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Entertaining ‘White Christmas’ will put you in Yuletide mood

Signature Production’s extravagant presentation of Irving Berlin’s “White Christmas,” now at the Summerlin Library and Performing Arts Center, is like a bright, shiny ornament you’d hang on the tree. A nostalgic picture-postcard look at an idealized time, it features the tap-dancing feet of numerous triple-threat performers and is perfect for inspiring a Yuletide mood.

Pair of children’s operas delight

In what one wishes would become a Las Vegas holiday tradition, the UNLV Opera Theater presented two charming children’s operas at the Paul Harris Theater on campus: “Little Red Riding Hood” by Seymour Barab and “L’Enfant et les Sortileges,” or “The Bewitched Child,” by Maurice Ravel with a libretto by Colette.

Well-directed ‘Drive’ has all the right elements

Paula Vogel’s Pulitzer Prize-winning play “How I Learned to Drive” has been produced with elaborate sets, colorful backdrops and real cars on the stage. But, when all other elements are in place, it’s fairly amazing what can be done on a bare stage with four chairs, two tables and a bed.