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Actors Reading Writers: Popular local actors read modern and classic short stories. First Monday of every month, 7:30 p.m., free. Berkeley City Club, 2315 Durant (at Ellsworth), Berkeley, (510) 848-7800, www.berkeleycityclub.com.
Angry Black White Boy: Dan Wolf's adaptation of the Adam Mansbach novel returns for a limited engagement. Starting Jan. 29, Thursdays-Sundays. Continues through Feb. 15. Intersection for the Arts, 446 Valencia (at 15th St.), 626-3311, www.theintersection.org.
Beach Blanket Babylon: A North Beach perennial featuring crazy hats, media personality caricatures, a splash of romance, and little substance. Now with Rod Blagojevich! Wednesdays, Thursdays, 8 p.m.; Fridays, Saturdays, 6:30 & 9:30 p.m.; Sundays, 2 & 5 p.m., $25-$80, www.beachblanketbabylon.com. Club Fugazi, 678 Green (at Powell), 421-4222.
Big City Improv: Actors take audience suggestions and create comedy from nothing. Fridays, 10 p.m., $15-$20, www.bigcityimprov.com. Shelton Theater, 533 Sutter (at Powell), 433-1226, www.sheltontheater.com.
Epiphany Center Benefit Party & Show: A comedy and theater cabaret to raise funds for the Epiphany Center, a medical charity that offers drug treatment programs for women, in-home parenting support, and early intervention for infants and toddlers. Wed., Jan. 28, 6:30 p.m., $175. Great American Music Hall, 859 O'Farrell (at Polk), 885-0750, www.gamh.com.
Fears of Your Life: The Marsh Youth Theater adapts Michael Bernard Loggins' book of the same name. Starting Jan. 30, Fridays, Saturdays. Continues through Feb. 7. The Marsh, 1062 Valencia (at 22nd St.), 826-5750, www.themarsh.org.
Forking!: Thursdays-Saturdays. Continues through Jan. 31. Off-Market Theater, 965 Mission (at Fifth St.), 820-1656, www.cafearts.com.
Landscape of the Body: John Guare's musical set in New York and the stars. Starting Jan. 31, Wednesdays-Saturdays. Continues through March 7. SF Playhouse, 533 Sutter (at Powell), 677-9596, www.sfplayhouse.org.
Love, Humiliation, and Karaoke: Enzo Lombard plays more than 10 characters in his one-man take on everything from gay marriage to psychic classes. Directed by W. Kamau Bell. Thursdays, 8 p.m. Continues through Feb. 26. Stage Werx, 533 Sutter (at Powell), www.stagewerx.org.
Meadowland: Ian Walker's small-town mystery. Thursdays-Sundays. Continues through Jan. 31. Phoenix Theatre, 414 Mason (at Geary), Suite 601, 989-0023.
Mud: Drama by Marin Irene Fornes about the men in a small-town woman's life. Thursdays-Sundays. Continues through Feb. 15, www.cuttingball.com. Exit Theatre on Taylor, 277 Taylor (at Ellis), 673-3847.
SF Follies: Name that reference in John Bisceglie's tale of the city. Thursdays-Saturdays. Continues through April 26. Actors Theatre San Francisco, 855 Bush (at Taylor), 345-1287, www.actorstheatresf.org/.
S.F. Sketchfest: Through Jan. 31. Various S.F. theaters.
Teatro ZinZanni's License to Kiss: Sabine Hettlich stars in the espionage thriller, with a side of dinner. Wednesdays-Sundays, $116-$190, 438-2668, www.zinzanni.org. Pier 29, Embarcadero (at Battery).
Tennessee in the Summer: Joe Besecker's drama probes Tennessee Williams. Wednesdays-Sundays. Continues through March 1. New Conservatory Theatre Center, 25 Van Ness (at Market), 861-8972, www.nctcsf.org.
T.I.C. Trenchcoat in Common: Peter Sinn Nachtrieb's new show about blogging. Through Feb. 1. Magic Theatre, Fort Mason, Bldg. D, Marina & Buchanan, 441-8822, www.magictheatre.org.
Tough Titty: Oni Faida Lampley's drama about a battle with breast cancer. Wednesdays-Sundays. Continues through Feb. 22, $25-$75. Magic Theatre, Fort Mason, Bldg. D, Marina & Buchanan, 441-8822, www.magictheatre.org.
Wicked: The Tony Award–winning musical. Tuesdays-Sundays. Continues through June 27. Orpheum Theater, 1192 Market (at Eighth St.), 512-7770.
Women on the Way Festival: The annual performance and dance festival presented by Footloose Dance Company. Through Feb. 1, www.ftloose.org. Shotwell Studios, 3252A 19th St. (at Folsom), 289-2000, www.venue9.com/shotwell.html.
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