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Stepping Out

'Princess' plays in Sunnyvale

The Sunnyvale Community Players production of “A Little Princess” is scheduled through March 16 at the Sunnyvale Theatre, 550 E. Remington Ave.

The play, adapted from Francis Hodgson Burnett’s novel, follows Sara Crewe, who is sent to a London boarding school after being separated from her father and the open-hearted Africans who helped raise her.

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'Little Shop' opens at Foothill


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Adrienne Walters is Audrey in “Little Shop of Horrors.”

Foothill Music Theatre presents the musical comedy “Little Shop of Horrors” Thursday through March 9 in the Lohman Theatre at Foothill College, 12345 S. El Monte Road, Los Altos Hills.

Featuring music by Alan Menken and book and lyrics by Howard Ashman, “Horrors” is about a down-and-out floral assistant who becomes an overnight sensation when he discovers an exotic plant with a mysterious craving.

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West Bay production closes Sunday

West Bay Opera’s “L’elisir d’amore” is slated to close Sunday at the Lucie Stern Theatre, 1305 Middlefield Road, Palo Alto.

Sung in Italian with English titles, “L’elisir d’amore” (“The Elixir of Love”) is a new production of Gaetano Donizetti’s comic opera. It is the story of a country bumpkin who falls in love with a beautiful and inaccessible landowner, whom he wins over with the help of an Italian-style snake-oil salesman.

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Cal Pops Orchestra to perform Sunday at Smithwick Theatre

The California Pops Orchestra has scheduled its “Broadway Musical Hits” concert 3 p.m. Sunday at Foothill College’s Smithwick Theatre.

The program includes music from “The King & I,” “Funny Girl,” “Les Miserables,” “Candide,” “West Side Story,” “Phantom of the Opera,” “The Sound of Music” and “Sweeney Todd.”

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West Bay Opera production opens Friday at Lucie Stern


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Maria Fernanda Brea stars in the West Bay Opera production of “L’elisir d’amore.”

The West Bay Opera production of “L’elisir d’amore” is slated to open Friday and run through Feb. 23 at the Lucie Stern Theatre, 1305 Middlefield Road, Palo Alto.

Sung in Italian with English titles, “L’elisir d’amore” (“The Elixir of Love”) is a new production of Gaetano Donizetti’s comic opera. It is the story of a country bumpkin who falls in love with a beautiful and inaccessible landowner, whom he wins over with the help of an Italian-style snake- oil salesman.

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