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.
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
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, December 18-21, Drake Little Theater, 1327 Sir Francis Drake, San Anselmo
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 Bohème, 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