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Nov. 19: LNT Aid! Vermont Stars Come Out for Lost Nation Theater. A mega concert with mega-talented and fun artists doing their remarkable respective things to raise much needed funds for Lost Nation Theater. Great tunes, great laughs, great storytelling! With Patti Casey, Jon Gailmor, Colin McCaffrey, Tom Murphy and George Woodard with a reappearance of Kathleen Keenan (with Dan Boomhower and George Seymour) singing Patsy Cline in concert. 7:30 p.m. Montpelier City Hall Arts Center, 39 Main St., Montpelier. $25. 229-0492.

Nov. 20: Stroke Yer Joke. Sign up in advance on Facebook or sign up at the door a half hour before show time, and try five minutes of your best open-mic stand-up comedy before a live audience! 8 p.m. Espresso Bueno, 248 N. Main St., Barre. Free. 479-0896.

Nov. 23–24: The Initiative Presents: Goodnight, Sweet Prince. Vermont Waldorf High School students perform a musical adaption of Hamlet. 7 p.m. Plainfield Town Hall Opera House, 18 High St., Plainfield. 454-1053.

Nov. 27: The Journey to Mystic India. Internationally acclaimed extravaganza based on the concept of ancient India’s transition into modern India. The show features renowned musicians, brilliant dancers and opulent costumes creating a kaleidoscope of color and beauty. 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. Spruce Peak Performing Arts Center, 122 Hourglass Dr., Stowe. $20–48. 760-4634.

Nov. 27: Bueno Comedy Showcase. A dedicated show of stand-up featuring four or five talented comics, from here and away, doing longer sets. 8:30 p.m. Espresso Bueno, 248 N. Main St., Barre. $6. 479-0896.

Nov. 28: No Strings Marionette Company: Nick of Time. Follow astronaut Nick Eastman as his rocket ship is attacked by an alien. Sucked into a time warp, Nick lands millions of years in the dinosaur-riddled past, then in a bizarre future on a barely recognizable Earth. 11 a.m. Chandler Center for the Arts, 71-73 Main St., Randolph. Adults $8; children $5. 728-6464.

Dec. 2–3: It’s a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play. Presented by Lost Nation Theater. City Hall Arts Center is transformed into a 1940s broadcast studio as five versatile actors and one busy sound effects wizard bring Frank Capra’s classic to life in front of a live studio audience (that’s you!). 7 p.m. Montpelier City Hall Arts Center, 39 Main St., Montpelier. $10 advance; $15 day of show/at door; children 11 and under per accompanying adult free. 229-0492.

Dec. 5: DANCE! Faculty/Student Works in Progress. Professional dancers and advanced students share works in progress in an intimate setting. 7 p.m. Contemporary Dance & Fitness Studio, 18 Langdon St, 3F, Montpelier. Donation benefits floor fund. Adults $10; $5 kids. 229-4676.