PROOF OF VACCINATION REQUIRED All attendees must provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination. Digital and physical forms of proof will be accepted, including:

> CLEAR Digital Vaccine Health Pass
> CDC Vaccination Card, with a valid photo ID
> Digital photo of Vaccination Card, with a valid photo ID

> State of California digital vaccination card, with a valid photo ID

Medical and religious exemptions must provide signed documentation to the Hammer Theatre Center five (5) business days prior to the event, as well as a negative PCR Covid test within 72 hour of attendance.

More information on Hammer Theatre’s fall 2021 schedule and COVID-19 FAQs are available on the Hammer Theatre website. Questions?  Contact us at


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     Watch highlights from previous events
and performances.


Watch highlights from previous events and performances.

Hammer Theatre Center

Downtown San Jose

San José State University

Join us for a journey along the El Camino Real, with our guides, The Ronstadt Brothers. Debuting songs from their new folk album, you’ll listen new songs and instrumentals woven from fist-hand stories from the Camino. Produced by the Martha Heasley Cox Center for Steinbeck Studies

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Award-winning choreographer Doug Varone’s NYC-based dance company comes to Hammer Theatre Center to perform three stunning pieces, featuring students from the SJSU Department of Dance. Tickets are available for in-person and livestreamed shows!

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