Venue Details

83 Star Starred
Montgomery Theater
Off Plaza de Cesar Chavez 271 S. Market St. San Jose, CA 95113
408-295-9600
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Member Tips

Ruth S.
Public parking 1 block away on Market $5
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Eddie
Casual to dressy ok...
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Eddie
$4 parking garage two blocks away on 2nd street..
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Eddie
Sodas were expensive ($3.50 for a cup), cookies for $2..
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Eddie
Bring a hearing aid to hear the singers... No mics...
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Edith Pollock Kerr
If you need to use the elevator, it is in an odd place -ask the ushers to show you
info Apr 02 2011 star this tip starred

Reviews & Ratings

19 ratings
3.7 average rating
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29 reviews
6 stars
attended Mar 31 2011

The musical had plenty of colorful sets, but the orchestra's string section seemed "off tune" half the time like a high school band... We were in the left side orchestra... continued

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1 review
3 stars
attended Mar 31 2011

While "Carousel" is somewhat 'dated' and I do not like the idea that if someone hits you hard, but they love you & don't mean to hurt you, it doesn't hurt, I LOVE the... continued

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71 reviews
27 stars
attended Mar 26 2011

Lack of music in some scenes was too quiet and only depended on the actors's voices or performances, which was little too long in some scenes. I was on the 4th row from... continued

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Description

_Carousel _

Music by Richard Rodgers

Book and Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II

Rodgers and Hammerstein’s favorite collaboration, _Carousel _was named the best musical of the 20th Century by Time magazine. Julie and Carrie are mill workers in 1870’s New England who fall in love, one with carousel barker Billy and the other with fisherman Mr. Snow. Their lives become very different with the dark fate of the barker and the success of the fisherman. But when angels give Billy a second chance, love, loyalty, forgiveness and faith are the abiding themes given to his child and to the audience. Come hear the great songs and music, “If I Loved You,” “You’ll Never Walk Alone,” “The Carousel Waltz,” and much more.