Palo Alto Online Database last updated: Monday, June 10, 2013.|
Broadway by the Bay
2221 Broadway St., Redwood City. Musical-theater company presents a four-show season of productions and one concert featuring Broadway actors. Performances at the Fox Theatre, 2215 Broadway St., Redwood City. Call 650-579-5565.
Canada College Theatre Arts Dept.
4200 Farm Hill Blvd., Redwood City. Season runs fall through spring and includes a variety of productions held in the Flex and Main Theatres, Building 3, on the Canada College campus. Casting open to all -- actors must enroll in the production course. Call 650-306-3396 for tickets; for information, 650-306-3331.
Children's Theater in the Park
Mtn. View. Fairy tales and other children's stories brought to life by the Peninsula Youth Theatre, with a different 45-minute production each Friday at 6:30 p.m. during the summer. Audiences bring picnics and blankets. Free seating at the Mountain View Center's outdoor Park Stage, Rengstorff Park or Cubberley Amphitheatre. Call 650-988-8798 (Peninsula Youth Theatre) or 650-903-6000.
Dragon Productions Theatre Company
Redwood City. Live theater, a variety of arts classes for all ages, and rental space. Call 650-493-2006. Fax .
Foothill Music Theatre
12345 El Monte Road, Los Altos Hills. Foothill Music Theatre mounts several full-scale musicals throughout the year, ffrom standards like “Oklahoma! and “How to Succeed…” to lesser-known shows such as “Curtains.” Call 650-949-7777; for tickets, 650-949-7360.
1285 E. Hillsdale Blvd., Foster City. Community production company entering its 73rd season. Dramas, musicals andcomedy; six productions a year. Call 650-349-6411, ext. 2 (tickets).
Los Altos Stage Company (formerly Bus Barn Stage Company)
97 Hillview Ave., Los Altos. Performs comedy, drama, musicals. Five productions throughout the year. Call 650-941-0551.
Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts
P.O Box 7540, Mtn. View. A performing-arts complex hosting more than 400 events a year: theater, dance, music, professional Bay Area companies. The home venue for TheatreWorks and Peninsula Youth Theatre. Call 650-903-6000 (24 hours).
Palo Alto Children's Theatre
1305 Middlefield Road, Palo Alto. Children's Theatre offers on-stage and back- stage experiences, including a full summer and school-year season. Classes in the performing arts, as well as summer camps and a Teen Arts Council (TAC). Call 650-463-4930; box office: 650-463-4970.
E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org; Teen Arts Council: email@example.com.
Palo Alto Players
Lucie Stern Theatre, 1305 Middlefield Road, Palo Alto. Founded in 1931, the theater company brings works from Broadway, Off-Broadway and beyond to Bay Area audiences. Season runs September-June. Call 650-329-0891.
Pear Avenue Theatre, The
1220 Pear Ave., Unit K, Mtn. View. Intimate productions. The roster of plays includes classics and less familiar works, along with new plays by local writers. Also offers staged readings and occasional workshops and classes. Call 650-254-1148.
c/o ASSU, Old Union - 1st floor, 520 Lasuen Mall, Quad 2, Bldg. 580, Stanford. A student-run community theater troupe producing Gilbert & Sullivan operetta performances twice a year, winter and spring, in Dinkelspiel Auditorium on the Stanford Campus.
Stanford University Department of Drama
551 Serra Mall, Memorial Hall, Stanford. The Department of Drama presents many student productions throughout the year, usually at Pigott Theater and the Nitery Theater in the Old Union at Stanford. Also, Ram's Head Theatrical Society performs three times a year. Stanford Summer Theater puts on a production during the summer. Call 650-723-2576.
P.O. Box 50458, Palo Alto. Presents dramas, comedies and musicals year-round at the Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts, 500 Castro St., and at the Lucie Stern Theatre, 1305 Middlefield Road, Palo Alto. Call 650-463-1960.