This week: A sendup of a well-known cable-TV personality, a Mel Brooks musical, and more.
(Give) Back to School Show! The Mad Jackrats improv troupe performs in this benefit for homeless children in L.A. Sacred Fools, Second Stage, 6322 Santa Monica Blvd., Hollywood. Sun., 7:30 p.m. $12, $16. www.lpnsimprov.com
Peter & the Starcatcher Tony-winning musical prequel to “Peter Pan.” Morgan-Wixson Theatre, 2627 Pico Blvd., Santa Monica. Today, next Sun., 2 p.m.; Fri.-Sat., 8 p.m.; ends Oct. 9. $28 and up. (310) 828-7519.
Shine Storytellers share true-life tales about the...