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Theatre Plaza Celebration

Free Event | September 28–29


The Hammer Theatre kicks off its 2018/19 season with the Theatre Plaza Celebration, featuring dance performances from BANDALOOP, pioneers in vertical performance and Bridgman|Packer, integrating live performance and video technology.

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The New Chinese Acrobats

October 15, 2018


Mixing new techniques and acts with ancient traditions, The New Chinese Acrobats present the opportunity to view the best of China’s ancient folk art, mixed with the style and virtuosity of today’s generation.

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Erth’s Prehistoric Aquarium – Adventure

October 26, 2018


Erth’s Prehistoric Aquarium Adventure is an immersive experience that invites you to jump in and explore unknown ocean depths where prehistoric marine reptiles lived eons ago using technology, puppets, and imagination to create an amazing visual experience.

JOY! A Holiday Show

December 7–9


Kick off the holiday season with JOY!, a dazzling extravaganza for the whole family, offering a mix of brilliant visuals, rib-tickling circus comedy, and stunning acrobatics performed by world-class acrobats, dancers, and circus artists. Performance Running Time: 2 hours.

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The San Jose Nutcracker

December 15–24


Our story begins at a festive holiday party hosted by young Clara, her brother Fritz, and their family in San Jose at the turn of the last century. Meet fascinating Uncle Nikola and his electric gifts, including electric lighting for the home, an arc lamp, and a large electric coil that rivals the power of lightning itself.

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My Very First Nutcracker

December 16–24


Performances Sold Out! My Very First Nutcracker is a special one-hour classical ballet presentation of The San Jose Nutcracker suitable for our youngest audiences, including children and toddlers of all ages.