Tue09012015

Stepping Out

Pear opens 'Arcadia' in Mtn. View

The Pear Avenue Theatre production of “Arcadia” is scheduled to preview Thursday, open Friday and run through July 12 in Mountain View.

Tom Stoppard’s comedic play begins in 1809 on the estate of Sidley Park, where the garden is undergoing renovation to update it to the Gothic style – despite Lady Croom’s objections. Septimus, tutor to the Crooms’ daughter Thomasina, is embroiled in sexual triangles and intrigue by turns amusing and deadly with guests on the estate, including Lady Croom’s brother, Captain Brice, and erstwhile poet Ezra Chater and Mrs. Chater.

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LA Stage Company goes with the flow


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The Los Altos Stage Company production of “Urinetown: The Musical” runs through June 27 at Bus Barn Theater in Los Altos.

The Los Altos Stage Company caps its 19th season with the musical comedy “Urine- town: The Musical,” scheduled to run through June 27 at Bus Barn Theater, 97 Hillview Ave.

The triple Tony Award-winning “Urinetown” is a humorous and cynical view of society, sustainability, capitalism and government.

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Kushner's award-winning 'Angels' closes Sunday at Foothill College

The Foothill Theatre Arts Department’s production of Tony Kushner’s “Angels in America” is scheduled to run through Sunday in the Lohman Theatre at Foothill College, 12345 S. El Monte Road, Los Altos Hills.

The AIDS epidemic and the era of Ronald Reagan provide the framework for the compelling drama, which won the Pulitzer Prize for Drama and Tony Award for Best Play.

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Palo Alto Players opens comedy 'Chinglish' show runs through June 28 at Lucie Stern

The Palo Alto Players production of “Chinglish,” a new comedy about the misadventures of miscommunication, is slated to open this weekend at the Lucie Stern Theatre.

Tony Award winner David Henry Hwang’s play bursts with linguistic and cultural confusions in a mash-up of English and Chinese.

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Kushner's 'Angels' arrives at Foothill


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Harper Pitt (Sophia Naylor) describes her life to Joe Pitt (Dan Martin) in “Angels in America,” playing in the Lohman Theatre at Foothill College through June 14.

The Foothill Theatre Arts Department’s production of Tony Kushner’s “Angels in America” is scheduled to run through June 14 in the Lohman Theatre at Foothill College, 12345 S. El Monte Road, Los Altos Hills.

The AIDS epidemic and the era of Ronald Reagan provide the framework for the compelling drama, which won the Pulitzer Prize for Drama and Tony Awards for Best Play.

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