“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.

“The Sisters Rosensweig.” Actors Ensemble of Berkeley presents Wendy Wasserstein’s play. April 16 through May 15. At Live Oak Theater, 1301 Shattuck Ave., Berkeley. $10. (510) 649-5999.

“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.