PYT's 'Hollow' opens Friday in Mtn. View

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Spencer Cook of Mountain View stars in Peninsula Youth Theatre’s “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow.”

Peninsula Youth Theatre’s production of the Halloween classic “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow” is slated to run this weekend on the SecondStage at the Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts, 500 Castro St.

When a new school teacher comes to Sleepy Hollow, he disrupts Bram Bones’ courtship of the fair Katrinka, prompting Bram to seek revenge.

'River' revs up in MV


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Valisia LeKae, from left, Dan Wheetman, Tony Marcus, Rondrell McCormick and Chic Street Man star in TheatreWorks Silicon Valley’s “Mark Twain’s River of Song,” opening this week.

TheatreWorks Silicon Valley is set to present “Mark Twain’s River of Song” today through Oct. 27 at the Mountain View Center for Performing Arts, 500 Castro St.

Charting a journey down the Mississippi River, the new musical shares the stories of one of its most famous chroniclers, author Mark Twain. Developed by Randal Myler and Dan Wheetman, creators of TheatreWorks’ “Fire on the Mountain” and the Tony Award-nominated “It Ain’t Nothin’ But the Blues,” it debuted earlier this year at the Milwaukee Repertory Theater.

Palo Alto Players' 'Bright Star' fades away after Sunday's matinee

The Palo Alto Players production of the Broadway musical “Bright Star” is slated to run through Sunday at the Lucie Stern Theatre, 1305 Middlefield Road, Palo Alto.

Set in North Carolina’s Blue Ridge Mountains of the 1920s and 1940s, the original musical tells a story of love and redemption against the backdrop of the American South. Written by Steve Martin, the play shares themes of love and forgiveness through an emotional variation of a true event.

Stanford Live adds 12 performances to fall slate

Stanford Live recently unveiled 12 additional performances slated for the fall on the Stanford University campus.

The additions follow.

CSMA concert celebrates Jewish New Year Sunday

The Community School of Music and Arts presents a free concert titled “A Jewish Music Potpourri” 2 p.m. Sunday in Mountain View.

To celebrate the Jewish New Year 5780, Marian Concus (CSMA faculty, flute) and Joshua Horowitz (piano) perform Jewish holiday melodies and compositions marking Jewish historical events.

'Admissions' ending


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The cast of Los Altos Stage Company’s “Admissions” includes, from left, Quincy Shaindlin as Charlie, Kristen Walker as Sherri and Michael Champlin as Bill.

The Los Altos Stage Company’s West Coast premiere of “Admissions,” a new play that explores the ideals and contradictions of liberal white America, is set to close Sunday at Bus Barn Theater, 97 Hillview Ave.

Joshua Harmon’s creation won the 2018 Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle awards for Best Play.


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