WEDNESDAYS through SUNDAYS (12/19) until (12/30) - Jacob Marley's Christmas Carol. "We know what happens to Scrooge, but what about his old business partner Marley? Is he truly past redemption, or does every person deserve a chance to change?" Performed at N.C. Stage Company, 15 Stage Lane. Wed.-Sat., 7:30pm; Sun., 2pm. $20. Pay-what-you-can Dec. 19 ($6 minimum). Info and tickets: 239-0263 or www.ncstage.org.