“The Chosen.” Based on Chaim Potok’s novel about a Jewish son and father living in 1940s Brooklyn. Through Nov. 1. At Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts, 500 Castro St., Mountain View. $26-$39.

“The Clean House.” A man finds his beshert in an older Jewish Argentinean woman. Through Oct. 24. At Gaia Arts Center, 2120 Allston Way, Berkeley. 8 p.m. $15-$25. (510) 420-0813.

“Stateless: A Hip-Hop Vaudeville Experience.” Dan Wolf and Tommy Shepherd explore life as a Jewish American and African American. Through Dec. 6. At the Jewish Theatre, San Francisco, 470 Florida St., S.F.

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“Rabbi Sam.” Charlie Varon’s one-man show about a rabbi out to reinvent American Judaism. At the Marsh, 1070 Valencia St., S.F. Through Nov. 22. $20-$50.