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San Mateo Performing Arts Center
600 North Delaware St San Mateo, CA 94401
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"Show Boat"
34 ratings
4.2 average rating
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141 events
89 reviews
0 stars
attended Apr 21 2007

Broadway Quality Production. Great voices, very well done.

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34 reviews
11 stars
attended Apr 06 2007

Cheesy musical but entertaining nonetheless. Again, seats were too far away.

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23 stars
attended Apr 13 2007

Showboat was a spectacular show. One would have thought to be seated at a Broadway show. The actors/singers and screen sets were first rate. I

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Show Boat covers one of the most dramatic eras in American history, from Reconstruction to the Roaring ‘20s. Against this panorama unfolds a saga of romance, racial tension and family survival with one of the greatest scores ever written. Songs include “Old Man River,” "Can’t Help Lovin’ Dat Man" and “Bill.”

This is Broadway by the Bay’s premiere production of the Hal Prince version of this classic and the show’s 80th anniversary. Show Boat is a valentine to America and show business!

Music by Jerome Kern

Book and Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II

Based on the novel Show Boat by Edna Ferber    

About the Ticket Supplier: Broadway By The Bay

Broadway By the Bay is the only major musical theatre company between San Francisco and Palo Alto producing full-scale musical productions using local talents. We are committed to producing the highest-quality shows while maintaining accessibility to our community through affordable ticket prices. In our 50-year history we have received numerous awards and countless acclamations, but none as valued and important than the continued patronage by our community.