“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 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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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.

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“The Gentile at the Bat Mitzvah and Other Monologues.” Charlie Varon. At Jewish Community Center of San Francisco, 3200 California St. 8 p.m. $20-$24. (415) 292-1233.

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“Kids Rad Puppet Mini-Fest!” Afternoon of puppet shows and workshops for kids, featuring “Dragons Never Laugh” by Jennifer Levine. At Berkeley Unitarian Universalist Fellowship Hall, 1924 Cedar St., Berkeley. 3 p.m. $6. (510) 763-0022.