Stage notes: Bovines take a bow in popular children's story; annual Christmas deliveries in jeopardy
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Can cows type?

Salt Lake Acting Company will present "Click Clack Moo: Cows That Type," based on the popular children's book by Doreen Cronin and Betsy Lewin. For tickets, call 801-363-SLAC.

When • Today, Saturday, Dec. 22, and Sunday, Dec. 23, noon and 3 p.m.

Where • Salt Lake Acting Company, 168 W. 500 North, Salt Lake City

Tickets • $15-$38, subscribers, $12 for children, $22 for adults; visit saltlakeactingcompany.org

Seeking, a miracle

Pickleville Playhouse will present "I Believe in Christmas: A Merry Musical Comedy." Brandon Baxter is in need of a miracle. With Christmas only a few hours away, Brandon struggles to explain to his young children that Mr. Claus is lacking the means necessary to make his annual Christmas delivery.

When • Tuesday and Wednesday, Dec. 18-19, 7:30 p.m.

Where • Salt Lake Community College Grand Theatre, 1575 S. State, Salt Lake City

Tickets • $14-$22; visit bit.ly/UxyYtg

Stolen jewel a challenge for Holmes

Plan-B Theatre Company will present "Radio Hour Episode 7: Sherlock Holmes and the Blue Carbuncle." Holmes and Watson must discover how the Countess of Morcar's stolen jewel came to be inside a Christmas goose. Visit planbtheatre.org/index.htm for information.

When • Tuesday, Dec. 18, at 7 and 8:30 p.m.

Where • Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center, 138 W. 300 South, Salt Lake City

Tickets • $20; visit bit.ly/Kd1oni

Night of inspiration

Where there is healing, there is Christmas. Enjoy a magical night of inspiration, love and hope.

When • Friday and Saturday, Dec. 21-22, 7:30 p.m.

Where • Kingsbury Hall, University of Utah, 1395 E. Presidents Circle, Salt Lake City

Tickets • $28-$58; visit bit.ly/SOJrDb

Poetry and music

"This Bird of Dawning Singeth All Night Long" is a presentation of the Christmas story through poetry and music. The Nativity piece is both original and traditional.

When • Friday and Saturday, Dec. 21-22, 7:30 p.m.; Saturday, Dec. 22, 2 p.m.

Where • Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center, 138 W. 300 South, Salt Lake City

Tickets • $10; visit bit.ly/QU54n4