Theater

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“The Bright River.” One-man show with Tim Barsky and a live band, blending hip-hop, theater and Jewish folklore. Through March 20. At Transparent Theater, 1901 Ashby Ave., Berkeley. $12-$25. (510) 644-2204.

“Children of Eden.” Musical by Stephen Schwartz and John Caird based loosely on Jewish Bible stories. Through April 18. At Willows Theatre, 1975 Diamond Blvd., Concord. $25-$35. (925) 798-1300.

“Dr. Faustus.” World premiere of David Mamet’s new play. 8:30 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays, 2:30 p.m. Sundays. Through April 18. At Magic Theatre, Building D, Fort Mason Center, S.F. $42-$53. (415) 441-8822.

“Fall Down Get Up.” Naomi Newman’s one-woman show, directed by Ben Yalom of FoolsFURY. Through March 21 at Traveling Jewish Theatre, 470 Florida St., S.F.; March 25 through 28 at Julia Morgan Center for the Arts, 2640 College Ave., Berkeley. $18-$28. (415) 285-8080.

“Talking with Angels.” Text taken from diaries of four young Hungarians during the final months of World War II. One-woman performance with Shelley Mitchell. 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays through May 8. At The Actors Center of San Francisco, 3012 16th St., S.F. $17-$25. (415) 389-8975.

“Underneath the Lintel.” A librarian receives a book 113 years overdue and launches a worldwide search for the Wandering Jew. Through April 3. At EXIT Theatre, 156 Eddy St., S.F. $12-$18. (415) 267-4876.

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“The Midlife Mommies.” Jewish performer Marilyn Kentz joins Nancy Alspaugh in a benefit performance for the Benicia Human Services Fund. At Majestic Theater, 710 First St., Benicia. 3 p.m. (707) 747-0182.

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Drama show. The Hatikvah Players perform. At Saratoga Senior Center, 19655 Allendale Ave. 2 p.m. (408) 379-0106.

New Pickle Circus. Part of the Jewish Community Center of San Francisco’s “Community Celebration Day.” At JCCSF, 3200 California St. 2 p.m. $7-$12. (415) 292-1233.