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Stepping Out

LAYT's 'Nickleby' closes Sunday at Bus Barn Theater


Special to the Town Crier
The cast of Los Altos Youth Theatre’s “Nicholas Nickleby” features Isabella Gonzalez (left, as Phoebe) and Emily Goto (Mrs. Squeers).

The Los Altos Youth Theatre production of “Nicholas Nickleby” is scheduled to run through Sunday at Bus Barn Theater, 97 Hillview Ave.

Adapted by Tim Kelly from the story by Charles Dickens, “Nickleby” tells the tale of an adventurous and courageous young man in Victorian England who triumphs over trials and tribulations using his cleverness and determination.

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Young composer and cellist take center stage at Peninsula Symphony's weekend concerts

Los Altos-based Peninsula Symphony, conducted by music director Mitchell Sardou Klein, is scheduled this weekend to continue its 65th season with a pair of concerts titled “Fountain of Youth.”

The program for the concerts – slated Friday in San Mateo and Saturday in Cupertino – features the world premiere of a new Double Concerto for Cello, Clarinet and Orchestra by young composer and clarinetist Jonathan Russell. Composer and award-winning young cellist Nathan Chan will solo on Lalo’s Cello Concerto.

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Ragazzi, Young Women's Chorus join forces for concert Saturday

Ragazzi Boys Chorus and the Young Women’s Chorus of San Francisco are scheduled to perform together 8 p.m. Saturday at First United Methodist Church, 625 Hamilton Ave., Palo Alto.

The collaboration, titled “Young Women, Young Men: Together We Sing,” features performances of Giovanni Martini’s “Domine adjuvandum me festina,” Gabriel Fauré’s “Cantique de Jean Racine” and Leonard Bernstein’s “Make Our Garden Grow” and “Somewhere.”

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'Island' musical continues at Lucie Stern Theatre

TheatreWorks is slated to present “Once on This Island” through March 30 at the Lucie Stern Theatre, 1305 Middlefield Road, Palo Alto.

The one-act musical features a score by Tony Award-winner Stephen Flaherty. Robert Kelley directs “Island,” based on Rosa Guy’s novel “My Love, My Love.”

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LAYT's 'Nickleby' continues at Bus Barn


Pierre LauRent/ Special to the Town Crier
Nils Forstall, left, and Joseph Modirzadeh star in “Nicholas Nickleby.”

The Los Altos Youth Theatre production of “Nicholas Nickleby” is scheduled through March 22 at Bus Barn Theater, 97 Hillview Ave.

Adapted by Tim Kelly from the original story by Charles Dickens, “Nickleby” tells the tale of an adventurous and courageous young man in Victorian England who triumphs over trials and tribulations using his cleverness and determination.

Read more...

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