Absolutely Halloween, a holiday-themed musical for the family, returns for a five-week run, through October 29, 12:30pm and 3pm Saturdays and Sundays, Santa Monica Playhouse Main Stage, 1211 4th St., 310.394.9779 x2.
The Bacchae, a modern interpretation by Charles L. Mee of the classic Greek tragedy, through October 22, Aresis Ensemble at City Garage, 1340 4th St. (in alley), www.citygarage.org.
Cinderella returns as an autumn twilight show, through December 15, 6pm, Santa Monica Playhouse, 1211 4th St., 310.394.9779 x2.
Dave and Tom’s: A Tribute to Dave and Tom, about a fictitious British comedy team, 8pm, through October 29, The Other Space at Santa Monica Playhouse, 1211 4th St., 310.394.9779 x1.
Enchanted Lunchtime Theatre, a 90-minute theatre experience for kids 3-5 and their parents, presented by the Santa Monica Playhouse Early Education Program, 11:30am-1pm, Wednesdays through December 20, 310.394.9779 x2.
The Four Man Plan: A Romantic Science, Fridays and Saturdays, $20, 8pm, through October 28, Ruskin Group Theatre, Santa Monica Airport, 3000 Airport Dr., 310.397.3244 or www.ruskingrouptheatre.com
The Most Happy Fella, Frank Loesser’s classic musical, presented by Kentwood Players, 8pm Fridays and Saturdays/2pm on Sundays, through October 21, Westchester Playhouse, 8301 Hindry Ave., Westchester, 310.645.5156.
No Shame Theatre features five-minute comedy skits created just before showtime, Fridays through December 8, $5, 11pm, Powerhouse Theatre, 3116 2nd St., 310.866.OFF.MAIN x10.
The 60’s, a play about the decade and a couple who met in that decade and have now reached that age, through November 19, 8pm Thursdays-Saturdays/3pm Sundays, Pacific Resident Theatre Main Stage, 707 Venice Blvd., Venice, 323.460.2508.
Westside Eclectic Comedy Theatre presents comedy shows every evening, pay for first show of evening and get the rest of the night free, 1323A Third Street Promenade, 310.451.0850, www.westsideeclectic.com.