Top Tickets: September 26-October 2
This week in the East Bay, catch a play at the Town Hall Theatre, sing along to a Disney classic, attend a concert in Oakland, and more.
The Legend of Georgia McBride
9/26-10/19 Lafayette’s Town Hall Theatre takes audiences to Cleo’s Lounge in the Florida Panhandle, where Casey, an Elvis Presley impersonator, becomes a drag queen in an effort to provide for his wife and unborn child. townhalltheatre.com.
Artistry in Motion
9/27-9/28 San Ramon’s resident contemporary dance company, Jumpin’ at the Sun (JATS), presents a family-friendly blend of jazz, tap, and contemporary movement at the Dougherty Performing Arts Center. sanramon.ca.gov.
Beauty and the Beast: Sing-a-Long
9/28 Featuring classic tunes such as “Be Our Guest” and “Gaston,” Beauty and the Beast is always a fan favorite. Stop by the Village Theatre in Danville to join in on the fairytale fun, win raffle prizes, and even meet the book-loving Belle in person. villagetheatreshows.com.
Celebrating 70 Years of Fine Art Reception
9/29 Walnut Creek’s Valley Art Gallery hosts an opening reception to celebrate its latest exhibition, featuring more than 300 new works from East Bay artists and highlighting the gallery’s seven-decade-long impact on our area. The fall show opened September 21 and runs until November 9. valleyartgallery.org.
10/2 Famous for megahits including “Boom Clap” and “I Like It,” recorded with Icona Pop, Charli XCX performs at the Fox Theater in Oakland while fresh off the release of her third studio album, Charli. thefoxoakland.com.
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