Venue Details

77 Star Starred
The Stage
490 South First St. San Jose, CA 95113
408-283-7142
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Reviews & Ratings

"Every Christmas Story Ever Told"
89 ratings
3.9 average rating
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52 events
18 reviews
43 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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mei
26 events
11 reviews
38 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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C
8 events
8 reviews
13 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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Quotes & Highlights

“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.

Description

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.

<em>Alcoholidaze</em> Val Kilmer's <em>Cinema Twain</em> <em>Disgraced</em> Disney's <em>The Lion King</em> <em>Cirque du Soleil: LUZIA</em> <em>Beach Blanket Babylon</em> <em>A Christmas Carol</em> WinterFest at California's Great America Oakland Athletics vs. San Francisco Giants: Preseason Baseball <em>Irving Berlin's White Christmas</em> Smuin's <em>The Christmas Ballet</em> <em>She Loves Me</em> <em>A Thousand Splendid Suns</em>