“A Christmas Carol.” Chesapeake Shakespeare Company brings back its annual Baltimore-set adaption of Charles Dickens’ holiday morality tale. Dec. 8-23, Chesapeake Shakespeare Company, 7 S. Calvert St., (410) 244-8570, chesapeakeshakespeare.com, $19-$65.
“A Christmas Carol.” An original adaption of the Dickens classic casts six actors juggling every role. Dec. 8-31, Fells Point Corner Theatre, 251 S. Ann St., (410) 276-7837, fpct.org, $19-$24 (pay what you can Dec. 7).
“The Goodies.” In a newly devised piece starring an all-women of color cast, the conflict of the Salem Witch Trials reappears in a modern-day high school when a group of students confronts sickness-inducing racism permeating their classrooms. Through Dec. 10, Baltimore Theatre Project, 45 W. Preston St., (410) 752-8558, ironcrowtheatre.org, $15-$30.
“Lookingglass Alice.” A contemporary retelling of Lewis Carroll’s trippy tale. Through Dec. 31, Baltimore Center Stage, 700 N. Charles St., (410) 332-0033, centerstage.org, $19.50-$74.
Mortified Baltimore. Everyday adults read from their most embarrassing adolescent diary entries, poems, locker notes, letters, lyrics, and more. Dec. 9, The Ideal Arts Space, 905 W. 36th St., (443) 529-5937, eventbrite.com/e/mortified-baltimore-tickets-38081077528, $15-$20.
“Mr. Burns: A Post-Electric Play.” Following a radioactive catastrophe caused by the nationwide failure of nuclear power plants, a group of survivors seeks refuge in the woods and entertains themselves by recounting an episode of “The Simpsons.” Through Dec. 17, Cohesion Theatre at The Fallout Shelter, 923 S. East Ave., cohesiontheatre.org, $20-$15.
“The Revolutionists.” Former queen Marie Antoinette, feminist playwright Olympe de Gouges, assassin Charlotte Corday, and Caribbean spy Marianne Angelle get together and talk revolution and duty. Dec. 6-Jan. 7, Everyman Theatre, 315 W. Fayette St., (410) 752-2208, everymantheatre.org, $25-$65.
The Roast of Santa Claus. Played by local comics, classic holiday characters get together to shit talk the big guy. Dec. 6, 8 p.m., The Crown, 1910 N. Charles St., (410) 625-4848, facebook.com/TheCrownBaltimore, free (donations for Toys For Tots encouraged).
“Sister Act: The Musical.” Based on the 1992 film with original music by award-winning composer Alan Menken, the Tony Award-winning musical finds a disco diva in protective custody sent to a convent after witnessing a murder. Dec. 8-24, Motor House, 120 W. North Ave., (410) 637-8300, ArtsCentric.net, $26.
Stand-Up Comedy Night. Dan Marse-Kapr, Matt Brown, Mike Allison, Rose Wineshank, Mike O’Donnell, Mike Mora, and host Eric Navarro perform. Dec. 6, 9 p.m., The Ottobar, 2549 N. Howard St., (410) 662-0069, theottobar.com, $5.