VENUS IN FUR
GableStage presents "Venus in Fur" by David Ives. The play tells of a young actress determined to land the lead in a new play based on a classic erotic novel about a 19th century dominatrix. When she meets the writer-director, her audition becomes an electrifying game. 8 p.m. Additional performances through Dec. 9. GableStage, 1200 Anastasia Ave., Biltmore Hotel, Coral Gables. $37.50, $42.50 and $47.50. Details: (305) 446-1116 or email@example.com or www.gablestage.org.
New Theatre presents "Happy" by Robert Caisley. Alfred is happy about his life, but when his bohemian artist best friend Eduardo invites him to dinner to meet the latest woman in his life, a dour 22-year-old art student, things spin out of control. 8 p.m. Thursday-Saturday. 1 p.m. Sunday. Performances through Dec. 16. New Theatre at the Roxy Performing Arts Center, 1645 SW 107th Ave. $15 student rush at the door. $35 Thursday and Sunday. $40 others. Details: (305) 443-5909 or www.new-theatre.org.