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San Jose Center for the Performing Arts

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Address: 225 Almaden Blvd., San Jose, CA 95113-2004
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+1 408-792-4542
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08:00 - 17:00
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Mon - Fri 08:00 - 17:00
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The Center for the Performing Arts is managed and operated by San Jose...

The Center for the Performing Arts is managed and operated by San Jose Theaters, a division of Team San Jose. It hosts major performances from Broadway San Jose and other organizations. It has 2,608 seats, including 20 ADA-compliant spaces.

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I've had a great time. The seats were great, just a bit tricky to get to. The rows are long and if you are in the middle it can be a trek. Overall it was great. The bathroom was... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 18 October 2016
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San Jose, California
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San Jose, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

I've had a great time. The seats were great, just a bit tricky to get to. The rows are long and if you are in the middle it can be a trek. Overall it was great. The bathroom was clean as well.

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San Jose, California
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

We have visited the SJCPA several times for various performances and events. It is just ok. The parking is not convenient and the location is average. The facility could really use a facelift as it feels stuffy and a little old.

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Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

We've had the pleasure of seeing a number of performances at this wonderful venue. In downtown San Jose, with limited, metered on-street parking available, but a number of nearby and convenient (paid) parking lots and garages. The SJCPA obtains quality productions that don't disappoint and are held in a comfortable and attractive space. They offer a nice little variety of... More 

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Sunnyvale, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

The Phantom of the Opera is superb. The set is magical and transforms into stunningly beautiful set after set. The costumes our intricate and beautiful. The opera is sublime. This opera, is not to be missed.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

We are season ticket holders to the musical theater at the SJCPA and always enjoy the evening out. We will be there for Phontom this weekend. It is so much better that paying the ridiculous prices to see a play in San Francisco. After you pay for parking and dinner in SF you are released into the night in some... More 

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San Jose, California
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016

This place has been a popular location for Vietnamese concerts and shows. Over the years, it still remains the same without any improvements. I feel that it should upgrade the seatings to give it more comfortable for long show. In addition, they need to make the 2 restrooms downstair bigger to accommodate others beside elderly and handicaps.

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San Jose, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

We went here to see Trucks Tedeschi Band and had great seats in the balcony. I've also seen other great bands like Moody Blues, The Who, etc

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Thank Tom S
San Jose, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016

I have been a subscriber of Broadway San Jose for about 3 years. I have enjoyed going to see Broadway shows close to home and not having to travel to either San Francisco or New York to see the same plays. One of the plays that was on stage this past season was right after this was on its way... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

We went to watch live performance of legendary Punjabi Singer Gurdas Maan. While performance was so amazing, we did not get chance to look around, however it looked like an amazing place for live performances.

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Thank Jagmeet G
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 June 2016 via mobile

I attended a musical at the San Jose Center for the Performing Arts last night. The location, sound, and lighting were wonderful. The seating arrangement was AWFUL. There is no center aisle. You have to step over dozens of seated people to get to your center seat. By the way, they charge more for the center seats. Once I arrived... More 

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