Annapurna: A meditation on love and loss, set in a trailer park, with a cast of two. Tuesdays-Sundays. Through Dec. 4. $20-$60. Magic Theatre, Fort Mason, Bldg. D, Marina & Buchanan, 441-8822.
Beach Blanket Babylon:Steve Silver's musical revue spoofs pop culture with extravagant costumes. Wednesdays-Sundays. $25-$130. Club Fugazi, 678 Green (at Powell), 421-4222.
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), 433-3040.
The Burroughs and Kookie Show: Late Night in the Interzone:William S. Burroughs hosts a late-night talk show. Fridays, Saturdays. Through Nov. 12. $15-$25. Exit Theatre, 156 Eddy (at Taylor), 673-3847.
The Business: A Comedy Show: Wednesdays, 8 p.m. $5. Dark Room Theater, 2263 Mission (at 18th St.), 401-7987.
Cat Lady: A comedic play that touches on race and gender. Sun., Nov. 6, 7 p.m. $17-$20. 863-9834. www.odcdance.org. ODC/ San Francisco (Dance Company), 3153 17th St. (at Shotwell), 863-9834.
Kipling Hotel: Solo performance written, directed, and acted by Don Reed. Saturdays, Sundays, 8:30 p.m. Through Nov. 13. $15-$50. 826-5750. The Marsh Theater, 1062 Valencia St., 826-5750.
Monday Night Marsh: Musicians, actors, performance artists, and others stage works in progress. Mondays. $7. The Marsh Theater, 1062 Valencia St., 826-5750.
Pelleas and Melisande: A traditional play with a twist. Thursdays-Sundays, 8 p.m. Through Nov. 27. $10-$50. 525-1205. www.cuttingball.com. Exit Theatre on Taylor, 277 Taylor (at Ellis), 525-1205.
Race: Comedic play targeting racial politics. Tuesdays-Sundays. Through Nov. 13. $10-$71. American Conservatory Theater, 415 Geary (at Mason), 749-2228.
Savage in Limbo:John Patrick Shanley's dark comedy about three childhood friends reflecting on their lives. Wednesdays-Saturdays. Through Dec. 3. $26-$38. Actors Theatre, 855 Bush (at Taylor), 345-1287.
The Waiting Period:Brian Copeland's solo performance. Fridays, Saturdays. Through Nov. 26. $15-$50. The Marsh Theater, 1062 Valencia St., 826-5750.
Working for the Mouse: Performance by Trevor Allen of Black Box Theatre Company about his work portraying various characters for Disney. Thursdays-Saturdays. Through Dec. 17. $20-$22. Exit Theatre, 156 Eddy (at Taylor), 673-3847.