Snow falls onstage and outside the theater as the audience exits the building at Hale Centre Theatre stagings of “A Christmas Carol.” The Charles Dickens classic has become a much-anticipated holiday tradition for the Gilbert’s theater, which has won several AriZoni Theatre Awards of Excellence for the production over the years.
>> “A Christmas Carol” plays at 7:30 p.m. Friday and 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. Saturday at Hale Centre Theatre, 50 W. Page Ave., Gilbert. Additional shows are at 7:30 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays, and 3 p.m. Saturdays, through Dec. 23, except for Dec. 6 and 7. $17-$30. (480) 497-1181 or haletheatrearizona.com.