“After the War Blues.” Story of post–World War II San Francisco and the multicultural intersection of Japanese Americans, Russian Jews and others in the Western Addition. Through March 16. At U.C. Berkeley, 101 Sproul Hall, Berkeley. 8 p.m. $10-$15. www.tdps.berkeley.edu.
“Wrestling Jerusalem.” Aaron Davidman opens his one-man play set in Israel, the Palestinian territories and the United States. Through April 6. At Intersection for the Arts, 925 Mission St., S.F. 7:30 p.m. $20-$30. www.aarondavidman.com.
“Esther.” Rediscovered 18th-century opera about Queen Esther and her rescue of the Jewish people from Haman. At Congregation Beth El, 1301 Oxford St., Berkeley. 8 p.m. $20-$30. www.tinyurl.com/ksvhr2f.