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Summer GUIDE 2020 San Jose Stage Company Announces New Virtual Series Beyond The Boards Jonathan White ~ 530-219-9797 •

SAN JOSE, CA. ~ San Jose Stage Company (Randall King, Artistic Di- rector and Cathleen King, Executive Director) is pleased to announce BE- YOND THE BOARDS, a virtual series of conversa- tions between our Artistic Director, Randall King and leading artists in our com- munity and beyond. These weekly chats will take you behind the scenes of the powerful, provocative, and profound work you see at The Stage. Through these discussions we hope to give you an in-depth look at the creative process and how these important collaborations contribute to shaping our communi- ties and the “New Amer- ican Theatre. Featured artists will include L. Peter Callender, Howard Swain,

Herbert Siguenza, Julian Lopez-Morillas,


Miller, and Ray Yeates. Segments will be available Thursday, May 28, 2020 at yond-the-boards.



As a not-for-profit, profes- sional theatre company, San Jose Stage’s work is possible because of the generous support from pa- trons like you.Your support helps to: EMPLOY over 150+ Bay Area theatre art- ists, support our ENGAGE- MENT of an audience of over 30,000, create new and INNOVATIVE work, and provide audiences the highest QUALITY theatre experiences. All arts organizations

across the Bay Area are heavily impacted by COVID-19 and The Stage is no exception. Please

consider making a d o n a ti o n to support our efforts in continu- ing to bring powerful, provoca- tive, and profound theatre to the Bay Area and beyond. To make a donation, please visit donate/. Due to current health advisories


COVID-19, we have post- poned our upcoming pro- ductions of Tracy Letts’ Pulitzer Prize-Winner AU-

With the farthest seat in the house no more than 15 feet from the three-quar- ter thrust stage, the con- nection between actor and audience is pro- foundly visceral. Attracting more than 30,000 patrons to down- town and employing more than 150 lo- cal artists annually, San Jose

GUST: OSAGE COUNTY and Sam Shepard’s THE TOOTH OF CRIME to later this year. We are paying close attention daily to any new information regarding the COVID-19 situation and we hope to have new performance dates for you soon. We will keep you informed as soon as we know more. Thank you for your patience during this time.


Now in its 37th season, San Jose Stage Company is recognized as the South Bay’s leading professional theatre company, having earned a reputation for artistic excellence through imaginative and edgy the- atrical experiences that spark ideas and dialogue with the audience. The Stage is devoted to new, cutting-edge work and re-envisioned American lit- erature and world classics using innovative stage- craft, multi-media that propels the narrative, and accomplished, local ac- tors in true repertory style.

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Stage Company continues to be a vital force in the re- gion’s economic and cre- ative landscape. As a strong community

partner, The Stage has been the creative home for more than 500 perfor- mance groups including San Jose Jazz and Notre Dame High School - work- ing together to engage, provoke, and inspire cur- rent and future theatre participants and arts advo- cates.

The Stage is a mul- ti-award-winning theatre company having received numerous accolades in- cluding the 2018 Paine Knickerbocker Award for continued contributions to Bay Area theatre from the San Francisco Bay Area Theatre Critics Circle. The Stage has produced

over 165 productions, in- cluding 16 world premieres and 47 new works and is ranked as the 2nd largest professional theatre and 8th largest performance arts organization in Silicon Valley (Silicon Valley/San Jose Business Journal).

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