Bay Choral Guild and Redwood Symphony: “Messyah.” 7 p.m. Dec. 9. Re-arrangement of Handel’s “Messiah” by Paul Ayres. First United Methodist Church, 625 Hamilton Ave., Palo Alto. http://baychoralguild.org. Opera for Families: Highlights from “The Magic Flute.” 10:30 a.m. Dec. 9. Albert and Janet Schultz Cultural Arts Hall, Oshman Family JCC, 3921 Fabian Way, Palo Alto. $15-18. http://www.paloaltojcc.org or 650-223-8700. Ragazzi Continuo: Winter’s Warmth. 7:30 p.m. Dec. 9, First Congregational Church of Palo Alto, 1985 Louis Road, Palo Alto; and 7:30 p.m. Dec. 10, St. Peter’s Episcopal Church, 178 Clinton St., Redwood City. $15-$25. http://www.ragazzicontinuo.org or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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An ‘Encounter’ somewhere in Brazil … Plunge into the Amazon with Simon McBurney as your guide in the immersive theatrical experience that is “The Encounter.” Donning headphones and letting the soundscape suck us in, theatergoers trace the path of National Geographic photojournalist Loren McIntyre, who got lost in a remote area of Brazil. The Bay Area debut of the celebrated theater company, Complicite, this is a 3-D audio adventure that garnered raves on Broadway. Details: April 25 through May 7; The Curran theater; $49-$185; www.sfcurran.com— Karen D’Souza, Staff.
Details: 8 p.m.; $29.50; www.livenation.com, 8 BAY AREA COMEDIANS SHOWCASE: This show presented by Bay Area comedy group Hella Funny features what the group says are the best local comedians you’ve probably never heard of, The show comes to Cobb’s Comedy Club in San Francisco for two performances July 3, Details: 8 and 10:15 p.m.; $16.50; 415-928-4320, www.cobbscomedyclub.com, 9 “COMPANY”: Stephen Sondheim’s 1970 musical comedy was considered groundbreaking in its day, Rather than being a rom-com about two people stumbling toward everlasting love, “Company” focuses on a commitment-averse man and his married friends, all of whom are dealing with realistic, everyday problems, San toi toi toi ballet high-low slip-on skirt! rehearsal, class, performance. blush. desiree style. Francisco Playhouse is the latest company to tackle the Sondheim classic..
For her iconic performance as the fastidious but creative nanny, Andrews took home the 1965 best actress Oscar. The film won other Academy Awards, including best song for “Chim-Chim Cher-ee.” But in the biggest award of the night — best picture — it lost out to another acclaimed musical “My Fair Lady” — another favorite on the sing-along circuit. The film runs 2 hours, 19 minutes and will have a 20-minute pre-show. Details: 7 p.m. March 1; 1 p.m. March 2-3; 3Below Theaters and Lounge, San Jose; $17 advance/$18 door; 3belowtheaters.com.