Carl Merritt as Ebenezer Scrooge and Richard Stephens Jr. star as Bob Cratchit in Richardson Theatre Centre's "The Trial of Ebenezer Scrooge"

Carl Merritt as Ebenezer Scrooge and Richard Stephens Jr. star as Bob Cratchit in Richardson Theatre Centre’s “The Trial of Ebenezer Scrooge”

Comedy reigns in the courtroom when Ebenezer Scrooge sues Jacob Marley and the ghosts of Christmas past for slander, kidnapping, and more in Richardson Theatre Centre’s latest production, The Trial of Ebenezer Scrooge, which debuts this Friday. Performances run through Dec. 21. Tickets cost $20-$22 each; call 972.699.1130 to purchase.

Talented singers from a wide variety of musical backgrounds blend their voices to produce the signature “one voice” sound of the Texas Voices Choir. The 24-voice professional vocal ensemble performs its Christmas program “Full of Grace: Christmas Wonder” at St. James Episcopal Church Sunday at 6:30 p.m. Costs $10-$25; ticket information available here.

Lake Highlands United Methodist Church presents “A Highlands Holiday Christmas” featuring church singers, bell ringers, musicians, and more Sunday evening at 6:30 p.m. Free