theater

  • San Jose native Myha’la Herrold plays Nabulungi in “The Book of Mormon”. Photo Credit: Courtesy of Broadway San Jose

    Getting to Know The Book of Mormon’s Myha’la Herrold

    Local actress makes Broadway debut at home Arturo Hilario El Observador It’s not often that the Broadway productions have such deep roots to the multiple cities they travel to. For the upcoming Broadway San Jose run of “The Book of Mormon” (At the Center for the Performing Arts July...
  • Photo Credit: Joan Marcus.

    A Look at Cabaret With Cast Member Jon Peterson

    Arturo Hilario El Observador  Jon Peterson first began his journey into the performance arts when he was just seven years old. Since his beginnings with the Royal Ballet School in London he’s starred in performances ranging from “Singing in the Rain” to “The Rocky Horror Show”. His most recent...
  • Alejandra Matos es parte del elenco de la producción The Bodyguard en San Jose del 25–30 de
abril. Photo Credit: Broadway San Jose

    Conociendo: Alejandra Matos de “The Bodyguard”

    Arturo Hilario El Observador Alejandra Matos es originalmente de Caracas, Venezuela y en su tiempo en el escenario ha participado en programas de niños en Venezuela hasta programas en Hollywood y ahora llega a San Jose con la producción de Broadway “The Bodyguard”, basado en parte en la película...
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    Theater for the Mind

    Mental health focused factr strives to unite immigrants and community through cultural exchange and art Arturo Hilario El Observador Through focus on the mind and spirit, a nonprofit in San Jose is helping immigrants assimilate to their local communities all while celebrating their differences. Family Alliance for Counseling Tools...
  • Xavier Reyes saldrá en la producción de “Kinky Boots” que viene a San Jose este fin de mes. Photo Credit: Kinky Boots the Musical

    Conociendo A Xavier Reyes de “Kinky Boots”

    Artista puertorriqueño nos cuenta por qué Kinky Boots es una noche de diversión Arturo Hilario El Observador Xavier Reyes, originalmente de Puerto Rico, ha llegado a su carrera preferida en el teatro. Recientemente tuvimos la oportunidad de conectar y hablar sobre como llego a ser actor en Broadway, y...
  • Photo Credit: Sergio Estrada/Joanne Ho

    Luis Valdez: The Way to the Mind is Through the Heart

    Belinda Quesada Special to El Observador 10 Fast Facts You Should Know About Luis Valdez 1. Straight “A” student in high school and a math1 and history nerd. 2. Received a college scholarship and graduated with honors from San José State University. 3. Still keeps in touch with his...
  • Children’s Musical Theater

    Children’s Musical Theater

    San Jose / CALIFORNIA National Endowment for the Arts Chairman Jane Chu has approved more than $82 million to fund local arts projects and partnerships in the NEA’s second major funding announcement for fiscal year 2016. Included in this announcement is an “Art Works” award of $10,000 to Children’s Musical...