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TheatreWorks produces 'Proof'

TheatreWorks Silicon Valley’s production of the contemporary drama “Proof” is slated to run through Nov. 1 at the Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts, 500 Castro St.

Winner of the Tony Award for Best Play, “Proof” is David Auburn’s tale of a young woman caught in a quest for legitimacy in the male-dominated field of high-level science. Set in a world of equations, equivocations and codes, the play has elements of mystery, humor and romance.

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TheatreWorks relies on 'Proof'


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Robert (L. Peter Callender) and his daughter Catherine (Michelle Beck) are mathematical geniuses in “Proof.”

The TheatreWorks Silicon Valley production of David Auburn’s “Proof” is slated to run through Nov. 1 at the Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts, 500 Castro St.

Winner of the Tony Award for Best Play and the Pulitzer Prize for Drama, “Proof” is the tale of a young woman caught in a quest for legitimacy in the male-dominated field of science. Set in a world of equations, equivocations and codes, the play has elements of mystery, humor and romance.

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No 'Lion' – C.S. Lewis tale opens Friday in Los Altos


Courtesy of Patricia Files
Ellen Schwartz plays Lucy and Nils Forstall is Tumnus in Los Altos Youth Theatre’s “The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe.”

The Los Altos Youth Theatre production of “The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe” is scheduled to open Friday and run through Nov. 1 at Bus Barn Theater, 97 Hillview Ave.

Emily Jordan directs the play, adapted by Joseph Robinette from the fantasy novel by C.S. Lewis.

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Master Sinfonia Chamber Orchestra performs Sunday afternoon in LA

Master Sinfonia Chamber Orchestra kicks off its 50th- anniversary season with a concert slated 2:30 p.m. Sunday at Los Altos United Methodist Church, 655 Magdalena Ave.

The program includes Respighi’s “Trittico Botticelliano,” Glazunov’s Violin Concerto – featuring violinist Emma Steele – and Beethoven’s Symphony No. 5. David Ramadanoff directs the orchestra, formed in 1965 as a class at Foothill College in Los Altos Hills.

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Noted pianist plays Saturday at De Anza


Virtuoso pianist Vassilis Varvaresos is set to perform works of Chopin and Scriabin 7:30 p.m. Saturday at the De Anza College Visual and Performing Arts Center, 21250 Stevens Creek Blvd., Cupertino.

A graduate of The Julliard School, Varvaresos has performed throughout Europe, at Carnegie Hall and for President and Mrs. Obama at the White House.

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