Seeking men and women who want to perform sketch comedy. Prepare a 2-5 minute comedic monologue, bring a headshot, see website for details. Tue.-Wed., Dec. 11-12, 6-9pm. Community Engagement Center, 1009 E. 11th.
See what happens to Nick from New Jersey when "food, fidelity, and family reign supreme," in this holiday comedy by Joe DiPietro, directed by Andy Berkovsky for City Theatre. Through Dec. 23. Thu.-Sat., 8pm; Sun., 5:30pm. $15-25 ($10, Thursdays; other discounts available).
City Theatre, 3823-D Airport, 524-2870
Teatro Vivo celebrates the holiday season with their annual Dickens twist set in a modern, urban Latino community, bringing back beloved characters from last year’s production – with a few new surprises. Inspired by A Christmas Carol and written and directed, as ever, by Rupert Reyes. Through Dec. 16. Thu.-Sat., 8pm; Sun., 2pm. $20 ($15, students, seniors).
It's a song-filled version of the Christmas classic – directed by Ron Watson, perfect for warming the old heart-cockles up there in Georgetown. Through Dec. 30. Fri.-Sat., 7:30pm; Sun., 2pm. Extra shows: Wed.-Thu., Dec. 26-27, 7:30pm. $10-24.
The award-winning aerial arts collective presents a show adapted by Agent Red and Chelsea Laumen from Matthew J. Pallamary’s historical novel, about "a boy's conflict between the spiritual beliefs of life in the Mission and the visions of his father, the shaman of a threatened tribe in the rainforest." Through Dec. 16. Fri.-Sat., 8pm; Sun., 2 & 8pm. Extra show: Sat., Dec. 15, 2pm. $20.
Irving Berlin's song-filled holiday classic comes to warm your heart and delight your ears, as choreographed and directed by Nick Demos, with musical direction by Allen Robertson, and starring Meredith McCall, Elizabeth Koepp, Matthew Redden, and Matt Gibson. Dec. 5-30. Tue.-Fri., 8pm; Sat., 3:30 & 8pm; Sun., 2:30 & 7pm. $25-80.