Theater buffs, take note: This week is your last chance to see three area productions, and your chance to get tickets to several new shows.
The In Series presents “Arlen Blues and Berlin Ballads,” the songs of Irving Berlin and Harold Arlen. Dec. 2-11. Atlas Performing Arts Center, 1333 H St. NE. 202-204-7763. www.inseries.org. $34-$40.
“Black Nativity,” Langston Hughes’s retelling of the Christmas story from an African American perspective, runs Dec. 3-31 at the H Street Playhouse, 1365 H St. NE. 202-241-2539. www.theateralliance.com. $20-$35.
Woolly Mammoth Theatre collaborates with Chicago’s the Second City on “Spoiler Alert: Everybody Dies,” a comedic, anti-holiday show. Dec. 6 through Jan. 8. Woolly Mammoth Theatre, 641 D St. NW. 202-393-3939. www.woollymammoth.net. $35-$67.50.