piece exploring Dr. Jean Martin Charcot’s contributions to vaudeville and art. Continues thru Dec. 10. CLEMENTE SOTO VELEZ, 107 Suffolk St., bet Rivington & Delancey. www.newstagetheatre.org.

The Sublet Experiment, A romantic comedy where a serial sublettor, a reality show reject and the worst bank robbers in history collide. Open run, Thurs. & Fri. at 8pm and Sat. & Sun. at 7pm. Takes place in a different NYC apartment each week. Check www.subletexperiment.com for current location. $20. 212-352-3101. www.theatermania.com.

TJ & Dave, TJ Jagodowski and Dave Pasquesi are improv artists from Chicago who will be bringing their long-form improvisation to New York City audiences. On the first week of every month, they will create a full-length play from scratch without audience suggestions. Thurs. at 10pm, Fri. & Sat. at 11pm and Sun. at 9pm. THE BARROW STREET THEATRE, 27 Barrow St. at 7th Ave. $25. 212-239-6200. www.telecharge.com.

True West, 1980s dark comedy by Sam Shepard that is an explosive exploration of family disfunction and sibling rivalry. Thru Jan. 5; Wed., Thurs. & Fri at 8pm. THE BIG LITTLE THEATRE, 141 Ridge St., bet Houston & Stanton. $18. 212-868-4444. www.smarttix.com.