'WAIT AND SEE'
The New Theatre presents the world premiere of "Wait and See," by Michael McKeever. A musician is involved in an airplane crash and survives as she continuously experiences miracles and is later called the Messiah. 8 p.m. Thursdays-Saturdays and 2 and 5:30 p.m. Sundays through Oct. 3 at the New Theatre, 4120 Laguna St., Coral Gables. $30-$40. Details: (305) 443-5909 or www.new-theatre.org.
Cole Porter's "Anything Goes" is a romantic musical comedy about a nightclub singer, a debutante and a gangster who secretly slips onto a ship to avoid the FBI. 2 p.m. Wednesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays and 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays through Oct. 10 at Broward Stage Door Theatre, 8036 W Sample Rd., Coral Springs. $26-$29. Details: (954) 344-7765.
'ANNA IN THE TROPICS'
Coconut Grove playhouse presents "Anna in the Tropics," a funny and tragic story set in Tampa of a family of Cuban cigar makers and a man hired to entertain the tobacco workers in the factory. The author and director, Nilo Cruz, is a 2003 Pulitzer Prize winner and a 2004 Tony Award nominee. Through Oct. 4 at Coconut Grove Playhouse, 3500 Main Hwy., Coconut Grove. $35-$45. Details: (786) 552-0491 or www.cgplayhouse.org.
Jerry Herman Ring Theatre will present "Tintypes," a musical that looks at the American life in song. The show will go back in time to the changing world of automobiles, electricity and telephones. Popular songs from 1890 to 1917 will be performed by characters of the period, including President Theodore Roosevelt. 8 p.m. Sept. 29-Oct. 8, 2 p.m. Oct. 2 and 9 at Jerry Herman Ring Theatre, University of Miami, 1312 Miller Dr., Coral Gables. $14-$16. Details: (305) 284-3355 or www.miami.edu/ring.
Actor's Playhouse will present the play "Shear Madness," America's longest-running murder, mystery and comedy act. Through Jan. 2 at Actor's Playhouse, Miracle Theatre, 280 Miracle Mile, Coral Gables. $30-$45. Details: (305) 444-9293 or www.actorsplayhouse.org.