Performing Arts: Top 5 Shows for the Week

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The Bay Theatre Company presents Harvey
December 4 through January 10

This Pulitzer Prize winning comedy is about an affable man Elwood P. Dowd and his imaginary friend Harvey, a six-foot, three-and-one-half-inch tall rabbit. When Elwood P. Dowd starts to introduce his imaginary friend, Harvey, to guests at a society party, his sister, Veta, has seen as much of his eccentric behavior as she can tolerate. She decides to have him committed to a sanitarium to spare her daughter, Myrtle Mae, and their family from future embarrassment. A comedy of errors occurs from this point on with many twists and turns. Make your holiday special with this delightful family favorite.

1st Stage Spring Hill presents The Prisoner of Zenda
December 12 through January 3

Adapted by Matthew Francis from the novel by Anthony Hope, this swashbuckling epic will touch the hearts of the entire family. Impassioned, full-blooded, convincingly thunderous and delightfully tongue-in-cheek – there will be no better way to spend the holidays!

Round House Theatre presents Look Out Below
December 4 through December 20

The end of the 19th century is at hand…Pierrot is on his way to Paris where he intends to make the very first recorded sound. En route he meets Augustine, the would-be Hot Air Balloonist. Accompanied by an eccentric one-person Band they encounter comic misadventures at the Circus, the Paris Metro, the Eiffel Tower, and the Moulin Rouge.

Theater J presents Judy Gold Is Mommy Queerest
December 16 through January 3

The star of the critically acclaimed “25 Questions for a Jewish Mother”, comedian Judy Gold is back in this edgy, multi-media comic memoir with original music featuring her hysterical take on being a working gay mom, anti-depressants, nursing homes, and raising two boys in New York City.

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