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 16, $22, Electric Lodge, 1416 Electric Ave., Venice, 310.823.0710.
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.
Iphegenia, final play in the trilogy Three By Mee, through December 17, City Garage, 1340 1/2 4th St., 310.319.9939. Will return January 12-February 4.
A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Fridays and Saturdays through December 22, Little Theatre, Santa Monica High School, 601 Pico Blvd., 310.458.5939.
The Ransom Of Red Chief, O. Henry’s wacky story of a bratty kid, presented in a modern adaptation by West of Broadway and Reading is Fundamental, 3pm, $15, Saturdays through December 16, Promenade Playhouse, 1404 Third Street Promenade, 310.656.8070.