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Arts & Entertainment - February 25, 2011

Myth and metamorphosis

Local author's young-adult book transforms into a stage play at Palo Alto Children's Theatre

by Sarah Trauben

After Ovid's troubled sister disappears, he withdraws into the pages of his drawing notebook. Still, his parents expect him to be the perfect studious son.

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Posted by Mary, a resident of Embarcadero Oaks/Leland
on Mar 8, 2011 at 11:00 am

Find it interesting that Palo Alto online decided to write about the play written by Mrs. Franco. Most of the times performances at the Children's Theater are ignore by local press. I hope more attention will be given to plays that does not involve recognized authors. Our local theater and our kids deserve attention for their hard work and entertaining value.


Posted by It's Fame, a resident of Palo Alto High School
on Mar 8, 2011 at 1:53 pm

This play highlights the pressures on our teenagers, so it may be an appropriate enlightenment play at this time. But then again, James Franco is her son. And those lucky actors got to meet him on Monday back stage!


Posted by Ann, a resident of Downtown North
on Mar 8, 2011 at 2:46 pm

Lucky actors just because they met James Franco??? I don't think so. Our kids are lucky to have a great theater in their home town. I agree, the local papers should give more attention to the theater even when there is no big name behind it.


Posted by Jean, a resident of Gunn High School
on Mar 8, 2011 at 3:56 pm

The local papers should give more attention to not just the Children's Theatre productions but also all the wonderful theater and music performances at our local schools.


Posted by Ann, a resident of Downtown North
on Mar 8, 2011 at 4:49 pm

Well said Jean!


Posted by sethulakshmi, a resident of Esther Clark Park
on Feb 13, 2014 at 1:20 am

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