Desperate Writers, play about trying to sell a script, by Joshua Grenrock and Catherine Schreiber, through November 23, 8pm Fridays-Saturdays, 7pm Sundays, Edgemar Center for the Arts, 2437 Main St., 800.595.4TIX.
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.
I Am Not A Racist…but, a play about attitudes, by Cynthia Ettinger, through November 15, 8pm Fridays-Saturdays, 3pm Sundays, $20, The Actors Gang, Ivy Substation, 9070 Venice Blvd., CC, 310.838.4264.
Made Me Nuclear, a one-man musical about surviving cancer, written by and starring Charlie Lustman, through November 29, 8pm Fridays-Saturdays, $50 opening night, $25 thereafter, Santa Monica Playhouse, 1211 4th St., 866.468.3399.
Malcolm and Teresa, about Malcolm Muggeridge’s transforming experience with Mother Teresa, through November 16, 8pm Fridays-Saturdays, 2:30pm Sundays, $15-$20, Promenade Playhouse, 1404 Third Street Promenade, 310.462.5141.
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.