"The Snow Queen," adapted by Rachel Teagle, at the Serenbe Playhouse in Palmetto, Ga. through Dec. 23. Pictured: Lauren Chamblin. (Photo by BreeAnne Clowdus)

Onstage This Week: Dec. 8-15

Crowd pleasers rub shoulders with outright provocations this week, with a wide enough range of warm holiday programming, and stark counter-programming, to keep any theatregoer on their toes.