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Thank you for embracing our programming and sharing your love of live performances with those closest to you. We hope you will consider supporting this very special production by making a gift of any amount of your choosing

Hammer Theatre Center Upcoming Events 


     Watch highlights from previous events
and performances.


Watch highlights from previous events and performances.

Hammer Theatre Center

Downtown San José

San José State University

⭐ Candlelight concerts bring the magic of a live, multi-sensory musical experience to awe-inspiring locations. Discover the music of Coldplay under the gentle glow of candlelight.

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The Kite Runner returns home April 3, 2024 

Based on Khaled Hosseini’s  best-selling novel,  adapted by Matthew Spangler, The Kite Runner is an unforgettable journey of friendship and forgiveness. Presented by The Hammer Theatre and EnActe Arts.

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Leonardo da Vinci comes to life in a new stop motion puppet and 2-D hand drawn animated feature film.  Q&A with Director and Academy Award® nominee Jim Capobianco immediately after the screening.

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