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'Confederates' comes to a close


Kevin Berne/Special to the Town Crier
Journalist Stephanie (Tasha Lawrence, left) questions Maddie (Jessica Lynn Carroll), with fellow journalist Will (Richard Prioleau) in “Confederates.”

TheatreWorks Silicon Valley’s world premiere production of Suzanne Bradbeer’s high-stakes political drama “Confederates” is scheduled to run through Sunday at the Lucie Stern Theatre in Palo Alto.

Launching TheatreWorks’ 47th season, the play centers on a dad running for president, a daughter with her own agenda and reporters looking for a scoop to make their own careers. It explores the voracious nature of contemporary media during a national campaign.


Plays, concerts among the local events slated for the rest of July, through August

Locals residents seeking family-friendly fun – or ideas for date night – need not look too far. There are several events, from concerts to plays, scheduled through August in Los Altos and Mountain View.

A rundown of the events follows.

TheatreWorks' 'Confederates' continues at PA's Lucie Stern


Kevin Berne/Special to the Town Crier
Journalist Stephanie (Tasha Lawrence) questions Maddie (Jessica Lynn Carroll), with fellow journalist Will (Richard Prioleau) in TheatreWorks Silicon Valley’s “Confederates.”

TheatreWorks Silicon Valley last week launched its 47th season with Suzanne Bradbeer’s high-stakes political drama “Confederates.” It is scheduled to run through Aug. 7 at the Lucie Stern Theatre in Palo Alto.

The play centers on a dad running for president, a daughter with her own agenda and reporters looking for a scoop to make their own careers. It explores the voracious nature of contemporary media during a national campaign.

TheatreWorks gets political


Kevin Berne/Special to the Town Crier
Tasha Lawrence and Richard Prioleau play journalists in TheatreWorks Silicon Valley’s world premiere of “Confederates,” playing through Aug. 7 at the Lucie Stern Theatre in Palo Alto.

TheatreWorks Silicon Valley recently launched its 47th season with Suzanne Bradbeer’s high-stakes political drama “Confederates,” scheduled to run through Aug. 7 at the Lucie Stern Theatre in Palo Alto.

The play centers on a dad running for president, a daughter with her own agenda and reporters looking for a scoop to make their own careers. It explores the voracious nature of contemporary media during a national campaign.

Los Altos native Cullinan brings the 'Noize' to area with two shows this week

Los Altos native Cory Cullinan – known professionally as children’s musician Doctor Noize – is scheduled to return to the Bay Area this week to perform two free shows in support of his new album, “Phineas McBoof Crashes the Symphony.”

Cullinan is slated to perform noon Thursday at the Children’s Discovery Museum of San Jose, 180 Woz Way, and 3 p.m. Saturday at the Palo Alto Children’s Theatre, 1305 Middlefield Road.


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