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TheatreWorks gets 'Party' started in Mtn. View

TheatreWorks Silicon Valley is scheduled to give American audiences their first look at the London hit “The Life of the Party,” a celebration of songs by Andrew Lippa.

The musical is slated to run today through Sept. 18 at the Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts, 500 Castro St.

Pear opens season with 'Guys' & 'Veils'

Mountain View’s Pear Theatre plans to premiere a pair of two-person shows – “The Guys” and “Veils” – this week to kick off its 15th season.

“Guys,” set during the aftermath of 9/11 in New York, portrays the relationship between a journalist and the captain of the New York Fire Department as they prepare eulogies for eight firefighters lost in the collapse of the Twin Towers.

Wilson's 'Water Lines' on exhibit at CSMA through Aug. 27

An exhibition of mixed-media prints by artist Michelle Wilson titled “Water Lines” is scheduled to run through Aug. 27 in the Mohr Gallery at the Community School of Music and Arts, 230 San Antonio Circle, Mountain View.

For more information, visit arts4all.org.

Pear primed to start season

Pear Theatre has unveiled the lineup for its 15th season, scheduled to begin next weekend and conclude in July at its new space at 1110 La Avenida St., Mountain View.

‘Guys’ & ‘Veils’

The 2016-2017 season opens with Anne Nelson’s “The Guys” and Tom Coash’s “Veils,” a pair of plays presented in repertory. “Guys” chronicles the real-life relationship between a journalist covering the aftermath of 9/11 in New York and a New York fire chief struggling to write eulogies for dozens of lost compatriots.

New Works Festival ends Sunday in PA

Rohit Chandra/Special to the Town Crier
A reading of Rajiv Joseph’s “Archduke” is set for Saturday.

TheatreWorks Silicon Valley’s 2016 New Works Festival, which opened last week, is slated to run through Sunday at the Lucie Stern Theatre, 1305 Middlefield Road, Palo Alto.

The festival offers a chance for the public to attend performances, participate in a panel discussion with the artists and share in the journey of developing new works. The lineup features the readings of two plays and three musicals.

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