Misery - The Play
Runs Jan 19 - Feb 4, 2024
Rescued from a car crash that leaves him unable to walk, novelist Paul Sheldon wakes in the secluded home of Annie Wilkes, his self-proclaimed number one fan. But doting convalescent care quickly turns into unhinged rage—and Paul is left to fight for his life if he has any hopes of escape. Subscribe for the best prices and early access to seats!


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Palo Alto Players 93rd Season

“Mischief. Mystery. Melody.”

Our 93rd season has something for everyone, featuring titles that have dazzled Broadway in recent years and classics that stand the test of time. Learn more about the season and make your plans to join us from Fall 2023 through Summer 2024.

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