
Whether you're looking for the element of surprise inherent in an off-the-cuff improv riff, a laugh-out-loud good time as light as a perfect summer evening or a chilling comedy about a woman who obsessively answers a dead man's phone, it's all yours this weekend. Read on for the details.

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Smile Train Comedy Improv Festival
Various Denver locations
Through August 17
Visit website for details and tickets

Smile Train, the world's largest cleft-repair charity, brings back its annual improv fest for the seventh year, featuring hilarious performances by a gaggle of the area's longest-lived improv artists and companies at venues all over town. Tonight, catch the last of three evenings at Spark Theater (the Monkey's Uncle troupe will take the stage; admission is $10); after a dark night tomorrow, shows include a free night with Junk Drawer at the D Note in Arvada on Friday, followed by the Wigs at Denver Bookbinding on Saturday ($20) and again on Sunday for the finale at Lannie's Clocktower Cabaret ($15). Have a laugh and fix a smile.

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Spark Theater

985 Santa Fe Drive, Denver, CO

Category: General

D Note

7519 Grandview Ave., Arvada, CO

Category: Music

Denver Bookbinding Company

1401 W. 47th Ave., Denver, CO

Category: General

Lannie's Clocktower Cabaret

1601 Arapahoe St., Denver, CO

Category: Music

Avenue Theater

417 E. 17th Ave., Denver, CO

Category: General

Mary Miller Theater

300 E. Simpson St., Lafayette, CO

Category: General

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