The people behind the puppets

'The Great Pretender' is refreshing, funny and sweet

I've enjoyed many shows at Palo Alto's Lucie Stern Theatre over the years, but "The Great Pretender," making its world premiere with TheatreWorks, took me by surprise and may just be my favorite yet.

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Posted by Long time theatre lover
a resident of Old Palo Alto
on Jul 18, 2014 at 9:57 am

Agreed! This production is one of TheatreWorks best yet, a MUST SEE, highly recommended. And aren't we lucky to have this great theatre company in our midst? Neighbors: please don't let our local treasure go the way of San Jose Rep! If you are not already a supporter, think about becoming one.

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