3 productions to get the holidays rolling
1 'A Tuna Christmas': Fast-paced, irreverent holiday comedy about the third smallest town in Texas at 7:30 p.m. today at American Stage Theater, 211 Third St. S, St. Petersburg. Pay what you can nights are Nov. 28 and Dec. 10, 17 and 24. Check the Web for a complete list of times, dates and sign language interpreter performances. $24-$39, student rush tickets $10, 30 minutes before curtain. Call 823-7529 or check americanstage.org.
2 'Black Nativity': Song-play by Langston Hughes, poet/writer of the Harlem Renaissance, 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at Studio@620, 620 First Ave. S, St. Petersburg. Preview performance staged by the Soulful Arts Dance Academy. Free, reservations required. Call 895-6620 or check thestudioat620.org.
3 'Ragtime: The Musical': Play based on E.L. Doctorow's novel about events in turn of the century America, 7 p.m. Tuesday through Friday at Pinellas County Center for the Arts, Gibbs High School, 850 34th St. S, St. Petersburg. $10, $8 students. Call 893-5452, ext. 2031 or check pccagibbs.com.