San Jose Center for the Performing Arts

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.
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.

Silicon Valley to get “Make-Ogre” (Video)

For a behind-the-scenes look at the musical, check out the video below as Loni visit Shrek himself at The Orpheum in San Francisco!
Mamma Mia Tour

Review: ‘Mamma Mia!’ opens in San Jose

Categorizing this show as predictable and banal would be like criticizing Twinkies for being high-fat chemi-concoctions.
The cast of Mamma Mia! at Broadway San Jose

Mamma Mia! coming to San Jose

Inspired by the storytelling magic of ABBA’s songs from “Dancing Queen” and “S.O.S.” to “Money, Money, Money” and “Take a Chance on Me,” Mamma Mia! is a celebration of mothers and daughters, old friends and new family found.