SF Symphony comes to Stanford for 3 concerts

In a new partnership with Stanford University, the San Francisco Symphony has scheduled three performances, starting today, at the newly renovated Frost Amphitheater.

“We are incredibly happy that we can broaden our musical community even further with the combination of the wonderful setting of the Frost Amphitheater and the fantastic musicians of the San Francisco Symphony,” said Michael Tilson Thomas, San Francisco Symphony music director.

PYT's Theatre in the Park series continues Friday in Mtn. View

Peninsula Youth Theatre launched its annual Theatre in the Park series last week, with free performances scheduled Friday nights through Aug. 16 in downtown Mountain View.

The 45-minute long plays are slated 6:30 p.m. at the Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts’ outdoor ParkStage (adjacent to Pioneer Park).

TheatreWorks unveils new season

TheatreWorks Silicon Valley recently introduced its 50th season, slated to begin this month and run through next June.

Productions are held at the Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts, 500 Castro St., and the Lucie Stern Theatre, 1305 Middlefield Road, Palo Alto.

The curtains come down on three plays this Sunday

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The cast of TheatreWorks Silicon Valley’s “Archduke” includes, from left, Adam Shonkwiler, Scott Coopwood, Stephen Stocking, Luisa Sermol and Jeremy Kahn. The play is set to close Sunday night in Mountain View.

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The end of June signifies the end of the run for three local plays, all scheduled to close Sunday.

A rundown of what’s ending and where follows.

'One Man' takes the stage at Lucie Stern

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Palo Alto Players’ “One Man, Two Guvnors” stars, from left, Brad Satterwhite (as Stanley Stubbers), Doug Santana (Francis Henshall) and Katie O’Bryon Champlin (Rachel Crabbe).

Palo Alto Players closes its 2018-2019 season with the British farce “One Man, Two Guvnors,” scheduled through June 30 at the Lucie Stern Theatre in Palo Alto.

Richard Bean’s comedy is a mash-up of mistaken identities, slapstick and song based on the “The Servant of Two Masters.” “One Man” was a hit in London and New York and made a star of British actor James Corden.

'Archduke' plays on in Mountain View

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Nedeljko (Adam Shonkwiler) and Trifko (Jeremy Kahn) are insurgents in “Archduke.”

TheatreWorks Silicon Valley is slated to present “Archduke” through June 30 at the Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts, 500 Castro St.

Written by Pulitzer Prize finalist Rajiv Joseph, “Archduke” tells the story of three luckless insurgents who become embroiled in the 1914 assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand, unknowingly catalyzing World War I.

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