Once Upon A Midnight Dreary

Runs Oct 23Oct 31, 2020
Directed By:Patrick Klein
Approximate Running Time:60 minutes (no intermission)
Age Recommendation:Appropriate for all ages
Enter our Costume & Tableau Contest:Scroll down for details
Ticket Price:Viewing Access $20, per household
Your Viewing Link:Arrives one day before your show at 2 PM, from info@mail.paplayers.org. Viewable for 24 hours after showtime

Once Upon a Midnight Dreary is what happens when some of your favorite Palo Alto Players ghouls set their macabre side free! Join us for a cabaret of songs, dances and scenes perfect for the homebound spooky season!


  • Justin P. Lopez
  • Danielle Mendoza
  • Evy Vaughan
  • Emily Schmeichel-Frank
  • Samantha Arden
  • Marah Sotelo
  • Joey McDaniel
  • Gwendolyne Wagner
  • Lydia Cuffman
  • Johnny Villar
  • Amanda Nguyen
  • Izetta Fang Klein
  • Penelope DaSilva

Production Team

  • Director and Video Editor: Patrick Klein
  • Technical Director/Production Manager: Scott Ludwig


Purchase a streaming access ticket for $20 or get a special Homebound Cabarets Series Flex Pass and see all three cabarets for just $50. If you’re already a season subscriber, use your promo code to redeem for a free ticket on your chosen date—look for the code in your email inbox!

At 2 PM, one day before your show time…your viewing link arrives from info@mail.paplayers.org. Viewable on demand for 24 hours after show time.

The virtual lobby will open 30 minutes prior to the show time for a lively pre-show chat. This is also when we can assist you with any technical difficulties. Please note that show times are in Pacific Daylight Time.

Every streaming access link you purchase directly supports the actors, creative team, and staff for this production, and ensures that Palo Alto Players can remain a vital part of this community when we can welcome you back in person. Tickets are non-transferable and sharing links with other households is prohibited. To make a gift or purchase access for multiple households, please purchase a gift voucher for each additional household, providing the name and email address of the recipient.

Got questions about tickets or access? Email us at info@paplayers.org

Enter the Players Halloween Contest and Tableau Contest…If you DARE!

Join the fun! Show off your favorite Halloween costume from the past or present OR make your own Halloween tableau by recreating your favorite moment from a Halloween film using items and clothing from around your house.

How to enter: Submit your photo by email to info@paplayers.org with the subject line: Halloween Contest. In the body of the email include the names of the people in the photo and share a brief description.

Deadline to submit: Wednesday, October 22 at 12 noon. Submissions will be showcased in our pre-show virtual slideshow for Once Upon A Midnight Dreary.

A winner for Best Halloween Costume and Best Halloween Tableau will be chosen by Players’ board and staff and announced at the final show on October 31st at 8 pm. No tricks, just treats awarded to the winners.

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