On Stage – December 8

Buck Creek Players

INDIANAPOLIS — What do you get when you take Rudolph, Frosty and the Grinch and mix “The Gift of the Magi,” “A Charlie Brown Christmas” and “It’s a Wonderful Life” with a touch of “A Christmas Carol” and “The Nutcracker?” The Buck Creek Players present “Every Christmas Story Ever Told (and Then Some!)” through Dec. 18 at the Buck Creek Playhouse, 11150 Southeastern Ave. Tickets are $18 for adults and $16 for students and seniors. For more information and show times, visit buckcreekplayers.com or call 317-862-2270.The BelfryNOBLESVILLE — It’s four days before Christmas in the tiny town of Tinsel, Texas, where it’s Christmas 365 days a year. This holiday play features eccentric guests at the local inn, a star-crossed romance, a demanding guest who refuses to leave and a spur-of-the-moment wedding. Performances run through Dec. 11 at the Belfry, 10590 Greenfield Ave. Friday and Saturday performances are at 8 p.m. Sunday matinees are at 2 p.m. Visit thebelfrytheatre.com for ticket prices and more information.

Indiana Repertory Theatre

INDIANAPOLIS — The Indiana Repertory Theatre presents a holiday tradition with Charles Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol” through Dec. 24. The spirits of Christmas bring new life to Ebenezer Scrooge in his journey from a dark night of the soul to a bright joyous morning. Celebrate the season at the Indiana Repertory Theatre, 140 W. Washington St. with Scrooge, nephew Fred, Jacob Marley, the three spirits and Tiny Tim. Visit irtlive.com for performance times and ticket information.