LAYT's 'Phantom Tollbooth' closes Sunday at Bus Barn Theater

Los Altos Youth Theatre’s production of “The Phantom Tollbooth” is slated to close this weekend at Bus Barn Theater, 97 Hillview Ave.

The play is based on the children’s fantasy novel by Norton Juster. The story follows the adventures of Milo, a young boy who walks through a tollbooth into a world of fighting kings, distracting dreams and deceiving demons. Milo tries to help unite the divided world he has stumbled on.

'Cowboy vs. Samura' plays on at Pear Theatre in Mountain View

Inspired by the classic “Cyrano de Bergerac,” Michael Golamco’s “Cowboy vs. Samurai” is set to run through April 8 at the Pear Theatre in Mountain View.

The comedic tale is about misplaced love, self-identity and being Asian in Middle America.

'Skeleton Crew' runs through April 1


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Auto-plant worker Faye (Margo Hall) discusses her future with plant manager Reggie (Lance Gardner) in Dominique Morisseau’s “Skeleton Crew,” co-presented by TheatreWorks Silicon Valley and the Marin Theatre Company.

TheatreWorks Silicon Valley and Marin Theatre Company’s co-production of “Skeleton Crew” is slated to run through April 1 in Palo Alto.

Written by Dominique Morisseau, “Skeleton Crew” creates a world in which ambitious dreams and corporate deception interweave, pushing friendships to the limit.

PYT shows its 'Tooth'


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Muskaan Sahiwal of Palo Alto performs in the Peninsula Youth Theatre production of “Ganesha’s Sweet Tooth.”

Peninsula Youth Theatre’s world-premiere production of “Ganesha’s Sweet Tooth” – the last offering from the company’s Stories on Stage series – is scheduled to run Friday and Saturday in Mountain View.

Adapted from the children’s book by Emily Haynes and Sanjay Patel, the story revolves around Ganesha, a boy with the head of an elephant who rides around on a magical mouse. He runs into trouble when his tusk breaks on his favorite candy.

LA dance studio's 'Spring Fling' slated for Saturday in Sunnyvale

The Areté Dance Center of Los Altos has scheduled its “Spring Fling Studio Showcase” 6:30 p.m. Sunday in Sunnyvale.

The program features performances by adult students as well as instructors. Some of the dances will include pro-am couples, pairing a student with an instructor.

Dance Visions to perform this weekend in PA

Laura Zweig and her multigenerational dance company are set to perform Friday and Saturday at Palo Alto’s Cubberley Theatre.

Activist musicians from Emma’s Revolution will join activist choreographer Zweig and her dancers from Dance Visions for “Sing. Dance. Resist.” Dancers ages 6-76 will perform to songs about war, peace, refugees, climate change and women’s rights.


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