San Diego-area theaters may be serving up Scrooge x 2 this season, as both Old Town’s Cygnet and Escondido’s Welk host old Eb and his infernal humbugs. But in other ways this seems a notably untraditional holiday on area stages, with less yuletide-y shows such as “The Secret Garden” and “Into the Woods” hitting local stages.
Meanwhile, one long-running production with “tradition” in its name is sitting this one out: Christian Community Theatre’s sprawling “Traditions of Christmas,” taking a hiatus for lack of a large enough venue.
With that in mind, here’s our (traditional) look at what’s now running or headed our way for the holidays:
“The Season of Love”