Florida International University presents "The Underpants," adapted by Steve Martin from a play by Carl Sternheim. 8 p.m. Thursday-Saturday and 2 p.m. Sundays. Ends Sunday. Mary Ann Wolfe Theatre, Biscayne Bay Campus, 3000 NE 151st St., North Miami. $8-$10. Details: (305) 348-3789 or www.fiu.edu/~thedan.
New Theatre presents the premiere of Jules Tasca's "The Mission." The play ends May 4. New Theatre, 4120 Laguna St., Coral Gables. $15-$40. Details: www.new-theatre.org.
Florida Grand Opera presents Giacomo Puccini's "La Bohème." Ends May 4. Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts of Miami-Dade County, 1300 Biscayne Blvd., Miami. $10-$200. Details: (305) 949-6722, (800) 741-1010, www.fgo.org.
Actors' Playhouse at the Miracle Theatre presents first staged reading of "South Beach, The Musical," a family tale. Music and lyrics by locals Robert Bidney and Stuart Dornfield and direction by artistic director David Arisco. 7:30 p.m. Actors' Playhouse at the Miracle Theatre, 280 Miracle Mile, Coral Gables. Free. Limited seating. Details: (305) 444-9293.
M Ensemble Company presents "From the Mississippi Delta," based on a true story by Endesha Ida Mae Holland. Ends May 11. M Ensemble Actors Studio, 12320 W Dixie Hwy. $20-$30. Details: (305) 895-0335 or www.themensemble.com.
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The third annual "Miami Stories 2008," features three one-act plays penned by local personalities Miami Museum of Contemporary Art director Bonnie Clearwater, Coral Gables Mayor Don Slesnick and philanthropists Sanford and Dolores Ziff. 6:30 p.m. Miami Science Museum, 3280 S Miami Ave., Miami. The plays will be professionally cast and directed by Ricky J. Martinez, New Theatre's artistic director. The evening includes a cocktail reception, three-course gourmet dinner, silent auction and music by Marc Berner and Peter Betan. Michael Aller will emcee. The dinner/theatre production is a benefit for the award-winning New Theatre. Details: Meg Daly, (305) 439-1199.