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The Stage
490 South First St. San Jose, CA 95113
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Get there early. No late seating.
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"Brilliant! - The Blinding Enlightenment of Nikola Tesla"
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This production marks San Jose Stage Company’s first joint project with an international partner; the original Canadian staging won five Jessie Awards from the Vancouver Theatre, including one for Outstanding Play and one for Outstanding Production.


An explosive theatrical exploration of one of the most formidable minds of the past one hundred years. BRILLIANT! reveals the rivalry between Nikola Tesla and his former employer Thomas Edison through a theatrically rich and visually-driven tale of obsession, genius and the fragility of an ego defined by the impulse to create.

With crackling theatrical originality, BRILLIANT! explores a radically inventive mind that dreamed on a scale too large for its time.

About the Ticket Supplier: San Jose Stage Company

Founded in 1983, San Jose Stage Company is a professional theatre company dedicated to producing the works of contemporary playwrights that speak to the conditions, hopes and fears of all mankind.

San Jose Stage operates in their own theatre facility in downtown San Jose. They produce five plays per season on an annual budget of approximately $850,000.00 and serve over 25,000 patrons each season.