Downtown San Jose's Best Kept Secret

and Home of

The Tabard Theatre Company

As the resident and managing theatre company, Tabard has created a unique and intimate "Destination" for some of the best live music of all genres and most creative theatre productions, as well as a host of other performing arts events. TOSPS is also available for rent to private, for-profit, and non-profit organizations throughout the year, depending on availability.

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Most Tuesdays, 7pm

Check out the local talent! Theatre on San Pedro Square (TOSPS) presents different musicians each week—

Jazz — Blues — Guitar — Big Band

The admission is FREE! Enjoy the open bar and your favorite—or some new—talent!

Coming Up Next
Jan. 6 Blues Society Bands Silicon Valley Blues Society
Jan. 13 Mojo Workin Blues
Jan. 27 CHOC'D Classic Rock
Feb. 3 Blues Society Bands Silicon Valley Blues Society
Feb. 17 @Jazz Jazz




February 7

19 Jazz Nights

Great Female Composers, Past and Present

Nineteen explores the work of some of the most creative writers for modern jazz orchestra. Starting with adventuresome, densely-textured pieces written by Mary Lou Williams for the Duke Ellington orchestra in the '50s and '60s, through the post-bop intricacies of Toshiko Akioshi, the '70s' avant-gardist Carla Bley, and modernists Maria Schneider and Tamiko Tsunami. 


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James Creer

Kurt Gravenhorst

January 30—February 22

The autobiographical story of Mitch Albom, an accomplished journalist driven solely by his career, and Morrie Schwartz, his former college professor. Sixteen years after graduation, Mitch is reunited with Morrie, and what starts as a simple visit turns into a weekly pilgrimage and a last class in the meaning of life. Starring James Creer as Mitch Albom and directed by Doug Baird.

“A touching, life-affirming, deeply emotional drama with a generous dose of humor.” —NY Daily News
“Rewarding. Go see it any day of the week.” —WOR-AM




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February 14

Juanita Harris in Concert! 

One Special Night Only!

Join Juanita Harris as she returns to Theatre on San Pedro Square for another fabulous and exciting night of songs. You'll hear tunes that span the spectrum from Jazz, R&B, Broadway…you name it, you may hear it! This one-night only engagement promises to be filled with memorable music that includes some of her favorites as well as some new numbers she's throwing in just for this concert.


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April 10—May 3

Written by Brian Crawley and Jeanine Tesori based on The Ugliest Pilgrim by Doris Betts and currently on Broadway, award-winning VIOLET is a powerful story about self-perception filled with energetic, toe-tapping Gospel, Rock, Country, and Rhythm and Blues score and a well-crafted book. Directed by Jay Manley.

"A lovely piece, filled with unexpected details, compassion for its quirky characters and a score that uses southern popular and folk influences with unpredictable sophistication and flair.” —Newsday



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May 9

19 Jazz Nights

The concluding concert in Nineteen's 2014 – 2015 season at the Tabard. 

Program to be announced. Hold the date!