For family fare, check out the unforgettable children's fairy tale Rumpelstiltskin (March 3-31), written and composed by Bay Area playwright Ron Lytle, at the East Bay Children's Theatre. This is a musical retelling of the beloved story of a miller's daughter who must spin straw into gold in order to impress the king and save her father from embarrassment. She enlists the help of an elf-like man who is able to achieve the impossible task, but the magical elf wants a very special gift.