On stage

saturday/8

“George Gershwin Alone.” Show on the music and life of George Gershwin that has toured Broadway and London’s West End.  At Berkeley Rep’s Thrust Stage, 2025 Addison St., Berkeley. 8 p.m. Through June 23. $29-$77. www.berkeleyrep.org.

tuesday/18

Comedian Samson Koletkar. Indian Jewish stand-up comedian who addresses the absurdities of nature. At Oshman Family JCC, 3921 Fabian Way, Palo Alto. 12 p.m. $15, advance reservations suggested. www.paloaltojcc.org.