Broadway San Jose

Bay Area Stage: Blue Man Group, ‘Happy Ones’ at Magic, ‘Being Earnest’ at TheatreWorks, ‘Arsonists’ at Aurora

Openings: Blue Man Group in San Jose, 'The Happy Ones' at Magic Theatre in San Francisco, 'Being Earnest' at TheatreWorks in Mountain View, and 'The Arsonists' at Aurora Theatre in Berkeley.

More than the History of R&B: ‘Memphis’ rocks San Jose

The musical energy in Memphisis everything that you'd expect from a score written by Bon Jovi keyboard player, David Byron, and with lyrics penned by Joe DiPietro.

Mary Poppins, the Guatemalan nanny, and me

Why do we feel the need to project such goodness upon some externalized other who brings order to our households and happiness to our children – as if it was something entirely beyond our ken?

Park your cynicism at the door for ‘In the Heights’

Theatre that stays with you invariably has at least one actor with such compassion and understanding of his character that he completely inhabits it.

Green Day’s ‘American Idiot’ coming to San Jose

Direct from Broadway, the smash-hit musical 'American Idiot' tells the story of three lifelong friends, forced to choose between their dreams and the safety of suburbia.

A West Side Story for the cheap seats

This experience triggered new insights into the choreography and the blocking. Ensemble characters related in ways that I’d never seen before. Dance scenes could have been drawn out with arrows across the stage as if it were a football play.

Bay Area Theater – Must-see shows

In 2009 we set out on a mission. Our goal was to fill the gap left by traditional media's cutback in local arts coverage. It all began with The Kite Runner at the SJ Rep.
Cats - Broadway San Jose

The Jellicle Ball Returns: CATS opens in San Jose (review)

It’s been a couple of years since CATS was performed at the Center of Performing Arts, and Broadway San Jose more than delivered on this gem. With stellar lighting, acting, singing and choreography, the cast and crew created a show that must be experienced to be believed.
West Side Story

Broadway smash hit ‘West Side Story’ coming to San Jose

The Bernstein and Sondheim score is considered to be one of Broadway’s finest and features such classics of the American musical theatre as “Something’s Coming,” “Tonight,” “America,” “I Feel Pretty” and “Somewhere.”
Cats - Broadway San Jose

Broadway musical ‘Cats’ coming to San Jose

The only production in North America will play 8 performances at the San Jose Center for the Performing Arts.