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Welcome to the Hammer Theatre

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About the theatre

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. Read more about the Hammer Theatre. 

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. See a list of upcoming events at the Hammer.

Special Promotions

The Hammer Theatre offers special promotions for some events during the season. Promotions can include special pricing, buy one/get one offers or discounted series or multi-show subscription prices. See current Hammer Theatre promotion.

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 eventsSubscribe to receive our Hammer Theatre Seasonal Brochure or our Applause Online Monthly Newsletter.