'PHANTOM OF THE OPERA'
The Broward Center for the Performing Arts presents the Andrew Lloyd Webber musical directed by Harold Prince. 8 p.m. through Oct. 29 at Au-Rene Theater, 201 SW Fifth Ave., Fort Lauderdale. $41.25-$71.25. Details: (954) 462-0222 or www.browardcenter.org.
Actors' Playhouse opens its season at Rydell High with a production of the 1979 hit "Grease," starring Melanie Penn as Sandra Dee and Jamey Isenor as Danny Zuko. 8 p.m. through Nov. 13 at Miracle Theatre, 280 Miracle Mile, Coral Gables. $15-$45. Details: (305) 444-9293 or www.actorsplayhouse.org.
'WAITING FOR GODOT'
Miami Light Project presents the Mad Cat Theatre Company production of "Waiting for Godot" by Nobel prize-winning playwright Samuel Beckett. Portion of proceeds to benefit Noah's Wish, an organization that aids abandoned or misplaced animals. 8 pm. at The Light Box, 3000 Biscayne Blvd., Miami. $20, students $10. Details: (305) 576-4350.
PERFORMANCE GROUP HOMETOWN
The Miami World Theater Festival presents Performance Group Hometown by Joe Goode Performance Group. 8 p.m. though Oct. 15, 4 p.m. Oct. 16 at Byron Carlyle Theater, 500 71st St., Miami Beach. $25. Details: (305) 535-9930 or www.miamiworldtheater.org.
Miami World Theater Festival presents "The Field" by the outdoor, Australian performance group Strange Fruit. 2 p.m. on Lennox Avenue and Lincoln Road, Miami Beach. Details: (305) 535-9930 or www.miamiworldtheater.org.
New Theatre continues its fall season with a production of Mario Diament's "Lost Tango," with Euriamis Losada and Barbara Sloan. 8 p.m. Thurs.-Sat., 1 p.m. Sun. at the theater, 4120 Laguna Street, Coral Gables. $10-$40. Details: (305) 443-5909 or www.new-theatre.org.