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.
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.
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
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 Ransom of Red Chief, O. Henry’s wacky story of a bratty kid, presented in a modern adaptation by West of Broadway and Reading is Fundamental, 3pm, $15, through December 16, Promenade Playhouse, 1404 Third Street Promenade, 310.656.8070.
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.