On stage

December 07, 2006

'Sanders Family Christmas'

WINCHESTER, Va. - The Sanders Family returns to Mount Pleasant, N.C. It's Christmas Eve 1941. The show includes more than two dozen Christmas carols, many of them vintage hymns, and yuletide stories. Continues through Saturday, Dec. 23. 2:30 p.m. Saturdays; 7:30 p.m. Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays. Tickets cost $10 to $27. The Old Town Events Center, 403 S. Loudoun St. For information and tickets, call Wayside Theatre box office at 540-869-1776 or go to

'A Christmas Story'

MIDDLETOWN, Va. - One boy's quest for the Christmas present of his dreams. Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays, Wednesday and Saturday matinees. Dates and times vary. Continues through Sunday, Dec. 24. Wayside Theatre, U.S. 11. Tickets cost $10 to $27. For information and show times, call 540-869-1776.

'All-new Shake, Rattle and Roll'

Music from the 1940s through today will be performed by actors who portray the singers and bands who made the music. Music from The Beatles, Elvis and more. Continues through Saturday, Jan. 20. No show on Christmas eve. 6 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays with dinner and the show to follow; 1 p.m. Sundays. Washington County Playhouse Dinner Theatre, 44 N. Potomac St., Hagerstown. $30. Call 301-739-7469.


'Mrs. Bob Cratchit's Wild Christmas Binge'

Julie Herbst, at right, plays Mrs. Bob Cratchit, a minor character from Charles Dickens' "A Christmas Carol," in a parody presented by Maryland Ensemble Theatre. Showtimes for "Mrs. Bob Cratchit's Wild Christmas Binge" are 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays; 2 p.m. Sundays, Dec. 31 and Jan. 7; and 8 p.m. Thursdays, Jan. 4 and 11. Performances continue through Jan. 13 at Maryland Ensemble Theatre, FSK Hotel, 31 W. Patrick St., Frederick, Md. Tickets cost $15 to $20. For reservations, call 301-694-4744 or go to

A wonderful life

Jeffe Redding plays George Bailey and Dan Henderson plays Clarence in "It's a Wonderful Life," a play at The Apollo Civic Theatre, 128 E. Martin St., Martinsburg, W.Va. Performances are at 8 p.m. Friday, Dec. 8, and Saturday, Dec. 9; and 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 10. Tickets are $12 to $15, adults; $7, students. Call 304-263-6766 for information.

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