Stepping Out

'Proof' is in

Kevin Berne/Special to the Town Crier
Hal (Lance Gardner) reviews Catherine’s (Michelle Beck, center) mathematical theorems under the watchful eye of her sister Claire (Ashley Bryant) in TheatreWorks Silicon Valley’s production of “Proof.” The play is scheduled to preview today through Friday, open Saturday and run through Nov. 1 at the Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts.

TheatreWorks Silicon Valley continues its 2015-2016 season with David Auburn’s contemporary drama “Proof.”

It is scheduled to open this week and run through Nov. 1 at the Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts, 500 Castro St.


'Wonderful' evening planned for Friday at Los Altos church

A concert titled “S’Wonderful: An evening with Gershwin” is scheduled 7:30 p.m. Friday at Foothills Congregational Church, 461 Orange Ave., Los Altos.

The one-hour bio-musical about the life and music of George Gershwin will feature local musicians performing Gershwin favorites as the audience learns about the man and his music.


Award-winning jazz musician Lington to perform in PA

An evening of jazz with Aaron Lington and friends titled “Reimagining Standards” is scheduled 7:30 p.m. Friday at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Palo Alto, 505 E. Charleston Road.

Lington is a Grammy Award-winning baritone saxophonist and composer who has collaborated with the San Francisco Symphony, Maynard Ferguson, the BBC Radio Orchestra, the Count Basie Orchestra, Doc Severinsen, Bo Diddley, Joe Lovano, Jamie Davis, Tommy Igoe and Pacific Mambo Orchestra.


LA Follies musical revue takes on 'Idiocy' this year

Richard Mayer/Special to the Town Crier
The 22nd annual Los Altos Follies, titled “A Salute to Ignominious Idolizing of Idiocy!, features a cast of local residents. Proceeds benefit the Los Altos Stage Company.

The 22nd annual Los Altos Follies –“A Salute to Ignominious Idolizing of Idiocy!” – is scheduled 7:30 p.m. Thursday through Saturday at Bus Barn Theater, 97 Hillview Ave.

The satirical musical revue of modern life and politics is a fundraiser for Los Altos Stage Company. It features original lyrics to well-known tunes.


Pear's 'Walls' comes down Sunday in MV

Ray Renati/Special to the Town Crier
Pear Theatre’s production of “The Walls of Jericho” stars Drew Reitz (as Peter) and Sarah Cook (Elspeth). The production closes with Sunday’s matinee performance.

The world premiere of “The Walls of Jericho” is scheduled to run through Sunday at the Pear Theatre’s new location, 1110 La Avenida St., Mountain View.

Pear’s artistic director and founder, Diane Tasca, created the stage adaptation of “Night Bus,” a magazine story by Samuel Hopkins Adams.


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