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The Stage
490 South First St. San Jose, CA 95113
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Depending on where you sit, you might find the seat a bit dusty perhaps with some little bit of cobweb or not. But comparatively, it's still cleaner than going to movie theater where people or kids slob over the seat with food, etc.
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4.8 average rating
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2 reviews
3 stars
attended Feb 17 2011

Throughly enjoyed the play. It was well cast and the acting was excellent, one got completely caught up in the story.

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30 reviews
27 stars
attended Mar 04 2011

When I attend a small theater group performance, my expectations are usually consistent with the group's payroll- small. Thus, when a small group produces a great show my enjoyment is enhanced by the surprise of the experience. On The Waterfront...continued

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Goldstar Member Red Velvet
30 events
11 reviews
24 stars
attended Feb 20 2011

Absolutely WONDERFUL actors!

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Quotes & Highlights

“It is a dazzling performance in a group show that offers not a carbon copy, but an imaginative re-invention of what is an iconic movie. It makes for a gripping piece of theatre.”   —_The Guardian _
“An extraordinary piece of expressionistic theatre and stylized ritual that ranks as a thrilling work of art…I was enthralled.”  —London Evening Standard


By Budd Schulberg with Stan Silverman

Directed by Kenneth Kelleher

While the iconic film was sold to audiences as “warm and moving…but with brass knuckles,” reviewers have called this reworking, which debuted at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival in 2008, “mythic” and “surreal,” with all the power and pathos that first packed a punch more than 50 years ago.

The 1954 film received eight Academy Awards, including Best Picture, Best Actor and Best Director. It is Leonard Bernstein’s only original film score not adapted from a stage production with songs.

About the Ticket Supplier: San Jose Stage Company

Founded in 1983, San Jose Stage Company is a professional theatre company dedicated to producing the works of contemporary playwrights that speak to the conditions, hopes and fears of all mankind.

San Jose Stage operates in their own theatre facility in downtown San Jose. They produce five plays per season on an annual budget of approximately $850,000.00 and serve over 25,000 patrons each season.