Children's Theatre Productions

2015 - 2016 Main Stage Season
Final Production

James and the Giant Peach -The Musical

Book by Timothy Allen McDonald | Music and Lyrics by Benj Pasek and Justin Paul
Based on the book by Roald Dahl

When James is sent by his conniving aunts to chop down their old fruit tree, he discovers a magic potion that launches an adventure of epic proportions!

Performance Dates May 12 - 22
Audition Dates March 1 - 2

Special Event -
The Roald Dahl Carnival
Presented by the Friends of the Palo Alto Children's Theatre

May 22, 2016 - 3:30PM  |  Come and celebrate the 100th birthday of beloved author Roald Dahl at a scrumdiddlyumptious event, filled with performances, music, food, and activities for the whole family!

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2016 Summer Hot Dog Season
Tickets Go On Sale April 13, 2016!


Adapted by Karen Boettcher-Tate

Follow Prince Lewellyn on his journey to rescue Rapunzel from her tall tower and captor, the evil Witch Izwitch. This zany twist on the classic fairy tale will delight audiences of all ages!

Performance Dates June 8 - 19

Busytown - The Musical

Based on the stories by Richard Scarry
Written by Kevin Kling
Composition by Michael Koerner

Follow Based on Richard Scarry's beloved characters, join Huckle Cat, Lowly Worm, and the rest of the Busytown animals as they sing, dance and work together to learn that every job in Busytown is an important one!

Performance Dates July 13 - 31


Performance Start Time: 6:30pm
Gates Open: Approximately 5:45
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Approximate length: 60-70 minutes
Seating: General Admission - Outdoors
What should you bring?
* Bring a blanket for more comfortable seating on the lawn – and you may wish to bring sweaters, in case it gets a little chilly before the performance is over. 
* Bring a picnic to enjoy before or during the performance, or purchase hotdogs, burgers, veggie burgers, chips, drinks and ice cream from the Friends of the Palo Alto Children’s Theatre. 


Buy Tickets

Box Office: 650.463.4970
$12 Child (infant - age 18)
$14 Adult (age 18+)
All tickets are subject to at $1.00 per ticket transaction fee. If you are ordering tickets for a group of 20 or more, please contact the Box Office at 650.463.4970.
Tickets are available online up until two hours prior to performance.

Last Updated: May 5, 2016
Audition Information
Main Stage Season

2015 - 2016 Playhouse Series


2015 - 2016 Children's Theatre Outreach Productions


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