Stepping Out

Los Altos resident plays 'Mulan'

Los Altos resident Emily Goto stars in the Sunnyvale Community Players’ children’s production of “Disney’s Mulan Jr.” The double-casted musical opened last week and is slated to run through March 6 at the Sunnyvale Theatre.

Goto plays Mulan, who is not an ordinary Disney princess. The play follows Mulan’s heroic journey of self-discovery as she becomes a warrior to protect her father and save the emperor of ancient China.


'Love' lands at Foothill

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Michael Doppe and Jessica Whittemore star in Foothill Music Theatre’s “She Loves Me,” opening this week.

The Foothill Music Theatre production of “She Loves Me” is slated to run Thursday through March 6 in Los Altos Hills.

The play is based on the 1963 musical adaptation of Miklos Laszlo’s “Parfumerie,” which later inspired the Tom Hanks-Meg Ryan movie “You’ve Got Mail.” The production features a score by Jerry Bock and Sheldon Harnick (“Fiddler on the Roof”) and book by Joe Masteroff (“Cabaret”). Masteroff earned a Tony nomination for his work.


CSMA offers free concert Saturday featuring pianists Frei & Yerzhanov

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Pianists Klara Frei and Temirzhan Yerzhanov have performed internationally.

The Community School of Music and Arts in Mountain View presents pianists Klara Frei and Temirzhan Yerzhanov in a free concert scheduled 7 p.m. Saturday.

Frei and Yerzhanov are slated to perform works from composers Francis Poulenc and Modest Mussorgsky.


'Middletown' leaves town after Sunday's matinee

Los Altos Stage Company’s Bay Area premiere of Will Eno’s “Middletown” is scheduled to run through Sunday at Bus Barn Theater, 97 Hillview Ave.

Winner of the inaugural Horton Foote Award for Most Promising New Play in 2010, “Middletown” is a contemporary take on Thornton Wilder’s classic “Our Town.”


California Pops Orchestra performs Sunday afternoon at Foothill College

The California Pops Orchestra’s next concert, “The Great American Songbook,” is scheduled 3 p.m. Sunday in Smithwick Theatre at Foothill College, 12345 S. El Monte Road, Los Altos Hills.

The program includes the biggest hits by Cole Porter, George and Ira Gershwin, Irving Berlin, Cab Calloway, Harold Arlen and more.


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