Venue Details

98 Star Starred
Lucie Stern Theatre
1305 Middlefield Rd. Palo Alto, CA 94301
650-463-1960
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Andrea
Leave time for parking as you may have to find a spot in the surrounding neighborhood.
Il Trovatore (The Troubadour) travel Oct 30 2014 star this tip starred
Alan
Mike's Cafe Etc is a good pre-show dining spot - tasty food, nice atmosphere, quick service. Or pick up a burrito at Sancho's.
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2 reviews
2 stars
attended Sep 12 2014

All three of us loved Big Fish! I was very surprised my 12 year old boy was so into it because the themes aren't like Childrens Musical Theater like we are used to and where we met our young friend and lead in the show, Nic Roy Garcia. We...continued

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186 reviews
217 stars
attended Sep 18 2014

No offense to the Palo Alto Players but I don't understand the appeal of this story. I didn't care for the movie even though it is a favorite for several of my friends. The same goes for the musical (which I expected might help me like it). I...continued

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184 reviews
21 stars
attended Sep 19 2014

I never saw the original movie nor did I know the story of Big Fish prior to reading a synopsis of the musical. I thoroughly enjoyed myself and it made me wish that I could have had my 7 children with me in the audience to experience this...continued

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Website

http://www.paplayers.org/our-shows/on-stage-now/

Quotes & Highlights

  • “A gorgeous, charming, dream musical! I doubt Broadway has ever seen a prettier, more sensuous show.” —Bloomberg News

Description

Book by John August
Music and Lyrics by Andrew Lippa
Based on the novel by Daniel Wallace and the Columbia Motion Picture written by John August and directed by Tim Burton
Directed by Patrick Klein
Musical Direction by Matthew Mattei
Choreography by Jennifer Gorgulho

Recommended for ages 6 and older.

The show runs approximately 2 hours and 30 minutes including a 15-minute intermission.

In cooperation with the City of Palo Alto, Community Services Department, Division of Arts and Sciences.

About the Ticket Supplier: Palo Alto Players

The Peninsula’s oldest theatre company, Palo Alto Players has been continuously producing quality live theatre in Palo Alto since 1931. Based at the Lucie Stern Theater, built for us in 1933, Palo Alto Players produces a season of comedies, dramas, classics and musicals from September to June. Audiences and participants come from all over the Bay Area to be a part of Palo Alto Players productions.