Venue Details

45 Star Starred
City Lights Theater
529 South Second Street San Jose, CA 95112
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$5 parking across the street from the theater
Amadeus info Apr 28 2014 star this tip starred
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Street parking is available though it can be a bit tricky to find. We managed to park about 2 blocks from the theater at 5 minutes before showtime.
The Smell of the Kill info Feb 10 2014 star this tip starred

Reviews & Ratings

16 ratings
4.3 average rating
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25 reviews
11 stars
attended Mar 30 2013

I didn't know the story and expected something more interesting. The story itself is pretty boring. The actors were great, except the ending (he shouldn't wipe his hands on the stage it brokel know what I'm taling about if you will see the play).

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10 reviews
5 stars
attended Apr 07 2013

It's a good story. The acting left something to be desired. Hedda's husband, George, was poorly played. Perhaps it was just poor direction.

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By Henrik Ibsen

Adapted by Brian Friel

Hedda returns from her honeymoon dissatisfied, anticipating a life of tedious convention. Aided and abetted by her predatory confidante, Judge Brack, she begins to manipulate the fates of those around her to devastating effect. Brian Friel’s new version – taking liberties that only a master playwright might – invests Ibsen’s social realist original with psychological truth, presenting Hedda’s gradual mental breakdown as the inevitable consequence of an entirely inflexible social structure.

About the Ticket Supplier: City Lights Theater Company

The City Lights Theater Company (CLTC) is San Jose’s Off-Broadway theatre company and presents adventurous live stage productions in an intimate flexible environment. CLTC is committed to the community by providing their audiences with affordable, quality theatre and opportunities for local artists.