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Pioneer and Leland High School Drama Spring 2024

Pioneer and Leland High School Drama Spring 2024Tickets are on sale now for the Pioneer and Leland High School Drama Spring 2024 productions!

Pioneer High School Drama presents: West Side Story

March 22-23, 2024 at 7pm
March 27-30, 2024 at 7pm

Ticket Prices:
Students = $8
Seniors (65+) = $15
Adults = $20

Pioneer High School Performing Arts Center, Steve Dini Stage
1290 Blossom Hill Road
San Jose, CA 95118

For more information and to purchase tickets:

Leland High School Drama presents: Mean Girls

April 17, 2024 at 4:30pm
April 18-19, 2024 at 7pm
April 25-27, 2024 at 7pm

Ticket Prices:
ASB = $10
Senior Citizens = $10
Students = $12
General = $15

Leland High School Cafeteria
6677 Camden Ave.
San Jose, CA 95120

For more information and to purchase tickets:

Leland High School Drama Production of The Laramie Project

Tickets are on sale now for the Leland High School Drama production of The Laramie Project, a dramatic play written by Moisés Kaufman and the Members of Tectonic Theater Project.

The Laramie Project is a true story about a hate crime murder in 1998 involving Matthew Shepard. The play consists of multiple interviews of people in the town who knew both parties. It is an educational performance for mature audiences about the injustice that people of the LGBTQ+ community face due to their differences.

Show dates and times:

November 7th at 4:30pm
November 8th-9th at 7:00pm
November 16th-18th at 7:00pm

Ticket prices:

ASB $10
Senior Citizens $10
Students $12
General $15

Tickets can be purchased on the Leland High School Drama webpage or using qr code below.

Leland High School | 6677 Camden Avenue | San Jose, CA, 95120


More Almaden Valley Winter Holiday Events – UPDATED 2022

Here are a couple more Almaden Valley winter holiday events to enjoy in the days ahead…

Almaden Valley Winter Holiday Events Celtic RoseCeltic Rose: Rare Holiday Gems – An Afternoon of Celtic Holiday Music

The holidays are well and truly upon us. And what better way to enjoy a cold December afternoon in Almaden than with some ‘Rare Holiday Gems’? Celtic Rose: Rare Holiday Gems is a performance of holiday songs played to the accompaniment of the lute, the recorder, drums and the guitar.

Celtic music is the music of the people settled in the Celtic regions of Ireland, Scotland, Wales and Cornwall, among others. The music has a lyrical quality to it and uses a variety of traditional instruments. Performed by Doris Williams and Caroline Garbarino, “Rare Holiday Gems” will take place at the Almaden Library on Saturday, December 17 at 3.00 pm. For more information, visit: [EVENT IS CLOSED]

Almaden Valley Winter Holiday Events Leland DramaLeland Drama Presents: Comic Shorts

The holidays would certainly be incomplete without a healthy shot of laughter! Head to the Leland High School Cafeteria this week for a hearty laugh with Comic Shorts. This winter production by the Leland High Drama Club is a montage of short comedy scenes, including:

  • Bobby’s Brain (by Bruce Kane), directed by Braeden Thomson: When Bobby meets the girl of his dreams, things go haywire in his brain and uproarious situations arise.
  • Who’s on First, directed by Quentin Thorne: This hilarious scene, inspired by Abbott and Costello’s famous series, will surely leave you in splits.
  • A Very Memorable Family Reunion, directed by Aidan Bates: A boy meets his fiancé’s family but has a shock in store for himself!
  • Comedy 101, directed by Porter Aman: An instructor is dressed in a chicken suit and the students tell terrible jokes…meet colorful characters like Blueberry Bob and Terry Terry.
  • The Ultimate Student Presidential Election, directed by Melissa Webb: When two students compete for the post of President, the results are hilarious!

Performances take place December 15 & 16 at 6.00 pm. For more information, visit: [EVENT IS CLOSED]

Leland and Pioneer High School Performing Arts 2016

High School Performing Arts

Don’t miss these two great plays presented by Leland and Pioneer High drama departments!

Arsenic and Old Lace at Leland High

Leland Drama presents Arsenic and Old Lace, by special arrangement with the Dramatists Play Service, Inc. Written by American playwright Joseph Kesselring, Arsenic and Old Lace is in the genre of black comedy. The plot revolves around the Brewster family, whose ancestors once arrived on the Mayflower, but whose members have now disintegrated into homicidal insanity. Performances are at Leland High School on November 16-18, 7 pm. Tickets: $10 for students and $12 for general admission. Limited seats, hurry and grab yours! For more information, visit

Godspell Jr. at Pioneer High

To ring in the holiday spirit in December, Pioneer High Advanced Drama, with its 80-member cast and crew, presents Godspell Jr., a musical by Stephen Schwartz, based on the Book of Matthew. The play reminds viewers that “in a world that feels crazy, community is what gets us through”. The production is hip and modern with new upbeat songs. Performances are at Pioneer High School Performing Arts Center on December 1-3, 7pm. Tickets: general, $10, students, $5. For more information, call 408.365.1615 or get tickets online at

Enjoy the drama season!

Leland Drama Department Presents Chicago (a.k.a., Play Ball) – UPDATED 2022

image: Leland Drama Department

Publicity photo of film actress Phyllis Haver (circa 1920-1922).

Leland Drama Department presents Chicago (a.k.a., Play Ball), a satirical comedy about crime in the 1920’s, with the Leland Jazz Band playing live.

Chicago offers social criticism of our judicial system, and a public fascinated by famous criminals. This one has got it all! (The play is Adapted and Directed by Elizabeth A. Taylor, Leland English and Drama Teacher.)

Chicago was written by Maurine Dallas Watkins, a Journalist and Playwright who covered the female crime wave happening in the Windy City during the 1920’s.

The play is at Leland High School November 17-20, 2010, at 7pm each night, with an additional matinee show on November 20, 2010, at 1:00pm.

General admission tickets will be sold at the door and are $5 per person. The play is not suitable for children under 14 years of age. [EVENT IS CLOSED]

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