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Stepping Out

Western Ballet performs this weekend at Smithwick Theatre in Los Altos Hills


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Western Ballet’s “La Fille Mal Gardée” features Alison Share and Maykel Solas. The production runs Friday and Saturday at Foothill College

Western Ballet is slated to perform “La Fille Mal Gardée” 7 p.m. Friday and 1 p.m. Saturday in Smithwick Theatre at Foothill College, 12345 S. El Monte Road, Los Altos Hills.

Western Ballet’s two-act comedy is also known by other names – “The Wayward Daughter,” “The Poorly Guarded Girl” and “The Girl Who Needed Watching.” It is a modern translation of the ballet inspired by Pierre-Antoine Baudouin’s 1789 painting, “La Reprimande.”

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More 'Maude' at Bus Barn

The Los Altos Stage Company’s production of “Harold and Maude” opened last weekend and is set to run through May 4 at Bus Barn Theater, 97 Hillview Ave.

The love story is based on the 1971 cult film of the same name. Written by Colin Higgins, the dark romantic comedy chronicles a budding but unusual friendship. Harold is a morbid young man obsessed with death and dying, while octogenarian Maude is a bright and shining soul filled with a zest for life. Maude teaches Harold how to make the most of his time on earth.

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'Hound' runs through April 27 in MV

TheatreWorks is scheduled to present “The Hound of the Baskervilles” through April 27 at the Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts, 500 Castro St.

Based on the work of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, “Hound” spoofs Sherlock Holmes. The comedy – adapted by Steven Canny and John Nicholson – involves an ancient family curse, a spectral hound, a deranged killer and a pair of well-known sleuths

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LA Stage Company's 'Harold and Maude' opens this weekend at Bus Barn Theater


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Warren Wernick and Lillian Bogovich play the title characters in the Los Altos Stage Company production of “Harold and Maude.” The play runs through May 4.

The Los Altos Stage Company’s production of “Harold and Maude” is scheduled to preview Thursday, open Friday and run through May 4 at Bus Barn Theater, 97 Hillview Ave.

The love story is based on the 1971 cult film of the same name. Written by Colin Higgins, the dark romantic comedy is about a budding but unusual friendship. Harold is a morbid young man obsessed with death and dying, while octogenarian Maude is a bright and shining soul filled with a zest for life. Maude teaches Harold how to make the most of his time on earth.

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'Beach' weekend in Mtn. View


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Sam Hyrkin plays Eugene and Elisa Garber portrays Nora in Peninsula Youth Theatre’s “Brighton Beach Memoirs.”

Peninsula Youth Theatre this weekend presents its inaugural Teen Intensive Production – Neil Simon’s “Brighton Beach Memoirs.”

PYT’s most experienced teenaged students are staging the play, scheduled Friday and Saturday in Mountain View. They serve as producer, director, stage manager, crew and performers. Los Altos High School junior Borna Barzin directs the dramatic comedy.

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