Playbill: Three Shows to See in Denver This Weekend

Going to a play in the summer isn't that different from hitting a blockbuster film or burying your nose in a fat, classic novel: Big themes -- Hurricane Katrina, the silent-film milieu of the early twentieth century and the rise of AIDS -- power our current theater picks. Keep reading for three shows to see this weekend.

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Warm Cookies of the Revolution at SLAB ATLAS Black Box Theatre 10 p.m. Friday, August 8

Folks attending Friday night's performance of square product theatre's Hurricane Katrina drama SLAB will get more for their money if they stick around after the show. Denver's Warm Cookies of the Revolution will present a free, pop-up version of its Sunday School for Atheists series, led by Chris Getzan of Warm Cookies and SLAB novelist Selah Saterstrom.

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