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Firebird Dance Theatre benefit performance
The Firebird Dance Theatre, an award-winning dance company based in Mountain View, will perform its annual show sharing a mixture of modern, folk, lyrical, ballet and ballroom dance styles. March 29, 5-6 p.m. $15 member; $20 general; $25 at the door. Schultz Cultural Arts Hall, 3921 Fabian Way, Palo Alto.

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'The Lake Effect'
TheatreWorks will put on a production of "The Lake Effect," a new drama written by Rajiv Joseph and directed by Giovanna Sardelli in which the grown-up children of an Indian restaurant owner consider the legacy of the now-closed family business. See website for specific times and dates. March 4-29. $19-$74. Lucie Stern Theatre, 1305 Middlefield Road, Palo Alto.
 

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Jewish Women's Theatre: 'Uncuffed'
Jewish Women's Theatre, a Los Angeles-based group, will perform "Uncuffed," a comical and meaningful show, appropriate for Passover, that examines how Jewish women break the ties that bind. March 31, 7:30-9 p.m. $20 member, student, $25 general in advance; $30 at the door. Schultz Cultural Arts Hall, 3921 Fabian Way, Palo Alto.
 

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Pear Slices 2015
The Pear Avenue Theatre will offer its annual Pear Slices production, which showcases an eclectic variety of original short plays written by members of the Pear Playwrights Guild. March 12-April 5, Thursday-Saturday, 8 p.m.; Sunday, 2 p.m. $25/$20 Thursday, Sunday; $30/$25 Friday, Saturday. The Pear Avenue Theatre, 1220 Pear Ave., Unit K, Mountain View.
 

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'Fire on the Mountain'
For a regional premiere, TheatreWorks will stage "Fire on the Mountain," a bluegrass musical that portrays the lives of Appalachian mining families. See website for specific times and dates. April 1-26. $53 adult; $43 senior, educator; $25 under age 30. Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts, 500 Castro St., Mountain View.
 

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'The Grand Duke'
Lamplighters Music Theatre will present "The Grand Duke," a Gilbert and Sullivan show about a theatre troupe bickering amongst itself after they take power of a small European Duchy. The score includes a great variety of musical styles. April 30, 8 p.m. $25-$48. Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts, 500 Castro St., Mountain View.

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'All Aboard'
The Palo Alto Children's Theatre will present an interactive tale by Tom Greder, who has performed this unique family show at hundreds of festivals around the world. May 7 and 8, 7 p.m.; May 9, 10 a.m. and 2 p.m.; May 10, noon and 4 p.m. 7-4 p.m. $25. Palo Alto Children's Theatre, Magic Castle Stage, 1305 Middlefield Road, Palo Alto.

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Gounod's 'Faust'
West Bay Opera will put on a production of Charles Gounod's retelling of "Faust," the classic story of a man who sells his soul to the Devil for his rejuvenation. The performances will include period costumes, video-enhanced sets, a chorus and orchestra. May 22, 24 and 30, 8 p.m.; May 31, 2 p.m. $40-$75. Lucie Stern Theater, 1305 Middlefield Road, Palo Alto.
 

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Gounod's 'Faust'
West Bay Opera will put on a production of Charles Gounod's retelling of "Faust," the classic story of a man who sells his soul to the Devil for his rejuvenation. The performances will include period costumes, video-enhanced sets, a chorus and orchestra. May 22, 24 and 30, 8 p.m.; May 31, 2 p.m. $40-$75. Lucie Stern Theater, 1305 Middlefield Road, Palo Alto.