Winner of seven Tony awards, story of Depression-era orphan is replayed at Miracle Theater's Actor's Playhouse, 280 Miracle Mile, Coral Gables. 8 p.m. Wednesdays through Saturdays, 2 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays through Jan. 4. Tickets $27-$100. Details: (305) 444-9293.
'TIMES LIKE THESE'
John O'Keefe's drama "Times Like These" runs through Dec. 13. Presentations 8 p.m. Thursdays-Saturdays, 2 and 7 p.m. Sundays. At New Theater, 4120 Laguna St., Coral Gables. Details: (305) 443-5909, or www.new-theater.org.
COMEDIAN GEORGE WALLACE
Actor and comedian George Wallace standup presentation 8:30 p.m. Dec. 4-5 and Dec. 7, 7:30 p.m. and 10 p.m. Dec. 6. $23-32 at the Miami Improv, 3390 Mary St. #182, Miami. Details: (305) 441-8200.
'THE SNOW QUEEN'
The magic of puppetry and dance of Hans Christian Anderson's "The Snow Queen" comes to the Amaturo Theater in the Broward Center for the Performing Arts. The larger-than-life Hudson Vagabond Puppets tell the story of a young girl that enlists the aid of a wise reindeer, a crow, and a robber on a journey to the Snow Queen's palace to rescue her friend. 10 and 11:30 a.m. Dec. 12; and 1 and 3 p.m. Dec. 7. Admission $5. Details: (954) 462-0222.
Miami-Dade College North Campus presents "The Complete Works of William Shakespeare Abridged," by Jess Borgeson, Adam Long, and Daniel Singer. A fast-paced blend of parody, slapstick and wild vaudeville comedy, a small troupe of actors attempt to perform all 37 of the Bard's plays and his sonnets in less than two hours. 10 a.m. and 8 p.m. at 11380 NW 27th Ave., Miami. Through Dec. 13 (call for presentation times) Admission $7 general, $5 students/seniors. Details: (305) 237-1091.
WHAT THE BUTLER SAW
Play by Joe Orton opens 8 p.m., GableStage at the Biltmore Hotel, 1200 Anastasia Ave., Coral Gables. Tickets $35. Runs through Jan. 11. Special New Years Eve Performance (proceeds to benefit educational programming at 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 31 followed by a Champagne Supper, $100 per person). Details: (305) 446-1116.