Honey Brown Eyes: A tale of two musicians who fight on opposite sides of the Bosnian war. Starting Sept. 23. Tuesdays-Saturdays. Through Nov. 5. $20-$50. SF Playhouse, 533 Sutter (at Powell), 677-9596.
How to Make Your Bitterness Work for You: Solo comedy piece written and performed by Fred Raker. Sundays, 2 p.m. Through Sept. 25. Stage Werx, 533 Sutter (at Powell), 730-3433.
Maestro's Enchantment: A story of romance between an illusionist and the leader of an 18th-century circus troupe. Features aerial acts, music, and a five-course dinner. Thursdays-Sundays. Through Oct. 9. $117-$186. love.zinzanni.org. Teatro ZinZanni, Piers 27 and 29 (Embarcadero and Battery), 438-2668.
Monday Night Marsh: See musicians, actors, performance artists, and others at this regular staging of works in progress. Mondays. $7. The Marsh, 1062 Valencia (at 22nd St.), 826-5750.
Night Over Erzinga: Written by Adriana Sevahn. Sundays, 2 p.m.; Fridays, Saturdays, 8 p.m.; Thursdays, 8:30 p.m. Through Oct. 9. $20-$36. Fort Mason, Southside Theater, Marina (at Buchanan).
Not Getting Any Younger: Solo performance by comedian Marga Gomez. Thursdays-Sundays. Through Oct. 23. $15-$50. The Marsh, 1062 Valencia (at 22nd St.),826-5750.
Once in a Lifetime: A comedy about Hollywood's transition from silent films to "talkies." Starting Sept. 22. Sept. 22-24; Tuesdays-Sundays. Through Oct. 16. $9.50-$85. American Conservatory Theater, 415 Geary (at Mason), 749-2228.
Shocktoberfest!! 12: Fear Over Frisco: Scary, gross, stylish playlets by Eddie Muller. Starting Sept. 23-Nov. 19. Thursdays-Saturdays, 8 p.m. $25-$35. The Hypnodrome, 575 10th St. (at Bryant), 377-4202.
Shopping! The Musical: Songs and sketches about shopping. Fridays, Saturdays, 8 p.m. $23-$29. www.shoppingthemusical.com. Shelton Theater, 533 Sutter (at Powell), 882-9100.
Why We Have a Body: Story of a lesbian private investigator who follows men suspected of cheating on their wives. Tuesdays-Sundays. Through Oct. 2. $20-$60. Magic Theatre, Fort Mason, Bldg. D, Marina &Buchanan, 441-8822.
Your F!#&ed Up Relationship: Improv based on real-life relationship problems supplied by audience members. Fridays. Free. Alcove Theater, 414 Mason (at Geary).