Felder's 'Tchaikovsky' continues run at TheatreWorks

Piano virtuoso Hershey Felder stars in “Our Great Tchaikovsky,” set to run through Feb. 11 at the Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts, MainStage, 500 Castro St.

Felder portrays famous Russian composer Piotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, whose works include “Swan Lake,” “Sleeping Beauty,” “The Nutcracker” and “1812 Overture.”

Pear Theatre's 'Road to Mecca' enters 2nd week in Mtn. View


 

Pear Theatre’s production of “The Road to Mecca” is scheduled to run through Feb. 11 in Mountain View.

Written by Athol Fugard, “Mecca” is the story of age and youth, passion and propriety.

'Broadway Meets Hollywood' at Sunday's Cal Pops concert


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Singer Carly Honfi is slated to perform with the California Pops Orchestra Sunday at Cupertino’s Flint Center.

The California Pops Orchestra greets the new year with “Broadway Meets Hollywood,” scheduled Sunday at Cupertino’s Flint Center.

Conducted by Kim Venaas, “Broadway” includes tunes from classical films and stage musicals such as “Chicago,” “Show Boat,” “Star Wars” and Disney musical favorites. Music from the recent hit movie “La La Land” is also on the program, along with songs from “Beauty and the Beast” and “A Chorus Line.”

It's '1984' at Bus Barn

Los Altos Stage Company begins 2018 with an adaptation of George Orwell’s “1984,” considered one of the 20th century’s most important pieces of literature. It is scheduled to preview Thursday, open Friday and run through Feb. 18 at Bus Barn Theater, 97 Hillview Ave.

1984
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Geoff Fiorito, left, plays O’Brien and Ben Ortega portrays Winston in “1984.” The Los Altos Stage Company production is scheduled to open this week and run through Feb. 18 at Bus Barn Theater.

Adapted by local playwright Michael Gene Sullivan, “1984” follows Winston Smith, who lives in a world perpetually at war with unseen forces. Personal electronic devices are used to spy on the populace and facts are manipulated or simply erased.

PA Players launches 'Laramie Project'

The Palo Alto Players production of “The Laramie Project” is scheduled to open Saturday night and run through Feb. 4, with a preview slated Friday.

Written by Moises Kaufman and members of the Tectonic Theater Project, the play is based on a true story, demonstrating how the power of the human spirit can triumph over bigotry and violence.

Felder stars as 'Great Tchaikovsky'

Piano virtuoso Hershey Felder stars in “Our Great Tchaikovsky,” which opened last week and is set to run through Feb. 11 at the Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts, MainStage, 500 Castro St.

Felder portrays Russian composer Piotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, whose works include “Swan Lake,” “Sleeping Beauty,” “The Nutcracker” and “1812 Overture.”


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