The Miami Stage Company stages the comedy "Noises Off." $20 adults. $17 children. 8 p.m. today (1/5), Friday and Jan. 12 and 14 and 2 p.m. Jan. 15 at the Alper Jewish Community Center, 11155 SW 112th Ave. Details: (305) 274-3597 or www.miamistagecompany.com.
Gables Stage presents "Address Unknown," a story of friendship between a San Francisco-based Jewish art dealer and his former business partner who has returned to Germany as the Nazi party comes to power. The friends become enemies. With Avi Hoffman and Ken Clement. 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 7 p.m. Jan. 15, 22 and 29 and Feb. 12. $35-$40. Details: (305) 445-1119.
A reading of Matias Montes' theater play. Free. 7:30 p.m. Centro Cultural Español, 800 Douglas Rd., Suite 170, Coral Gables. Limited seating. Details: (305) 448-9677 or www.ccemiami.org.
ŽTARTUFFE THE IMPOSTER'
Florida International University Theatre presents Moliňre's classic farce "Tartuffe the Imposter." Directed by Leroy Clark. $10. 8 p.m. Thursdays-Saturdays and 2 p.m. Sundays Jan. 12-22. Mainstage in the Wertheim Performing Arts Complex at Southwest Eighth Street and 117th Avenue. Details: (305) 348-3789 or www.fiu.edu.
ŽBREAKING UP IS HARD TO DO'
Early previews of the stage show featuring Neil Sedaka tunes such as "Love will Keep us Together," "Where the Boys Are," "Calendar Girl" and more. $30-$45. Jan 12-18. Actors' Playhouse at the Miracle Theatre, 280 Miracle Mile, Coral Gables. Details: (305) 444-9293 or www.actorsplayhouse.org.
"Paradise," a play about the issues of tolerance and peace by Glyn O'Malley in the context of today's Israel-Palestine crisis. Subscribers and donors pre-opening at 8 p.m. $55 tickets for non-subscribers includes pre-show buffet, open wine bar and an informal post-play reception with the cast and playwright. Remaining performances are 8 p.m. Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays through Feb. 12. New Theatre, 4120 Laguna St., Coral Gables. Details: (305) 443-5909.
"Poor Lenny," an original story by Philip Marraccini, is a dramatic comedy about the value of friendship and forgiveness. $15. 8 p.m. at the North Miami Julius Littman Theater of the Performing Arts, 17011 NE 19th Ave., North Miami Beach. Details: (305) 905-2284.