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Hammer Theatre Center Upcoming Events 


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Hammer Theatre Center

Downtown San José

San José State University

Get ready for an underwater extravaganza as San Jose Dance Theatre brings “The Little Mermaid” to life in a dazzling ballet spectacle! Dive into a world of magic and mystery as the brave Little Mermaid embarks on a thrilling quest to follow her heart’s desires.  Don’t miss out on this enchanting tale of courage and wonder!

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Join us for an enchanting evening where the stage comes alive with original choreographies representing the diverse regions of Mexico. From the energtic rhythms of Jalisco to the graceful movements of Veracruz, our talented dancers will transport you through the rich Mexican heritage.

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Silicon Valley Gay Men’s Chorus returns to the Hammer Theatre Center with their one-night-only concert, Riot! The evening will showcase music that proudly says “gay,” amplifies the strength and passion of the LGBTQIA2S+ community, celebrates diversity, exalts social justice, and highlights queer rights.

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Tickets to the Livestream available here.