John Waters Christmas
Tue. Dec. 10 | In Female Trouble, filmmaker John Waters (Pink Flamingos, Hairspray) memorably presented all the high and dashed hopes of a Baltimore teen's (Divine) Christmas wish for cha-cha heels. The director/artist recounts his favorite holiday tales and obsessions in a very blue Christmas tribute. At 8 p.m. at Civic Theatre.
Anton, Neko, Kuri
Thu. & Sat. Dec. 12 & 14 | Tokyo alternative theater company Faifai's multimedia drama follows a sick cat, Anton, as he observes and documents his neighborhood. At 8 p.m. Thursday and 7:30 p.m. Saturday at the Contemporary Arts Center.
Vespers of 1610
Thu.-Sat. Dec. 12-14 | Claudio Monteverdi's Vespers is a collection of religious hymns in Latin presented here by the New Resonance Orchestra, 12 singers and 12 dancers. At 8 p.m. at Marigny Opera House.