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LA Stage Company's 'Middletown' opens Friday at Bus Barn Theater

Los Altos Stage Company’s Bay Area premiere of Will Eno’s “Middletown” is scheduled to open this weekend and run through Feb. 21 at Bus Barn Theater, 97 Hillview Ave.

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

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Door closes on'Salesman' Sunday in PA

The Palo Alto Players production of “Death of a Salesman” is scheduled to run through Sunday at the Lucie Stern Theatre.

Winner of the Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award for Best Play in 1949, Arthur Miller’s “Salesman” examines how far one man will go to achieve the American dream. It is a story of love, pride, disappointment and friendship.

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Pear's 'Mountaintop' wraps up this weekend

The Pear Theatre production of “The Mountaintop,” the two-person, Olivier Award-winning play from Katori Hall, is slated to close Sunday in Mountain View.

Set in Memphis in April 1968, “Mountaintop” imagines the last night in the life of Martin Luther King Jr. King meets the attractive, spunky motel maid Camae, who arrives to provide room service, but we soon discover that she is no ordinary chambermaid.

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There's a new 'Sheriff' in town: PYT production opens Friday


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Lauren Ford, from left, Quincy Shaindlin and Theo Gardiner star in “Kid Sheriff and the Terrible Toads.”

The Peninsula Youth Theatre production of “Kid Sheriff and the Terrible Toads,” part of its Stories on Stage series, is scheduled to run Friday and Saturday at the Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts Second Stage.

The play is adapted by K. Gardiner from the book by Bob Shea. The terrible Toad brothers are stirring up a heap of trouble in Drywater Gulch, until Kid Sheriff rides into town on his trusty tortoise – slowly.

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Local residents star in PA Players' 'Death of a Salesman' at Lucie Stern

The Palo Alto Players production of Arthur Miller’s “Death of a Salesman” is scheduled to run through January at the Lucie Stern Theatre.

Winner of the Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award for Best Play in 1949, “Salesman” examines how far one man will go to achieve the American dream. It is a story of love, pride, disappointment and friendship.

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