On Stage – November 30

‘It’s a Wonderful Life’

INDIANAPOLIS — A Christmas classic becomes a live radio play with “It’s a Wonderful Life: a Live Radio Play” opening tomorrow and running through Dec. 17 on stage at the Buck Creek Playhouse, 11150 Southeastern Ave. Five actors perform the dozens of characters needed to present the broadcast along sound effects created at a live Foley table. 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 Best Little Whorehouse in Texas’

INDIANAPOLIS — For a break from holiday-themed productions, Footlite Musicals at 1847 N. Alabama St., presents “The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas” through Dec. 10. Based on a legendary Texas brothel which operated until 1973, the business faces an adversary in a conservative talk radio host who campaigns to have the brothel shut down. This production is intended for mature audiences. Visit footlite.org for show times and ticket prices.

‘A Christmas Carol’

INDIANAPOLIS — Join Ebenezer Scrooge, Tiny Tim and three lively ghosts on a dark and snowy journey that leads to redemption and hope as the Indiana Repertory Theatre presents Charles Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol” through Dec. 24 at the Indiana Repertory Theatre, 140 W. Washington St. Visit irtlive.com for ticket information, performance times and special events surrounding this production.

‘A Beef & Boards Christmas’

INDIANAPOLIS — Beef & Boards Dinner Theatre presents a holiday tradition with its 25th anniversary production of “A Beef & Boards Christmas” plays through Dec. 23 at Beef & Boards, 9301 Michigan Road. This family show offers holiday-themed music, dance and variety. Visit beefandboards.com for show times and ticket prices. For reservations, call the Beef & Boards Dinner Theatre Box Office at 317-872-9664.