Pied Piper Players is an award-winning family theater company dedicated to theater educationBest of Best Winner 2015
and the promotion of confidence, community & excellence through the performing arts.

Our home is 1000 S Amphlett Blvd in San Mateo.
EIN: 91-2165593. We are a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.


Ask us about our DESIGN+BUILD program.
Experienced, dedicated theater professionals can help bring your next show to life!
To inquire, click here.

PPP's 31st MainStage Musical
Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat
April 22–30, 2017

Lyrics by Tim Rice, Music by Andrew Lloyd Webber
The Biblical saga of Joseph and his coat of many colors comes to vibrant life in this delightful musical parable.
Set to an engaging cornucopia of musical styles, from country-western and calypso
to bubble-gum pop and rock 'n' roll,
this Old Testament tale emerges both timely and timeless.
Fun for all ages!

Get Your Tickets Today!

Spring Theater Camp April 3–7

April 3–7
Monday–Friday, 9am–3pm
Optional beforecare (8–9am) and aftercare (3–5pm)
Directed by: Casey Robbins
Ages 7–14
Bring the magic of musical theater to spring break!
Your child will engage in a variety of theater-related activities—
vocal work, audition preparation, improvisation, movement, and much more.
There will be a short performance at the end of the last class.

Register Here

Summer's Just Around the Corner!

Here's the plan for you planner-aheaders:

2-week Turbo Teen Summer Style Ages 12–17 (Mamma Mia)
June 19–July 1
Mamma Mia
2-week Summer Theater Conservatory Ages 7–13 (Madagascar Jr)
June 19–July 1
Madagascar jr

1-week Theater Camp
July 10–14

3-week Conservatory
July 17–August 5
Show tbd

Spring Classes

Come check out the new Dance Studio at 1000 S. Amphlett!

Instructor: Jimmy Ashmore
10 weeks: Mondays, January 16 through March 27
Ages 8+

Instructor: Jimmy Ashmore
10 weeks: Mondays, January 16 through March 27
Ages 10+

Instructor: Lindsay Ragsdale
10 weeks: Thursdays, January 19 through March 30
Ages 10+

Instructor: Leslie Stupple
7 weeks: Mondays, February 6 through March 27
5–6pm: Ages 6–8
6:15pm-7:15pm: Ages 9–12
limit 10 students per age group

Instructor: Fred Eiras
10 weeks: Wednesdays, March 1 through May 3. no class April 5
Adults and Kids Ages 12+ (or by permission of instructor)

MainStage Musical
Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat

April 22–30, 2017


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Seussical 2016
Seussical – the musical
November 4–20, 2016

summer theater conservatory
Summer Theater Conservatory
Created by Kids. Performed by Kids.

Haphazardly Ever After
July 11–30, 2016

Every child is immersed in every piece of the show... acting, singing,
dancing, costumes, set design and construction, props, running crew.

Turbo Teen 4
June 11–12, 2016

A fast and furious ride into the theatrical world of absurdist humor and journey to the world of existentialism.
Directed by Leslie Stupple
Performances Saturday, June 11 at 7pm & Sunday, June 12 at 2pm

SVGives. We give you our thanks.

Thank you to the 431 donors who helped us raise $14,446 PLUS $15,000 in awards in one day.
You help make the magic happen!

PPP's the WIZ

What a great show The WIZ was!
April 23–May 1, 2016

Bayside Performing Arts Center • 2025 Kehoe Avenue, San Mateo CA

The Love of Three Oranges
January 10—24, 2016

For the Love of Three Oranges
Turbo Teen is a condensed, immersive experience that culminates in a dramatic performance.
It is a "straight" performance in that there is no singing or dancing, just acting. Ages 12–17
Acceptance in the Turbo Teen program is at the discretion of the director.

November 6—22, 2015
Peter Pan Nov 6-22, 2015
Peter Pan Cast
The mighty cast of Peter Pan!

TurboTeen 2 was a GINORMOUS SUCCESS!
Teen 2

Romeo and Juliet: Directed by Peter Quince

August 25–Sept 13, 2015
"Romeo and Juliet: Directed by Peter Quince"
The misfit, bumbling performing troupe who brought you Pyramus and Thisbee during A MidSummer Night's Dream
apply their craft to a version of Romeo and Juliet. A rollicking, frolicking, bawdy adventure sure to make you laugh until you cry.
Directed by Casey Robbins
Saturday, Sept 12 and Sunday, Sept 13, both at 7:00pm

Summer Theater Conservatory

By Kids. For Kids. The Kids do it all!
Theater-based activities and workshops fill the day:
Vocal work, Audition Preparation, Improv, Movement, and much more.

STC Staff 2015
THANK YOU to all you campers who made STC 2015 SO MUCH FUN!!
—Your 2015 STC Staff and Interns—


Westward, Whoa!



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Join the Fun...PICK-a-PARTY

This is an exciting new way to support PPP and have fun!
For more details or to pick YOUR party, click HERE

Kids Night Out • Sewing Lessons • Picnic Treasure Hunt
Under 18 Dance Party • Sailing on the Bay
and more!

Congratulations TurboTeens! WHAT EXIT? was fabulous!
Teen's What Exit?

WHAT EXIT? — A Collection of One Acts

Directed by Leslie Stupple
Performances: Saturday, June 13 at 7:00pm and Sunday, June 14 at 2:00pm
1000 S.Amplett Blvd, San Mateo

Thank you for your amazing support of PPP on Silicon Valley Gives Day

Pied Piper Players participated in Silicon Valley Gives, a web-based event on May 5, 2015
hosted by Silicon Valley Community Foundation to raise funds and awareness for local causes.
With help from almost 400 donors, PPP was able to raise more than $26,000 in donations and prizes during the day’s event.

Your support helps us provide theater and arts programs to underserved schools and students over the next year.
Help us by spreading the word to family and friends on Facebook or email.
Thank you!

One of the most popular Disney movies of all time is capturing hearts in a whole new way: as a practically perfect musical!
Full orchestra, unforgettable songs, delightful scenery and costumes & theater magic!
Based on the stories of P.L. Travers and the Walt Disney Film...Mary Poppins!

Mary Poppins

Disney and Cameron Mackintosh's


April 24–May 3, 2015
Bayside Performing Arts Center, 2025 Kehoe Avenue, San Mateo
Friday, April 24, 7:00pm
Saturday, April 25, 2:00pm
Sunday, April 26, 2:00pm—Special TalkBack following this show - sold out
Friday, May 1, 7:00pm
Saturday, May 2, 2:00pm
Sunday, May 3, 2:00pm - sold out

Pied Piper Players' 26th MainStage musical Willy Wonka—based on Roald Dahl's Charlie and The Chocolate Factory

Willy Wonka Cast 2014

November 14–23, 2014
Willy Wonka

bayside performing arts center, 2025 kehoe avenue, san mateo
Friday, Nov 14, 7pm • Saturday, Nov 15, 2pm • Sunday, Nov 16, 2pm—Special TalkBack
Friday, Nov 21, 7pm • Saturday, Nov 22, 2pm • Sunday, Nov 23, 2pm

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Free After School Drama, Ticket Gifting,
MainStage Theater, Scholarships
Summer Theater Conservatory and classes,
please click the star below.
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Thank you!

Summer Theater Conservatory

45 Minutes From Broadway
Session One: June 23–July 12, 2014
Forty-Five Minutes from Broadway
"Let's do a musical!" is the cry from this show within a show! The problem is, which one?
This is solved by the appearance of an old theatrical trunk filled with the memorabilia and props
of early show business days, like George M. Cohan's derby straw hat and cane and a script of 45 Minutes from Broadway.
Miss Templeton, the teacher, and Jason, the student director, guide the cast through the auditions,
casting and presentation of the musical complete with such rousing George M. Cohan's numbers as
"I'm a Yankee Doodle Dandy", "Give My Regards to Broadway" and "You're a Grand Old Flag".
Listen to the songs . . .

Session Two: July 14–Aug 2, 2014
The Rockin' Tale of Snow White
The tale of Snow White has never felt so fresh and new with this funny adaptation
that will make even the most jaded among us laugh out loud!
New characters and comedic twists come to life as a modern mom reads the Brothers Grimm tale to her restless children.
In addition to the well-known cast of the kind princess, evil queen, multiple dwarves and the morally conflicted Huntsman,
this musical introduces us to some fresh new faces such as rhyme-happy ladies-in-waiting
and a stick-in-the-mud governmental representative out to ruin everyone’s good time!

Musical styles of all genres fuse to create a rousing mixture of hip-hop, rock and roll, doo wop and more!
Both cast and audiences are sure to enjoy the tongue-in-cheek humor,
catchy songs and lively dances of The Rockin' Tale of Snow White!
Listen to the songs . . .

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ShrekShrek Cast 2014
PPP's Shrek the Musical
APRIL 25–MAY 4, 2014

Thank YOU for helping make PPP's SHREK the Musical a huge success!

Miracle on 34th StreetMiracle Cast

Miracle on 34th Street - the musical
November 15–24, 2013

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Summer Theater Conservatory { read more }. Created By Kids. Performed By Kids.

Free to Be You and Me - Friday July 12 at 7p.m. & Saturday July 13 @ 1pm
Best of Both Worlds - Friday Aug 2 at 7p.m. & Saturday Aug 3 @ 1pm

Summer Theater Conservatory Video Summer Theater Conservatory

Thanks to everyone who made the Summer Theater Conservatory such fun!

Tom Sawyer Logo
Spring 2013 Tom Sawyer, an American Musical, our 23rd MainStage production
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April 26–May 5, 2013
Bayside Performing Arts Center, San Mateo
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Pied Piper Players announces the launch of our NEW WORKS THEATER.
Presenting a Northern California Premiere...
Never After
NEVER AFTER by Lauren Mayer . . . This Ain't Your Typical FairyTale!
January 31–February 3, 2013
Aragon High School Memorial Theater
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Wizard of Oz
Fall 2012 The Wizard of Oz • November 9–18, 2012 • Bayside Performing Arts Center, San Mateo

photos by Bruce Croft { view and purchase prints }

PPP Summer Theater Conservatory 2012
charlotte's web Cast and Crew...
CW cast
Charlotte's Web - June 25–July 14
How to Eat Like A Child And Other Lessons in Not Being a Grown-up - July 16–August 4

Spring 2012 MainStage production of Once Upon a Mattress
Once Upon a Mattress Logo
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photos by Bruce Croft - { view and purchase prints }
April 27–May 6, 2012

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Bay Area Parent Best of the Best Family Favorite Theater Group

Bay Area Parent Family Favorite Winner 20052006 BAPBay Area Parent 20082009 BAPBayAreaParent 2011 awardBAP Award 2012BAP Gold 20132014 BAP Gold2015 BAP gold

Go City Kids Best Theater and ParentsConnect Best Theatre Group for Kids

Pied Piper Players is a non-profit family theater organization in the San Francisco Bay Area
seeking to promote confidence, community & excellence through participation in theater arts programs.

Pied Piper Players
home: 1000 S. Amphlett Bv in San Mateo CA

post: PO Box 1996, Burlingame, CA 94011-1996
tel: 650 992.PIED (7433)
web: PiedPiperPlayers.org

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