Absolutely Halloween, the children’s Halloween shows returns, through October 26, Saturdays-Sundays 12:30 and 3pm, $10.50-$12.50, Santa Monica Playhouse Main Stage, 1211 4th St., 310.394.9779 x2.
Asses and Elephants, a comedy by Suzanne Bressler, through November 3, Fridays-Saturdays 8pm,Sundays 7pm, $22, The Other Space at Santa Monica Playhouse, 1211 4th St., 323.960.7711.
Faithful, a play by Chazz Palminteri, through November 16, 8pm Friday-Saturday, 2pm Sunday, $12-$15, Ruskin Group Theatre, 3000 Airport Ave., 310.397.3244.
Family Fundays, children’s plays and storytelling, Saturdays and Sundays through November 2, 11am, $8, The Will Geer Theatricum Botanicum, 1419 N. Topanga Canyon Blvd., Topanga, 310.455.3723.
Little Green Men, the War of the Worlds scare has some campers fearing close encounters in this comedy by Scott Martin, through October 18, 8pm Fridays-Saturdays, 2pm Sundays, $18-$20, Westchester Playhouse, 8301 Hindry Ave., Westchester, 310.837.3609.
Musical Mystery Dinner-Shows, four plays rotate on Saturday nights: Hollywood’s Fatal Premiere, Who Killed The Radio Show, Sock Hop Reunion, Deadly Disco Cruise, 7pm, $75 per person (includes 4-course dinner, show, tax, tip), Marina del Rey Hotel, 13534 Bali Way, MDR, 310.399.1507.