'WAITING FOR GODOT'
Miami Light Project presents the Mad Cat Theater Company's production of "Waiting for Godot," the tragicomedy about two tramps waiting by a barren tree for a man named Godot. A portion of the proceeds will benefit Noah's Wish, an organization to help abandoned or misplaced animals. 8 p.m. Wednesdays-Saturdays through Nov. 5 at The Light Box, 3000 Biscayne Blvd., Miami. $20, students $10.
Details: (305) 576-4350.
'PASSIN' IT ON'
The Coconut Grove Playhouse presents a musical about Sig McCartney, the owner of a baseball-themed sports bar, and his decision to choose between his childhood dream and his family's survival. 7:30 p.m. through Nov. 6 at Coconut Grove Playhouse, 3500 Main Highway, Coconut Grove. $35-$60. Details: (305) 442-4000 or cgplayhouse.org.
Actors' Playhouse opens its season at Rydell High with a production of the 1979 hit "Grease," starring Melanie Penn and Jamey Isenor. 8 p.m. through Nov.13 at Miracle Theatre, 280 Miracle Mile, Coral Gables. $15-$45. Details: (305) 444-9293 or www.actorsplayhouse.org.
Bestselling novelist Eric Weiss grapples with his Brooklyn upbringing, parents, failed-writer ex-wife, religion and creativity in a new play by Pulitzer Prize winner Donald Margulies. 8 p.m. through Nov. 20 at GableStage, Biltmore Hotel, 1200 Anastasia Ave., Coral Gables. $35-$40.
Details: (305) 445-1119 or www.gablestage.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. Thursdays-Saturdays, 1 p.m. Sundays through Nov. 20 at the theater, 4120 Laguna St., Coral Gables. $10-$40. Details: (305) 443-5909 or www.new-theatre.org.
Florida International University Theater Arts presents "Tartuffe, the Imposter," which premiered 350 years ago, about a con man and his obsessions. 8-10:30 p.m. at the FIU Theatre, University Park Campus, 11200 SW Eighth St. $8-$12. Details: (305) 348-3789 or www.fiu.edu/~thedan.