"Barefoot in the Park" The Monacan High School Theatre will perform this comedy about the tenants of a New York apartment on Nov. 6-8 at 7 p.m. $5. 11501 Smoketree Drive. 378-2480, 67.
"Fences" The African American Repertory Theatre presents August Wilson's Pulitzer Prize-winning drama about sports, segregation and breaking barriers Nov. 7 through Nov. 23 at the Pine Camp Cultural Arts Center. Show times are Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m., Sundays at 4 p.m. $10-$25. 4901 Old Brook Road. 355-2187.
"Permanent Collection" The Virginia Union University Players will present Thomas Gibbon's renown play about cultural art, racism and acceptance on Nov. 7-9 and Nov. 14-16 in the Belgian Performing Arts Theatre at 8 p.m., with Sunday's showing starting at 4 p.m. $10. 1500 N. Lombardy St. 305-5029.
"Hamlet" The Richmond Shakespeare Theatre brings the classic tragedy of incest, murder and revenge to the stage at Second Presbyterian Church through Nov. 9. Shows take place Thursdays-Saturdays at 8 p.m. and Sundays at 2:30 p.m. $13-$26. 5 N. Fifth St. 232-4000.
"The Nerd" Written by Larry Shue and directed by Stan Baranowski, this comedy about an ex-GI and the unexpected visit of the man who saved his life will be staged at the Chamberlayne Actors Theatre. Through N ov. 8. $10-$20. 319 N. Wilkinson Road. 262-9760