THEATER

 

Akron Civic Theatre: (182 S. Main St.; 330-253-2488, www.akroncivic.com) “Noel” at 3 p.m. Sunday. $28-$48.

 

Beck Center for the Arts: (17801 Detroit Ave., Lakewood; 216-521-2540, ext. 10, www.beckcenter.org) “Shrek The Musical” opens and continues through Jan. 6. 7:30 p.m. Fridays, 2:30 p.m. Saturday, 2:30 p.m. Sundays. 7:30 p.m. Dec. 20 and Dec. 27. $10-$33.

 

Carnation City Players: (450 E. Market St., Alliance; 330-821-8712, ) Final performances of “Aladdin, Jr.” at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 2:30 p.m. Sunday.

 

Chagrin Valley Little Theatre: (40 River St., Chagrin Falls; http://cvlt.org/) "Disney’s The Little Mermaid" continues through Dec. 16. 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays. $20, $16 seniors and students.

 

The Cleveland Playhouse: (Playhouse Square Allen Theatre, 1407 Euclid Ave., Cleveland; 216-241-6000, www.clevelandplayhouse.com) "A Christmas Story" continues through Dec. 23. 7:30 p.m. Friday, 2:30 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday, 2:30 p.m. Sunday, 7:30 p.m. Wednesday. $25-$97.

 

Dobama Theatre: (2340 Lee Road, Cleveland Heights;216-932-3396, www.dobama.org/tickets-index/) “Ella Enchanted: The Musical” continues through Dec. 30. 7:30 p.m. Thursday, 8 p.m. Friday, 2:30 and 8 p.m. Saturday, 2:30 p.m. Sunday. 2:30 and 7:30 p.m. Dec. 23, 7:30 p.m. Dec. 26. $27-$35.

 

Dynamics Community Theater of Tallmadge: (Tallmadge High School, 140 N. Munroe Road; www.dynamicstheater.org) “The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe” at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday. $10 adults, $8 seniors and students.

 

Great Lakes Theater: (Playhouse Square Ohio Theatre, 1515 Euclid Ave., Cleveland; 216-241-6000, www.playhousesquare.org) 30th Anniversary of “A Christmas Carol” continues through Dec. 23. 7:30 p.m. Thursday-Friday, 1:30 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday, 3 p.m. Sunday. $15-$75.

 

Magical Theatre Company: (565 W. Tuscarawas Ave., Barberton; 330-848-3708, www.magicaltheatre.org) “Prancer” continues through Dec. 16. 7:30 p.m. Fridays, 2 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday, 2 and 4:30 p.m. Sunday. $15-$17.

 

None too fragile: (1835 Merriman Road, Akron; 330-962-5547, www.nonetoofragile.com) Final performances of “Boogieban” at 8 p.m. Thursday-Saturday. $25.

 

North Canton Playhouse: (525 7th St. NE, North Canton; 330-494-1613, www.northcantonplayhouse.com) Final performances of “Jingles of Christmas Past” at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 2:30p.m. Sunday. $15.

 

Ohio Shakespeare Festival: (103 S. High Street, Akron; www.showclix.com/event/shakespeare-in-love) “Shakespeare in Love - The Play” continues through Dec. 16. 8 p.m. Thursdays-Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays. $15-$33.

 

Players Guild Theatre: (Cultural Center for the Arts, 1001 Market Ave. N., Canton; www.playersguildtheatre.com) “A Christmas Carol” opens Friday and continues through Dec. 23. 8 p.m. Friday, 2 and 8 p.m. Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday. $32, $29 seniors, $25 age 17 and under.

 

Rubber City Theatre: (Black Box at Fort Romig, 2207 Romig Road, Akron; 234-252-0272) “A Christmas Carol” continues through Dec. 23. 7:30 p.m. Thursdays and Fridays, 2:30 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays. $10-$25.

 

Stow Players: (Heritage Barn, Silver Springs Park, 5238 Young Road, Stow; 234-206-0128, www.stowplayers.net) “Don’t Hug Me Christmas Carol” continues through Dec. 16. 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays. 2:30 p.m. Sundays Dec. 9 and 16. $15.

 

Theatre 8:15: (4740 Massillon Road, Green; 330-896-0339, www.theatre815.com) “Jingle Bell Follies” opens Friday and continues through Dec. 16. 8:15 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 2:15 p.m. Sundays. $13 adults, $10 seniors and students.

 

Weathervane Playhouse: (1301 Weathervane Lane, Akron; 330-836-2626, www.weathervaneplayhouse.com) “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat” continues through Dec. 22. 7:30 p.m. Thursday-Saturdays, and 2:30 p.m. Sunday. 10 a.m. Matinee performances on Tuesday and Dec. 18. $20, $16 ages 17 and under.