SF Arts: San Jose Stage Company Announces New Virtual Series Beyond the Boards

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San Jose Stage Company (Randall King, Artistic Director and Cathleen King, Executive Director) is pleased to announce BEYOND THE BOARDS, a virtual series of conversations between our Artistic Director, Randall King and leading artists in our community and beyond.

These weekly chats will take you behind the scenes of the powerful, provocative, and profound work you see at The Stage. Through these discussions we hope to give you an in-depth look at the creative process and how these important collaborations contribute to shaping our communities and the “New American Theatre.


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Featured artists will include L. Peter Callender, Howard Swain, Herbert Siguenza, Julian Lopez-Morillas, Judith Miller, and Ray Yeates. Segments will be available Thursday, May 28, 2020 at www.thestage.org/beyond-the-boards.

Your Support Matters

As a not-for-profit, professional theatre company, San Jose Stage's work is possible because of the generous support from patrons like you.

Your support helps to: EMPLOY over 150+ Bay Area theatre artists, support our ENGAGEMENT of an audience of over 30,000, create new and INNOVATIVE work, and provide audiences the highest QUALITY theatre experiences.


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All arts organizations across the Bay Area are heavily impacted by COVID-19 and The Stage is no exception.

Please consider making a donation to support our efforts in continuing to bring powerful, provocative, and profound theatre to the Bay Area and beyond. To make a donation, please visit https://www.thestage.org/donate/.


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Due to current health advisories regarding COVID-19, we have postponed our upcoming productions of Tracy Letts' Pulitzer Prize-Winner AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY and Sam Shepard's THE TOOTH OF CRIME to later this year.

We are paying close attention daily to any new information regarding the COVID-19 situation and we hope to have new performance dates for you soon.  We will keep you informed as soon as we know more. Thank you for your patience during this time.

About San Jose Stage Company

Now in its 37th season, San Jose Stage Company is recognized as the South Bay’s leading professional theatre company, having earned a reputation for artistic excellence through imaginative and edgy theatrical experiences that spark ideas and dialogue with the audience.


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The Stage is devoted to new, cutting-edge work and re-envisioned American literature and world classics using innovative stagecraft, multi-media that propels the narrative, and accomplished, local actors in true repertory style. With the farthest seat in the house no more than 15 feet from the three-quarter thrust stage, the connection between actor and audience is profoundly visceral.

Attracting more than 30,000 patrons to downtown and employing more than 150 local artists annually, San Jose Stage Company continues to be a vital force in the region’s economic and creative landscape. As a strong community partner, The Stage has been the creative home for more than 500 performance groups including San Jose Jazz and Notre Dame High School - working together to engage, provoke, and inspire current and future theatre participants and arts advocates.

The Stage is a multi-award-winning theatre company having received numerous accolades including the 2018 Paine Knickerbocker Award for continued contributions to Bay Area theatre from the San Francisco Bay Area Theatre Critics Circle. The Stage has produced over 165 productions, including 16 world premieres and 47 new works and is ranked as the 2nd largest professional theatre and 8th largest performance arts organization in Silicon Valley (Silicon Valley/San Jose Business Journal).

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