Venue Details

Lucie Stern Theatre
1305 Middlefield Rd. Palo Alto, CA 94301
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4.3 / 5 Rated by 30 members
Review from Robert A.
Red Velvet 433 events 349 reviews

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

reviewed Sep 19 2014 report as inappropriate
Review from Bob S.
Red Velvet 274 events 258 reviews

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

reviewed Sep 18 2014 report as inappropriate
Review from Melissa Eddy
56 events 8 reviews

Everyone acted, sang and danced with great enthusiasm. The play moved me from laughter to tears.

reviewed Sep 28 2014 report as inappropriate
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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.

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