Gunn Theatre Home 2016-2017


Welcome to Gunn Theatre for 2017-2018! We take great pride in producing wonderful shows and exploring the richness to be found in theatrical expression, whether in the form of performance, writing, designing, singing, or any of the other myriad modes of communication that theatre affords. Glad you’re here!!

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S2M Rehearsal Schedule

BW ’17 and S2M Cast Lists

Dear All: Really incredible auditions. We could cast these plays many times over with the surfeit of skill and energy demonstrated. If you did not get cast this time, please try out again! Shakespeare and One-Acts are coming up! Thanks everyone who auditioned!

For those in Broadway Workshop ‘17—congratulations. The competition was tough.  We will have our first meeting this Friday at 3:15pm in the studio theater.


Broadway Workshop ‘17 Cast:

Stage Manager: Kida M.

The Wolves by Sarah DeLappe

#11:     Annie L.

#25:     Bella P.

#13:     Chiara J.

#46:    Sofia R.

#2:       Sanaa Z.

#7:       Astrid N.

#14:     Charlotte M.

#8:       Danika H.

#00:     Clara K.


Peerless by Jiehae Park:

M:       Ashley C.

L:         Jasmine P.

D:       Colin D.


Sweat by Lynn Nottage

Jason:              Deniz E.

Chris:              Itay C.

Stan:                Paul D.

Oscar:              Sebastian R.

Tracey:            Jordan W.

Cynthia:           Lola R.

Jessie:              Kat H.


Posterity by Doug Wright:

Henrik Ibsen:              Tim F.

Gustav Vigeland:         Joey M.


The Servant of Two Masters

If you are cast for S2M, please come to first cast meeting Wednesday September 6th immediately after school in the Studio Theatre 3pm.

Student Director: Arman M.

Beatrice           Zoe M.

Bob                 Kyle P.

Brighella          Anna A.

Clarice             Gabie F.

Dottore            Brian K.

Florindo          Lucas W.

Jim                  Olivia S.

Pantalone         Shayan H.

Smeraldina      Anjali P.

Steve                Ruth G.

Sylvio              Ben S.-T.

Truffaldino      Henry A.


Thank you to everyone who auditioned!


Broadway Workshop ‘17 performances: October 12 and 13 @ 7:30pm in the Studio Theater. BW’17 Rehearsals will be once a week starting next week then you must be free 10/9-12 for tech rehearsals before our performances.

S2M Performances: November 2nd (all evening shows at 7:30pm), 3rd, 4th, 8th (4pm Mat.), 9th, 10th, 11th,12th (2pm Mat.) .

S2M mandatory Cast and CrewPARENTS MEETING: September 28th @7pm in the Studio Theatre;

S2MRehearsals are M, W, Th, Fri from 3:45-5:45;

S2MPotluckrehearsals go from 10-6 both weekends before we open: October 21-22 and October 28-29;

S2M Tech week: M-W Oct 30, 31, Nov. 1 rehearsals until 9pm!

Servant of Two Masters!

Servant of Two Masters


Sylvio              young lover

Dottore           Sylvio’s father, pompous know-it-all

Clarice                        young lover, not particularly deep…

Pantalone       Clarice’s miserly father

Smeraldina    Clarice’s servant, smart, hungry for a man

Truffaldino    Servant; smart; hungry

Brighella         Chef, very kindly; all others fear she is a cruel murderous beast.

Beatrice          Dressed as a Federigo Rasponi, actually his sister, in love with Florindo

Florindo          Filled (in love) with himself, accused of murdering Federigo Rasponi

Porter Bob (big, scared of everything)

Porter Jim (small, very angry)

Porter Steve (very smart)

Auditions for Fall Play are Wednesday and Thursday, August 30th and 31st right after school in the Studio Theatre. Performances are November 2 -12th 2017. Come to the information meeting next Thursday, 8/24th at lunch!

broadway-workshop…readings from plays currently making a splash in NYC.

Performances will be at 7pm October 12 and 13, 2017 in Gunn’s Studio Theatre.

Spring Shakespeare:

Spring Shakespeare (TBA) auditions are after school in January 2018. Performances are March 15-24th, 2018!

Gunn’s Student Directed One-Acts:

Student Directed One-Acts Auditions are in April ‘18. Performances May 3-12, 2018


Gunn Theatre’s Spring Musical:

Gunn’s Performing Arts Department proudly presents The Music Man!

Performances of Meredith Willson’s The Music Man will be April 19-23, 2017 at the Palo Alto High School Performing Arts Center, 50 Embarcadero Rd., Palo Alto 94301 (see map). THIS WILL BE SO FUN!!.

Tickets for The Music Man (at the PALY PAC) Sorry, but we can take ONLY CASH AT THE BOX OFFICE!



2017 Oregon Shakespeare Festival field trip information

Gunn Theatre’s Fall Play:

November 3-12, 2016 in the Gunn’s Studio Theatre

  • Thursday, November 3 with the opening-night Gala in the Spangenberg lobby! Gala at 6:30, performance at 7:30 pm in the Gunn’s Studio Theatre at the back side of Spangenberg.
  • Friday, November 4 at 7:30 pm
  • Saturday, November 5 at 7:30 pm
  • Wednesday, November 9 4:00 pm matinée
  • Thursday, November 10 at 7:30 pm,
  • Friday, November 11 at 7:30 pm
  • Saturday, November 12 at 7:30 pm

broadway-workshop…readings from plays currently making a splash in NYC.

Performances will be at 7:30pm on October 13 & 14, 2016 in Gunn’s Studio Theatre.