Concerts & Special Events

Besides offering a six-show mainstage season, City Lights Theater also hosts play readings, concerts and other special events. To experience great music from soul to jazz to funk, check out our Lights & Music Concert Series presented in partnership with Epic Immersive. Or get introduced to a fresh work by a local playwright at our “Lights Up!” festival of new plays. The next festival is April 27-29, 2018

To ask about renting the theater for your own event, email Here’s what’s coming up:


[image: Axes drawing by Paul Anderson]

Axes and Ohhhhs!

A FUNdraiser for City Lights Theater Company, inspired by the legend of Lizzie Borden

Join us for all or part of the evening’s festivities on Saturday, August 5, 2017:

Cocktails and Dinner (with special ghost appearances) at Fallon House & Garden, 4:30-7 p.m. This themed menu catered by Cafe Stritch includes chopped salad (of course), wine donated by Delicato Family Vineyards, and blood orange ale brewed specially for us by Taplands.
Special Performance of LIZZIE, our summer musical, at City Lights. Doors open at 7:30 p.m.
Post-Show Dance Party at City Lights: 10:15-11:30 p.m. Free event parking at Notre Dame High School, and cheesecake poppers donated by Charlie’s Cheesecakes!
Tiered pricing from $50 to $150; call 408-295-4200 for details.

Special thanks to History San Jose, and to artist Paul Anderson for our fantastic event image.