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'Prince of Egypt' arrives in Mtn. View


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Diluckshan Jeyaratnam plays Moses in TheatreWorks Silicon Valley’s “The Prince of Egypt.”

TheatreWorks Silicon Valley this week is scheduled to launch its world premiere of “The Prince of Egypt” in Mountain View.

“Egypt,” which tells the story of Moses and his Pharaoh brother Ramses, is a celebration of the human spirit. The musical score and lyrics are by Grammy- and Academy Award-winning composer Stephen Schwartz. Award-winning Broadway director Scott Schwartz directs.

Los Altos Follies showcase salutes 'Besieged, Bothered and Bamboozled'


courtesy of Eileen Eng
The 24th annual Follies, which benefits Los Altos Stage Company, features an array of local residents. It runs through Sunday.

The 24th annual Follies benefit for Los Altos Stage Company – “A Salute to the Besieged, Bothered and Bamboozled” – is scheduled this week at Bus Barn Theater, 97 Hillview Ave. Performances are slated 7:30 p.m. Thursday through Saturday.

The satirical musical revue of modern life and politics features original lyrics to well-known tunes. Local residents write, produce and direct the production, donating their time and talents to create an entertaining evening of humor and music. Proceeds enable Los Altos Stage Company to support local arts and youth educational programming.

PA Players makes a 'Million'

Palo Alto Players’ production of “Million Dollar Quartet” is set to close Sunday at the Lucie Stern Theatre.

A South Bay regional premiere, the Tony Award-winning Broadway musical by Colin Escott and Floyd Mutrux is inspired by the true story of the famed recording session at which record producer Sam Phillips brought together icons Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis and Carl Perkins for one night of rousing rockabilly music in Memphis.

'Next Room' runs through this weekend in Mtn. View


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Dr. Givings (Bradley Satterwhite, left) and Annie (Stephanie Crowley, second from left) hear the ailments of Mrs. Daldry (Ellen Dunphy, center), with help from Mr. Daldry (Troy Johnson, right) in Pear Theatre’s “In the Next Room, or, the Vibrator Play.”

Pear Theatre’s production of Sarah Ruhl’s comedy “In the Next Room, or, the Vibrator Play” is scheduled to conclude Sunday in Mountain View.

Based on historical fact and set at the dawn of the age of electricity, the play explores how women’s issues are addressed in a patriarchal society that rarely gives them credence or consideration.

It's closing time for 'Crucible'


Richard Mayer/Special to the Town Crier
Max Tachis plays John Proctor and Roneet Aliza Rahamim portrays Elizabeth Proctor in Los Altos Stage Company’s production of “The Crucible” at Bus Barn Theater.

Los Altos Stage Company’s production of “The Crucible” is slated to run through Sunday at the Bus Barn Theater, 97 Hillview Ave., Los Altos.

Arthur Miller’s play – which received the 1953 Tony Award for Best Play and was made into a film in 1996 – tells the story of four young girls in 17th-century Massachusetts who are accused of being involved with the devil.

Bayer Ballet to perform 'Sleeping Beauty' this weekend in MV

The Bayer Ballet Company is scheduled to perform “Sleeping Beauty Suite” Friday through Sunday in downtown Mountain View.

“Sleeping Beauty” features magical fairies and other fairy-tale characters who come to life on stage. It features youth dancers from Bayer, a school of Russian Ballet based in Mountain View, performing to music from famed pianist Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky.


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