The Winter's Tale: The Actors Ensemble of Berkeley presents this Shakespeare play. Fridays-Sundays; Thu., Nov. 18. Continues through Nov. 20. $12-$15. Live Oak Theater, 1301 Shattuck (at Berryman), Berkeley, 510-841-5580.
Wits 'n' Ass: An all-female lineup of comedy, including monologues, sketches, and excerpts from one-woman shows. Thu., Nov. 11, 8 p.m.; Thu., Dec. 9, 8 p.m. $10. Dark Room Theater, 2263 Mission (at 18th St.), 401-7987.