Theater

Cleveland Play House (Playhouse Square Allen Theatre, 1407 Euclid Ave., Cleveland; 216-241-6000, www.playhousesquare.org) A Christmas Story opens Friday and continues through Dec. 23. 7:30 p.m. Friday, 8 p.m. Saturday, 6:30 p.m. Sunday and 7:30 p.m. Wednesday. $20-$80.

Cleveland Public Theatre (Playhouse Square Outcalt Theatre, 1407 Euclid Ave., Cleveland; 216-241-6000, www.playhousesquare.org) The Santaland Diaries open Friday and continue through Dec. 20. 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 7 p.m. Sunday. $30.

Coach House Theatre (732 W. Exchange St., Akron; 330-434-7741, www.coachhousetheatre.com) Blithe Spirit continues through Dec. 13. 8 p.m. Thursdays through Saturdays and 2:30 p.m. Sundays. $22, $12 students.

North Canton Playhouse (Main Stage, 525 7th St. NE, North Canton; 330-494-1613, www.northcantonplayhouse.com) Elf the Musical Jr. continues through Dec. 20. No performances Thanksgiving weekend. $13 adults, $12 seniors and students.

Playhouse Square (State Theatre, 1519 Euclid Ave., Cleveland; 216-241-6000, www.playhousesquare.org) The Wizard of Oz opens Tuesday and continues through Dec. 6. 7:30 p.m. Tuesday through Friday; 1:30 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday; 11 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Sunday. $10-$80.

Weathervane Playhouse (1301 Weathervane Lane, Akron; 330-836-2626, www.weathervaneplayhouse.com) A Christmas Carol: The Musical continues through Dec. 20. 7:30 p.m. Friday, 2:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. $18 adults and $14 ages 17 and under.