Entre La Tierra Y El Cielo, Between Earth and Sky, plays at the Gala Theatre, 3333 14th St. NW from Oct. 13 to 27. In this play, a curious young girl explores the magical world of plants and stars, breaking with family and societal expectations. Based on the life of Mexican-American botanist Ynés Mexia. Tickets are $12, adults; $10, children. galatheatre.org.