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October 2019

Borderlands — A Conversation with Sonia Nazario

Join us for an interactive talk with Sonia Nazario, two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning author and journalist for The Wall Street Journal and The Los Angeles Times. Her stories and articles have tackled some of this country’s most intractable problems: hunger, drug addiction, imimigration.

October 23 @ 7:00 pm
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Kaleidoscope! 2019

Join us for Kaleidoscope! an annual live show presented by the talented performers of SJSU's School of Music and Dance!

October 25 @ 7:30 pm
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November 2019

El Libro Centroamericano De Los Muertos / The Central American Book of the Dead: A Bilingual Reading and Conversation with Mexican Poet Balam Rodrigo

Balam Rodrigo, an acclaimed poet and dynamic speaker from Chiapas, Mexico, joins us in November for a bilingual public event at the Hammer Theatre and a day-long creative writing workshop in Spanish, co-sponsored by the Chicanx/Latinx Student Success Center.

November 14 @ 3:00 pm

Dreamer Project: an undocuplay — Borderlands

Undocumented students share their story in the Dreamer Project, a verbatim theatre piece created from interviews with SJSU students. Follow these young people on their continuing journeys from Mexico and Central America and learn about the issues surrounding those who seek to find a home in the U.S..

November 15 @ 7:30 pm
November 16 @ 7:30 pm
November 20 @ 11:00 am
November 21 @ 7:30 pm
November 22 @ 7:30 pm
November 23 @ 7:30 pm
November 24 @ 1:00 pm
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December 2019

Bang-Bang You’re Dead!

The Department of Film and Theatre's School Touring Ensemble Program (STEP) presents its theatrical production of Bang Bang You're Dead! written by William Mastrosimone and directed by Buddy Butler, to help enable and empower students to put an end to the escalating trend of violence and bullying in schools today.

December 4 @ 11:00 am
December 5 @ 11:00 am
December 6 @ 11:00 am
December 7 @ 2:00 pm
December 7 @ 7:30 pm


Hammer Theatre Center, 101 Paseo de San Antonio, San Jose, CA 95113 Located between 2nd and 3rd St. in downtown San Jose.


Convenient parking available @ 2nd & San Carlos Garage $5 flat fee after 6 PM

Public Transit

Accessible by BART and VTA (2nd & Paseo De San Antonio exit is in front of the Hammer Theatre)