There are lots of great theater performances this year and if you have young children you may want to see all your options before buying theater tickets. Here are a list of great live entertainment over the holiday season.
November 1-January 7 Aladdin, SHN Orpheum Theatre, San Francisco
November 3-December 30 The Night Fairy, 2055 Center Street, Berkeley
November 10-December 23 Annie, Berkeley Playhouse
November 10-January 21 Roald Dahl's Willy Wonka, Berkeley & San Francisco
November 10-19 Legally Blonde, Playhouse, San Anselmo
November 11-March 18, Old MacDonald: Beyond the Farm, San Francisco & Berkeley
November 17-December 24 The Christmas Ballet, Smuin Ballet, Walnut Creek, Carmel, Mountain View, San Francisco
November 22-January 13 A Christmas Story: The Musical, San Francisco Playhouse
November 24-December 17 Cirque de Boheme Presents "Freedom", Cornerstone, Sonoma
November 24-December 17 Elephant and Piggie's "We are in a Play!" Children's Creativity Museum Theater, San Francisco
December 1-23 White Christmas, 6th Street Playhouse, Santa Rosa
November 17-December 3 Roald Dahl’s James and the Giant Peach: The Musical, Cinnabar Theatre, Petaluma
November 25-December 10 Velveteen Rabbit, Yerba Buena Theatre
November 25-December 18 Little Women, Bette Condiotti Theater, Spreckels Performing Arts Center, Rohnert Park
December 1-24, A Christmas Carol, ACT, San Francisco
November 10-December 31 Roald Dahl's Willy Wonka, BACT Berkeley Center
November 24-December 31 Elephant and Piggie's "We are in a Play!", Children's Creativity Museum Theater, San Francisco
December 2-3, A Christmas Memory, St. John’s Episcopal Church, 14 Lagunitas Rd., Ross
December 2 Performing Arts Academy of Marin’s Holiday Spectacular, Marin Civic Center, San Rafael.
December 1-17, Cinderella, Fort Mason Center Building C – San Francisco.
December 4-8, You Can't Take It With You, Daniel Caldwell Theatre, Mill Valley.
December 15-17 Elf Jr., Novato Theater Company
December 22-28, "Mittens and Mistletoe: A Winter Circus Cabaret”, Dance Mission Theater, San Francisco
December 22-24, Cinderella, African-American Shakespeare Company, Herbst Theatre, San Francisco