New Theatre celebrates its new season with The Shakespeare Festival. Directed by Roberto Prestigiacomo, "Much Ado About Nothing" is a modernized version of William Shakespeare's play. 7 p.m. at 4120 Laguna St., Coral Gables. $55. Details: (305) 443-5909 or www.new-theatre.org 'TERMINAL BAGGAGE'
"Terminal Baggage." 7 p.m. at The Light Box, 3000 Biscayne Blvd., Miami. $40. Play runs through Aug. 26. Details: (305) 576-4350. 'THE MYSTERY OF IRMA VEP'
"The Mystery of Irma Vep" is a comedy about a bride adjusting to her new life in a haunted mansion. Various times at Miracle Theatre, 280 Miracle Mile, Coral Gables. Through Sept. 3. $37.50-$45. Details: (305) 444-9293.
GableStage at the Biltmore presents "The Pillowman." All proceeds will go to the Rafael and Kimberly De Acha Scholarship Fund. Wine reception at 6:30 p.m. Play preview at 8 p.m. at 1200 Anastasia Ave., Coral Gables. $40. Details: (305) 445-1119.