On stage


“Crazy Wisdom Saves the World Again.” Author, comic and Buddhist meditation teacher Wes “Scoop” Nisker performs a comedic monologue in a benefit for Chochmat HaLev. At Chochmat HaLev, 2215 Prince St, Berkeley. 8 p.m. $18. www.chochmat.org.

“The Garment.” One-man play based on short stories of Israeli Nobel laureate S.Y. Agnon. In Hebrew with English subtitles. At Oshman Family JCC, 3921 Fabian Way, Palo Alto. 8:30 p.m. $30-$35. www.baysvp.com.


“Red.” Play about painter Mark Rothko written by Oscar-nominated author John Logan. Through May 12. At Berkeley Repertory Theater, 2025 Addison St, Berkeley. Times vary. www.berkeleyrep.org.