Holiday Theater

There are lots of great holiday shows and if you have young children you may want to see your options before buying theater tickets. Here are a list of great live entertainment over the holiday season.

ACTORS DEREK COLLARD, BETSY PICART AND JACK SALE. PHOTO BY MELISSA NIGRO.

ACTORS DEREK COLLARD, BETSY PICART AND JACK SALE. PHOTO BY MELISSA NIGRO.

James & The Giant Peach, check website for details.

Mary Poppins, Berkeley Playhouse, thru December 7

The Christmas Ballet, Smuin Ballet, November 21 thru December 27

Velveteen Rabbit, Yerba Buena Theatre, November 28 thur December 14

Scrooge, The Musical, November 28 thru December 21, Spreckles Performing Arts Center, Rohnert Park

Wizard of Oz, November 28 thru December 15, Cinnabar Theatre, Petaluma

Ken Ruta as the Ghost of Jacob Marley in A Christmas Carol at A.C.T.’s Geary Theater. Photo by Kevin Berne

Ken Ruta as the Ghost of Jacob Marley in A Christmas Carol at A.C.T.’s Geary Theater. Photo by Kevin Berne

Christmas Tableaux, 7pm & 8:15pm, December 5, admission is free, reservations call 258-1931, San Domenico, San Anselmo

A Christmas Carol, December 5-28, ACT, San Francisco

Cinderella, December 6-21, African-American Shakespeare Company, Buriel Clay Memorial Theatre, San Francisco

Peter Pan, December 6-22, Fort Mason Center Building C – San Francisco

Performing Arts Academy of Marin Holiday Spectacular,  December 6 & 7, San Rafael

Elf, December 12-28, Curran Theatre

A Christmas Carol, Drake Little Theater, San Anselmo

A Christmas Carol, Drake Little Theater, San Anselmo

A Christmas CarolDecember 18-21, Drake Little Theater, 1327 Sir Francis Drake, San Anselmo

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Mittens and Mistletoe: A Winter Circus Cabaret, December 19-28, Mittens' is back with more comedy, music, spectacular circus feats, and holiday high jinks. 

Le Cirque de BohΓ¨me, December 20-22, 26-27, transport you into a magical world filled with enchantment, adventure and wonder.  Delight in work of world class performers including a  Magician, Contortionist, Juggler, Knife-Thrower and Mime, Cornerstone Gardens, Sonoma.

Marin Dance Theatre: Sophie and the Enchanted Toyshop, 1pm, 3pm and 5:30pm, Marin Civic Center, December 20