Calendar: Plays, musicals and Nutcrackers hit the stage in Fairfield County

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Due to the COVID-19 pandemic please contact the venue to ensure the event hasn’t been cancelled.

The Nutcracker, Ballet Theatre Company, streaming through Dec. 19. Tickets: $25. Info: dancebtc.org/the-nutcracker

A Merry Little Christmas Carol, Dec. 19 at noon, Dec. 26, 8 p.m., Westport Country Playhouse. Register online. Info: www.westportplayhouse.org.

Hate Mail, Dec. 19, 8 p.m., virtual performance at TheatreWorks New Milford. Free. Info: theatreworks.us or call 860-350-6863.

It’s a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play, through Dec. 20, Music Theatre of Connecticut MainStage, 509 Westport Ave., Norwalk.In person and virtual tickets available. Tickets: $35-$65 in person, $25 virtual. Info: musictheatreofct.com.

A Christmas Carol, through Dec. 20, Ridgefield Theater Barn, 37 Halpin Ln., Ridgefield. Patrick Spadaccino stars in this one-man adaptation of the Charles Dickens’ classic tale. Runs Thursday, Friday and Saturdays, 8 p.m.; Sundays, 2 p.m. Reservations required: ridgefieldtheaterbarn.org.

A Christmas Story-The Play, Center Stage Theatre, 54 Grove St. In-person performances through Dec. 20. Fridays and Saturdays, 8 p.m.; Sundays 2 p.m.; and Dec. 17, 7 p.m. All health and safety protocols enforced. Info: 203-225-6079, centerstageshelton.org.

The Nutcracker: A Tale Retold, Dec. 20, 4 p.m, Connecticut Dance School. Tickets: $20. Info: ctdanceschool.org.

The Nutcracker Suite & Spicy, through Dec. 31, CONNectic Dance and Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art. Streams for free. Info: wadsworth.org and conneticdance.com.