All play and no work.
What: A captivating musical featuring songs from Green Day’s American Idiot album, made in collaboration with Spring Awakening’s Michael Mayer. Yes, you read that correctly.
Why: We hope you have the time of your life.
When: Thru Oct. 11. Tonight, 8 p.m.
Where: Berkeley Repertory Theatre, 2025 Addison St., at Milvia St., Berkeley (510-647-2949). Tickets online at berkeleyrep.org. (This weekend, remember to take BART, with the Bay Bridge’s closure.)
Upper Diversion Pub Crawl
What: Drink specials and bargain bites at Divis bars, like discounted margaritas and street tacos at Tortilla Heights and $5.50 greyhounds at Lion Pub.
Why: Hop, skip, and jump.
When: Tonight, 5:30-11:45 p.m.
Where: Various bars and restaurants. See sfcitydish.com for details.
Free Shakespeare in the Park
What: The Bard’s Comedy of Errors, performed sans admission fee on the Presidio’s Main Post parade ground lawn.
Why: Ye shall enjoy.
When: Sat., 7:30 p.m.; Sun., 2:30 p.m.
Where: 34 Graham St., at Keyes Ave. (415-558-0888).
Kathy Griffin at Davies Symphony Hall
What: The Emmy-winning Bravo star brings her signature acerbic, celeb-bashing brand of comedy to SF.
Why: She’s got an A-list sense of humor.
When: Fri., 8 p.m.; Sat., 7 p.m.
Where: 201 Van Ness Ave., at Hayes St. (415-864-6000). Tickets online at ticketmaster.com.
Pauline’s Wine Bar
What: The Mission’s pizza stalwart opens a little vino bar, complete with small plates made with the restaurant’s homegrown produce.
Why: Pour it on.
When: Opens Fri., 5 p.m.
Where: Brosnan Alley, at Valencia St. (415-552-2050).