Last updateWed, 31 Aug 2016 5pm

Pear primed to start season

Pear Theatre has unveiled the lineup for its 15th season, scheduled to begin next weekend and conclude in July at its new space at 1110 La Avenida St., Mountain View.

‘Guys’ & ‘Veils’

The 2016-2017 season opens with Anne Nelson’s “The Guys” and Tom Coash’s “Veils,” a pair of plays presented in repertory. “Guys” chronicles the real-life relationship between a journalist covering the aftermath of 9/11 in New York and a New York fire chief struggling to write eulogies for dozens of lost compatriots.

New Works Festival ends Sunday in PA

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A reading of Rajiv Joseph’s “Archduke” is set for Saturday.

TheatreWorks Silicon Valley’s 2016 New Works Festival, which opened last week, is slated to run through Sunday at the Lucie Stern Theatre, 1305 Middlefield Road, Palo Alto.

The festival offers a chance for the public to attend performances, participate in a panel discussion with the artists and share in the journey of developing new works. The lineup features the readings of two plays and three musicals.

'Water Lines' exhibition continues at CSMA

An exhibition of Michelle Wilson’s mixed-media prints, “Water Lines,” is slated for display through Aug. 27 in the Mohr Gallery at the Community School of Music and Arts, 230 San Antonio Circle, Mountain View. Admission is free.

For gallery hours and more information, visit arts4all.org/attend/mohrgallery.htm.

Mother-daughter duo performs Thursday at Mtn. View library

Violinist Anat Kardontchik and her mother, pianist Libby Kardontchik, are slated to perform 7-8 p.m. Thursday in the Community Room at the Mountain View Public Library, 585 Franklin St.

The performance will include classical and contemporary pieces.

'New Mikado' comes to MV

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Ben Brady plays Il Ducato in “The New Mikado.”

The Lamplighters Music Theatre production of “The New Mikado” is scheduled to run this weekend on the MainStage at the Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts, 500 Castro St.

This new production is moved from the traditional setting of a fictitious Japanese village to a re-imagined Renaissance Italy, the home of rapid cultural exchange, scientific advancement and artistic creativity. It’s also the favored setting for many of Shakespeare’s greatest creations.


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