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'Constellations' continues run in Mtn. View


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Robert Gilbert and Carie Kawa star in TheatreWorks Silicon Valley’s “Constellations.”

TheatreWorks Silicon Valley’s regional premiere of “Constellations” is slated to run through Sept. 17 at the Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts, 500 Castro St.

Nick Payne’s drama follows the love story of a beekeeper and a Cambridge cosmologist, focusing on the idea of multiverses in relation to finding and losing love. After Marianne and Roland meet at a barbecue, the play explores the many ways their meeting could go, from falling in love to not talking at all.

Pear enters 'Next Room' this week

Pear Theatre launches its 16th season with Sarah Ruhl’s comedy “In the Next Room, or, the Vibrator Play,” slated to run Thursday through Oct. 1 in Mountain View.

Based in 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.

Kenny Barron Trio & Avishai Cohen Quartet to perform at JCC

The Oshman Family JCC is scheduled to host the Kenny Barron Trio 8 p.m. Sept. 14 and the Avishai Cohen Quartet 8 p.m. Sept. 18 at the Schultz Cultural Arts Hall, 3921 Fabian Way, Palo Alto.

Barron is an 11-time Grammy-nominated pianist. His trio includes bassist and composer Kiyoshi Kitagawa and drummer Justin Faulkner. They are slated to perform songs from their 2016 Grammy-nominated jazz album, “Book of Intuition.”

Beekeeper meets cosmologist in TheatreWorks' 'Constellations'


Kevin Berne/Special to the Town Crier
Cosmologist Marianne (Carie Kawa) and beekeeper Roland (Robert Gilbert) explore the ever-changing mystery of “what ifs” in TheatreWorks’ regional premiere of “Constellations.”

TheatreWorks Silicon Valley’s regional premiere of “Constellations” opened last week and is slated to run through Sept. 17 at the Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts, 500 Castro St.

The drama follows the love story of a beekeeper and Cambridge cosmologist, focusing on the idea of multiverses in relation to finding and losing love. After Marianne and Roland meet at a barbecue, the play explores the many ways their meeting could go, from falling in love to not talking at all.

LA Stage Co.'s 'Crucible' opens next weekend at Bus Barn


Richard Mayer/Special to the Town Crier
Nicole Apostol Bruno plays Abigail Williams in “The Crucible.”

The Los Altos Stage Company is slated to perform “The Crucible” Sept. 7 through Oct. 1 at 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 feature film in 1996 – tells the story of four young girls in 17th-century Massachusetts who are accused of being involved with the devil.

MV Art & Wine Festival set for Sept. 9 and 10 on Castro St.

The 46th annual Mountain View Art and Wine Festival is scheduled 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Sept. 9 and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sept. 10 on Castro Street, between El Camino Real and Evelyn Avenue.

Presented by Chamber of Commerce Mountain View, the festival will feature 500 artists and craftspeople, food, live music and an array of other activities.


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