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“I Hate Hamlet.” With Jewish actor Norman A. Hall. Through Dec. 17. At the Barn Theatre, 30 Sir Francis Drake Blvd., Ross. $16-$20.

“The MeshugaNutcracker!” Through Dec. 25. At Montgomery Theatre, 271 South Market St., San Jose. (877) 456-4TIX.

saturday | 23

Comedy night with Heather Gold. At Chochmat Halev, 2215 Prince St., Berkeley. 8 p.m. $15-20. (510) 704-9687.

sunday | 24

“It’s A Meshugenah Christmas.” Comedy, Chinese food and charity. Through Dec. 25. At Golden Peacock Banquet and Bistro, 3681 Peralta Blvd., Fremont. 5:30 p.m. $50.

“Chopshticks.” Comedy and Chinese food. At Ming’s Restaurant, 1700 Embarcadero Road, Palo Alto. 7 p.m. $65. (650) 852-3508.    

monday | 25

“Kung Pao Kosher Komedy and Chinese Dinner.” At New Asia Restaurant, 772 Pacific Ave., S.F. 4:30 p.m. $63.