San Jose


What’s Happening: Pentatonix world tour lands in San Jose on Oct. 17 (Video)

Mark your calendars. Pentatonix (PTX) arrives in San Jose on Monday, October 17. The SAP Center will be the place to be as the talented super group from Arlington, Texas perform their unique blend of a capella and pop style. Pentatonix has won two Grammy awards, first in 2015 for "Daft Punk"...
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Cavalia Odysseo tour arrives in San Jose (Video)

It's the "largest touring production on earth." And it opens in just a few weeks in San Jose. Look for the White Big Top (Highway 87 and Julian Street), there you'll find the stunning (see the Stark Insider review of Cavalia Odysseo) production known by Cavalia. The size of an...

‘Phantom’ kicks off Broadway San Jose season

Great news Bay Area! Andrew Lloyd Webber's eternal classic The Phantom of the Opera will kick off Broadway San Jose's 2016-17 season. Look for the US tour to arrive this September. Full details below. In addition to Phantom, other musicals rounding out the Broadway San Jose line-up include The Sound of Music,...
San Jose Stage Company

San Jose Stage: 2016-17 season takes audiences to Africa, Ireland, the Middle East and back to America

San Jose Stage Company is calling their 2016-17 season a "provocative journey." We can see why. The theater's 34th season (full line-up and details below) aims to take audiences around the world, with stops in Africa, Ireland, the Middle East, before heading home back to America. Phew. It's looking to be...
Boeing Boeing Review

Friendly Skies: ‘Boeing Boeing’ (Review)

Part of the tight fast-paced brilliance, sold here in a Mary Quant vision of primary colors and angular geometries, can be attributed to Kenneth Kelleher’s tight stage direction and the cast’s quick comic timing.
Valley of the Heart - Review

Valley of the Heart: What is this Promised Land, this California? (Review)

Valley of the Heart is that big: an epic multi-generational story, larger in scope than the Grapes of Wrath, and worth every one of the 180 minutes making up its run time.

Phantom of the Opera tops Broadway San Jose’s new season (Video)

Cameron Mackintosh's new production of Andrew Llyod Webber's famed The Phantom of the Opera leads the upcoming Broadway San Jose season. Revealed today, the eight show line-up features a thoughtful mix of classic musicals such as Cabaret, Annie and The Sound of Music, alongside contemporary hits like Kinky Boots, Matilda...
The Wizard of Oz

Lions, tigers, bears, and men lurking behind curtains

Not only does the script retain dialogue essential to the spirit of the thing, it's iconic moments give you the same hit as the original, with Arron Fried’s delectable Cowardly Lion infused with concentrated essence of Bert Lahr.
Riverdance - Anna Livia - Review

Still Working Magic: Riverdance (Review)

The phenomenal power generated by these dancers executing precisely articulated steps so rapidly that their lower limbs and feet blur is intensified all the more because, as with most Irish dances of this style, the upper torso remains absolutely still.

Shaping sound, shaping dance

This touring show has even more of the flash and glitz of the reality TV, which audience seemed to revel in, breaking into spontaneous applause after sequences of multiple pirouettes.