“A Christmas Carol.” Chesapeake Shakespeare Company brings back its annual Baltimore-set adaption of Charles Dickens’ holiday morality tale. Through Dec. 23, Chesapeake Shakespeare Company, 7 S. Calvert St., (410) 244-8570, chesapeakeshakespeare.com, $19-$65.

Expert Of 2017 Year in Review. Contestants present and debate on the year 2017 in a monthly comedy game show. Dec. 17, 8 p.m., The Windup Space, 12 W. North Ave., (410) 244-8855, thewindupspace.com, free.

Heavy Hors D’oeuvres 3: Interrobang’s Holiday Dinner. Interrobang Theater Company Theatre Company stages short, new plays by local playwrights Laura Fuentes, Richard Espey, and Natalie Piegari written around the theme of holiday dinner. Dec. 13-17, Strand Theater, 5426 Harford Road, interrobangbaltimore.org, $10-$25.

“H.T. Darling’s Incredible Musaeum Presents: The Treasures of New Galapagos, Astonishing Aquisitions from the Perisphere.” Submersive Productions remounts their immersive, devised play wherein the Peale Museum is transformed into a sci-fi cabinet of wonders. Through Dec. 17, The Peale Center, 225 Holliday St., submersiveproductions.com, $20-$75.

“A Hunger Artist.” Baltimore native Josh Luxenberg presents a one-man performance based on the Franz Kafka short story of the same name. Dec. 14-17, Baltimore Theatre Project, 45 W. Preston St., (410) 752-8558, theatreproject.org, $15-$25.

“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.

“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 Mother Load: Performance Anxiety. The cabaret-style puppet showcase hosted by Mother Goose returns with original music by Trucker Talk, a new story from Bigfoot’s memoirs, and drink specials. Dec. 20, 8 p.m., The Windup Space, 12 W. North Ave., (410) 244-8855, thewindupspace.com.

“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. Through Jan. 7, Everyman Theatre, 315 W. Fayette St., (410) 752-2208, everymantheatre.org, $25-$65.

“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. Through Dec. 24, Motor House, 120 W. North Ave., (410) 637-8300, ArtsCentric.net, $26.

Brandon Soderberg

Brandon Soderberg was the Director Of Operations and is a cofounder of Baltimore Beat. He is the coauthor of the book I Got a Monster. Previously, he was editor-in-chief of Baltimore...

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