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On StageNight at the Improv
Join San Ramon U Players for an interactive evening of improvisational comedy at 8 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 22 at Front Row Theater in San Ramon. The show is created on the spot with the help of audience participation and suggestions. Not suitable for under 18. Tickets are $10. Call 973-3343 or go to www.sanramonperformingarts.com. Front Row Theater, 17011 Bollinger Canyon Road, San Ramon.
This ingeniously constructed thriller packs gasp-inducing surprises and spontaneous laughter into two hours of nerve-wracking adrenaline and tension-smashing hilarity. See the show Wednesdays-Sundays, Oct. 24-Nov. 22 at Lesher Center for the Arts in Walnut Creek. Tickets are $33-$58. For showtimes and tickets call 943-7469 or go to http://www.centerrep.org/season1415/deathtrap.php. Lesher Center for the Arts, 1601 Civic Drive, Walnut Creek.
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'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.