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'Monkey' swings into Mtn. View


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PYT’s “The Monkey King” opens Friday morning.

Performances of “The Monkey King,” part of Peninsula Youth Theatre’s “Stories on Stage” series, are scheduled Friday and Saturday in downtown Mountain View.

The family-friendly production is an adaptation of the traditional Chinese folk tale. Born out of a giant slab of rock, the Monkey King decides it’s no longer enough being king of the monkeys and goes on a quest to become immortal.


TheatreWorks commits (to) 'Crimes'


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TheatreWorks Silicon Valley’s “Crimes of the Heart” stars, from left, Therese Plaehn, Lizzie O’Hara and Sarah Moser as sisters Lenny, Babe and Meg McGrath, respectively.

TheatreWorks Silicon Valley is scheduled to perform “Crimes of the Heart” through Feb. 5 at the Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts, 500 Castro St.

Written by Beth Henley, the Southern Gothic comedy won the Pulitzer Prize and the New York Drama Critics Circle Award for Best American Play. It was adapted into a movie in 1986.

Family-friendly singer Diamond performs Sunday in Los Altos


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Award-winning Canadian singer Charlotte Diamond has released 12 albums.

A concert featuring Charlotte Diamond, an award-winning children’s composer and recording artist, is scheduled 3-4 p.m. Sunday at Christ Episcopal Church, which is co-sponsoring the event with Ventana School.

A native of Canada, Diamond has released 12 albums. Her most familiar songs include “Slippery Fish,” “I Am a Pizza” and her cover of the Mexican folk hit “La Bamba.”

'Dragon' invades Mtn. View this weekend

The TheaterGames production of “Dragon” comes to Mountain View this weekend for two performances.

Eugene Schwartz’s play centers on knight Lancelot, who sets out to slay title character Dragon.

TheatreWorks opens its 'Heart'


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Sisters Meg (Sarah Moser, left), Lenny (Therese Plaehn, center) and Babe (Lizzie O’Hara) celebrate a birthday in a scene from TheatreWorks Silicon Valley’s “Crimes of the Heart.”

TheatreWorks Silicon Valley presents “Crimes of the Heart,” a play scheduled today through Feb. 5 at the Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts, 500 Castro St.

Written by Beth Henley, the Southern Gothic comedy won the Pulitzer Prize and the New York Drama Critics Circle Award for Best American Play. It was adapted into a movie in 1986.


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