The opera in three acts by Gaetano Donizetti "L'elisir D'amore (The Elixir of Love)" is performed by the Miami Lyric Opera. The opera tells of a country man's conquest of a beautiful girl against a rich military serviceman and of his success through drinking the "elixir of love," or Bordeaux wine. 8 p.m. Additional performance Aug. 13. Colony Theater, 1040 Lincoln Road, Miami Beach. $25 students. $30 others. Details: (305) 674-1040 or www.miamilyricopera.com. RUNNING JANE
Actors' Playhouse at the Miracle Theatre presents the world premiere of "See Jane Run!" This musical gives insight into the 21st century woman through the trials and tribulations of main character Jane. Times vary. Ends Aug. 14. Actors' Playhouse at the Miracle Theatre, 280 Miracle Mile, Coral Gables. $39. Details: (305) 444-9293 or www.actorsplayhouse.org. BAT BOY
Area Stage Company and Theatre Conservatory presents "Bat Boy: The Musical" based on a half-boy, half-bat found in a cave and given the name "bat boy." Taken in by a veterinarian's wife, "bat boy's" adaptation to civilization brings about laughter and doom in a US town. Ends Aug. 13. Riviera Theatre, 1560 S Dixie Hwy, Coral Gables. $10 students and seniors. $20 others. Details: (305) 666-2078 or www.areastagecompany.com.