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February 2019

A Midsummer Night’s Dream

February 21 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

For centuries, audiences have been charmed and amused by the residents of Athens mixing with fairies in the enchanted, moonlit forest of Shakespeare’s beloved comedy. Gary De Mattei returns to Playful People Productions to direct his modern-day vision of this classic tale of magic, romance, and the mystical nature of true love, which never does run smooth. $14-$20. http://playfulpeople.net/a-midsummer-nights-dream-2019/

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Disney on Ice presents Dare to Dream

February 21 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Celebrate what’s possible as five Disney heroines spark the courage inside us all at Disney On Ice presents Dare To Dream! In her Disney On Ice debut, see how far Moana, Anna and Elsa, Rapunzel, Belle, and Cinderella go to find their inner hero. Along with Mickey and friends, discover your inner hero at Disney On Ice presents Dare To Dream! $15-$85. http://www.sapcenter.com/events/detail/doidaretodream

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Disney’s Aladdin Jr. – CMT Rising Stars

February 21 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Discover a “whole new world” with this adaptation of the 1992 Academy Award-winning film and the 2014 hit Broadway show. Aladdin, a “diamond in the rough” street rat, is down on his luck until he discovers a magic lamp – and the genie with the power to grant three wishes. Wanting to earn the respect of the Princess Jasmine, Aladdin embarks on an adventure that tests his moral character, until he finally learns that his true worth lies deep within him.…

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Creative Minds: a conversation with Brendan Fernandes

February 21 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Choreographer and artist Brendan Fernandes, a former dancer, is acutely aware of the particular way in which ballet dancers are trained to walk. Join a conversation with the artist directly following Thursday's performance. Admission is $5 after 5pm (free to members). https://sjmusart.org/event/creative-minds-conversation-brendan-fernandes

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National Theatre Live: Antony & Cleopatra – Screening

February 21 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Broadcast live from the National Theatre, Ralph Fiennes and Sophie Okonedo play Shakespeare’s famous fated couple in his great tragedy of politics, passion, and power. NOTE: This is not a live performance; it is a high-definition film of the stage production captured live at London’s National Theatre. $14-$21. https://hammertheatre.com/event/antony-cleopatra-screening/2019-02-21/

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Cats – Broadway San Jose

February 21 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Winner of seven Tony Awards including Best Musical, Cats tells the story of one magical night when an extraordinary tribe of cats gathers for its annual ball to rejoice and decide which cat will be reborn. $43-$153. https://broadwaysanjose.com/Cats/

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San Jose Jazz Winter Fest 2019 – The Bad Plus

February 21 @ 7:30 pm - 8:45 pm

The Bad Plus is known for blending avant-garde jazz with rock and pop influences. The New York Times calls the group’s first full-length release and their thirteenth studio recording Never Stop II “an exhilarating document” that sparks an exciting new chapter for this iconic group. This is a two concert event. There is a set beginning at 7:30pm and 9:30pm. $30. https://sanjosejazz.org/artist/the-bad-plus/

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Cat on a Hot Tin Roof

February 21 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Tennessee Williams’ masterpiece takes on a fresh form in this sizzling hot tale of the ties that bind. On a steamy night on the Mississippi Delta, the Pollitt Plantation swarms with angst as the family gathers to celebrate the 65th birthday of their hot-tempered patriarch, Big Daddy. The heat begins to rise in the Southern family when Big Daddy announces he must choose one of his sons to inherit his estate-Brick: his favorite or Gooper. With the future of the…

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This is Our Youth

February 21 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

In 1982, on Manhattan's Upper West Side, the wealthy, articulate pot-smoking teenagers who were small children in the '60s have emerged as young adults in a country that has just resoundingly rejected everything they were brought up to believe in. The very last wave of New York City's '60s-style Liberalism has come of age—and there's nowhere left to go. $17-$22. https://www.northsidetheatre.com/

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San Jose Jazz Winter Fest 2019 – The Bad Plus

February 21 @ 9:30 pm - 10:45 pm

The Bad Plus is known for blending avant-garde jazz with rock and pop influences. The New York Times calls the group’s first full-length release and their thirteenth studio recording Never Stop II “an exhilarating document” that sparks an exciting new chapter for this iconic group. This is a two concert event. There is a set beginning at 7:30pm and 9:30pm. $30. https://sanjosejazz.org/artist/the-bad-plus-2/

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