JULY 12 – AUGUST  4 2019


8pm Thursday, Friday and Saturday  •  2pm Sunday

Post-show discussion with the cast on Sunday, July 28

Two evolutionary biologists, one a graduate student, the other an established leader in her field, meet for the first time. What follows is a smart, complex work about men and women, genetics and genius, and the overwhelming power of biological connection. Part of the 2nd Stages Series. Produced and directed by Lana Palmer. With Alicia Piemme Nelson and Kelly Rinehart.


Bring tissues. This powerful story makes you laugh and cry. Sometimes at the same time.
The best thing I’ve seen in a good while.

Director – Lana Palmer
Stage Manager – Rebekah Lazar
Technical Director – Karl Haller
Scenic Designer – Issac Fine
Lighting Designer – Bruce Avery
Photographer – Lance Huntley
Graphic Designer – Maggie Ziomek

This show is sponsored in part by the Silicon Valley Community Foundation’s Donors Circle for the Arts.
Special thanks to the Bair Island Aquatic Center.


Comedy Showcase

July 19  10:45pm


Sedric Drake hosts a late night comedy show featuring some of the best comics in the Bay Area: Amy Estes, Michael Alvarenga, Ryan Sudhakaran, Chris Naasko. Jason Sohm, Phil Johnson and Nate Spears.

$15 in advance or $20 at the door. Ages 21+. Doors open at 10:30pm


Beyond the Pale by Sherri Rose

July 22  7:30pm


Meet the Evil Eye! A demented, delightful demon with major control issues! Follow her centuries old tug of war with one immigrant family as they transplant, assimilate, and seek salvation in Silicon Valley. Who wins? Who survives? Find out in 3 heartfelt and funny fables. A show for anyone who has struggled to fit in and break the bonds of superstition. Sherri Rose, writer/performer. Martha Rynberg, developer/director.

Reserve a seat for $10 or pay-what-you-will at the door starting at 7pm


A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Aug 16-17  8pm


Magnificent aerial acrobats and graceful dancers interpret this classic tale of fairies, star-crossed lovers, kings and queens.

$20 in advance; $25 at the door