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Stepping Out

'Birds' landing in Mtn. View


Ray Renati/Special to the Town Crier
The Pear Avenue Theatre production of Paul Braverman’s “Birds of a Feather” stars Troy Johnson as mafia boss Sean Kineen, left, and Diane Tasca as private eye Frankie Payne.

Pear Avenue Theatre’s world premiere of “Birds of a Feather” is scheduled to preview Thursday, open Friday and run through May 24 in Mountain View.

The play is the third chapter in local playwright Paul Braverman’s trilogy featuring gin-soaked private eye Frankie Payne.

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'Woolf' winds down at Bus Barn; LA Stage Co. play closes Sunday

The Los Altos Stage Company production of “Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?” closes Sunday at Bus Barn Theater, 97 Hillview Ave.

Edward Albee’s Tony Award-winning play is a dark comedy about a couple embroiled in a marital war of words.

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Stage fright


Joyce Goldschmid/Special to the Town Crier
“The Addams Family” stars, from left, Betsy Kruse Craig (as Morticia), Joey McDaniel (Uncle Fester) and Doug Santana (Gomez).

The Palo Alto Players production of “The Addams Family” is scheduled to open this weekend and run through May 10 at the Lucie Stern Theatre, 1305 Middlefield Road, Palo Alto.

The musical comedy is based on comic strip characters created by Charles Addams that later came to life in a TV series and two movies.

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LA Stage Co.'s 'Woolf' howls for 2 more weeks at Bus Barn

The Los Altos Stage Company production of “Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?” is scheduled to run through May 3 at Bus Barn Theater, 97 Hillview Ave.

Edward Albee’s Tony Award-winning play is a dark comedy about a couple embroiled in a marital war of words.

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TheatreWorks extinguishes 'Fire' Sunday

TheatreWorks’ regional premiere of the musical “Fire on the Mountain” is slated to close Sunday at the Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts, 500 Castro St.

“Mountain” depicts the Appalachian culture and the spirit of the American work ethic, delving into the hardships of modern coal miners.

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