Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen "The Spirit of Christmas," a holiday celebration featuring singing and dancing from performers ages 2 and older, starts Dec. 21 at 7 p.m. Tickets are $12. Through Dec. 22. 2880 Mountain Road. 730-1740.
Good Shepherd United Methodist Church The church presents the 8th Annual Living Christmas Story, Dec. 18-19, 6-8 p.m. Admission is free. 9155 Hungary Road. 270-7613.
New Hanover Presbyterian Church New Hanover's Praise Team and Chancel Choir present "An Unexpected Christmas," a drama with carols, Dec. 17 at 7 p.m. Admission is free. 10058 Chamberlayne Road. 730-9700.
Science Museum of Virginia The Glenn Beck Real American Christmas Tour brings the radio personality to Richmond for one night at the Science Museum of Virginia, Dec. 15. This show is sold-out. 2500 W. Broad St. For more information, visit www.glennbeck.com.
Barksdale Theatre "The Man Who Came to Dinner" is a comedy about radio personality Sheridan Whiteside and his ego invading the home of the Stanleys. Dates and times vary through Jan. 16. Tickets are $34-$38. 1601 Willow Lawn Drive, Ste. 301-E. 282-2620.
Carpenter Center Charles Dickens' classic "A Christmas Carol" takes the stage at 6:30 p.m. on Dec. 15. Tickets are $20-$28.50. 600 E. Grace St. 262-8100 or visit www.ticketmaster.com.
Cobb Theatre The Randolph-Macon Drama Guild presents "A Christmas Carol." Tickets are $1-$2.50. The show runs through Dec. 16 with weekend matinees. 205 Henry St. 752-7316.
Comedy Alley "Songs From Bedlam," six monologues on mental illness performed by Henrico High School's Drama Club, starts at 8 p.m. Dec. 15 and 16. Tickets are $10. 7115-A Staples Mill Road. 266-9377.
Concert Ballet of Virginia The Concert Ballet performs "The Nutcracker" at James River High School. Tickets are $20-$24. The ballet performs at various locations and times through Dec. 19. 3700 James River Road. 798-0945.
Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen The Henrico Theatre Company presents "G.I. Holiday Jukebox," a musical revue of holiday music as well as tunes from the 1940s. Tickets are $6-$8. Showtimes vary through Dec. 19. 2880 Mountain Road. 501-5859.
Empire Theatre Theatre IV presents "A Christmas Carol," with Broadway veteran Daren Kelly as Ebenezer Scrooge. Tickets are $32. Various dates and times through Dec. 19. 114 W. Broad St. 344-8040.
Fieldens Cabaret Theatre Writer David Sedaris' holiday tales "Season's Greetings" and "The SantaLand Diaries" come to life on Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m with a Sunday matinee at 4 p.m. Through Dec. 19. Tickets are $10-$16. 2003 W. Broad St. 346-8113.
Haunts of Richmond The eerie tales of Richmond's history are re-created, Thursday-Sunday at 7 p.m. Through January. Tickets are $9.99. 11 N. 18th St. 343-3700.
Mystery Dinner Playhouse "The Case of the Countryside Killer," a dinner theater murder mystery, runs every Friday and Saturday at 7:30 p.m. through Feb. 5. Tickets are $24.95-$34.95. 9826 Midlothian Turnpike.
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