The 2012 Rhino New Year's Eve Spectacular: Lea DeLaria returns to hype up New Year's Eve with her Broadway stand-up comedy. Presented by Theatre Rhinoceros. Mon., Dec. 31, 7 & 9 p.m. $25-30. Victoria Theatre, 2961 16th St. (at Capp), 863-7576.
A Minor Cycle: Five Little Plays in One Starry Night: A collaboration between playwright Greg Giovanni and Theater of Yugen presenting five short plays influenced by classical Japanese dramatic forms. Through Dec. 30. $10-$30. NOHspace, 2840 Mariposa (at Florida).
“Audium 9”: Spatial electronic orchestrations and sound sculptures. Early arrival is advised. Fridays, Saturdays, 8:30 p.m. $20. Audium-Theatre of Sound-Sculptured Space, 1616 Bush (at Franklin), 771-1616.
Beach Blanket Babylon: Steve Silver's musical revue spoofs pop culture with extravagant costumes. Wednesdays-Sundays. $25-$130. beachblanketbabylon.com. Club Fugazi, 678 Green (at Powell), 421-4222.
Bell, Book, and Candle: A romantic Christmas Eve comedy from the '50s involving witches. Tuesdays-Saturdays. Continues through Jan. 19. $30-$70. SF Playhouse, 533 Sutter (at Powell), 677-9596.
Big City Improv: Actors take audience suggestions and create comedy from nothing. Fridays, 10 p.m. $15-$20. bigcityimprov.com. Shelton Theater, 533 Sutter (at Powell), 433-3040.
The Book of Mormon: The story of two young Mormons who go on a mission to Uganda, written by the creators of South Park. Tuesdays-Sundays. Continues through Dec. 30. $29-$300. Curran Theatre, 445 Geary (at Taylor), 551-2000.
The Business: A Comedy Show: Sketch and stand-up comedy. Wednesdays, 8 p.m. $5. Dark Room Theater, 2263 Mission (at 18th St.), 401-7987.
Crones for the Holidays: A sketch comedy and improv show about Christmas, with Terry Baum and Carolyn Myers. Saturdays, Sundays. Continues through Dec. 30. $15-$20. Stage Werx 446, 446 Valencia (at 16th St.)
FORKING II: A Merry FORKING! Christmas: A Christmas play where the audience has nine chances to vote on how the play will proceed. Thursdays-Sundays, 8 p.m. Continues through Dec. 30. The Jewish Theatre, 470 Florida (at Mariposa), 292-1233.
The Golden Girls: The Christmas Episodes: Full episodes of The Golden Girls TV show performed live by drag queens. Thursdays-Sundays. Continues through Dec. 30. $30. Victoria Theatre, 2961 16th St. (at Capp), 863-7576.
Hedwig and the Angry Inch: From East Berlin to Junction City, Hedwig follows her ex-lover's touring rock show. With new songs added (“In Your Arms Tonight”) and a new take on the new take, this remount production makes an even edgier interactive experience for the audience. Wednesdays-Saturdays, 8 p.m.; Saturdays, 5 p.m. Continues through Jan. 26. $25-$35. Boxcar Playhouse, 505 Natoma (at Sixth St.), 776-1747.
The Jewelry Box: A Genuine Christmas Story: Young Brian heads to the streets of Oakland to buy his mom a Christmas present. A heartwarming and family-friendly holiday story, written and performed by Brian Copeland. Fridays, 8 p.m.; Saturdays, 5 p.m. Continues through Dec. 29. $15-$50. The Marsh Theater, 1062 Valencia (at 22nd St.), 826-5750.
The Lion King: With music by Elton John and lyrics by Tim Rice. Tuesdays-Sundays. Continues through Jan. 13. $32.50-$150. Orpheum Theatre, 1192 Market (at Eighth St.), 551-2000.
The Marvelous Wondrettes: The hit off-Broadway comedy/musical takes you to the 1958 Springfield High School prom where we meet the Wonderettes, four girls with big hopes and dreams, featuring classic '50s and '60s songs. Wednesdays-Sundays. Continues through Jan. 13. $34-$46. New Conservatory Theatre Center, 25 Van Ness (at Market), 861-8972.
Monday Night Marsh: Musicians, actors, performance artists, and others stage works in progress. Mondays. $7. The Marsh Theater, 1062 Valencia (at 22nd St.), 826-5750.
Really Rosie: Rosie, a kid in Brooklyn, entertains herself and her friends by acting out showbiz fantasies, notably directing and starring in an Oscar-winning movie. Saturdays, Sundays; continues through Jan. 13. $10-$15. New Conservatory Theatre Center, 25 Van Ness (at Market), 861-8972.
The Santaland Diaries: David Sinaiko performs in David Sedaris' classic Christmas tale of working as a holiday elf at Macy's. Adapted to the stage by Joe Mantello. Through Dec. 29, 8 p.m. $20-$35. Eureka Theatre Company, 215 Jackson (at Front), 788-7469.
Scrooge: The Haunting of Ebenezer: Boxcar Theatre's re-imagining of Dickens' classic holiday tale, performed solo by Jeff Garrett. Wednesdays-Sundays. Continues through Dec. 30. $16. Boxcar Theatre Studios, 125A Hyde (at Golden Gate).
Secret Improv Society: Underground improvisational theater. Saturdays, 10 p.m. $15. Shelton Theater, 533 Sutter (at Powell), 433-3040.
Shopping! The Musical: Songs and sketches about shopping. Fridays, Saturdays, 8 p.m. $23-$29. shoppingthemusical.com. Shelton Theater, 533 Sutter (at Powell), 433-3040.
Some Thing: Art drag night with craft table. Fridays. $5. The Stud, 399 Ninth St. (at Harrison), 863-6623.
Tony 'n' Tina's Wedding: Fridays, Saturdays, 7 p.m. $88.50-$115.50. tonyandtinasanfrancisco.com. Imperial Palace, 818 Washington (at Grant), 956-9888.
The White Snake: A classic romance of Chinese legend, from Tony Award-winning director Mary Zimmerman. Tuesdays-Sundays. Continues through Dec. 30. $31-$75. Berkeley Repertory's Roda Stage, 2025 Addison (at Shattuck), Berkeley, (510) 647-2949.
Woyzeck: Based on true events, Woyzeck is a soldier suffering from the ravages of war. The hope of rekindled love with his sweetheart Marie, which sustained him in the trenches, begins to unravel as reality sets in upon his return. Created by Robert Wilson and Tom Waits. Wednesdays-Sundays. Continues through Jan. 13. $23-$35. Shotgun Players, 1901 Ashby (at Martin Luther King), Berkeley, (510) 841-6500.