The University of Miami's Department of Theater Arts presents a classic love story and modern-day musical comedy with a tabloid twist. The musical tells the story of a half-boy, half-bat creature discovered in a cave and his struggle to find his place in a world that shuns him. 8 p.m. through19 at Jerry Herman Ring Theatre, University of Miami, 1312 Miller Dr., Coral Gables. $8-$20. Details: (305) 284-3355 or www.miami.edu/ring.
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.
'THE MALE INTELLECT'
With a fresh take on the battle of the sexes, Robert "Bobby" Dubac's latest stage play is a six-man show - all played by Dubac - in which the audience gets invited into the brain of this hapless male. Bobby's biggest problem is he learned everything he knows about women from other men, but his most immediate problem is that the girl of his dreams has dumped him & he doesn't know why. 7:30 p.m. through Nov. 27 at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts, 201 SW Fifth Ave., Fort Lauderdale. $29-$32. Details: www.browardcenter.org.
The true stories of six wrongfully convicted survivors of death row in their own words. Moving between first person monologues and scenes set in the courtrooms and prisons. The six interwoven stories paint a picture of an American criminal justice system gone wrong and six brave souls who preserved to survive it. 8 p.m. Thursday, Friday, Saturday through Dec. 10. at the Jerry Herman Ring Theatre, University of Miami, 1312 Miller Dr., Coral Gables. $6-$18. Details: (305) 284-3355 or www.miami.edu/ring.
The musical is based loosely on the 1954 Joan Crawford film. Johnny Guitar takes the old west through Hollywood's lens and turns it on its ear, where the men are tough and the women are Joan Crawford. 8 p.m. Dec. 3, 9, 10, 16 &17 at the Miracle Theatre, 280 Miracle Mile, Coral Gables. $45. Details: (305) 444-9293 or www.actorsplayhouse.org.