“Jeans!” Actors and singers from the Moldaw Residences and the JCC community perform staged reading of folk musical about Levi Strauss. At Oshman Family JCC, 3921 Fabian Way, Palo Alto. 3 p.m. $15. www.paloaltojcc.org.
“Acid Test.” Play about Richard Alpert, the Jewish Harvard professor who dropped acid in the 1960s, found his guru and became known Ram Dass. At the Marsh, 1062 Valencia St., S.F. Fridays at 8 p.m. and Saturdays at 5 p.m. through May 18. $15-$50. www.themarsh.org.