M Ensemble Company Inc. presents "Jitney," by August Wilson, directed by John Pryor. Various times at 12320 W. Dixie Hwy., North Miami. Ends Sunday. $20-$30. Details: (305) 895-8955 or www.themensemble.com.
Hispanic Theater Guild presents "La señorita de Tacna." Various times at Teatro 8, 2101 SW Eighth St. Ends Dec. 22. In Spanish only. Prices vary. Details: (305) 541-4841 or www.teatro8.com.
Actors' Playhouse at the Miracle Theatre presents "Martha Mitchell Calling." Written by Jodi Rothe, the play is based on Martha Mitchell, the wife of President Nixon's Attorney General John Mitchell. She is credited with helping to expose the Watergate scandal during Nixon's administration. Various times at 280 Miracle Mile, Coral Gables. Ends Dec. 23. Details: (305) 444-9293, Ext. 604.
The Museum of Contemporary Art presents Pablo Cano Viva Vaudeville, a musical marionette that replicates Vaudeville shows in 1900s New York and Europe. Various times at 770 NE 125th St., North Miami. Ends Dec. 29. RSVP required. Limited seating. $3-$15. Details: (305) 893-6211 or www.mocanomi.org.
Actors' Playhouse Musical Theatre for Young Audiences presents "Madeline's Christmas," based on Ludwig Bemelmans' popular book series. Various times at Actors' Playhouse at the Miracle Theatre, 280 Miracle Mile, Coral Gables. Ends Dec. 29. $15. Details: (305) 444-9293 or www.actorsplayhouse.org.
Carnival Center for the Performing Arts presents "Mano a Mano," a two-clown comical performance. 8 p.m. at Knight Concert Hall, 1300 Biscayne Blvd., Miami. Ends Dec. 22. $30-$50. Details: (305) 949-6722 or www.carnivalcenter.org.