Mother Goose's Christmas Crimes and Holiday Hi-Jinx Vaudeville Revue (Martin City Melodrama, 9601 Metcalf, in Overland Park, 913-642-7576). This two-part, kid-friendly production, featuring Little Bo Peep, Simple Simon and the Water Glass Symphony, is both murder-mystery operetta and silly seasonal story. This all-in-one show playing at Metcalf South mall is directed by Jeanne Beechwood and features Kattie Post, Andrea Huckaba, Dianne Brown and Marcus Mull. Tickets cost $13.99 for shows Friday and Saturday and $10.99 for shows Monday-Thursday. It runs through January 1, but there's no performance December 24. See martincitymelodrama.org for show times and more information.