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 San José State Department of Film and Theatre is proud to present

the following shows at the Hammer Theatre this season

Bang Bang You’re Dead!

A STEP Production

December 4, 2019 @ 11:00 AM

December 5, 2019 @ 11:00 AM

December 6, 2019 @ 11:00 AM

December 7, 2019 @ 6:00 PM

The goal of Bang Bang You’re Dead! is to help middle and high school students understand the tragedies and complexities of school violence and to take preventive actions against it.


An Abridged Adaptation

December 4, 2019 @ 6:00 PM

December 4, 2019 @ 8:00 PM

An abridged adaptation of Shakespeare’s masterpiece presented by the SJSU Department of Film and Theatre’s Fall 2019 Advanced Acting Company. The production focuses on the cyclical re-telling of the titular character’s through line, imagining how Hamlet becomes Hamlet, and how he affects those in relationship with his journey. Join our brave students as they inhabit the characters who live these words and ask these questions.

Gay As Christmas

A Staged Reading

December 5, 2019 @ 8:00 PM

Christmas is a little more inclusive this year with a world-premiere staged reading of a comedy by Scott Winfield Sublett. Plucky Pringle the Elf has a secret crush on Santa, while his best friend, girl elf Fiona, wants Mrs. Claus’s delicious cookies. But the wicked billionaire Nutcracker twins have stolen Christmas with intellectual property law and rockets—and Pringle and Fiona have to help Santa save it.


Co-sponsored by SJSU PRIDE, the Billy De Frank LGBTQ Community Center, and the Santa Clara County Office of LGBTQ Affairs.


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)