He first charmed TheatreWorks audiences in 2016 with “Hershey Felder as Irving Berlin” (which played Berkeley Rep the following year), then he returned to TheatreWorks in 2017 with “Hershey Felder, Beethoven.” Both shows broke box office records for the company, so his latest is keenly anticipated. “Our Great Tchaikovsky” debuted at San Diego Rep last January, where it became the highest grossing show in that company’s 41-year history. As a writer and performer and composer Felder does more than just these biographical composer pieces, but the demand for them keeps him busy. The Gershwin piece was the first one he did in 1999, and they soon took on a life of their own.
Palo Alto Players, “Young Frankenstein.” Through May 11, By Mel Brooks and Thomas Meehan, based on the film by Brooks, Directed by Patrick Klein, Featuring Steven Ennis as Dr, Frederick Frankenstein, Lindsay Stark as Elizabeth Benning, Jessica Whittemore as Inga, George Mauro as The Hermit and Inspector Hans Kemp, Michael D, Reed as The Monster, Joey McDaniel as Igor, Linda Piccone as Frau Blücher, Shawn Bender as Dr, Victor Von Frankenstein; and Tony Gonzales, Mohamed Ismail, Andrew Kracht, Joey Montes, Alex Rubin and Michael Saenz, male ensemble; and Christina Bolognini, Jennifer Butler, Stacey Hamilton, Jessica Maxey, Michelle McComb, Noelani ballet inspired tassel key chain - zipper pull Neal, and Elana Ron, female ensemble, Lucie Stern Theater, 1305 Middlefield Road, Palo Alto, $26–$48, 650-329-0891 or www.paplayers.org..
“Her selflessness knows no bounds, and that encourages our other volunteers to follow in her footsteps and do more,” Herndon wrote. “She will drop everything to help out when a troop is in need and will take any opportunity to show her appreciation for the sacrifices our military makes.”. Thornton will now compete against the volunteers of the year from other USO regions around the world — Europe, Southwest Asia, and Pacific — and the USO Volunteer of the Year will be announced in September. The overall winner will receive a medallion and a complimentary trip on Oct. 17 to the Washington Hilton in Washington, D.C., to be recognized during the USO World Gala.
Bronzini Dental Group was honored with the Beautification Award because its property always looks pristinely maintained and welcoming, and reflects the best that Millbrae has to offer, A panel of business and community leaders selected the winners who were presented engraved mementos, and also commendations from state ballet inspired tassel key chain - zipper pull and local officials, Outgoing Chamber Board Chairman Robert Lee, of Chapel of the Highlands, was praised for his leadership the past year, Outgoing board members Janet Chen, of HSBC Bank USA, and Ron Frediani were also thanked for their dedicated service to the Chamber..
Erik Jekabson featured in LMC jazz concert. PITTSBURG — Trumpeter Erik Jekabson will highlight a concert of the Los Medanos College Jazz Studies Program at 7:30 p.m. Friday at LMC Recital Hall, 2700 E. Leland Road. The concert will also feature the LMC Jazz Ensemble and LMC Jazz Studio Band. Tickets are $10 general admission, $5 for students and seniors. For more information, call 925-439-0200. Christmas Cantata set at local church Sunday . BRENTWOOD — Community United Methodist Church hosts its annual Christmas Cantata at 7 p.m. Sunday at 809 Second St.