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 Dahlโ€™s James and the Giant Peach: The MusicalCinnabar Theatre, Petaluma

November 25-December 10 Velveteen RabbitYerba Buena Theatre

November 25-December 18 Little WomenBette 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. Johnโ€™s Episcopal Church, 14 Lagunitas Rd., Ross

December 2 Performing Arts Academy of Marinโ€™s Holiday Spectacular, Marin Civic Center, San Rafael.

December 1-17, Cinderella, Fort Mason Center Building C โ€“ San Francisco

December 15-17 Elf Jr., Novato Theater Company

December 22-28, "Mittens and Mistletoe: A Winter Circus Cabaretโ€, Dance Mission Theater, San Francisco

December 22-24, Cinderella, African-American Shakespeare Company, Herbst Theatre, San Francisco