Family favorite "101 Dalmatians" comes to town in musical form, featuring the likes of the evil Cruella de Vil, Mr. and Mrs. Pongo and shelter dogs turned performers who make their way through a race to beat fur-hungry Dalmatian thieves to a happy ending. 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. Ends Jan. 3. Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts, 1300 Biscayne Blvd., Miami. $25-$70. Details: (305) 949-6722 or www.arshtcenter.org.
Presented in the intimate setting at GableStage, political drama "Farragut North" follows a press secretary's rise into the world of dirty backroom politics amidst a tight presidential primary race. The Off-Broadway show is a tale of loyalty, lust for power and the personal costs of achieving it. 8 p.m. Additional performances on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m. and Sundays at 2 p.m. GableStage at the Biltmore, 1200 Anastasia Ave., Coral Gables. Ends Jan. 24. $37.50-$42.50. Details: (305) 445-1119 or www.gablestage.org.