Fri.-Sat. Dec. 8-9 | Comedy Central returns to New Orleans to film another round of its half-hour stand-up comedy series. Up this season are Ryan O'Flanagan (pictured) and Langston Kerman (7:30 p.m. Friday), Megan Gailey and Devin Field (9:30 p.m. Friday), Chris Garcia, Emmy Blotnick and Tim Dillon (7 p.m. Saturday) and Sarah Tiana and Mike Lawrence (10 p.m. Saturday). Reserve free tickets at www.theblacklistnyc.com/ccsup. At Civic Theatre.
Fri.-Sun. Dec. 8-17 | Ricky Graham, Varla Jean Merman, Sean Patterson and company reprise their mashup of holiday stories, in which Mrs. Sandy Claus shares gossip at a North Pole hair salon, the extremely vain Mrs. Scratchit prepares for the festivities and Herbelle the Elf tends shop. At 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 3 p.m. Sunday at Rivertown Theaters for the Performing Arts.