Little Women The Musical follows the story of the beloved March sisters--Meg, Jo, Beth, and Amy--as they grow up in Civil War America. Performances are 7:30 p.m. Thursday-Saturday from Nov. 23-Dec. 15. The last three Saturdays also have a matinee at 2 p.m.Cost: $14, $12 students
Children's Christmas operetta performed at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Dec. 8 and 2 and 5 p.m. Dec. 9. Performances are at the 19th Century Club, 178 Forest Ave., Oak Park.Cost: $15, $12 seniors, $10 kids at www.chicagofolksoperetta.org or at the door
Interactive musical for kids premieres Dec. 6 and 7 with free 10 a.m. community shows; public performances will be presented Dec. 7 at 4 and 7 p.m., and Dec. 8 at 2 p.m.Cost: $10, $7 students, senior Citizens and kids
Master magician Sean Masterson uses stories and audience participation to transport guests back to an earlier Gilded Age holiday. This year, a game of three-card switcheroo, levitation, and an apparition are part of the show. This 45-minute performance is suitable for children eight years and older. Tickets include general admission to the museum. As space is limited, advance ticket purchase is highly recommended. Performances are 3 p.m. On Dec. 15-16, Santa Claus will visit 4-5 p.m.When: 3 p.m.