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Stepping Out

PYT's 'Latke' opens Friday in Mtn. View


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Megan Foreman, a Los Altos resident, portrays the title character in Peninsula Youth Theatre’s “The Latke Who Couldn’t Stop Screaming: A Christmas Story.”

Peninsula Youth Theatre’s world premiere production of “The Latke Who Couldn’t Stop Screaming: A Christmas Story” is scheduled this weekend in Mountain View.

Based on the book of the same name, the comedic play is the stage adaptation of Lemony Snicket’s spin on the Gingerbread Man. It was written for PYT by Dexter Fidler.

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LA Stage Company's 'Fairway' on the back nine at Bus Barn

The Los Altos Stage Company production of Ken Ludwig’s new comedy, “The Fox on the Fairway,” is scheduled to close Sunday at Bus Barn Theater, 97 Hillview Ave.

A tribute to the English farces of the 1930s and 1940s, “Fox” takes audiences on a romp that pulls the rug out from under the stuffy denizens of two competing golf country clubs. Filled with mistaken identities, slamming doors and over-the-top romantic shenanigans, the fast-paced comedy recalls the classic Marx Brothers’ movies.

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'Starcatcher' continues run at Lucie Stern Theatre

TheatreWorks’ production of the music-filled holiday adventure “Peter and the Starcatcher” is set to run through Jan. 3 at the Lucie Stern Theatre in Palo Alto.

Rick Elice’s Tony Award-winning comedy – based on the novel by Dave Barry and Ridley Pearson – is a prequel to “Peter Pan.”

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Los Altos Stage Company takes a swing at 'Fairway'


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Los Altos Stage Company’s “The Fox on the Fairway” stars Brooke Silva (as Louise) and Michael Weiland (Justin).

The Los Altos Stage Company production of Ken Ludwig’s new comedy, “The Fox on the Fairway,” is scheduled to run through Dec. 14 at Bus Barn Theater, 97 Hillview Ave.

A tribute to the English farces of the 1930s and 1940s, “Fox” takes audiences on a romp that pulls the rug out from under the stuffy denizens of two competing golf country clubs. The fast-paced comedy is filled with mistaken identities, slamming doors and over-the-top romantic shenanigans.

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TheatreWorks opens ‘Starcatcher’

TheatreWorks’ production of the music-filled holiday adventure “Peter and the Starcatcher” is scheduled to open this week and run through Jan. 3 at the Lucie Stern Theatre, 1305 Middlefield Road, Palo Alto.

Rick Elice’s award-winning comedy – based on the novel by Dave Barry and Ridley Pearson – is a prequel to “Peter Pan” and features music by Wayne Barker.

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