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Mainstage Student Matinees for the 2015 – 2016 season will be:

Requesting Seats

To request seats at these student matinees, fill out this online form AFTER July 1, 2015. Attendance at student matinee performances are free to students and their teachers/chaperones that accompany them. To ensure that the maximum number of seats are available for students, please keep the number of adult chaperones to a minimum.

Please call or email Outreach Coordinator Lettie Smith at (408) 437-4464 if you have questions regarding these student matinees.

Additional Details

Mainstage student matinees, which run approximately 3 hours,  take place at the California Theatre located at 345 S. First Street in downtown San Jose. Tosca and The Marriage of Figaro will be sung in Italian with English supertitles; Carmen will be sung in French with English supertitles; A Streetcar Named Desire will be sung in English with English supertitles. Tosca, The Marriage of Figaro and Carmen are recommended for students 6th grade and older; due to mature subject matter including sexual content, A Streetcar Named Desire is restricted to high school students only. Study guides are sent in advance to prepare students for the performance. For a synopsis of each work, click on each opera title.