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“Night at the Opera”
Review of California Theatre

California Theatre
Ranked #20 of 138 things to do in San Jose
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Owner description: The California Theatre in San Jose, California is managed and operated by San Jose Theaters, a division of Team San Jose. It regularly hosts major performances from Opera San Jose, Symphony Silicon Valley and other organizations. This beautiful theatre, originally built in 1927 and renovated starting in 2001, marries the opulence of its movie palace origins with state-of-the-art performing arts venue attributes. The California Theatre is Available to Rent * 1,122 seating capacity, with up to 14 wheelchair areas * State-of-the-art production and audio visual technology * Stage Size: 90'x40' * Several dressing rooms
Reviewed 18 October 2013

This refurbished downtown theatre has been beautifully restored. The acoustics were excellent. Accessible by car and light rail.

Thank CruisingCalifornian
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Reviewed 7 September 2013

Always seeking a reason to visit. Of note is the delightful organ in the lobby; at Christmas, a very good organist serenades the patrons with Christmas carols. The hall is tasteful, and not overdone as was the custom for the movie houses of the day. Great venue!!!

Thank rrz518
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Reviewed 1 September 2013

If you want to see a beautifully restored hall be sure and check out the California Theatre! Both Opera San José and Symphony Silicon Valley use it as their home hall and it's well worth a visit. (The groups are also well worth a listen!)

Thank PATTY M
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Reviewed 30 July 2013

This theater is a beautiful addition to downtown San Jose. Beautifully restored, it is a treat to see any musical entertainment at this location. There are plenty of restaurants to choose from near-by too.

Thank southbaytravelers
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Reviewed 29 July 2013

The California Theatre is a wonderful SJ venue. The refurbishment done several years ago could not have been better. We have enjoyed many events there and always happy and delighted to return.

Thank sandisea63
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