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'Autumn' concert set for Sunday

The National Association of Composers is scheduled to present a concert of new music, “Autumn Song,” 3 p.m. Sunday at Foothills Congregational Church in Los Altos.

The concert will feature “Bodega Bay,” a composition by Los Altos resident and music teacher Sondra Clark, along with works by other Bay Area composers.

'Peter Pan' plays on at Lucie Stern

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John Bisceglie plays Captain Hook in “Peter Pan.”

Palo Alto Players last week launched its production of “Peter Pan,” scheduled to run through Nov. 19 at the Lucie Stern Theater, 1305 Middlefield Road, Palo Alto.

Based on the play by James M. Barrie, the story follows Peter Pan and the Darling children to Neverland as they encounter the loony Lost Boys, pirates led by Captain Hook and a carnivorous crocodile.

Pear's 'Enemy of the People' closes Sunday in MV

Pear Theatre’s adaptation of Henrik Ibsen’s “An Enemy of the People” is scheduled to close Sunday in Mountain View.

“Enemy” is the story of an altruistic man undermined by people more concerned with profit. Ibsen examines the moral dilemmas inherent in whistleblowing, as well as the nature of truth itself.

Foothill's 'It Can't Happen Here' enters 2nd week at Lohman Theatre

Foothill Theatre Arts’ adaptation of Sinclair Lewis’ classic novel “It Can’t Happen Here” opened last week and is scheduled to run through Nov. 19 in the Lohman Theatre at Foothill College, 12345 S. El Monte Road, Los Altos Hills.

The dark satire follows newspaper editor Doremus Jessup’s perspective on the election of an unlikely candidate to the presidency and the response of a citizenry when the system does not fix itself and instead spirals into chaos.

PYT stages Ralphie's pursuit of Red Ryder

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The cast of Peninsula Youth Theatre’s “A Christmas Story” features, clockwise from bottom left, Emily Mitchell (as Flick), Grace Gormley (Ralphie), Luca Chondros (Randy) and Diya Gupta (Schwartz).

Peninsula Youth Theatre’s production of “A Christmas Story” – a musical version of the 1983 movie – is slated to open Saturday and run through Nov. 19 at the Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts, 500 Castro St.

Set in the 1940s, the comedy follows young Ralphie Parker, who desperately wants a Red Ryder air rifle for Christmas and plots ways to ensure that Santa Claus will make his dream come true.

'Seussical Jr' comes to a close Saturday at Bus Barn Theater

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“Seussical Jr.” includes, from left, Ella Rasmussen, Jehan Rasmussen and Yuval Amit.

Los Altos Youth Theatre’s production of the musical “Seussical Jr.” is slated to close Saturday at Bus Barn Theater, 97 Hillview Ave.

Based on the works of Dr. Seuss, the production features music by Stephen Flaherty and lyrics by Lynn Ahrens. Characters include Cat in the Hat, Horton the Elephant and Jojo.

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