The Four Man Plan: A Romantic Science, Fridays and Saturdays, $20, 8pm, through November 11, 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, The 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.
The Victorian Hotel, a new scary comedy by Angus Oblong, Friday 8pm/Saturday 2pm and 8pm, through December 2, The Powerhouse Theatre, 3116 2nd St., 866.OFF.MAIN.