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McAfee Performing Arts and Lecture Center
at Saratoga High School 20300 Herriman Avenue Saratoga, CA 95070
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19 events
5 reviews
10 stars
I would suggest to bring a bottle of water and small snake for the intermission.
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"The Elves & the Shoemaker"
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4.3 average rating
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70 reviews
45 stars
attended Dec 18 2010

A lot of facially animated running around on stage. As an adult, I was a bit bored, but my 5 year old granddaughter, who didn't know the story & the many other children present, who had come to see this play with parents, grandparents, etc. all...continued

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30 reviews
16 stars
attended Dec 18 2010

Excellent show! Well done. Great for families, especially those with school-aged children. An hour long, a bit short, I guess this is due to the fact that these shows are catered to children. Will continue to support CTC.

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2 reviews
0 stars
attended Dec 17 2010

Took my 5 year old girl. She absolutely loved it. The story was adapted very well to entertain kids and I certainly laughed out aloud too. A great way to keep your lil' one enterntained.

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Read the _Elves & the Shoemaker _"study guide.":
Learn about the Brothers Grimm.


The Elves & the Shoemaker has been a mainstay at CTC for twenty years and has become a holiday tradition for many South Bay families. The show has delighted young audiences throughout the United States and continues to sell out regularly all over the West Coast!

Laugh when two merry elves arrive at a small village in the Black Forest to discover a poor shoemaker who clearly need assistance. Their cleverness saves the shoemaker from a bleak and unhappy holiday in this CTC classic, adored by both children an adults all over the world.