Little kids try to kidnap Christmas in the dinner-theater show at The Lion's Share, opening this Fri-Sat at 6 pm. Fortunately, they'll fail, and you'll get a nice meal out of it. Tickets: $45. Kidnapping Christmas continues Dec. 10-11 at 1627 N. Atlantic Ave. Visit lionaround.org or call 327-1113. The Lion's Share itself is this cute Victorian manse (right) just north of Mission Avenue:
White Christmas continues its sold-out run at the Civic through Dec. 19.
The Honky Tonk Angels Holiday Spectacular offers a Motown Christmas medley, "Joy to the World" and a whole lot of Christmas-themed country-western tunes sung by a quartet of Angels at Interplayers, Thurs-Sat 7:30 pm and Sat 2 pm.
Bring your Red Ryder BB gun to the Spokane Children's Theatre production of A Christmas Story on Sat 1 pm and 4 pm, and Sun 1 pm; closes Dec. 12 at the SCC Lair, Mission Ave. and Greene St. Tickets: $12; $10, kids. Call 325-SEAT. (Don't actually bring your Red Ryder BB gun...)
In the musical version of The Little Mermaid presented by TAC, Ariel is named Anemone. (You'll still enjoy it.) Opens this weekend: Fri 7 pm, Sat 4 pm and 7 pm at 10814 E. Broadway Ave. Call 995-6718.d