“When I write I don’t aim to shock people, and I’m surprised when I do. But I don’t think that anything that occurs in life should be omitted from art, though the artist should present it in a fashion that is artistic and not ugly. I set out to tell the truth. And sometimes the truth is shocking.” — Tennessee WilliamsRead More
About the play- Cat on a Hot Tin Roof
“Mendacity is a system that we live in, liquor is one way out an' death's the other” - Brick
‘Cat on a Hot Tin Roof’, potentially one of the most descriptive titles in history, immediately and viscerally sets the tone of this Pulitzer Prize-winning play.Read More
Martin McDonagh is a British-Irish screenwriter, director, and one of the most acclaimed playwrights of our time whose body of work spans over two decades. As a playwright he is celebrated for his absurdist black humor and incendiary spirit that challenges the modern theatre aesthetic.Read More
We are thrilled to welcome Garland Thompson Jr. to our core staff as San Jose Stage’s new Production Manager!
An award-winning poet, actor, playwright, stage designer, filmmaker, producer, director, and former stagehand, Garland’s life long dedication to the arts will serve him and our upcoming Season 36 in profound ways.Read More
Allison Rich will be joining the full time staff of San Jose Stage as our new Associate Artistic Director.
“When you work with an artist that truly reflects the mission of your organization you must provide every opportunity that allows both the artist and company to flourish.” Randall King | Artistic Director-San Jose StageRead More
Sam Shepard's 74th birthday, for us at San Jose Stage November 5th will become an annual day of celebration. Shepard transformed the landscape of American Theatre, his passing in July of this year left a hole in the theatre community yet his words and impact live on through his masterful works.Read More
San Jose Stage is thrilled to extend their mission of developing new works by partnering with SJSU to present the staged readings of The Repeating Arms of Sarah Winchester & Gunpowder Joe (Dec 4 & 5).Read More
This year marks The Stage’s 35th Anniversary Season and our theme, “Truth & Illusion” keeps with our vision of offering theatre that is powerful, provocative and profound
We hope you will consider making a donation to The Stage to support our mission of illuminating the human condition.Read More
San Jose Stage Company’s Media & Communications Director (Clinton Williams) had the pleasure of speaking with Joe DiPietro, one of the Tony Award winning creators of The Toxic Avenger & Memphis, about the process of sculpting the show, collaborating with David Bryan, & his early career.Read More