The Players Club of Swarthmore brings to the stage
, James Thurber's fanciful children's tale about Princess Lenore and her search for a lunar remedy. $5. 614 Fairview Rd., Swarthmore. 2 and 7 p.m. Thursday and Friday; and 2 p.m. Saturday.
Visions of sugarplums
The classic and surreal German fairy tale
is performed by the Curio Theatre Company, through the use of projection and shadow play. $10 to $22. Performances at Calvary Church, 4740 Baltimore Ave., Philadelphia. 7 p.m. Wednesday, Thursday and Friday; and 2 and 7 p.m. Saturday.
Fables in frames
Illustrations by Jerry Pinkey depicting animals from Aesop's most famous fables are displayed at the Brandywine River Museum. $8; $5, seniors, students and children. Creek Road and Route 1, Chadds Ford. 9:30 to 4:30 p.m. except Tuesday.
"Christmas Carol' lite
A Christmas Carol
is classic holiday viewing, but all those ghosts can make it slightly unnerving for young theater patrons. Take them to Hedgerow Theatre's
Tiny Tim's Christmas Carol
instead and avoid the frightening spirits. $10; $8, children. 64 Rose Valley Rd., Media. 11 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Saturday.