(THEATER) Ian Bell's wildly popular Brown Derby Series—committed to hit-and-run stage adaptations of notorious movie scripts
—returns with a brand-new season devoted to the 1980s dance classics. First up: Footloose
, the heartwarming tale of one simple boy who teaches a whole stupid town to dance to Kenny Loggins
, brought to freakish new life by the talents of Nick Garrison, Ingrid Ingerson, Dusty Warren, Brandon Whitehead, and Tim Gouran. Get there early, these things sell out fast. (Re-bar, 1114 Howell St, 233-9873. Aug 15–17, doors at 7 pm, shows at 8 pm, $10, no reservations, 21+.