Carnage: A Comedy, a satire about televangelism by Adam Simon and Tim Robbins, presented by The Actors’ Gang, through March 29, 8pm Thursdays-Saturdays/3pm Sundays, $15-$25, Actors’ Gang Theatre, Ivy Substation, 9070 Venice Blvd., CC, 310.838.4264.
Mary Mary Quite Contrary, a fantasy with storybook characters, for ages 2-10, through April 6, 12:30pm and 3pm Saturdays-Sundays, Santa Monica Playhouse Main Stage, 1211 4th St., 310.394.9779 x2.
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.
Robots Vs. Fake Robots, a comedy about a robot-dominated world, by David Largman Murray, through March 15, 8pm Fridays/8pm and 10:30pm Saturdays (no 10:30 show March 16), 7pm Sundays, $15-$20, Powerhouse Theatre, 3116 2nd St., 310.396.3680 x3.