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96 Star Starred
San Mateo Performing Arts Center
600 North Delaware St San Mateo, CA 94401
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41 reviews
41 stars
attended Nov 09 2008

i did attend the event and it was outstanding. great singing and acting. one of the best shows of the year. a wonderful evening.

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41 reviews
67 stars
attended Nov 07 2008

If you like Stephen Schwartz's music, this whirlwind tour through nearly 40 years of his work (from "Godspell" through "Wicked") will delight you. My half-price tickets were way up in the back, but sightlines and sound were excellent, so this was...continued

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11 reviews
16 stars
attended Nov 07 2008

This was an amazing evening! I wanted it to go on longer. Highly recommend it.

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This show is a night of musical theater related to the biographical book about the career of Stephen Schwartz, Defying Gravity by Carol de Giere.

About the Ticket Supplier: Broadway By The Bay

Broadway By The Bay, the largest theatre company on the Peninsula, has won numerous awards, including over 45 Theatre Critics Circle Awards, and has garnered acclaim throughout the San Francisco Bay Area as a destination for professional-quality musical theatre. Under the leadership of Artistic Director Brooke Knight and Executive Director Jim Gardia, Broadway By The Bay produces three full-scale musicals and one intimate composer/lyricist series each season.

Lauded for its efforts in education, Broadway By the Bay's Youth Theatre Conservatory - for ages 4-17 - gives younger students solid foundations in acting, singing, and dancing for the musical theatre. For those 18 and over, the Musical Theatre Conservatory offers professional classes to adults of all ages. Students aspiring to achieve a professional level of performance skills are taught by instructors who have excelled in their specialties. Musical Theatre Conservatory's intensive summer program is offered in conjunction with Notre Dame de Namur University in Belmont.