Adding to the impressive scenic designs are the incredible sea creature costumes created by Barbara Bandy-Rosado. “Seascape” runs through Sept. 18, at the Village Theatre in Danville. It is part of the Eugene O’Neill Festival, which also features “The Emperor Jones” in the Old Barn at Tao House from Sept. 23—Oct. 2. For tickets to either production, call 925-314-3400 or go to www.villagetheaetreshows.com. Woodminster Summer Musicals concludes its 50th anniversary season with Harvey Fierstein and Jerry Herman’s “La Cage Aux Folles,” running through Sept. 11, at the Woodminster Amphitheater in the Oakland Hills.
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