The Chairs, a tragicomedy by Eugene Ionesco, through September 13, 8pm Fridays-Saturdays, 5:30pm Sundays, $25, Sundays are pay what you can, City Garage, 1340 1/2 4th St., citygarage.org.
The Cherry Orchard, Chekhov’s play about a Russian family, transposed to the post-Civil War South, through September 26, call for showtimes, $10-$30, The Will Geer Theatricum Botanicum,1419 N. Topanga Canyon Blvd., Topanga, 310.455.3723.
Cinderella, return of the popular musical, through 2009, Saturdays-Sundays 12:30, 3, and 6pm, $10.50-$12.50, Santa Monica Playhouse, 1211 4th St., 310.394.9779.
Cymbeline The Puppet King, the Actors’ Gang’s revised version (for families) of Shakespeare’s Cymbeline, through August 30, 11am, free, Media Park, Ivy Substation, 9070 Venice Blvd., CC, 310.838.GANG.
A Midsummer Night’s Dream, August 6 – 13, 27 8pm, September 7 6:30pm, $10-$30, The Will Geer Theatricum Botanicum,1419 N. Topanga Canyon Blvd., Topanga, 310.455.3723.
The Miser, comedy by Moliere, through September 27, 8pm Fridays-Saturdays through August, 4pm August 8, call for other showtimes, $10-$30, Will Geer Theatricum Botanicum, 1419 Topanga Canyon Blvd., Topanga, 310.455.3723.
Mysteries en Brochette presents Musical Mystery Dinner Shows, four scripts rotate on Saturday nights: Hollywood’s Fatal Premiere, Jumpin’ Jivin’ Who’s Survivin?, 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.
The Receptionist, new comedy by Adam Bock, starring Megan Mullaly, through September 20, 8pm Wednesdays-Saturdays, 7pm Sundays, $25, Odyssey Theatre, 2055 S. Sepulveda Blvd., LA, odysseytheatre.com.