"Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer: The Musical" by Sandy Boren-Barrett, at Stages Theatre Company in Hopkins, Minn., through Dec. 28. Pictured: Matt Ouren, Nathan Rowan, and cast. (Photo by Bruce Challgren for Stages Theatre Company)
“A Very Phoenix Xmas 11,” at Phoenix Theatre in Indianapolis through Dec. 23.
“A Charlie Brown Christmas” by Charles M. Schulz, at Boston Children’s Theatre through Dec. 18. Pictured: Carl Kleifgen, Rory Shaw, Jenna McLaughlin, and the cast. (Photo by Leighanne Sturgis)
“A Christmas Story: The Musical,” by Joseph Robinette, Benj Pasek, and Justin Paul, at Virginia Repertory Theatre in Richmond, Va., through Jan. 1, 2017. (Photo by Aaron Sutten)
“A Civil War Christmas” by Paula Vogel, at Artists Repertory Theatre in Portland, Ore., through Dec. 23. (Photo by Owen Carey)
“A Winnie-the-Pooh Christmas Tail” by James W. Rodgers, at Valley Youth Theatre in Phoenix, Ariz., through Dec. 23. Pictured: Alexander Silver and cast. (Photo by Brian Cahill)
“Charitable Sisterhood Christmas” by Bo Wilson, at Virginia Repertory Theatre in Richmond, Va., through Jan. 1, 2017. Pictured: Catherine Shaffner, Debra Wagoner, and Jody Smith Strickler. (Photo by Jay Paul)
“Dr. Seuss’s How the Grinch Stole Christmas,” by Timothy Mason, Mel Marvin, and Jack O’Brien, at the Old Globe in San Diego, Calif., through Dec. 26. Pictured: J. Bernard Calloway and Mikee Castillo. (Photo by Jim Cox)
“I’ll Be Home for Christmas,” by David Nehls and Kenn McLaughlin, at Arvada Center for the Arts and Humanity in Arvada, Colo., through Dec. 23. Pictured, clockwise from top: Noah Racey, Megan Van De Hey, Jake Mendes, and Kim McClay. (Photo by M. Gale Photography)
“It’s a Wonderful Life: Live in Chicago!” adapted from Frank Capra, at American Blues Theater in Chicago through Dec. 31. Pictured: Shawn Goudie, Camille Robinson, and Brandon Dahlquist.
“Light the Lights, Ol’ Moses CLE (A Wild Holiday Romp),” by Raymond Bobgan and Beth Wood, at Cleveland Public Theatre through Dec. 18.
“Miss Bennet: Christmas at Pemberly,” by Lauren Gunderson and Margot Melcon, at Marin Theatre Company in Mill Valley, Calif., through Dec. 23. Pictured: Martha Brigham and Adam Magill. (Photo by Kevin Berne)
“Murray the Elf and the Case of the Horrible Holly Heist” by Bill D’Agostino, at Act II Playhouse in Ambler, Pa., through Dec. 29. Pictured: Will Dennis and Andy Shaw. (Photo by Bill D’Agostino)
“Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer: The Musical” by Sandy Boren-Barrett, at Stages Theatre Company in Hopkins, Minn., through Dec. 28. Pictured: Matt Ouren, Nathan Rowan, and cast. (Photo by Bruce Challgren for Stages Theatre Company)
“The First Noel,” by Lelund Durond Thompson and Jason Michael Webb, at the Classical Theatre of Harlem in New York City through Dec. 18. Pictured: Zariah Singletary and Ashley Ware Jenkins.
“The Santaland Diaries,” adapted by Joe Mantello from David Sedaris, at Cleveland Public Theatre through Dec. 18. Pictured: Ray Caspio. (Photo by Steve Wagner)
“The Second Shepherd’s Play,” presented by the Folger Consort, at Folger Shakespeare Library Theatre in D.C., through Dec. 21.
“Twist Your Dickens,” presented by Second City at Goodman Theatre in Chicago, through Dec. 30. Pictured: Carisa Barecca and Joe Dempsey. (Photo by Liz Lauren)