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The Tabard Theatre Company
Tabard Events

TABARD EVENTS is a program of THE TABARD THEATRE COMPANY, the resident and managing theatre company of Theatre on San Pedro Square (TOSPS). TABARD EVENTS presents some of the best live music from all genres, as well as a host of other performing arts events. TOSPS is a unique and intimate "Destination" and available for rent to private, for-profit, and non-profit organizations throughout the year.

Parking: Theatre on San Pedro Square offers Validation for Free Parking after 6:00 pm weeknights and all day/evening weekends, in the City parking lot conveniently located across the street from our theatre (except on Sharks/Special Event pre-paid nights).
(For Directions and more detailed Parking Information, click here.)

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Tabard 2015-2016 Season Presents


November 6–28

Bay Area Premiere!




DEATH TAKES A HOLIDAY celebrates life and home when Death arrives at a family's Italian villa just after World War I disguised as a handsome Prince. In this passionate and elegant musical, the Prince discovers for the first time the joys and heartbreaks of life.

The 2011 Off-Broadway production was nominated for ten 2012 Drama Desk Awards, 2012 Drama Desk Awards—including Outstanding Musical, Outstanding Music, Outstanding Book of a Musical, and Outstanding Lyrics.



Tabard Events Presents

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
November 24 Sweet n’ Sticky CANCELLED* Contemporary Duo
December 8 SV Blues Society Blues
December 15 Alexandra Sempel - Shannon Larsen Contemporary Acoustic
December 22 Mojo Workin Blues

*Due to Musician illness, the Sweet n' Sticky Band will be unable to perform November 24. Sorry for any inconvenience. Please join us December 8 for the Silicon Valley Blues Society!


Guest Event


Third Friday of Each Month

Noon Arts & Lectures

Chek back for details about the upcoming events.

Suggested $5 Door Donation
Tickets and Info:
Time of event: 12:10pm - 12:50

Coming Up Next—Third Friday of Each Month (check back for details)
November 20    
December 18    



Tabard 2015-2016 Season Presents


December 4–18




A Live Radio Play

Like Tabard’s 2011 production of It’s a Wonderful Life, this production of the heartwarming holiday classic will be presented in the tradition of live radio programs from the 1940s, staged with live sound effects performed by a small cast each playing several characters.

Embrace the miracle that happens when Kris Kringle is hired as Macy’s Santa and lovingly impacts those who meet Santa that holiday season, and everyone rediscovers what "home" really means. Adding to the fun, before each performance, a special pre-show hands-on demonstration will be presented on the making of sound effects for radio and stage.



Tabard Events Presents


December 19–20

Big Band Christmas



NINETEEN returns with its fabulous, exciting, not-to-be-missed concert of holiday music done Big Band Style! Only three performances that will surely sell out, so get your tickets now. Subscribers: Your discounted tickets to NINETEEN'S concerts are in addition to your subscription to Tabard's six MainStage productions.



Tabard Events Presents


L-R: Mari Magaloni, Debi Durst, Johnny Steele,
Will Durst, Michael Bossier.
Not pictured: Arthur Gaus, Jeb Bush

December 31

Will Durst - The Big Year-End Kiss-Off
Comedy Show XXIII

For the 23rd consecutive year, Will Durst and his merry band of pranksters are proud to take their end-of-the-year comedy extravaganza to the Bay Area’s far-flung nooks and crannies, bringing their hilarious New Year’s celebration to the people.

The Big Fat Year End Kiss Off Comedy Show features a riotously uproarious collection of skits, sketches, and stand- up, all focused on the year of our Lord 2015. Some calendars are less conducive as subjects of humourosity, but what with Kim Davis giving a Confederate flag to Pope Francis after hacking Hillary’s email to discover her position on the NAACP white lady who pretended she was black, (according to Brian Williams), this year has been especially fecund. Lush like a tropical rain forest. This show is rated PG-13.