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San Jose Center for the Performing Arts

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Address: 225 Almaden Blvd., San Jose, CA
Phone Number: +1 408-792-4542
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Description: 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, Ballet San Jose and other organizations. It has 2,677 seats, with up to 8 wheelchair areas.
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We are season ticket holders because we love this venue. The Book of Mormons was very entertaining. We are in the 4th row and feel very much apart of the show. We avoid middle of... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
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San Francisco, California
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San Jose, California
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44 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

this theatre does not have an isle so everyone sits across and if there would be an evacuation it would be difficult. I think the accoustics could be better as well. The bathrooms are mainly in the balcony with two small ones down stairs. They do have nice programs but I prefer going to the California Theatre or the Montgomery... More 

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

We are season ticket holders because we love this venue. The Book of Mormons was very entertaining. We are in the 4th row and feel very much apart of the show. We avoid middle of the row because we don't want to crawl over a lot of people. We enjoyed the whole season and look forward to next season. My... More 

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South Jordan, Utah
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

We saw The Book of Mormon here. The seating was good, the stage and acoustics were good. I really liked how they had a bar and grill area out front for you to enjoy inexpensive food and a cocktail before the show.

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California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

Great location and not a bad seat in the house. What I really liked was they had outdoor bars and food tents which were great on a nice evening. The staff was courteous and the venue clean. We got last minute tickets and were concerned our seats would be so so, but again it is well designed. They also had... More 

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San Jose, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

The Performing Arts center is a very nice venue to see a show, we have been season ticket holders for several years, and have also seen a number of other shows at the venue as well. Believe the best seats are either in the first 10 rows, or the 2nd - 5th row of the balcony. For season tickets we... More 

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San Francisco
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

Great show, we sat up in the balcony good view and could hear well but next time will pay for better seats up close. Facility is beautiful and functional, typical line for women's restroom, why is that? Nice intermission snacks and drinks, good traffic flow in and out.

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San Francisco
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

Good theater with a good acoustics. Recommend to visit. The tickets are not cheap, but you can bye them online at the discounted price.

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San Jose, CA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 via mobile

We recently saw Brian Regan here. We were 10th row center. 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, CA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Been there a few times to see a few different shows and all times I've had a great time. Great service and easy to get into and out of.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Nice place to see a show. Starting to show a little wear. A little bit of an inconvenience in that the seating feeds in from the sides only

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