Los Altos Stage Company musical continues run at Bus Barn Theater

Los Altos Stage Company’s production of the Tony-nominated musical “[title of show]” is set to run through June 24 at Bus Barn Theater, 97 Hillview Ave.

With music and lyrics by Jeff Bowen and book by Hunter Bell, “[title of show]” is a musical that follows the story of its own creation.

'Graduate' opens Friday at PA's Lucie Stern Theatre


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Betsy Kruse Craig plays Mrs. Robinson and Max Tachis is Benjamin in Palo Alto Players’ “The Graduate,” set to open Friday night.

Palo Alto Players presents a stage adaptation of the 1960s film classic “The Graduate,” scheduled to preview Thursday, open Friday and run through July 2 at the Lucie Stern Theatre, 1305 Middlefield Road, Palo Alto.

In the novel turned Academy Award-winning film, recent college graduate Benjamin has excellent grades, proud parents and, because he helped Mrs. Robinson with her zipper, a fine future behind him.

LA Library hosts screening of 'Nuclear Requiem' documentary Saturday

A free screening of the documentary film “The Nuclear Requiem” is slated 3:30-5:30 p.m. Saturday in the Orchard Room at the Los Altos Library, 13 S. San Antonio Road.

Filmmaker Robert Frye and his team explore the realities of living in a nuclear world, the challenges of moving beyond nuclear weapons and the work needed to invest in arms control and nonproliferation. The 2016 film features interviews with leading nuclear experts, heads of international agencies and world leaders.

FH Symphonic Winds performs this Sunday at Cubberley Theater

The Foothill Symphonic Winds’ next concert, “As Summer Was Just Beginning,” is scheduled 3:30 p.m. Sunday at Cubberley Theater, 4000 Middlefield Road, Palo Alto.

Led by Music Director David Bruce Adams, the Mountain View-based band will perform various works around the theme of summer. In addition to the concert title work by Larry Daehn, the program includes “Outdoor Overture” by Aaron Copland and “Spring Divertimento” by Timothy Mahr, as well as a medley of Broadway tunes by Cole Porter and “America the Beautiful.”

Musical plays on at LA's Bus Barn


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The cast of Los Altos Stage Company’s “[title of show]” includes, from left, Nick Rodrigues (as Hunter), Caroline Clark (Susan), Derek DeMarco (Jeff) and Jocelyn Pickett (Heidi). The musical is scheduled to run through June 24.

Los Altos Stage Company’s production of the Tony Award-nominated musical “[title of show]” is slated to run through June 24 at Bus Barn Theater, 97 Hillview Ave.

With music and lyrics by Jeff Bowen and book by Hunter Bell, “[title of show]” is a musical that follows the story of its own creation. Alongside friends Susan and Heidi, the characters of Hunter and Jeff shepherd their creation through the New York Musical Theatre Festival to the Vineyard Theatre and finally the bright lights of Broadway. “[title of show]” earned Obie Awards for Bell and Bowen, and Bell was nominated for Best Book of a Musical at the 2009 Tony Awards.

TheatreWorks' new season features two world premieres

TheatreWorks Silicon Valley recently announced its 48th season, which includes two world premieres and five regional premieres.

The lineup for the season, slated July 2017 to August 2018, follows.


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