Big Fish: Musical Adaptation of the Tim Burton Film
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Featured review from Bobbi Lynn HallRed Velvet
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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 thought we were just supporting Nic, but we had a wonderful experience! The front row in this small theater ended up being a great viewing seat, however cramped for leg room. Go see it while it's in town!!
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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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- “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.