The Kaddywompas Radio Show “Christmas Carol”: When the Kaddywompas County Store hits hard times, the locals rally to do a fundraiser of their own. See this offbeat musical production of Charles Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol” at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 15, Tim Noah Thumbnail Theater, 1211 Fourth St., Snohomish. Tickets are $15. Call 360-568-9412 or go to www.thumbnailtheater.org.
Village Theatre: Everett Performing Arts Center, 2710 Wetmore Ave.; 425-257-8600 or www.villagetheatre.org/everett. “Matilda the Musical,” showing Jan. 4 through Feb. 3, brings Roald Dahl’s magical misfit to the stage. The hit musical won five Tony Awards, seven Olivier Awards and was named Time’s No. 1 show of the year in 2013.
Snohomish High School: See “The Crucible” at the Snohomish High School Performing Arts Center, 1316 Fifth St., Snohomish. The play dramatizes the story of the Salem witch trials that took place in the Massachusetts Bay Colony in 1692-93. Showtimes are 7 p.m. Dec. 7 and 8 and 2 p.m. Dec. 8. Tickets are $12 general admission, $10 students with ID. Call 360-563-4000. More at theatre.sno.wednet.edu.
Edmonds Heights K-12: Students in grades 7-12 will perform “42nd Street” 7 p.m. Dec. 14, 2 and 7 p.m. Dec. 15 and 2 p.m. Dec. 16. The show-biz musical was a Broadway hit in 1980. It’s based on the novel by Bradford Ropes and the 1933 film adaptation. Advance tickets are $6. Tickets are $8 adults and $6 youth at the door. More at www.EHshows.com.
Emerald Ballet Theatre: See “The Nutcracker” with the Emerald Ballet Theatre Orchestra at the Northshore Performing Arts Center, 18125 92nd Ave. NE, Bothell. Showtimes are 2 p.m. Dec. 8 and 9, and 7 p.m. Dec. 8. Tickets are $38-43 for adults and $20-22 for students. More at www.npacf.org/the-nutcracker-2018.
Reflections School of Dance: “One Uncontainable Gift,” 4 p.m. Dec. 9, Glacier Peak High School Performing Arts Center, 7401 144th Pl. SE, Snohomish. Tickets are $10 at the door. More at www.reflectionsschoolof dance.com.
Alderwood Dance Spectrum: “A Storybook Nutcracker,” Dec. 12-15 at the Snohomish County PUD auditorium, 2320 California St., Everett. Showtimes are 10 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday, 7 p.m. Friday, 2 and 7 p.m. Saturday. Tickets are $20. Group rates available. Call 425-771-2994 or go to www.alderwooddancespectrum.com.
Olympic Ballet Theatre in Edmonds: Edmonds shows of “The Nutcracker” are Dec. 13-17. Abridged version offered at 10 a.m. and noon Dec. 13 (good for children), full version 7 p.m. Dec. 14, 2 and 7 p.m. Dec. 16, 5 p.m. Dec. 17, Edmonds Center for the Arts, 410 Fourth Ave. N., Edmonds. More at www.olympicballet.com.
The Dance School: The Everett dance company will perform the “Nutcracker” ballet at 2 and 6 p.m. Dec. 15 at Everett Performing Arts Center, 2710 Wetmore Ave., Everett. Tickets are $17.50 in advance or $25 at the door. More at www.thedanceschool.org.
Olympic Ballet Theatre in Everett: Everett shows of “The Nutcracker” are Dec. 21-23. Abridged version 10 a.m. and noon Dec. 21 (good for young children), full version 2 and 7 p.m. Dec. 22, 1 and 5 p.m. Dec. 23, Everett Performing Arts Center, 2710 Wetmore Ave. More at www.olympicballet.com.
Tim Noah’s Thumbnail Theater: The Thumb hosts Crackpot Comedy Cavalcade 7:30 p.m. Dec. 8 at the theater, 1211 Fourth St., Snohomish. Family friendly sketch and improvisational comedy. Doors open at 7 p.m. Admission is $10 for adults, $5 for children. More at www.thumbnailtheater.org.
Everett Comedy Night: Emory’s on Silver Lake, 11830 19th Ave. SE, Everett, hosts a second-Sunday monthly comedy night with Cory Michaelis. Tickets are $10. The evening begins at 8:30 p.m. and features touring and local comedians. To reserve a table, call 425-337-7772. Next show is Dec. 9.
Tony V’s Garage: Monday Night Comedy is a weekly comedy showcase and open mic at the garage, 1716 Hewitt Ave.,Everett. Features regional comedians working out their longer sets and local amateurs trying new material. Next showcase is Dec. 10. No cover. Sign up at 7:30 p.m.; show is at 8 p.m.
Improv Comedy: Cafe Zippy hosts Seattle’s Jet City Improv from 7 to 8 p.m. Dec. 15. Free. The completely unscripted comedy show is influenced by your suggestions. Some of the humor may not be appropriate for young children, but there are board games available to entertain them while you get your laughs. The cafe is at 1502 Rucker Ave., Everett. Call 425-303-0474.