The Theatre on San Pedro Square - San Jose, CA
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member DougK
N 37° 20.128 W 121° 53.619
10S E 598005 N 4132662
Quick Description: Formerly known as the home of The Last Laugh, an eight-month, million-dollar renovation has given way to one of the most comfortable theatres in the Bay Area. The Theatre on San Pedro Square in San Jose is now home to the Tibard Theatre Company.
Location: California, United States
Date Posted: 5/3/2011 4:47:44 PM
Waymark Code: WMBC70
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill
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Long Description:
The Theatre on San Pedro Square in San Jose, California, is home to the Tibard Theatre Company.

The Farmers Union Corp., established in this building in 1874, served as an agricultural cooperative and bank, throughout the late 19th and early 20th centuries. In 1961, with the waning of agriculture in the valley, farmers union President John P. McEnery made the decision to develop the corporation's holdings as the new San Pedro Square. The theatre itself is located on the second floor of this beautiful brick building.

The Tabard Theatre Company is the managing and resident theatre company of Theatre on San Pedro Square. Tabard produces produces four to six mainstage productions each season in the theatre and offers theatre workshops for adults and children.

Other theatre productions, including live jazz and additional performing arts events are held at the theatre. It is available for rent for private events, performances, workshops, seminars, and networking events.

Parking is available in multi-story city parking garage directly across from theatre for flat rate of $4 or $5.

Theater Name: Theatre on San Pedro Square

Country: USA

29 North San Pedro Street
Suite 200
San Jose, CA USA

Web Site: [Web Link]

Venue: Community Theater

Type of Productions:
Musicals, Comedies, Dramas

Restored Building: yes

Date of Construction: 1874

Stage Type: Black Box

Seating Capacity: 150

Architect/Designer: Not listed

Special Productions/Events/Festivals: Not listed

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