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.
The Miser, comedy by Moliere, through September 27, Fridays September 18 and 25 8pm, Saturdays 8pm, Sundays September 13 and 27 7:30pm, $10-$30, Will Geer Theatricum Botanicum, 1419 N. 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 Nerd, a play by Larry Shue, through October 11, 8pm Fridays-Saturdays, 2pm Sundays, $14-$18,Theatre Palisades’ Pierson Playhouse, 941 Temescal Canyon Dr., PP, 310.454.1970.
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.