San Jose Theater 2017 & 2018

Calendar of Upcoming Performances

The San Jose theater calendar includes a variety of Broadway hits, classic opera shows, and other well known productions. Every year, you can see performances such as Annie, A Christmas Carol, and The Barber of Seville.

It's easy to get to the theaters from San Francisco or anywhere around the Bay Area. Read on for details the 2017 & 2018 schedule of performances.

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Upcoming Performances

Top San Jose Theater Performances

All of these San Jose theater performances are at the Center for Performing Arts unless otherwise noted.


RentDates: January 23 - 28

Location: Center for the Performing Arts

Tickets: On sale for all dates

Follow the story of several artists that fight to make a name for themselves in Rent. It follows seven artists for a year as they work toward success without having to give up too much of themselves along the way.

This is the 20th Anniversary of this production that made waves on Broadway back in 1996. This award winning San Francisco theater production is not around for long, so make sure to pick up your tickets today!

The King and I

King & IDates: February 20 - 28

Location: Center for the Performing Arts

Tickets: Find tickets for all shows

This Rodgers & Hammerstein classic is set in Bangkok in the 1860s. It follows the lives of the King of Siam and a British schoolteacher whom the king brings to Bangkok to teach his wives and children.

Their relationship blossoms into a romantic encounter. This award winning production features popular songs such as "Getting To Know You," "I Whistle a Happy Tune," "Hello Young Lovers," "Shall We Dance?" and "Something Wonderful."

Love Never Dies

Love Never DiesDates: March 13 - 18

Location: Center for the Performing Arts

Tickets: On sale now

Love Never Dies is the follow-up to Andrew Lloyd Webber's Phantom of the Opera. This sequel is set 10 years after the the Phantom's disappearance from the Paris Opera House.

In that time, he moved to New York, where he has found a place for himself. Over the years though, he never stopped thinking about his love for Christine Daae.

Christine accepts a job in New York and moves there along with her husband. Their relationship is on the rocks and the Phantom makes one last attempt to win back her love.

Finding Neverland

Finding NeverlandDates: April 17 - 22

Location: Center for the Performing Arts

Base on the film with the same name, Finding Neverland tells the story behind Peter Pan. The story begins with a young playwright working desperately to write a play that will impress the London theater goers.

He finds inspiration when he meets a young widowed mother with four boys. He steps into Neverland, a world of wonder and surprises, and never looks back.

Jersey Boys

Jersey BoysDates: June 5 - 10

Location: Center for the Performing Arts

The final Broadway production of the San Jose theater season is Jersey Boys. Follow the story of what it took for Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons to make it big.

The show includes some of their top hits such as "Sherry," "Big Girls Don't Cry," "Walk Like A Man," "Can't Take My Eyes Off You," and "December, 1963 (Oh What A Night)."

Operas & Other Performances

The Flying Dutchman

Flying DutchmanDates: February 10 - 25

Location: California Theater

Richard Wagner is famous for his Ring Series, but The Flying Dutchman is just as amazing and well regarded in opera circles. The story starts with a ship's captain, doomed to live until he can the one person that will love him the end.

Luckily, he meets the beautiful Senta, who has always dreamed of meeting this magical captain. Sadly, since she must die so that he can be freed of his horrible curse, and that is the dilemma that these two lovers must deal with during this magical production. Sung in German with English subtitles.

La Traviata

La TraviataDates: 4/14 - 4/29

Location: California Theater

The classic quandary of true love or the love of money and power is what Violetta has to choose from in La Traviata by Giuseppi Verde. Violetta has all she could wish for being taken care of by the richest man in Paris, but it is not enough after she meets Alfredo Germont, a poor, but her dream lover.

The choice between every material possession that Violetta could want, and the choice of true love, is what drives this opera and one of the many reasons it is regarded as one of Verde's most wonderful creations.

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