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139 Star Starred
Lucie Stern Theatre
1305 Middlefield Rd. Palo Alto, CA 94301
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"Big Fish"
30 ratings
4.3 average rating
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34 events
6 reviews
3 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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13 events
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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250 reviews
368 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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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.

Palo Alto Players' 3-Show Laugh Pack <em>A Day in Hollywood / A Night in the Ukraine</em> <em>Il trittico</em> <em>Cirque du Soleil: LUZIA</em> <em>A Thousand Splendid Suns</em> <em>Comedy Without Apology</em>