All About Santa, a musical about the adventures of Santa Claus, Sat. and Sun. 12:30pm and 3pm, through December 17, $10.50 children, $12.50 adults, Santa Monica Playhouse Main Stage, 1211 4th St., 310.394.9779 x2.
Best/Worst, a play by Patricia Cotter, through December 9, $22, Electric Lodge, 1416 Electric Ave., Venice, 310.823.0710.
Cinderella returns as an autumn twilight show, through December 15, 6pm, Santa Monica Playhouse, 1211 4th St., 310.394.9779 x2.
Drums In The Night, Bertolt Brecht’s anti-war play, presented by the Actor’s Gang, $25, 8pm, Thu-Sat./2pm Sun, through January 27, The Actor’s Gang, Ivy Substation, 9070 Venice Blvd., CC, 310.838.GANG.
Enchanted Lunchtime Theatre, a 90-minute theatre experience for kids 3-5 and their parents, presented by the Santa Monica Playhouse Early Education Program, 11:30am-1pm, Wednesdays through December 20, 310.394.9779 x2.
Inside Private Lives, the private lives of celebrities, Sundays 7:30pm, $15, through December 3, Theatre East at the Lex, 6760 Lexington Ave., Hollywood, www.theatreeast.com. No performance on November 26.
No Shame Theatre features five-minute comedy skits created just before showtime, Fridays through December 8, $5, 11pm, The Powerhouse Theatre, 3116 2nd St., 310.866.OFF.MAIN x10.
The Victorian Hotel, a new scary comedy by Angus Oblong, Friday 8pm/Saturday 2pm and 8pm, through December 2, The Powerhouse Theatre, 3116 2nd St., 866.OFF.MAIN.