2020 - 2021 Season Announcement

Tickets are now available!

Rita Moreno Awards CANCELED May 18, 2020

THE RITA MORENO CALIFORNIA HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL HONORS will be co-hosted for the seventh year by CMT San Jose and Broadway San Jose at the San Jose Center for Performing Arts. The award ceremony for the 2019-20 season will be May 18, 2020 in downtown San Jose.

Come From Away June 16-21, 2020

Don’t miss this breathtaking new musical written by Tony® nominees Irene Sankoff and David Hein, and helmed by this year’s Tony-winning Best Director, Christopher Ashley. Newsweek cheers, “It takes you to a place you never want to leave!”

The Lion King July 15 - August 9, 2020

More than 100 million people around the world have experienced the phenomenon of Disney’s THE LION KING, and now you can, too, when San Jose's best-loved musical returns to the Center for Performing Arts. Winner of six Tony Awards®, including Best Musical, this landmark musical event brings together one of the most imaginative creative teams on Broadway. Tony Award®-winning director Julie Taymor brings to life a story filled with hope and adventure set against an amazing backdrop of stunning visuals. THE LION KING also features some of Broadway’s most recognizable music, crafted by Tony Award®-winning artists Elton John and Tim Rice. There is simply nothing else like THE LION KING.

1776 September 29 - October 4, 2020

Direct from the American Repertory Theater at Harvard University, visionary director Diane Paulus reexamines a pivotal moment in American history in a re-imagining of the Tony Award®-winning musical 1776 prior to its Broadway engagement at Roundabout Theatre Company.


The Simon & Garfunkel Story October 8, 2020

The Simon and Garfunkel Story returns to the stage after a sold out worldwide tour and their latest blockbuster tour of North America where they received standing ovations everywhere. The nostalgic multi media experience and a full live band perform all the hits including ‘Mrs Robinson’, ‘Cecilia’, ‘Homeward Bound’ and many more..don’t miss The Simon and Garfunkel Story.

Dear Evan Hansen November 10 - 29, 2020

Winner of 6 Tony Awards® including Best Musical and the 2018 Grammy Award, DEAR EVAN HANSEN is the deeply personal and profoundly contemporary musical about life and the way we live it. The Washington Post calls DEAR EVAN HANSEN “one of the most remarkable shows in musical theater history.”


Alton Brown Live: Beyond the Eats December 15, 2020

Alton Brown is hitting the road with a new culinary variety show. Audiences can expect more cooking, more comedy, more music, and more potentially dangerous science stuff.

Prepare for an evening unlike any other and if Brown calls for volunteers…think twice.

Riverdance January 1-3, 2021

This exciting 25th anniversary production will premiere in North America in January 2020. It will still be RIVERDANCE, but not as you have ever seen or heard it before.


Jersey Boys January 8 - 10, 2021

Go behind the music and inside the story of Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons in the Tony and Grammy Award®-winning true-life musical phenomenon, JERSEY BOYS. From the streets of New Jersey to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, this is the musical that’s just too good to be true.

Anastasia January 26 – 31, 2021

The romantic and adventure-filled new musical ANASTASIA is at home in Broadway San Jose at last! This dazzling show will transport you from the twilight of the Russian Empire to the euphoria of Paris in the 1920s, as a brave young woman sets out on a journey to discover the mystery of her past.

Tootsie March 23 - 28, 2021

It’s “far and away the funniest musical of the season” (Daily News). It’s “the most uproarious new show in years” (The Hollywood Reporter). It’s “the best comedy on Broadway” (Forbes). No matter how you say it, Tootsie is unanimously funny! It’s a laugh-out-loud love letter to the theatre, based on the Oscar®-nominated film.

Roald Dahl’s Charlie and the Chocolate Factory May 4 - 9, 2021

Roald Dahl's amazing tale is now San Jose's golden ticket! It's the perfect recipe for a delectable treat: songs from the original film, including "Pure Imagination," "The Candy Man," and "I've Got a Golden Ticket," alongside a toe-tapping and ear-tickling new score from the songwriters of Hairspray. Get ready for Oompa-Loompas, incredible inventions, the great glass elevator, and more, more, more at this everlasting showstopper!


RENT May 14-16, 2021

For a quarter of a century, RENT has inspired us to choose love over fear and to live without regret. This Tony Award and Pulitzer Prize-winning phenomenon has become more than a musical – it’s a cultural touchstone and a source of joy and strength for millions. RENT’s 25th Anniversary “Farewell Season of Love” is your FINAL CHANCE to experience this celebrated touring production – so don’t miss it!

Les Misérables June 15-20, 2021

With its glorious new staging and dazzlingly reimagined scenery inspired by the paintings of Victor Hugo, this breathtaking new production has left both audiences and critics awestruck, cheering “Les Miz is born again!” (NY1).