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77 Star Starred
The Stage
490 South First St. San Jose, CA 95113
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13 reviews
10 stars
No late seating, so beware! And be patient when being directed to your seats/ getting your program. FYI, the even numbered seats are near the theatre door with odds opposite; all two-digit seat numbers (i.e., 29, 31, etc.) are on the "sides" with the three-digit ones (i.e., 102, 104, etc.) facing centre stage.
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"Every Christmas Story Ever Told"
89 ratings
3.9 average rating
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18 reviews
42 stars
attended Nov 28 2008

While I thought the play was funny and entertaining, I think I was most impressed by the venue. I'd never been to this theatre before, it was small and intimate, and the perfect place for this play!

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8 reviews
32 stars
attended Nov 30 2008

Great theater. We sat in the last row in the center and had a great view. Loved the second half, especially the closing song. Women's bathroom quite small.

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8 reviews
12 stars
attended Dec 19 2008

The 3 performers were very entertaining. They played out all of the Christmas carols roles very well. Very professional actors and the song at the end was the best. I bought these tickets for my husband and he enjoyed it.

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“The actors in this play were so funny, their timing so impeccably perfect, that they literally killed three-quarters of the audience, whose bodies have already been donated to science for the study of comedy’s lethal effects.”—Metro
Every Christmas Story Ever Told was a Goldstar ROAR award winner in 2008.


Join San Jose Stage Company as they once again tackle this fast-moving, irreverent comedy that takes holiday cheer to the extreme! Every Christmas Story Ever Told is a fond and furious look at the holiday classics and traditions we all remember, and some we would like to forget. From a non-religious version of_ Silent Night_ to a non-copyrighted version of Rudolph, the Red-nosed Reindeer—renamed Gustav the Green-nosed Reingoat—as well as tributes to Frosty the Snowman, The Grinch and It’s A Wonderful Life, no pop culture holiday icon is spared in this whirlwind of holiday merriment.