Richard Nelson's sentimental play about loneliness and consolation attempts to melt the hearts of even the most hardened viewers, through Feb. 2. New Theatre, 4120 Laguna St., Coral Gables. Details: (305) 443-5909.
A comic and affectionate tale about fanatical fans on the trail of Mae West's legacy, by Claudia Shear. Now showing at the Gables Stage through Feb. 2, Thur.-Sat. at 8 p.m., Sun. at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. Gables Stage, Biltmore Hotel, 1200 Anastasia Ave., Coral Gables. Details: (305) 445-1119.
ROMEO & BERNADETTE
In this world premiere musical by Mark Saltzman, Romeo is reborn from an Elizabethan stupor and stumbles upon his true love, Bernadette, who happens to be the beloved daughter of a Brooklyn mob boss. Runs through Feb. 2, times vary. Coconut Grove Playhouse, 3500 Main Highway, Coconut Grove. Details: (305) 442-4000.
HEDWIG & THE ANGRY INCH
Hedwig and her husband The Angry Inch bring back rock and roll, gender confusion and the search for love and identity. Tuesdays-Saturdays through Feb. 22, 8 p.m. at Level NightClub, 1235 Washington Ave., Miami Beach. Details: (305) 532-1525.
AMERICAN DREAM & ZOO STORY
Two of Edward Albee's wacky and engaging plays are paired up through Feb. 2 Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m. and Saturdays and Sundays at 2 p.m. Palm Beach Dreamworks, 330 Clematis St., in the Via Jardin, West Palm Beach. Details: (561) 625-6010.
A.R. GURNEY ONSTAGE INTERVIEW
The Downstage Miami program presents "An Evening with A.R. Gurney" at 7 p.m. at the Jerry Herman Ring Theatre, University of Miami, 1380 Miller Drive, Coral Gables. RSVP: (305) 375-4634.
ADDICTED: A COMEDY OF SUBSTANCE
One man's personal journey from the depths of addiction and self-centeredness to a fate-defying return as a successful and productive member of society. Through Feb. 9th. Times vary. Coconut Grove Playhouse, 3500 Main Highway, Coconut Grove. $25. Weeknights and matinees; $30. Friday and Saturday nights. Call (305) 446-3857.
MISS NELSON IS MISSING
This musical about Miss Nelson's unruly classroom and the students who grow to appreciate her was adapted from the popular children's books. Through Feb. 8, Saturdays at 2 p.m. Actors' Playhouse at Miracle Theater, 280 Miracle Mile, Coral Gables. Details: (305) 444-9293.