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62 Star Starred
City Lights Theater
529 South Second Street San Jose, CA 95112
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The show is 2.5 hours long, so try one of the many restaurants in downtown SJ ahead of time
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Make sure you print out your ticket confirmation, so you will be waved through. Otherwise , you will need to stop and have your purchase confirmed. Although I understand the need to "reserve" seats for the lobby volunteers in this general seating theatre, choosing less conspicuous seats would be a better option.
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8 stars
attended Aug 13 2011

Show left me dissapointed two great numbers and two hours of boredom...

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6 reviews
6 stars
attended Aug 07 2011

The layout of this small venue is great, and the acting was excellent! We'll go to City Lights again!

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10 reviews
0 stars
attended Jul 31 2011

It was overall a pleasing production. The music is generic Broadway but quite hummable; the cast is quite good for a small local ensemble and had passion in their performances. The backstage instrumentalists made good use of the synthesizers to...continued

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Quotes & Highlights

The 2009 film adaptation, starring Daniel Day-Lewis, Nicole Kidman, Penelope Cruz, Kate Hudson and others, was nominated for four Academy Awards.



Book by Arthur Kopit

Music & Lyrics by Maury Yeston

Oh, to be Italian! Based on Federico Fellini’s film 8-½, this groundbreaking musical is an explosion of tangled relationships and romantic fantasies. Renowned filmmaker Guido Contini, pursued by hordes of women from his past and present, has just celebrated his 40th birthday. The flashbacks soon overwhelm his dreams, his art, and his future as he struggles to complete his latest film – a musical version of Casanova.

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.