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96 Star Starred
Lucie Stern Theatre
1305 Middlefield Rd. Palo Alto, CA 94301
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4 reviews
2 stars
attended Sep 13 2014

Great show! A very entertaining and touching evening with a very talented cast. The music is wonderful and the sets and costumes are spot-on.

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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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attended Sep 14 2014

The venue was perfect for this small production. The singing and acting was phenomenal too! I thoroughly enjoyed myself as it brought out both tears of laughter and compassion.

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Quotes & Highlights

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


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.