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83 Star Starred
Montgomery Theater
Off Plaza de Cesar Chavez 271 S. Market St. San Jose, CA 95113
408-295-9600
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4.3 average rating
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4 reviews
0 stars
attended Jul 26 2008

Very talented young performers and very enjoyable performance. I missed the information regarding just how "young" however..would like to see this production with a more experienced troop next time.

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3 reviews
2 stars
attended Jul 30 2008

Too slow a start for my tast. Otherwise, the performance was great.

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1 review
0 stars
attended Jul 30 2008

I took my grandchildren, boy and girl, ages 12 an 13, so they could be exposed to a live performance. They were enthralled. i had given them some advance information that... continued

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Description

The world’s greatest love story takes to the streets in this landmark Broadway musical that is one of the theater’s finest accomplishments. Two young idealistic lovers in New York City find themselves caught between warring street gangs, the Jets and the Sharks. Their struggle to survive in a world of hate, violence and prejudice is one of the most innovative, heart-wrenching and relevant musical dramas of our time.

Kevin Hauge (director) has been the artistic director for Children’s Musical Theater San Jose (CMT) since 1996. During this time, he has led CMT to become the nation’s premiere youth theater organization. Hauge’s director/choreographer credits at CMT include Aida, Miss Saigon, Jesus Christ Superstar, Little Shop of Horrors, The Who’s Tommy, Will Rogers Follies, Smokey Joe’s Cafe, Footloose, Jekyll & Hyde, West Side Story, Into the Woods, Evita (produced in a bilingual format), A Chorus Line, Crazy for You and the CMT original production of PULSE: The Rhythm of Life, which appeared on PBS television and received an Emmy nomination.

About the Ticket Supplier: CMT San Jose

Children’s Musical Theater San Jose is a leader in the world of youth theater companies, renowned for its innovative spirit in every area of programming.

CMT is committed to providing excellent, accessible musical theater training and youth theater performances for young audiences, families and the entire Silicon Valley region. CMTSJ has 3 age groups:

1) The Marquee productions (age 19+) has become a CMT tradition and highlights CMT’s full artistic potential with high-caliber entertainment that benefits the organization and the community

2) Mainstage Productions (featuring high school and college age performers) has made a name for itself within the local arts scene as well as on a national level with unprecedented recognition

3) Rising Stars productions inspire younger performers, ages 6-14 and their families to develop their passion for musical theater.