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“A Christmas Carol,” a musical adaptation of the holiday tale by Charles Dickens, continues at Glendale Centre Theatre, 324 N. Orange St., Glendale. Mario Di Gregario stars as Ebenezer Scrooge. A special opening weekend rate is $16. The other performances range from $21 to $28. The play closes Dec. 23. Call (818) 244-8481 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Saturday.
A Noise Within presents William Shakespeare’s “Richard III” in repertory through Dec. 12 at its theater, 234 S. Brand Blvd., Glendale. The other plays this season are “Crime and Punishment” through Dec. 17 and “Noises Off” through Dec. 19. Tickets range from $30 to $44 with group rates available. For more information, call (818) 240-0910, Ext. 1 or www.anoisewithin.org.