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  • The Nutcracker

    Until Dec 16, 2018

  • Shen Yun Performing Arts

    Dec 19 - 29, 2018

  • Something Rotten!

    Jan 29 - Feb 3, 2019

  • Tiffany Haddish

    Feb 14, 2019

  • Cats

    Feb 19 - 24, 2019

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The Nutcracker

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Until December 16, 2018

The Nutcracker is one of the country's favorite Christmas events, and one of the most performed ballets in the world! An annual performance by your local ballet company is the perfect way to welcome in Christmas with the whole family.

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Shen Yun Performing Arts

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December 19 - 29, 2018

A glorious celebration of five thousand years of Chinese culture, Shen Yun presents colorful and exhilarating performances of classical Chinese dance and music, integrating technique and influence from both East and West. A performance by Shen Yun is a presentation of traditional Chinese culture as it once was: a study in grace, wisdom, and the virtues distilled from an ancient feudal period of time.

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Something Rotten!

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Tony Award Winner

January 29 - February 3, 2019

A bold, brash and hugely irreverent musical comedy, Something Rotten! is a loving send up of both Shakespeare and Broadway's greatest hits. The story follows a lowly playwriting duo who attempt at steal The Bard's limelight by creating the world's first ever musical!

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Tiffany Haddish

February 14, 2019

Tiffany Haddish is quickly establishing herself as one of the most up and coming performers on the comedy circuit. Having recently enjoyed success with Girl's Trip, where she starred alongside Jada Pinkett Smith, Queen Latifah and Regina Hall, Haddish is ready to burst into the limelight!

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Cats

February 19 - 24, 2019

After an exciting revival on Broadway in 2016, the first since its marathon 18-year run, Cats is finally heading out on tour, bringing the feline frolics to a town near you! Full of musical theatre classics, instantly recognizable costumes, and choreography and bursting with cat-itude, this iconic show is purrfect for newcomers and old-timers.

San Jose Center for Performing Arts

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255 S Almaden Blvd, San Jose, CA 95113

  • Year opened: 1972
  • Concession stands
  • Disabled access
  • In-house bar
  • Coat check

The San Jose Center for the Performing Arts is located in downtown San Jose, California. The auditorium in the venue has 2,677 seats, split into 1,921 orchestra and 756 balcony seats. There are also two smaller rooms in the center; the Private Ridder Lounge and the smaller Private President's Club. The Center for the Performing Arts in San Jose is managed and operated by San Jose Theaters, and hosts major performances from Broadway San Jose, Ballet San Jose and other organizations.

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