The Herdman kids have a well-earned reputation for being plain awful; the word “rambunctious” doesn’t do them justice. So when they show up at church looking for free cookies and stumble into rehearsals of the Christmas pageant instead, everyone is dismayed. How will the organizers wrangle the Herdmans into performing as directed, especially when the kids have their own ideas for a few changes to the script?
A.D. Players presents the uproarious comedy The Best Christmas Pageant Ever through the holidays with a cast of 30 local children joining the company’s professional adult members. 7:30 p.m. Wednesdays and Thursdays, 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 2:30 p.m. Sundays and select Saturdays. Through December 31. Grace Theater, 2710 West Alabama. For information, call 713-526-2721 or visit www.adplayers.org. $34 to $43.
Wednesdays-Sundays. Starts: Nov. 16. Continues through Dec. 31, 2011