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About the Hammer

Operated by San José State University, the Hammer Theatre serves the university and community through artistically, educationally, and technologically excellent performing arts programming. The Hammer expresses the unique characteristics and diverse cultures that comprise Silicon Valley. To learn more about the Hammer Theatre, click here.

Upcoming Events

From traditional music, theatre, and dance performances to influential speakers and modern ArtTech, the Hammer Theatre hosts an array of events year-round. For a list of upcoming events at the Hammer, click here.

Want to stay up-to-date?

We send out a brochure highlighting all the events we have lined up for each season. Every month we also send out an online newsletter with a list of upcoming events.To sign up to receive our Hammer Theatre Seasonal Brochure or our Applause Online Monthly Newsletter, click here.