Florida International University Theatre kicks off its 2009-10 season with "Sonia Flew." The story follows a Cuban woman who harbors a lifelong resentment of her parents but begins to understand their actions when her son signs up for the Marines after the Sept. 11 tragedy. Ends Oct. 4. Wertheim Performing Arts Center, 10910 SW 17th St., Sweetwater. Details: (305) 348-0496 or carta.fiu.edu.
A PLAY ON PLAYS
New Theatre hosts the world premiere of "In Development" by David Caudle. In this new comedy sex, death and drama take the stage at a conference for aspiring young playwrights and their legendary mentor. 1 p.m. Thursdays through Saturdays. Ends Nov. 8. 4120 Laguna Street, Coral Gables. $35. Details: (305) 443-5909 or www.new-theatre.org.