By Joseph Geha
By Jonathan Kiefer
By Katie Tandy
By Mollie McWilliams
By Jennifer Baires
By Jonathan Curiel
By Sherilyn Connelly
Beauty of the Father: Presented by the Off Broadway West Theatre Company. Thursdays-Saturdays. Continues through March 13. The Phoenix Theatre, 414 Mason (at Post), 989-0023, www.phoenixtheatresf.org.
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), 882-9100, www.sheltontheater.com.
Cantor Roslyn Barak: Shakin' the Blues Away: A multimedia tribute to Irving Berlin. Thu., Feb. 11, 8 p.m. Jewish Community Center of San Francisco, 3200 California (at Presidio), 292-1200, www.jccsf.org.
Doubt, a Parable: John Patrick Shanley's story about "improper relations" at a Catholic school. Wednesdays-Sundays. Continues through Feb. 28. New Conservatory Theatre Center, 25 Van Ness (at Market), 861-8972, www.nctcsf.org.
Fabrik: The Legend of M. Rabinowitz: Puppetry and Yiddish folktales, presented by Wakka Wakka Productions. Thursdays-Sundays. Continues through Feb. 28. The Jewish Theatre, 470 Florida (at Mariposa), 292-1233, www.atjt.com.
Fiddler on the Roof: Tuesdays-Sundays. Continues through Feb. 21. Golden Gate Theatre, 1 Taylor (at Market), 551-2000.
Hearts on Fire: Thelma Houston, El Vez, and Christine Deaver perform in Teatro ZinZanni's new show. Sundays, 5 p.m.; Saturdays, 11:30 a.m.; Wednesdays-Saturdays, 6 p.m. Continues through May 16, $117-$145. Pier 29, Embarcadero (at Battery), 273-1620.
The Love Project: An "interactive experience" created and performed by Rhodessa Jones and Idris Ackamoor. Sundays, 3 p.m.; Thursdays-Saturdays, 8 p.m. Continues through Feb. 14. African American Art and Culture Complex, 762 Fulton (at Webster), 922-2049, www.aaacc.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.
Now and at the Hour: Christian Cagigal's popular magic-themed show. Starting Feb. 12, Fridays, Saturdays. Continues through March 6. Exit Stage Left, 156 Eddy (at Taylor), 673-3847, www.sffringe.org.
On the Periphery of Love: A solo performance festival. Feb. 12-14. Stage Werx, 533 Sutter (at Powell), 730-3433, www.stagewerx.org.
Rumpelstiltskin: Presented by the Young Performers Theatre. Saturdays, Sundays. Continues through Feb. 14, www.ypt.org. Fort Mason, Bldg. C, Marina & Buchanan.
Tick, Tick ... Boom!: Musical by Jonathan Larsen. Through Feb. 28, $15-$30. Eureka Theatre, 215 Jackson (at Front), 788-7469, www.eurekatheatre.org.
Tony 'n' Tina's Wedding: Saturdays, 7 p.m.; Fridays, 7 p.m., $88.50-$115.50, www.tonyandtinasanfrancisco.com. Swiss Louis Restaurant at Pier 39, 2 Beach (at Embarcadero), 421-2913, www.swisslouis.com.
Wegent and Page Draw the Line: Feb. 12-13, 8 p.m., $10. Dark Room Theater, 2263 Mission (at 18th St.), 401-7987, www.darkroomsf.com.
Wicked: Meet the witches of Oz. Through April 11. Orpheum Theater, 1192 Market (at Eighth St.), 551-2000.