Sure, the silly season may be over, but this hysterical sketch is bound to boost your spirits again with its twisted take on traditions such as family gatherings (we all can relate!), gift-giving, and the tortures of seasonal traveling. It's just the thing you need to warm up during this cold, crazy season. Holidays in the Heights runs through January 4 and tickets cost between $29.50 and $34.50.
Metropolis Performing Arts Centre, 111 West Campbell Street (Arlington Heights); 847-577-2121.
Photo: Courtesy of Metropolis Performing Arts Centre