“The Chosen.” Based on Chaim Potok’s novel about a Jewish son and father living in 1940s Brooklyn. Through Nov. 8. At Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts, 500 Castro St., Mountain View. $26-$39.

“Rabbi Sam.” Charlie Varon’s one-man show about a rabbi out to reinvent American Judaism. At the Marsh, 1070 Valencia, S.F. Through Nov. 22. No show Oct. 31. $20-$50.

“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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“Bookkeepers.” Play that imagines Franz Kafka hiding in Nazi Germany. Through Nov. 22. At Studio 250 at Off-Market Theaters, 965 Mission St., S.F. 8 p.m.