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- Gary Soren Smith Center for the Fine and Performing Arts

Season of the Arts 2017-2018

Featured Upcoming Event:

Summerfest 2018

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Stage 1 Theatre & Ohlone College Present HAIRSPRAY - The Broadway Musical

  • July 6-7, 13-14, 19-21
  • 8:00pm Showtime
  • ASL Interpreted July 7 & 19
  • Directed by Gary Ferguson
  • Book by Mark O'Donnell & Thomas Meehan
  • Music by Marc Shaiman
  • Lyrics by Scott Wittman & March Shaiman

Winner of eight Tony Awards including Best Musical, this family-friendly musical follows Tracy Turnblad's journey into the '60s. A social outcast, Tracy doesn't let her plus-size get in the way of her dreams. This ball of fire will turn the hears of the town though song and dance as she breaks down stereotypes and social norms.

  • Under the Stars in the Smith Center Amphitheatre
  • 43600 Mission Boulevard, Fremont
  • Tickets: $15-$30Buy Tickets Now!
  • Event Parking: $4

About the Gary Soren Smith Center for the Fine and Performing Arts

Drawing of the Smith Center complex.Opened in 1995 on the Ohlone College campus in Fremont, California, the Gary Soren Smith Center for the Fine and Performing Arts houses the G. Craig Jackson main stage theater, the NUMMI studio theater, the Louie-Meager Art Gallery, an outdoor amphitheater, a dance studio, television studios, and a radio station.

The Smith Center at Ohlone College supports the educational needs of the Ohlone College Fine and Performing Arts programs and serves as a cultural center for southern Alameda and northern Santa Clara counties. This state of the art facility is dedicated to providing programming that enriches and enhances the community's cultural life.

For more information, see History of the Smith Center.