at the Opera
Brought to the stage by Opera San
Jose, “Cosi Fan Tutte,” Mozart’s
comedy about the sexes, is tinged
with underlying tragedy–the perfect
mix for the uncanny musical genius.
Thinking himself worldly
and experienced, Don Alfonso
challenges his two friends to
a bet, promising that within
24 hours their fiancées
will prove unfaithful and
unworthy of their love..
Dressed in clown’s clothes,
these young men test their
lovers’ loyalty in cunning
ways. The scandalous
shenanigans are accompanied
by a dazzling
score that has stood
the test of time. Sept.
9, 10, 14, 17, 22 and
24, times vary. Tickets
S. First St., San Jose.
August/September 2017 13
Desperately in need of a date night? If the shoe fits... The
Peninsula Ballet Theatre leaps to the rescue with their
first Kids Night Out. All parents need to do is drop off
their kids and enjoy a worry-free evening. Attendees will
be treated to a pizza dinner and a spirited dance performance of
“A Hip Hop Cinderella.” After the show, kids are invited to learn
some new moves during a hip-hop workshop taught by award winning
dance crew, THE TRIBE. Aug. 25, 6:30 to 10 p.m. Tickets
$38.87. Peninsula Ballet Theatre, 1880 S. Grant St., San Mateo.
Man of the
IHour f you’ve ever seen “Father of the Bride,” then you
know that Steve Martin is a household name
when it comes to hijinks and comedy. But
even before the release of that movie, Steve
was known for his comedic genius and for being
able to draw out a different kind of laugh from
his audience. “I was an entertainer who was
playing an entertainer, a not so good one,” says
Steve. And that formula worked.
Join the ultimate funny
man this summer as he
graces us with his satire
and wit. Aug. 11,
8 p.m. Tickets $61-
$515. Concord Pavilion.
2000 Kirker Pass Road, Concord.
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