By Joseph Geha
By Jonathan Kiefer
By Katie Tandy
By Mollie McWilliams
By Jennifer Baires
By Jonathan Curiel
By Sherilyn Connelly
Breve: An abbreviated version of Under the Gypsy Moon, for lunch. Saturdays. Continues through Nov. 21, $73-$94. Teatro ZinZanni, Piers 27 and 29 (Embarcadero & Battery), 438-2668, www.zinzanni.org.
Cotton Patch Gospel: A bluegrass holiday musical. Starting Nov. 20, Thursdays-Sundays. Continues through Dec. 19, www.custommade.org. The Next Stage, 1620 Gough (at Bush), 333-6389.
Drip: A drama by Christina Anderson about the shared legacies of a woman and her grandson. Wednesdays-Saturdays. Continues through Nov. 21. Boxcar Theatre, 505 Natoma (at Sixth St.), 776-1747, www.boxcartheatre.org.
I Heart Hamas: Tragicomic solo show by Jennifer Jajeh, about the Middle East. Thursdays, Saturdays, 8 p.m. Continues through Nov. 21, $20, www.ihearthamas.com. Off-Market Theater, 965 Mission (at Fifth St.), 820-1656, www.cafearts.com/offmarkettheaters.
Monday Night ForePlays: Variety show written and acted by women, along with some of PianoFight's "male chauvinist pigs" regulars. Mondays, 8 p.m. Continues through Nov. 23. Off-Market Theater, 965 Mission (at Fifth St.), 820-1656, www.cafearts.com/offmarkettheaters.
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.
Not a Genuine Black Man: Brian Copeland's solo show opens once again. Fridays, Saturdays. Continues through Nov. 22. Off-Market Theater, 965 Mission (at Fifth St.), 820-1656, www.cafearts.com/offmarkettheaters.
Pearls Over Shanghai: Thrillpeddlers brings back the Cockettes. Fridays, Saturdays. Continues through Jan. 23, $30. The Hypnodrome, 575 10th St. (at Bryant), 377-4202, www.thrillpeddlers.com.
Performing Diaspora: Artists' performance series. Thursdays-Sundays. Continues through Nov. 22, $15-$25. CounterPULSE, 1310 Mission (at Ninth St.), 626-2060, www.counterpulse.org.
Point Break Live!: The boys are back in town again. Fridays, Saturdays, 9 p.m. Continues through May 1, www.pointbreaklivesf.com. Metreon, 101 Fourth St. (at Mission), 369-6000, www.westfield.com/metreon.
Rabbi Sam: Charlie Varon's solo show about a rabbi who wants to reinvent American Judaism. Saturdays, Sundays. Continues through Nov. 22. The Marsh, 1062 Valencia (at 22nd St.), 826-5750, www.themarsh.org.
Random Idiot Factor: A comic play that promises to deconstruct "our society's inadequacies into interwoven comic vignettes that ridicule our cultures most serious shortcomings. It's a lot like the future that's disappointing you right now, but if we all wore jumpsuits." Thursdays-Saturdays, 8 p.m. Continues through Nov. 21, $20, www.hampantsproductions.com. Dark Room Theater, 2263 Mission (at 18th St.), 401-7987, www.darkroomsf.com.
ReOrient 2009 — The First 10 Years: Short plays exploring the Middle East. Starting Nov. 19, Thursdays-Sundays. Continues through Dec. 13, www.goldenthread.org. The Thick House, 1695 18th St. (at Arkansas), 401-8081, www.thickhouse.org.
Stateless: A Hip-Hop Vaudeville Experience: A multimedia collage by Dan Wolf and Tommy Shepherd. Thursdays-Sundays. Continues through Dec. 6. Traveling Jewish Theatre, 470 Florida (at Mariposa), 292-1233, www.atjt.com.
Tilted Frame: Live improv between Los Angeles and San Francisco. Thursdays, 8 p.m. Continues through Nov. 19. Off-Market Theater, 965 Mission (at Fifth St.), 820-1656, www.cafearts.com/offmarkettheaters.
Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?: Presented by Actors Theatre of San Francisco, directed by Keith Phillips. Thursdays-Sundays. Continues through Dec. 19. Actors Theatre San Francisco, 855 Bush (at Taylor), 345-1287, www.actorstheatresf.org.
Wicked: Meet the witches of Oz. Through Jan. 3, 2010. Orpheum Theater, 1192 Market (at Eighth St.), 551-2000.
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