“The Farndale Avenue Housing Estate Townswomens’ Guild Dramatic Society’s Production of A Christmas Carol” — 8 p.m. Thursdays-Saturdays, 7:30 p.m. Sundays, through Dec. 27: Edge of the World Theatre, 9673 Firdale Ave., Edmonds, presents the British comedy in which an English women’s club completely massacres the venerable Dickens Christmas classic. Tickets: $17-$20, available by calling 206-542-7529.
“The Nutcracker” — 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 27, 2 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 28: The final weekend of Edmonds-based Olympic Ballet Theatre’s 22nd annual full-length production of the holiday ballet is presented at Meydenbauer Center in Bellevue. Tickets: $10-$32, available by calling OBT’s box office at 425-774-7570, at www.olympicballet.com, or Ticketmaster outlets and 206-292-ARTS.
“The Carrolls of Queen Anne” — 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 2 p.m. Saturdays, through Dec. 27: Taproot Theatre, 204 N. 85th St., Seattle presents the world premiere of this Victorian Christmas tale of old Seattle by local playwright Jeff Berryman. Tickets: $18-$28; discounts available for students, seniors and groups, available by calling the box office at 206-781-9707 or Ticketmaster at 206-292-ARTS.