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Hammer Theatre Center Upcoming Events 


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Outside Hammer Theatre Center.

Hammer Theatre Center

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Downtown San José

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San José State University

PolitiBeat is a first-of-its-kind political festival connecting Silicon Valley readers with marquee names in politics and media, participating on panels and on-stage interviews.

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Cambrian Symphony, named “Best Discovery” of 2016-17 by San Francisco Classical Voice, presents the closing concert of its 2023-2024 season, performed under the baton of Artistic Director Scott Krijnen.

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Joseph Fiennes (The Handmaid’s Tale) plays Gareth Southgate in James Graham’s (Best of Enemies) gripping examination of nation and game.*NTL are screenings of the previously produced live theatre event, NOT live performances.

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