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PA Players opens 'Farnsworth Invention' at Lucie Stern Theatre

Palo Alto Players is set to present ”The Farnsworth Invention” through June 29 at the Lucie Stern Theatre, 1305 Middlefield Road, Palo Alto.

Written by Aaron Sorkin (“The West Wing”) and directed by Dave Sikula, the fast-talking, witty drama tells the story of two men locked in an epic competition to lay claim to the most influential invention of the last century: television. “Invention” is a tale of scientific discovery, double-dealings and corporate espionage.

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A successful 'Company' at Bus Barn Theater


Joyce Goldschmid/Special to the Town Crier
The cast of Los Altos Stage Company’s “Company” includes Jennifer Mitchell as Kathy and Adam Cotugno as Bobby.

Los Altos Stage Company’s actors, musicians and staff acquit themselves admirably in the production of “Company,” the Tony Award-winning musical featuring lyrics and music by Stephen Sondheim.

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TheatreWorks launches musical 'Marry Me a Little' in Mtn. View

The TheatreWorks production of “Marry Me a Little” is scheduled to run through June 29 at the Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts, 500 Castro St.

Conceived and developed by Craig Lucas and Norman Rene, the modern musical – which features a collection of rare Stephen Sondheim songs – weaves an intimate tale of love and possibility. In their walk-up apartments, just a floor apart, two lonely 20-somethings pass the night by expressing their poignant dreams and romantic fantasies.

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'Farnsworth Invention' opens at Lucie Stern

Palo Alto Players is scheduled to present ”The Farns- worth Invention” Saturday through June 29 – with a paid preview performance slated Friday – at the Lucie Stern Theatre, 1305 Middlefield Road, Palo Alto.

Written by Aaron Sorkin (“The West Wing,” “Moneyball,” “The Social Network”) and directed by Dave Sikula, the fast-talking, witty drama tells the story of two men locked in an epic competition to lay claim to the most influential invention of the last century: television.

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End of 'Assembly' line at Foothill


Tom Gough/Special to the Town Crier
Foothill’s “The Assembly-Women” features, from left, Nikita Sethi, Nicolae Muntean, Suzie Poulson and Kimberly Johnson.

The Foothill College Theatre Arts Department’s production of “The Assembly-Women” is scheduled to close Sunday at the Lohman Theatre on the Los Altos Hills campus.

The satirical play comes from Aristophanes, the comic playwright of ancient Athens.

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