OFJCC postpones Mizrahi performance

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The Oshman Family Jewish Community Center in Palo Alto has postponed Isaac Mizrahi’s upcoming cabaret show, “Movie Stars and Supermodels,” due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Originally scheduled for this Saturday, the show featuring the well-known fashion designer and “Project Runway: All Stars” judge will be moved to a yet-to-be-determined date, according to a JCC press release issued March 13. Ticketholders will be contacted when the show has been rescheduled and given the option to attend on the new date or be reimbursed.

For more information, call 223-8700 or visit paloaltojcc.org.


TheatreWorks to stream show canceled due to pandemic

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Pioneering aviator Jerrie Cobb (Sarah Mitchell, center) is surrounded by curious public, press and colleagues (Luisa Sermol, from left, Dan Hiatt, Anthony Fusco, Stacy Ross and Craig Marker) in TheatreWorks Silicon Valley’s “They Promised Her the Moon.” The theater company is streaming the show for ticketholders.

TheatreWorks Silicon Valley has found an innovative way to enable its patrons to safely watch its recently canceled production – from the comfort of their homes. 

Los Altos Stage Company postpones ‘Sunday in the Park with George’

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Los Altos Stage Company has postponed its upcoming production of “Sunday in the Park with George” due to the coronavirus outbreak.

The show was scheduled to run April 9 through May 10 at Bus Barn Theater. New dates have not been announced.

In an email to its patrons March 13, LASC staff wrote that they are “prioritizing the safety and health of all those behind the scenes, on the stage and in the seats who are involved in our theatre mission. However, as a non-profit arts institution, the impact of these lost performances is large. This cancellation affects all of the actors, musicians, designers, and staff who bring our shows to life on stage. You can make a difference during this difficult time.”

Those who have already purchased tickets are asked to donate the value back to LASC for a tax-deductible receipt in support of its artists, musicians and staff. To do so, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Beyond donating the value of the tickets,

LASC welcomes a contribution to help the company through this period. To do so, visit losaltosstage.org/support.

For those who choose not to donate canceled tickets, LASC will credit the value toward a future LASC or Los Altos Youth Theatre production. Season subscribers who do not wish to donate will be issued a ticket voucher to be used during the upcoming season. To choose either preference, call the box office at 941-0551.

Those who purchased tickets through a third-party ticketing outlet should reach out to the place of purchase for more information about refunds.
For more information on LASC, visit losaltosstage.org.

Pear postpones 'Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time' due to coronavirus


 

The Pear Theatre production of Simon Stephens’ “The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time,” which was set to open last weekend in Mountain View, has been postponed due to the coronavirus outbreak.

The decision was made to adhere to the California Department of Public Health’s new guidelines that gatherings of fewer than 250 people in venues that do not allow social distancing of 6 feet per person should be postponed or canceled, according to a Pear press release. The theater hopes to resume performances as soon as possible, the release noted, and ticket sales for future shows are frozen until plans can be made.

Outbreak prompts TheatreWorks to cancel 'Moon,' postpone 'Ragtime'


Photos by Kevin Berne/Special to the Town Crier
TheatreWorks Silicon Valley has canceled its remaining performances of “They Promised Her the Moon,” above, and has postponed its upcoming production of “Ragtime.”

Due to the coronavirus outbreak, TheatreWorks Silicon Valley has canceled its current production, “They Promised Her the Moon,” and plans to reschedule its next show, “Ragtime.”

In a press release issued Thursday, the theater company explained that the decisions were made “due to rising concerns about the spread of COVID-19 (coronavirus) and in accordance to the (California) Department of Public Health’s updated policy suspending gatherings of 250 people or more.”


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