55 S. Market St., Suite 250
San Jose, CA 95113
Phone: 669-242-8555

Performances held at:
The Center For Performing Arts
255 Almaden Boulevard
San Jose, CA 95113

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How The Grinch Stole Christmas!

November 28 - December 3, 2023

THE GRINCH broke box office records for two consecutive years on Broadway during its holiday engagements at the St. James and Hilton theatres in New York. Since then, more than 2.1 million theatre-goers across America have been delighted by this heart-warming holiday musical, which The New York Times praised as “100 times better than any bedtime story” and the Gannett papers hailed as “A genius of a show! A total delight for both kids and adults.”

Dr. Seuss’ How The Grinch Stole Christmas! The Musical features the hit songs “You’re A Mean One Mr. Grinch” and “Welcome Christmas” (written by Albert Hague and Dr. Seuss) from the original animated series. Max the Dog narrates as the mean and scheming Grinch, whose heart is “two sizes too small,” decides to steal Christmas away from the Holiday loving Whos. Magnificent sets (John Lee Beatty) and costumes (Robert Morgan) inspired by Dr. Seuss’ original illustrations help transport audiences to the whimsical world of Whoville, while the Music and Book of Mel Marvin and Timothy Mason breathe new life into this timeless story of the true meaning of Christmas. The 2018 production is directed by Matt August and choreographed by Bob Richard based on the original choreography by John DeLuca and originally created by 3-time Tony Award® winning director, Jack O’Brien.

Please note that Broadway San Jose admits guests aged 5 and up. All guests entering the theater, regardless of age, must have a ticket.


Get BOGO 50% off* tickets to the Family Night on
Broadway performance on Thursday, November 30th at 7:30 pm!

Enter code: MISCHIEF before selecting seats by clicking ‘Unlock’.

*Valid on select seats in the balcony only, while supplies last.

Everyone attending this performance is invited to FREE pre-show activities in the
Ridder Lounge from 6 pm – 7:15 pm, and a post-show talkback with members of the cast.

The Grinch is Taking Over San Jose This Thanksgiving Weekend!

Mark your calendars now for a chance to meet the Grinch at one of the stops below!*


2:00 – 4:00 pmSantana Row ­– Photo opportunities available in Park Valencia by Maggiano’s.
5:20 – 5:50 pmSignia by Hilton San Jose – Photo opportunities available in front of the hotel by the Enchant Christmas display.
6:00 – 6:30 pmTree Lighting Ceremony at Christmas in the Park.
6:40 – 7:10 pmAJI Bar and Robata Grill – Make your dinner reservation early to guarantee a meet & greet.


11:30 a.m. – 12:00 pmThe Tech Interactive** – Photo opportunities available in New Venture Hall.

Get 10% off General Admission Tickets with code: GRINCH
Terms and Conditions: Valid Tuesday – Sunday between November 25–January 15. 
4 tickets maximum allowed with discount. Not valid with other offers or promotions.

3:00 – 3:30 pmChildren’s Discovery Museum of San Jose** — Photo opportunities available at the outdoor amphitheater. 

Enjoy a sneak peek performance CMT San Jose’s production of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory at 2:30 p.m. before Mr. Grinch arrives! Get 10% off tickets with code: CMT-GRINCH10 for performances from Dec. 1 – 10 at the Montgomery Theater.

4:30 – 5:00 pmDowntown Ice** at Circle of Palms – Get tickets for this skating session for a chance to snap a selfie with the Grinch and win tickets to the show.
*Times are subject to change. All photo opportunities are available on a first come, first serve basis.
**Admission tickets are required.


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    TueNovember 28, 20237:30 PM
    WedNovember 29, 20237:30 PM
    ThuNovember 30, 20237:30 PM
    FriDecember 1, 20237:30 PM
    Sat MatDecember 2, 20232:00 PM
    Sat EveDecember 2, 20237:30 PM
    Sun MatDecember 3, 20231:00 PM
    Sun EveDecember 3, 20236:30 PM

    Patrons not seated when the performance begins may be held in the lobby to minimize disruption to the show. Late seating is at the discretion of each production.

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    Recommended for ages 5-10

    85 minutes with no intermission

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    55 S. Market St., Suite 250
    San Jose, CA 95113
    Phone: 669-242-8555

    Performances held at:
    Center for the Performing Arts
    255 Almaden Boulevard
    San Jose, CA 95113

    San Jose Civic Box Office:
    135 W San Carlos St,
    San Jose, CA 95113
    Phone: 408-792-4111
    Hours: Tue-Sat 12pm-5pm