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PYT gets 'dolled' up


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Ali Matsumoto and Los Altos resident Michael DeLaurier play the leading roles in Peninsula Youth Theatre’s “Raggedy Ann and Andy.”

Peninsula Youth Theatre presents “Raggedy Ann and Andy,” the latest production in its “Stories on Stage” series, Friday and Saturday on the SecondStage at the Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts, 500 Castro St.

Dexter Fidler based PYT’s world-premiere adaptation of the play on the book by Johnny Gruelle.

Only a little more 'Little Princess'; play closes Saturday at Bus Barn

Los Altos Youth Theatre, in a joint production with the SF Shakespeare Festival, performs “The Little Princess” through Saturday at Bus Barn Theater, 97 Hillview Ave.

In “The Little Princess,” Sara Crewe comes from India to Miss Minchin’s boarding school in London. In this adaptation by Cynthia Mercati of the classic story by Frances Hodgson Burnett, Sara has to deal with mean girls, harsh teachers, tragedy and misery. But Sara is a gifted storyteller who can make the best of her situation. Her stories come from books and her excellent imagination.

Pear Theatre's 'View from the Bridge' runs through April 2 in Mountain View

The Pear Theatre in Mountain View is scheduled to perform “A View from the Bridge” through April 2.

Written by Arthur Miller and set in 1950s New York, the play tackles illegal immigration, jealousy born from fear and the dangers of acting on impulse.

TheatreWorks' 'Calligraphy' continues run at Lucie Stern

The TheatreWorks production of “Calligraphy” is set to run through April 2 at the Lucie Stern Theatre, 1305 Middlefield Road, Palo Alto.

Written by Velina Hasu Houston, the comic drama tells the story of two continents, two cultures, two estranged sisters and two cousins determined to bridge the gap between them. The play is set in Los Angeles and Tokyo, in the past and present.

Mission Chamber Orchestra comes to Mtn. View

Mission Chamber Orchestra of San Jose is scheduled to perform “SoundByte Symphony” 7 p.m. Thursday at the Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts, 500 Castro St.

The performance will feature themes from “Star Wars,” “Game of Thrones,” “World of Warcraft,” “Harry Potter,” “Superman,” “Romeo and Juliet,” Beethoven’s Symphony No. 5 and more.

'Calligraphy' takes shape


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Noriko (Emily Kuroda) relives the moment when she met her GI husband Eamon (William Thomas Hodgson) in TheatreWorks Silicon Valley’s regional premiere of “Calligraphy.”

TheatreWorks’ production of “Calligraphy” opened last week and is scheduled to run through April 2 at the Lucie Stern Theatre, 1305 Middlefield Road, Palo Alto.

Velina Hasu Houston’s comic drama is the story of two continents, two cultures, two estranged sisters and two cousins determined to bridge the gap between them. It is set in Los Angeles and Tokyo, in the past and the present.


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