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‘An Act of God’

When Through Sunday • Where Wool Studio Theatre, Jewish Community Center, 2 Millstone Campus Drive • How much $42-$45 • More info newjewishtheatre.org

Alan Knoll stars in the hilarious New Jewish Theatre production of David Javerbaum’s comedy about God and a new set of commandments. With Cassidy Flynn and Amanda Wales. Directed by Edward Coffield. By Calvin Wilson

‘A Christmas Story’

When Through Dec. 23 • 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 Dec. 22 • 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 Dec. 23 • 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

‘Tribes’

When Through Sunday • Where Gaslight Theater, 358 North Boyle Avenue • How much $30-$35 • More info 1-800-745-3000; ticketmaster.com

Annamaria Pileggi directs an outstanding cast, including Miles Barbee and Bridgette Bassa, in Nina Raine’s brilliant comedy-drama about a young deaf man, his new love and his difficult family. It’s a St. Louis Actors’ Studio production. By Calvin Wilson

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