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‘A Christmas Story’

When Through Sunday • Where Loretto-Hilton Center for the Performing Arts, 130 Edgar Road, Webster Groves • How much $24-$97 • More info 314-968-4925; repstl.org

The Repertory Theatre of St. Louis presents this charming and warmly nostalgic adaptation of the funny 1983 family film about a boy who wants a BB gun for Christmas. Directed by Seth Gordon. By Calvin Wilson

‘The Most Fabulous Story Ever Told’

When Through Saturday • Where Tower Grove Abbey, 2336 Tennessee Avenue • How much $25-$30 • More info brownpapertickets.com

Playwright Paul Rudnick’s hilarious reimagining of the Old Testament and snapshot of late-’90s New York includes full-frontal nudity. How many holiday shows can you say that about? Directed by Justin Been. By Calvin Wilson

‘Perfect Arrangement’

When Through Sunday • Where The Marcelle, 3310 Samuel Shepard Drive • How much $18-$20• More info 314-534-1111; metrotix.com

R-S Theatrics presents Topher Payne’s play about two couples in the 1950s who share a secret. It’s a well-acted showcase for droll wit and cautionary wisdom. Directed by Sarah Lynne Holt. By Calvin Wilson

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