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Palo Alto Players' 'Day in Hollywood' closes this weekend at Lucie Stern Theatre

This is the final weekend to catch Palo Alto Players’ “A Day in Hollywood/A Night in the Ukraine,” a musical tribute to 1930s Hollywood and the madcap Marx Brothers movies.

The production is scheduled to close Sunday at the Lucie Stern Theatre, 1305 Middlefield Road.


'Crimes' comes to a close in Mtn. View; TheatreWorks play runs through Sunday

TheatreWorks Silicon Valley is scheduled to perform “Crimes of the Heart” through Sunday at the Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts, 500 Castro St.

Written by Beth Henley, the Southern Gothic comedy won the Pulitzer Prize and the New York Drama Critics Circle Award for Best American Play. It was adapted into a movie in 1986 starring Sissy Spacek, Diane Keaton and Jessica Lange.

About 'Face'


Richard Mayer/Special to the Town Crier
Los Altos Stage Company’s “Yellow Face” is slated to run through Feb. 19. Back row, from left: Caitlin Evenson, Todd Wright, Akemi Okamura and Phil Wong. Middle: Lawrence-Michael C. Arias, Judith Miller and Drew Reitz, Front: Wes Gabrillo.

The Los Altos Stage Company production of “Yellow Face” opened last week and is scheduled to run through Feb. 19 at Bus Barn Theater, 97 Hillview Ave.

Tony Award-winning playwright David Henry Hwang’s “Yellow Face” explores the complexities, contradictions and comedy of the construct of race. It tells the story of what happens when a prominent Asian-American playwright and activist accidently casts a white man as the Asian-American lead in his new play.

PA Players stages 'Day in Hollywood'

Palo Alto Players continues its 86th season with “A Day in Hollywood/A Night in the Ukraine,” a musical tribute to 1930s Hollywood and the madcap Marx Brothers movies.

It is slated to run through Feb. 5 at the Lucie Stern Theatre, 1305 Middlefield Road.

Pear Theatre production explores 'Uncanny Valley'

The Pear Theatre production of Thomas Gibbons’ “Uncanny Valley” is set to run through Feb. 12 in Mountain View.

The title refers to a sense of unease experienced when an artificial image or a humanoid robot appears almost human.


 

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