Critic’s Picks: Dickens at Stadium, Tacoma Little Theatre, Tacoma Musical Playhouse and Lakewood Playhouse
Stadium District Dickens Fest
This Saturday you can revel in everything Victorian as the Dickens Fest returns to Tacoma’s Stadium District. Expect horse-and-carriage rides, a costume contest (that includes yourself!), a beard contest and performances on two stages that include magic and puppet shows, singers, storytellers, youth actors in “A Christmas Carol,” instrumentalists and spoken word artists.
11 a.m.-5 p.m. Dec. 8; Ball 6-9:30 p.m. Free. King’s Stage, 218 St. Helens Ave; Queen’s Stage, Titus Will showroom, 633 Division Ave, Tacoma. dickensfestival.net
Tacoma Little Theatre’s “Miracle” on North I Street
Tacoma Little Theatre’s holiday offering is “Miracle on 34th Street,” based on the novel by Valentine Davies about a Macy’s Santa who’s too good at his job. 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays through Dec. 23. $14.50-$24.50. Tacoma Little Theatre, 210 N. I St., Tacoma. 253-272-2281, tacomalittletheatre.com
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