Short-run shows with music from Elvis, Paul Simon, ABBA & The Who hit SoFlo theaters

“MAMMA MIA!”

Where: Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts, 1300 Biscayne Blvd., Miami

WHEN: Oct. 11–13, Friday – Sunday

What: The music of ABBA in a wisp of a story set on a sun-drenched Mediterranean resort island


Pictures: Oktoberfest in South Florida

Cost: $26-$96

Contact: 305-949-6722 or ArshtCenter.org

“TALES OF A GRAVEYARD CLOWN”

Where: Colony Theatre, 1040 Lincoln Road, Miami Beach

When: Oct. 17-20, Thursday - Sunday

What: Deadly vampires, crazy clowns, demon scarecrows and devilish ghouls bring monstrous surprises to mortal spectators with acrobatics, illusions and music.

Cost: $50-$71.70

Contact: 305-674-1040 or TheVampireCircus.us

“THE WHO’S TOMMY”

Where: Crest Theatre, in the Delray Beach Center for the Arts at Old School Square, 51 N. Swinton Ave.

When: Oct. 17-27, Thursdays through Sundays

What: Entr’acte Theatrix stages this show based on the fourth album by the Who. Pete Townshend’s rock opera concerns a boy who survives traumas to become a “pinball wizard” cult figure.

Cost: $20, $10 for children under 12; $10 “student rush” tickets available half an hour before curtain with valid ID

Contact: 561-243-7922, ext. 1 or EntrActeTheatrix.org.