'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. 24 at Coconut Grove Playhouse, 3500 Main Hwy., Coconut Grove. $35-$45. Details: (786) 522-0494 or www.cgplayhouse.org.
Florida International University Theater presents "Dracula." The famous horror story will thrill and spook the audience with its mysterious and fascination characters. 8 p.m. Thursdays-Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays through Oct. 24 at Florida International University Theater, Wertheim Performing Arts Theater, 11200 SW Eighth St. Details: (305) 348-3789 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Gables Stage will present the play "Frozen." The drama explores the moral and emotional effect of serial killers on the relatives of victims and the murderer when three people are drawn together by horrific circumstances. 8 p.m. through Nov. 7 at the Biltmore Hotel, Gables Stage, 1200 Anastasia Ave., Coral Gables. $35. Details: (305) 445-1119 or www.gablestage.org.
'SINGIN' IN THE RAIN'
Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino will present the Broadway musical "Singin' in the Rain." The romantic comedy features musical dance and upbeat songs. 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. Tuesdays-Fridays, 8 p.m. Saturdays and 2 p.m. Sundays through Nov. 12 at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, 1
Seminole Way, Hollywood. $25. Details: (305) 358-5885, (954) 523-3309 or www.ticketmaster.com.
Actor's Playhouse will present the play "Shear Madness," America's longest-running murder, mystery and comedy act. 8 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday through Jan. 2 at Actor's Playhouse, Miracle Theatre, 280 Miracle Mile, Coral Gables. $30-$45. Details: (305) 444-9293 or www.actorsplayhouse.org.
'THE END OF THE MOON'
Miami Light Projects will present veteran performance artist Laurie Anderson performing "The End of the Moon," an epic poem composed of a travelogue, personal theory, history and dream. She is NASA's first artist-in-residence who traveled the globe to research man's perception of beauty. 8 p.m. at Gusman Center for the Performing Arts, 174 E. Flagler St, Miami. $100-$200. Details: (305) 372-0925 or www.gusmancenter.org.