THE REAL HOLLYWOOD
GableStage presents "Speed-The-Plow" by David Mamet. The play follows two greedy Hollywood executives who are set to pitch a can't-lose deal to the studio boss but an unlikely obstacle, a seductive secretary, creates unexpected complications. Ends Sept. 13. GableStage at the Biltmore, 1200 Anastasia Ave., Coral Gables. Details: (305) 445-1119 or www.gablestage.org.
BATTLE OF THE SEXES
The New Theatre opens its 2009-2010 season with a performance of William Shakespeare's widely known comedy "The Taming of The Shrew." This classic battle-of-the-sexes play is the tale of a shrewish woman and her strong-willed husband, both wreaking havoc on the conventions of courtship and marriage. Opens Aug. 27. Ends Sept. 27. New Theatre, 4120 Laguna St., Coral Gables. Details: (305) 443-5909 or www.new-theatre.org.