Alice-Sit-By-The-Fire, comedy about raising parents, by J.M. Barrie, through February 10, 8pm Thursdays-Saturdays/3pm Sundays, $20-$25, Pacific Resident Theatre, 705 Venice Blvd., Venice, 310.822.8392.
@Heart, play about family life affected by war and the military, by J. Powers, through January 20, 8pm Fridays-Saturdays/2pm Sundays, $15-$20, Ruskin Group Theatre, 3000 Airport Ave., 310.397.3244.
No Shame Theatre, plays conceived in one hour before showtime, every Friday through May 9, 11pm, $5, The Powerhouse Theatre, 3116 2nd St., 310.396.3680 x10.
Twentieth Century, the Hecht-MacArthur screwball comedy, through February 16, 8pm Fridays-Saturdays/2pm Sundays, $14-$18, Theatre Palisades Pierson Playhouse, 941 Temescal Canyon Dr., PP, 310.454.1970.