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On StageRole Players Ensemble Presents 'Arsenic and Old Lace'
Role Players Ensemble presents "Arsenic and Old Lace," running at 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays, from Oct. 31-Nov. 16 at the Village Theatre in Danville. In this classic, screwball comedy, Mortimer Brewster fears that he may be going crazy; his uncle thinks he’s Teddy Roosevelt; his sweet, innocent aunts comfort lonely old men by poisoning them; and his brother is a career criminal with a Boris Karloff complex. Tickets are $20-$28. Don't miss a free sneak peak at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 21 at the Danville Library. Call 314-3400 or go to www.RolePlayersEnsemble.com. Village Theatre, 233 Front St., Danville.
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 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 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.