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San Jose Center for the Performing Arts

225 Almaden Blvd., San Jose, CA 95113-2004
+1 408-792-4542
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Phantom of the Opera

The Phantom of the Opera is superb. The set is magical and transforms into stunningly beautiful set... read more

Reviewed 24 September 2016
Sunnyvale, California
via mobile
Great venue to watch a musical

We are season ticket holders to the musical theater at the SJCPA and always enjoy the evening out... read more

Reviewed 13 September 2016
Bengaluru, India
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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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225 Almaden Blvd., San Jose, CA 95113-2004
+1 408-792-4542
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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.

Thank MichaelH6811GY
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...More

Thank 408Steve
Reviewed 28 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...More

Thank ttran168
Reviewed 24 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

Thank Tom S
Reviewed 28 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...More

Thank lgrime01
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.

Thank Jagmeet G
Reviewed 26 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...More

Thank Coffy B
Reviewed 15 June 2016

Located close to downtown San Jose, this is a great venue for theater as there is not a bad seat in the house! However, I do think that the interior does need some upgrading as it is starting to look a little worn. But aside...More

Thank Joni C
Reviewed 19 May 2016

We love coming to the San Jose Center for the Performing Arts to see the national touring companies productions! We recently saw Newsies and it was fantastic!! The sets, the songs and the dancing was AMAZING!! There is not a bad seat in the house....More

Thank MySonsARckStar
Reviewed 17 May 2016

A friend and I took off from work to see a show at the San Jose Center and it was amazing. The venue is just lovely. Parking is very easy and the restaurants are located close by.

Thank lc0llins
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Tamara D
5 July 2017|
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Response from Kathryn P | Reviewed this property |
We love the aisle seats due to the long rows, but the best view is definitely from the middle. Even if you move to the back of the orchestra in the middle, they are still pretty good seats.
18 April 2015|
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Response from Marilyn H | Reviewed this property |
We like to eat at The Old Spaghetti Factory - 51 N. San Pedro - plenty of parking on street and city lot - a little bit of a walk - about 6 blocks - but worth it.