Holiday Listings 2001

Arts, Crafts, Events, and Performances for the Holidays

A Christmas Carol ACT presents Dickens' classic holiday tale. Previews 2 & 7:30 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 8; noon, Sunday, Dec. 9. Opens 7:30 p.m., Wednesday, Dec. 12. Plays 7:30 p.m., Thursday-Friday, Dec. 13-14; 2 & 7:30 p.m., Saturday-Sunday, Dec. 15-16; 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, Dec. 18; 2 & 7:30 p.m., Wednesday-Thursday, Dec. 19-20; 7:30 p.m., Friday, Dec. 21; 2 & 7:30 p.m., Saturday-Sunday, Dec. 22-23; noon & 4 p.m., Monday, Dec. 24; 2 p.m., Wednesday, Dec. 26; noon & 4 p.m., Thursday, Dec. 27; 2 p.m., Friday-Saturday, Dec. 28-29; $11-$38 previews, $15-$61 regular, pay-what-you-can/bring-what-you-can performance Dec. 13. Geary Theater, 415 Geary (at Mason), 749-2228 / www.act-sfbay.org.

A Christmas Carol The Tabard Theatre Company presents Dickens' story of Scrooge, directed by April Nickell. Opens 8 p.m., Friday, Dec. 7. Plays 8 p.m., Friday; 3 & 8 p.m., Saturday, through Dec. 22; free-$15. Family Life Center, 145 Martinvale, San Jose, 408-979-0231 / www.tabardtheatre.org.

A Christmas Memory Twentieth annual reading of Truman Capote's classic, by Robert Coffman. 7 p.m., Monday, Dec. 10; $10. Theater Rhinoceros, 2926 16th St. (at South Van Ness), 861-5079 / www.therhino.org.

The Christmas Revels Celebrate the winter solstice with Celtic music, traditional dance, and storytelling. 8 p.m., Friday, Dec. 7 & 14; 1 & 5 p.m., Saturday-Sunday, Dec. 8-9 & 15-16; $15-$30. Scottish Rite Theater, 1547 Lakeside, Oakland, 510-893-9853 / www.calrevels.org.

Cinderella The SF Shakespeare Festival and American Citizens' Theater present a British panto, or over-the-top musical comedy version, of the fairy tale. Plays 7:30 p.m., Wednesday-Saturday, Dec. 5-8; 2 p.m., Sunday, Dec. 9; 7:30 p.m., Friday, Dec. 14; 2 & 7:30 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 15; 2 p.m., Sunday, Dec. 16; 7:30 p.m., Wednesday-Friday, Dec. 19-21; 2 & 7:30 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 22; $19-$26. Gershwin Theater, 2350 Turk (at Masonic), 392-4400 / www.sfshakes.org. Cinderella Young Performers Theater presents the classic. Plays 1 p.m., Saturday, 1 & 3:30 p.m., Sunday, through Dec. 16; 3:30 p.m., Monday-Wednesday, Dec. 17-19; $5-$8. Fort Mason Center, Bldg. C, Third Floor, Rm. 300, Marina & Buchanan, 346-5550. Cinderella The African-American Shakespeare Company's all-black cast performs the classic fairy tale. 3 & 8 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 29; 2 & 7 p.m., Sunday, Dec. 30; $15-$20. Palace of Fine Arts, 3301 Lyon (at Bay), 762-2071 ext. 1 / www.african-americanshakes.org.

Community Christmas Dance Concert Danny Nguyen and Lynette DeFazio perform Vietnamese dance featuring excerpts from The Nutcracker. 2-4 p.m., Sunday, Dec. 16; free. Oakland Asian Cultural Center, 388 Ninth St. (at Franklin), Suite 290, Oakland, 510-208-6080.

Dance-Along Nutcracker The SF Lesbian/Gay Freedom Band invites audiences onto the dance floor. Tutu rentals and free wands available. 2:30 & 7:30 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 8; 2:30 p.m., Sunday, Dec. 9; $12-$35. Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, 701 Mission (at Third St.), 978-2787 / www.jonsimsctr.org/sflgfb/dancealong.html.

Fauxgirls! En Drag presents a special holiday version of the drag revue. 10 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 22; free. Marlena's, 488 Hayes (at Octavia), 864-6672 / www.sfdrag.com.

Festival of Lights The Lively Foundation presents its eighth annual concert of storytelling, music, comedy, and dance. 8 p.m., Friday, Dec. 14; 3 p.m., Sunday, Dec. 16; $12-$15. Veterans Building, Green Room, 401 Van Ness (at McAllister), 346-8959.

Fiddler on the Roof Holiday musical about Jews in czarist Russia returns, starring Theodore Bikel. Opens 8 p.m., Wednesday, Dec. 26. Plays 2 & 8 p.m., Thursday, Dec. 27; 8 p.m., Friday, Dec. 28; 2 & 8 p.m., Saturday- Sunday, Dec. 29-30; 8 p.m., Tuesday, Jan. 1; 2 & 8 p.m., Wednesday, Jan. 2; 8 p.m., Thursday-Friday, Jan. 3-4; 2 & 8 p.m., Saturday-Sunday, Jan. 5-6; $34.50-$77.50. Orpheum Theater, 1192 Market (at Eighth St.), 512-7770.

Golden Gate Men's Chorus Celebrate with the 50-member chorus as it performs its annual holiday concerts. 8 p.m., Tuesday, Dec. 11; 3 p.m., Sunday, Dec. 16; $15 all shows (tickets available at A Different Light Bookstore, 489 Castro at 18th St.). St. Matthew's Lutheran Church, 3281 16th St. (at Dolores), 668-GGMC / www.ggmc.org.

Hey Klezmeh! Festival Hanukkah concert by SF Klezmer Experience and Davka with MC Josh Kornbluth. 8 p.m., Tuesday, Dec. 11; $14-$18. Julia Morgan Center for the Arts, 2640 College (at Derby), Berkeley, 510-843-4689. Also 8:15 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 15; $14-$16. Noe Valley Ministry, 1021 Sanchez (at 23rd St.), 454-5238 / www.noevalleymusicseries.com.

Holiday Choral Concert at the Jarvis Conservatory Three top high school choir ensembles perform the annual Christmas concert. 7 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 15; $15-$25. Jarvis Conservatory, 1711 Main (at Yount), Napa, 707-255-5445.

Holiday Comedy Festival Local sketch comedy troupes present a welcome distraction from the holidays. Special "HO HA Holiday Party (Help Out Hungry Artists)" benefiting Venue 9 artists takes place after the Dec. 8 show. Plays 8 p.m., Thursday-Saturday, through Dec. 15; $10-$15. Venue 9, 252 Ninth St. (at Folsom), 289-2000 / www.venue9.com.

Holiday Festivitiesin Japantown The chamber ensemble Sequoia Strings performs. 1 & 2:15 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 8; 2 & 3:15 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 15, at Japan Center Kintetsu Mall, Post & Buchanan. Holiday Mochi (Rice) Pounding Ceremonies presented by Kagami Kai. 1 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 15 & Dec. 22, at the Japan Center Peace Plaza, Post & Buchanan; 2:30 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 15, in the Japan Center Kinokuniya Building, Post & Webster; free. Taiko drum performances featuring San Francisco Taiko Dojo. 1 p.m., Sunday, Dec. 16, at Japan Center Peace Plaza, Post & Buchanan; 2:30 p.m., Sunday, Dec. 16, in the Japan Center Kinokuniya Building, Post & Webster; free. Call 567-4761 or 202-0350.

Holiday Music Annual holiday student-teacher performance showcase, followed by dance lessons. A variety of ballroom styles including tango, salsa, cha-cha, waltz, forxtrot, and swing. 7:30 p.m., Friday-Saturday, Dec. 7-8; $20-$25. Metronome Ballroom, 1830 17th St. (at De Haro), 252-9000.

Jewish Music Holiday Celebration Family-friendly celebration with the San Francisco Klezmer Experience, Za'atar, and Klezkidz. 7 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 8; $12-$24. Osher Marin Jewish Community Center, 200 N. San Pedro (at Meriam), San Rafael, 444-8000.

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