Victorian Players will get audiences "In the Spirit of Christmas" with an evening of holiday-themed one-act plays.
Four stories are told in a production that runs for two weekends.
Leading off is "The Christmas Dream" by I.E. Clark. The cast includes Linda McGrath, Cory Fowler, Vinnie Dragos, Ryan Newell and Kory Frederick.
"Ten Minutes Till Christmas" by Roger Clarke features Christopher Haddock, Kory Frederick, Kara Planey, Abigail Planey, Hannah Planey, Madalyn Planey, Verity Osborn, Genevieve Hanna, Cecilia Hanna and Madelyn Hanna.
"Santa Claus vs. The Garden Gnomes" by Don Zolidis is performed by Gia Almasy, Michelle Moorhead, Christopher Fidram, Christopher Haddock and Chloe Housteau.
And the evening concludes with an adaptation of O. Henry's "The Gift of the Magi" by Anne Coulter Martens that features Donnette Bishop, Kathryn Adams, Vinnie Dragos, Chloe Housteau and Heather McKenzie.
Performances are scheduled at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday through Dec. 22 at the Victorian Players, 702 Mahoning Ave., Youngstown. Tickets are $12 for adults and $9 for students and senior citizens. For reservations or more information, call 330-746-5455.
During the run of "In the Spirit of Christmas," the theater will be collecting canned goods and non-perishable food items for donation to a local food pantry.