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Upcoming Events

Tabard’s 19th Season

Tabard Season Event

A Taffeta Christmas

1950s Musical Revue

Dec. 6–22, 2019

A Written and arranged by Rick Lewis
“A Taffeta Christmas is everything a holiday should be
  Your favorite 1950’s girl group—The Taffetas—returns to Tabard’s stage to celebrate the holidays! This musical confection of holiday classics, pop standards and rock ‘n roll sung in high-energy four-part harmony will have you singing right along! A
fun-loving musical hometown Christmas!

— family-friendly, colorful, and full of Christmas songs! —

Tabard Event

The Dirty Downtown Jazz Syndicate

Saturday, Nov. 23

The Dirty Downtown Jazz Syndicate is a group led by pianist/arranger and movie buff, Kevin McCullough. Fronted by sultry singer, Lauren Halliwell, and backed by horns and a killin’ rhythm section, they play music from spy movies, detective shows, film noir, and the like! If you mixed James Bond and Jessica Rabbit up with some fresh arrangements ranging from salsa to swing, surf to heartfelt ballads, that would be the DDJS in a nutshell! After mostly doing some smaller trio versions of the group or private parties around the bay for a time, they are happy to return to play for the public in downtown San Jose, where they first took flight!  — not only in full force, but with special guests on percussion as well!  


Nineteen Jazz Series Subscriptions

Nov 23, 2019 – The Dirty Downtown Jazz Syndicate
Feb 1, 2020 – Monica Marquis Band
Mar 7, 2020 – Chick, Ella, Nineteen & Juanita !
May 16, 2020 – Chaka Khan’s “Savoy” + Juanita Harris!

Main Stage Show Subscriptions

A Taffeta Christmas / Dec 6-22. 2019
The 39 Steps Feb 7 – Mar 1. 2020 
Looking Over the President’s Shoulder / Mar 13 – Apr 5. 2020 
The Secret Garden / Apr 17 – May 10. 2020 

Tabard Event

Will Durst: The Big Fat Year-end
Kiss off Comedy

December 31

The 27th Annual Big Fat Year End Kiss Off Comedy Show features nationally known political satirist Will Durst, Bay Area funny comedy human Johnny Steele, the improvisational wizardry of Debi Durst and Michael Bossier, the comedic stylings of Mari Magaloni, and the ever youthful pizazz of Arthur Gaus.

The show is comprised of stand up comedy, improvisation and loosely written sketches based on the major news stories of 2019, and there’s a cornucopia of delights to choose from.

The cast promises to mock and scoff and taunt with taste and make audiences laugh out loud on purpose. The show is rated PG-13.

Tabard Event

The Monica Marquis Band

February 1

Original jazz/funk/soul artist Monica Marquis (vocalist, pianist, & songwriter), has performed her own music for many years with her band at a multitude of Bay Area venues and featured events. Come enjoy her beautiful vocal stylings and uniquely catchy original music! Her talented band includes Bill C Ireton on guitar, backup vocalists Stephanie Dillard and Sharlene Jones, the Sotelo brothers Ron and Sam on bass and drums, and Monica on lead vocals & keyboard.

Hosted by Gus Kambeitz of the Nineteen Jazz Orchestra, special guest performers from his band will be featured throughout the night, making this an evening to remember, as they perform a great selection of songs from Monica’s 3 self-written albums (released worldwide) and a few recognizable pop favorites done in a style all their own. Prepare to be captivated and inspired by an exciting, groove-infused evening of great live music!

Youth Performing Arts Programs

Tabard Event

Tabard’s Summer Camps are fun adventures in musical theatre for youth of all skill levels! Each summer, we conduct two 1-week sessions and one 2-week session. Session I is for children ages 6 to 10, Session II is for children 7 to 12 and session III (two week) is for children/youth ages 8 to 14. Camps run Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Tabard Theatre.

Now Hiring Teachers

for Our After-school

Theatre Programs

The Tabard Theatre Company is now seeking qualified, experienced theatre teachers to work in our after-school theatre programs for children, grades K through 5.

For more information go to the button link above.

If interested contact our education director, Raul Avina.


Admission-Free Nerd Nite

January 28

Nerd Nite is a boozy, playful, and educational lecture series found in cities all around the world. Enjoy 20 minute talks from scientists, historians, game designers, and other nerds over drinks.

Directions to Tabard Theatre

29 N. San Pedro Street, Suite 200 | San Jose, CA 95110

Theatre on San Pedro Square

29 North San Pedro Street, Suite 200

San Jose, CA 95110