“Our Town”: Thorton Wilder’s classic on the riches and tragedies of small-town American life; presented by Shotgun Players; Dec.4-Jan. 11; Ashby Stage, Berkeley; $5-$30; https://shotgunplayers.org. “A Christmas Carol”: Presented by American Conservatory Theater; Dec. 5-28, Geary Theater, San Francisco; $25-$140; www.act-sf.org. “A Christmas Carol”: Presented by Center Repertory Company; Dec. 11-21; Lesher Center for the Arts, Walnut Creek; $27-$41; 925-943-7469, www.centerrep.org.
Works on Philharmonia’s upcoming concerts will be Maksym Berezovsky’s Symphony in C major (considered the first symphony composed in Russia); a selection of arias by Mikhail Glinka as arranged by Rimsky Korsakov, with English soprano Anna Dennis as soloist, and the Concerto for Violoncello in D minor, Op, 3, by pink felt slippers for women felted ballet flats - felted slippers with gold glitter decoration hand dyed organic wool slippers Johann Facius, with Tanya Tomkins as soloist, Works by Fomin and Bortniansky are also on the program, Details: 8 p.m, Nov, 15 at SFJazz Center, San Francisco; 8 p.m, Nov, 16 and 7:30 p.m, Nov, 17 at the First Congregational Church, Berkeley; 8 p.m, Nov, 19 at the Center for Performing Arts, Atherton; $25 -$93; 415-392-4400 or www.cityboxoffice.com..
Stage Right to hold auditions for ‘Little Shop of Horrors’. ANTIOCH — Stage Right Conservatory Theatre will hold auditions for “Little Shop of Horrors” on Sept. 1 and 2 at the Nick Rodriguez Community Center, 213 F St. Presented by special arrangement with Music Theatre International, this hilarious tongue-in-cheek sci-fi smash hit musical comedy will be directed by Bryan Anthony. Auditions are open to actors ages 11-18 and no previous acting or singing experience is necessary. To receive your audition time, you must register online at www.srctgrp.org. There is a $75 participation fee if cast. Performance dates will be Oct. 17, 18, 19, 24, 25, 26. Call 925-216-4613.
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