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Theatre in Milpitas and Silicon Valley
- Center Stage Performing Arts
- Milpitas Community Center. Follow on Facebook
- November 16 - 19, 2017: Once On This Island
- March 9 - 17, 2017: Junie B. Jones the Musical
- Children's Musical Theatre San Jose
- We produce a full season of shows, ranging from classical Broadway
fare to exciting new hits and original works seen by an audience
of more than 42,000 annually.
- November 10 - 19, 2017: Fiddler on the Roof Jr.
- December 1 - 10, 2017: Newsies
- Feb. 22 - 25, 2018: Once Upon a Mattress
- March 2 - 11, 2018: The Who's Tommy
- April 20 - April 29, 2018: Guys and Dolls
- May 3 - 6, 2018: Suessical
- May 11 - 20, 2018: Avenue Q
- July 13 - 21, 2018: The Wiz
- July 27 - Aug. 5, 2018: West Side Story
- August 9 - 12, 2018: Robin Hood
- Milpitas High School Theatre (Facebook)
- Haunt: October 27, 28, 2017
- Fall Play: November 16-18, 2017: Radium Girls
Palo Alto Children's Theatre
1305 Middlefield Road, Palo Alto CA 94301. 2017-2018 Season
October 26-November 5, 2017: East of the Sun and West of the Moon
November 30-December 17, 2017: Madeline's Christmas
January 25-February 11, 2018: Elephant & Piggie's "We Are in a Play!"
April 26-May 13, 2018: Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat
A non-profit organization dedicated to providing excellent, accessible
theatre training for youth, with high-quality performances for
families and the entire community at the Ohlone College Smith Center.
January 12-28, 2018: James and the Giant Peach
Competitive, team improvisational comedy, played just like a sport. 288 S. Second St., San Jose. (the old Camera 3 theaters).
Show times are Fridays at 9p and 11p, and Saturdays at 7p and 9p.
San Jose Improv
Check Twitter for upcoming acts. 62 S. Second Street, San Jose, 408-280-7475
This Week's Top Events
Mercury news listings from talks and exhibits to ballet and opera.
- Broadway West
We look forward to sharing Broadway West's new season with you. 4000-B Bay Street in Fremont.
- September 15 through October 14, 2017: The Hound of the Baskervilles
- November 10 through December 16, 2017 (no shows Thanksgiving weekend): Lost in Yonkers
- City Lights Theater Company of San Jose
- September 14-October 15, 2017: Stupid Fucking Bird
- November 16-December 17, 2017: Miss Bennet: Christmas at Pemberly
- January 18-February 18, 2018: Alabama Story
- March 22-April 22, 2018: The Merchant of Venice
- May 17-June 17, 2018: The Siegel
- July 12-August 19, 2018: In the Heights
- Hillbarn Theatre
- August 24-September 10, 2017: The Hunchback of Notre Dame
- October 5-22, 2017: The Foreigner
- October 26-29, 2017: The Woman in Black
- November 30-December 17, 2017 : Annie
- January 18-February 4, 2018: Peter and the Star Catcher
- March 8-March 25, 2018: The Elephant Man
- March 29-March 31, 2018: When That I Was
- May 3-May 20, 2018: The Full Monty
- Los Gatos Stage Company
A professionally managed, community based theatre company that
serves Los Altos and the greater South-Bay area.
- September 7-October 1, 2017: The Crucible
- November 30-December 23, 2017: The 1940s Radio Hour
- January 25-February 18, 2018: 1984
- April 12-May 6, 2018: Distracted
- May 24-June 24, 2018: Pippin
- Bay Area Indian Theatre with presentations at the India Community Center and other venues.
- September 1-September 16, 2017: Mela '17
- November 11-19, 2017: Arsenic & Old Lace; A Dark Comedy in Hindi (with English Supertitles)
Northside Theatre CompanyDecember 6 - 24, 2017: A Christmas Carol
February 8 - March 4, 2018: Same Time Next Year
April 12 - May 6, 2018: Suddenly, Last Summer
June 14 - July 8, 2018: I Hate Hamlet
Northside is currently in its 33rd season and receives national attention for new play development. It is located at the Black
Olinder Theatre, 848 East William Street, San Jose CA 95116
Palo Alto PlayersSeptember 15 - October 1, 2017: Million Dollar Quartet
November 3 - 19, 2017: Peter Pan
January 19 - February 4, 2018: The Laramie Project
April 27 - May 13, 2018: Rock of Ages
June 15 - July 1, 2018: The Man Who Came to Dinner
Perform at the Lucy Stern Theatre, 1305 Middlefield Road, Palo Alto, right off of Embarcadero about one block.
The Pear Avenue TheatreThu, Sep 7, 2017-Sun, Oct 1, 2017: In The Next Room (Or The Vibrator Play)
Thu, Oct 19, 2017-Sun, Nov 12, 2017: An Enemy of the People
Thu, Nov 30, 2017-Sun, Dec 17, 2017: The Millionth Production of A Christmas Carol
Thu, Jan 18, 2018-Sun, Feb 11, 2018: The Road to Mecca
Thu, Mar 15, 2018-Sun, Apr 8, 2018: Cowboy Versus Samurai
Thu, May 3, 2018-Sun, May 20, 2018: Pear Slices
Fri, Jun 22, 2018-Sun, Jul 15, 2018: Oh, Coward!
The Pear offers audiences a theatrical alternative--intimate, startling productions that prove you can work wonders on a shoestring, as long as your spirit is willing and your imagination wide. 1220 Pear Avenue, Unit K, Mountain View. 650-254-1148.
The StageSeptember 20 - October 15, 2017: Hand to God
November 22 - December 17, 2017: Show Title to be Announced
February 7 - March 18, 2018: Sweeny Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street
April 11 - May 6, 2018: The Postman Always Rings Twice
From May 30, 2018: Summer Musical - Title Yet to be Announced
Producing plays that address truth and illusion.
TheatreWorks Silicon ValleyAugust 23-September 17, 2017: Constellations
October 6-November 5, 2017: The Prince of Egypt
November 29-December 31, 2017: Around the World in 80 Days
January 10-February 4, 2018: Our Great Tchaikovsky
March 7-April 1, 2018: Skeleton Crew
April 4-29, 2018: The Bridges of Madison County
June 6-July 1, 2018: Finks
Shows at either the Lucie Stern Theatre in Palo Alto or the Mountain View Center For the Performing Arts
Smith CenterJuly 7-8, 13-16, 21-22, 2017: Rock of Ages
A fine and performing arts center located at Ohlone College in Fremont. All performances will be presented in Jackson Theatre, unless otherwise noted.
Lyric Theatre The Gilbert & Sullivan Society of San Jose
- The Bay Area cornerstone of light operetta. Be sure to stay and meet the performers after the show.
- New location: San Jose City College Theater, located just off Highway 280 at Leland Ave.
- Sunday September 10, 2017: Gala Open House (free!)
- October 7-22, 2017: Oklahoma!
- March 17-25, 2018: Patience
- June 23-July 1, 2018: A Night in Venice
- Opera San Jose
Maintaining a resident company of principal artists, this company specializes in showcasing the finest young professional singers
in the nation. California Theatre, 345 South First Street, San Jose.
- September 9 - 24, 2017: Cosi Fan Tutte
- November 11 - 26, 2017: La Rondine
- February 10 - 25, 2018: The Flying Dutchman
- April 14 - 29, 2018: La Traviata
- Silicon Valley Shakespeare
Performances held at Sanborn-Skyline County Park outside of Saratoga, CA., Thursdays-Sundays at 7:00pm.
- July 28 - September 1, 2017: Hamlet
- August 4 - September 3, 2017: Sherlock Holmes and the Adventure of the Suicide Club
- Shakespeare Festival
Offers free Shakespeare plays in parks around the Bay Area. Children's
camps are also available. Summers.
- Friday August 25, 2017: 35 Famous Speeches in 35 Famous Places: THE TEMPEST by the Sea
- Thursday August 31, 2017: This Distracted Globe - SF
- Saturday September 2, 2017 - Sunday September 17, 2017: Hamlet - San Francisco's Presidio Performances
- Saturday September 23, 2017 - : Hamlet - San Francisco's McLaren Park Performances
- Sunday October 15, 2017 - Wednesday August 23, 2017: Shakespeare On Tour's Romeo and Juliet at Playland
- Sunday October 22, 2017: Shakespeare On Tour's Romeo and Juliet at San Bruno City Park
- Santa Cruz Shakespeare
All Santa Cruz Shakespeare performances are at The Audrey Stanley Grove at DeLaveaga Park.
- Wednesday, July 5 - Saturday, September 3, 2017: Alfred Hitchcock's The 39 Steps
- Tuesday, July 18 - Saturday, September 2, 2017: Shakespeare's Measure for Measure
- August 4 - August 30, 2017: Shakespeare's The Two Gentlemen of Verona
- August 23 - August 30, 2017: Voltaire's Candide
Theatre Bay Area
Half-price tickets available for shows from Carmel to Mill Valley. A great way to get tickets "tonight!"
Tix Bay Area
Half price (and full-price) theatre tickets. Most shows in San Francisco, but you may get lucky, and find some closer. Shows are on the "off-beat" side of theatre, not your top run shows.