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Theatre on San Pedro Square
Located in the courtyard behind Peggy Sue's Restaurant 29 North San Pedro Street San Jose, CA 95110
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The theatre is in the same building as '50s diner Peggy Sue's, which is open late, so I went there after the show. I can't recommend it. Overcooked, flavorless burger; chili cheese fries tasted mostly of the beans.
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The theatre has a full bar with snacks - cookies, mini-cheesecakes; I had a Brie plate that wasn't abusively priced at six dollars. Not really anything to make a meal of.
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attended Sep 05 2008

Second Wind is a first rate company, and it was a superb performance.

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High atop a corporate office building, two men – one white, one black – seek harmony in their high-pressure world. When their simmering prejudices need venting, they resort to a corporate-approved ‘solution’ that lets them speak their minds in this hilariously dark comedy. Meanwhile, in a story inspired by real-life tragedy, a young writer imagines the long conversation between a dying white man who lies embedded in a car windshield and the black woman who is trying desperately not to let this distraction ruin her celebration of Flag Day. Second Wind Productions has been called “invigorating and exciting” by the San Francisco Examiner, “witty and compassionate” by the San Francisco Chronicle, and “small theatre at its best” by the Bay Guardian. Don’t miss this West Coast Premiere by Pulitzer Prize nominee, Lee Blessing.

About the Ticket Supplier: Second Wind Productions

Now in its 24th year, Second Wind Productions has performed from San Francisco to Edinburgh, Scotland. Its production of The Gravedigger's Tango was called "fascinating, classy, invigorating, and smart," by The San Francisco Examiner. "Effortlessly enthralls... gripping suspense deftly rendered," writes the SF Bay Times of Second Wind's production of The Woman in Black. And the Marin Independent writes, "Second Wind has a goal that is rare in today's bottom-line theatre world: to use the stage to explore social and political issues that impact ordinary American lives."

Second Wind is dedicated to theatre that approaches social and political issues from the human perspective. They embrace the tradition of theater as an instrument of both education and catharsis.