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On StageDiablo Youth Theatre Presents 'Cinderella'
Diablo Youth Theatre presents Rodgers and Hammerstein's magical fairy tale "Cinderella" at 7 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 12; 1 p.m. and 7 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 13; and at 1 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 14 at the Village Theatre in Danville. For ticket information and purchas314-3400 or visit www.diablotheatre.org Village Theatre, 233 Front St., Danville.
On Stage'Impressions of the Nutcracker'
The San Ramon Valley Dance Academy presents "Impressions of the Nutcracker," at 2:30 and 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 13, and 1:30 and 3:30 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 14 at the Dougherty Valley Performing Arts Center. The beloved holiday ballet comes to life with professional staging, stunning costumes and wonderful dancers. Tickets are $22 for adults, $19 for children and seniors. Call 978-2787 or go to http://www.sanramonperformingarts.com. Dougherty Valley Performing Arts Center, 10550 Albion Road, San Ramon.
On StageRole Players Ensemble Auditions for 'Of Mice and Men'
Audition for "Of Mice and Men" from 7-10 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 15 at the Danville Town Meeting Hall. 7M, 1F. All ethnicities encouraged. Roles of George and Lennie pre-cast. Monologue and cold read. Non-AEA. Stipend. Contact Eric Hayes at (312) 286-9224 or email@example.com. Go to www.roleplayersensemble.com. Danville Town Meeting Hall, 201 Front St., Danville.
On Stage'A Christmas Carol'
Brimming with music and dance, love and laughter, spectacular special effects and scary ghosts, it's no wonder thousands of people make this theatrical event a part of their annual holiday traditions. See "A Christmas Carol" Thursdays-Sundays, from Dec. 11-21 at Lesher Center for the Arts in Walnut Creek. Tickets are $27-$49. Call 943-7469 or go to www.centerrep.org/season1415/achristmascarol.php. Lesher Center for the Arts, 1601 Civic Drive, Walnut Creek.
On StageSRCT Presents 'Sleeping Beauty'
See "Sleeping Beauty," based on the fairy tale by Charles Perrault. Infuriated to not having received an invitation to the Royal Christening, the evil fairy Trollarina exacts her revenge on the royal family and her sister fairies by casting a spell on Princess Melisande. Sixteen years later, the Princess is sent into a decade long sleep after pricking her finger on the spindle of a spinning wheel. Little does Trollarina realize, more than one spell is about to be broken thanks to the kiss of an enchanted Faun. The show runs at 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 2 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays, Dec. 5-21 at Front Row Theater in San Ramon. For tickets and more information, call 973-3343 or go to www.sanramonperformingarts.com. Front Row Theater, 17011 Bollinger Canyon Road, San Ramon.
On StageCarolina Lugo's & Carolé Acuña's Ballet Flamenco
Are you in need of a sultry Spanish night or a boheiman adventure? Brace yourself for a night of resonating sounds of footwork, song, castanets, syncopated hand clapping and guitar, from 7-9 p.m. on the fourth Saturday of the month at Stelle Bistro in Walnut Creek. Go to carolinalugo.com for tickets are more information. Stelle Bistro, 1403 Locust St.., Walnut Creek.
Join young Candide, his beloved Cunegonde, the absurdly optimistic philosopher Pangloss, and a virtual clown car of other eccentric characters on their picaresque journey around the world in search of the meaning of life. "Candide" runs at 8 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 13, and at 2 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday, Feb. 14-15 at Lesher Center for the Arts in Walnut Creek. Tickets are $25-$54. Call 943-7469. Lesher Center for the Arts, 1601 Civic Drive, Walnut Creek.