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MVCPA celebrates anniversary with festival

The Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts 25th Anniversary Festival is slated 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday.

The festival includes free performances of music, dance, comedy, theater and film on all stages throughout the day at the Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts, 500 Castro St.


PYT stages 'Dorothy in Wonderland' Friday night in downtown Mtn. View

Peninsula Youth Theatre and the city of Mountain View are scheduled to present “Dorothy in Wonderland” 6:30 p.m. Friday on the outdoor ParkStage at the Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts, 500 Castro St.

The final show in the Children’s Theatre in the Park series, the 45-minute production is a musical mash of “Alice in Wonderland” and “The Wizard of Oz.” It features children in PYT’s summer camp program.

'Confederates' comes to a close


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Journalist Stephanie (Tasha Lawrence, left) questions Maddie (Jessica Lynn Carroll), with fellow journalist Will (Richard Prioleau) in “Confederates.”

TheatreWorks Silicon Valley’s world premiere production of Suzanne Bradbeer’s high-stakes political drama “Confederates” is scheduled to run through Sunday at the Lucie Stern Theatre in Palo Alto.

Launching TheatreWorks’ 47th season, the play centers on a dad running for president, a daughter with her own agenda and reporters looking for a scoop to make their own careers. It explores the voracious nature of contemporary media during a national campaign.

Plays, concerts among the local events slated for the rest of July, through August

Locals residents seeking family-friendly fun – or ideas for date night – need not look too far. There are several events, from concerts to plays, scheduled through August in Los Altos and Mountain View.

A rundown of the events follows.

TheatreWorks gets political


Kevin Berne/Special to the Town Crier
Tasha Lawrence and Richard Prioleau play journalists in TheatreWorks Silicon Valley’s world premiere of “Confederates,” playing through Aug. 7 at the Lucie Stern Theatre in Palo Alto.

TheatreWorks Silicon Valley recently launched its 47th season with Suzanne Bradbeer’s high-stakes political drama “Confederates,” scheduled to run through Aug. 7 at the Lucie Stern Theatre in Palo Alto.

The play centers on a dad running for president, a daughter with her own agenda and reporters looking for a scoop to make their own careers. It explores the voracious nature of contemporary media during a national campaign.


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