Upcoming spring theater productions in San Jose, CA

Look forward to these 7 shows you can catch this spring at several Downtown San Jose theaters.

A woman looks at a man who is playing a guitar.

Melissa Momboisse and Greg Zema play the lead couple in “Once.”

Photo via Tabard Theatre Company, by Christian Pizziarani

We can’t help it — we love drama. 🎭

So, we’ve put together a list of seven upcoming spring productions playing at a theater near you.

Once,” runs Friday, March 10-Sunday, April 2
Tabard Theatre Company | Tickets
Set in a pub in Dublin, this out-of-the-ordinary romantic musical features a gut-wrenching folk-rock score. This will be the Tabard’s last production before closing its doors.

A Statue For Ballybunion,” runs Thursday, March 16-Sunday, March 26
San Jose Playhouse | Tickets
Written by former SJ Mayor Tom McEnery, this comedic true story follows Ballybunion residents on their quest to unveil the world’s first statue to then-US president, Bill Clinton.

Natasha, Pierre, & The Great Comet of 1812,” runs Monday, March 20-Friday, April 28
San Jose Playhouse | Tickets
An electro-pop opera that tells the story of young lovers in Moscow whose relationship causes controversy.

Pretty Woman: The Musical,” runs Tuesday, March 21-Sunday, March 26
Broadway San Jose | Tickets
Based on the smash hit film, this romantic comedy is a story of an unlikely relationship between a wealthy businessman and a Hollywood escort.

Four actors look at a crystal ball at a seance table.

What will happen at the seance table? | Photo via City Lights Theater Company

Blithe Spirit,” runs Thursday, March 23-Sunday, April 23
City Lights Theater Company | Tickets
The 1941 comedy follows a novelist who turns to a medium to help with his writer’s block — and she conjures his late wife.

Grand Horizons,” runs Wednesday, April 5-Sunday, April 30
San Jose Stage Company | Tickets
Two sons face a new reality when their parents file for divorce 50 years into their marriage.

1776,” runs Tuesday, May 16-Sunday, May 21
Broadway San Jose | Tickets
A cast of female, transgender, and nonbinary actors play the founders of the US, and are challenged to settle their differences for the future of the nation.

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