By Joseph Geha
By Jonathan Kiefer
By Katie Tandy
By Mollie McWilliams
By Jennifer Baires
By Jonathan Curiel
By Sherilyn Connelly
East 14th: True Tales of a Reluctant Player: Don Reed's solo show about growing up in Oakland. Fridays-Sundays. Continues through Oct. 10. The Marsh, 1062 Valencia (at 22nd St.), 826-5750, www.themarsh.org.
Good Boys and True: Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa's drama about a prep-school scandal. Wednesdays-Sundays. Continues through Sept. 20. New Conservatory Theatre Center, 25 Van Ness (at Market), 861-8972, www.nctcsf.org.
I Heart Hamas: And Other Things I'm Afraid to Tell You: Tragicomic solo show by Jennifer Jajeh, about the Middle East. Starting Sept. 17, Thursdays, Saturdays, 8 p.m. Continues through Oct. 24. Off-Market Theater, 965 Mission (at Fifth St.), 820-1656, www.cafearts.com.
Into the Clear Blue Sky: A reading of J.C. Lee's play, as part of the Matchbox Reading Series. Mon., Sept. 21, 7 p.m., free. Boxcar Theatre, 505 Natoma (at Sixth St.), 776-1747, www.boxcartheatre.org.
Little Dog Laughed: Douglas Carter Beane comedy, directed by Ed Decker. Starting Sept. 18, Wednesdays-Sundays. Continues through Nov. 8. New Conservatory Theatre Center, 25 Van Ness (at Market), 861-8972, www.nctcsf.org.
Monday Night Marsh: On select Mondays a different lineup of musicians, actors, performance artists, and others takes the stage at this regular event that's hosted local celebs like Josh Kornbluth and Marga Gomez in the past; see www.themarsh.org for a lineup of future shows. Mondays, $7. The Marsh, 1062 Valencia (at 22nd St.), 826-5750, www.themarsh.org.
San Francisco Fringe Festival: The annual festival returns with more than 40 offbeat shows. Through Sept. 20, www.theexit.org. Multiple San Francisco locations.
Under the Gypsy Moon: Teatro ZinZanni's new show features Duffy Bishop, Geoff Hoyle, and a traveling troupe of Gypsies. Thursdays-Sundays, $117-$195, 438-2668. Teatro ZinZanni, Piers 27 and 29 (Embarcadero & Battery), www.zinzanni.org.
Walking on the Moon: Kosho's solo show about the economy and shopping. Starting Sept. 20, Sundays. Continues through Oct. 11. Off-Market Theater, 965 Mission (at Fifth St.), 820-1656, www.cafearts.com.
Wicked: Meet the witches of Oz. Tuesdays-Sundays. Continues through Sept. 27. Orpheum Theater, 1192 Market (at Eighth St.), 551-2000.