The city's grandest movie palace opened in 1922. The Spanish-Moorish exterior yields to mishmash styles inside, from Italianate to...
Harvey Milk Plaza
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429 Castro St · interesting places nearby
Castro Theatre information
The Mighty Wurlitzer organ rises from the orchestra pit before evening performances and the audience cheers for classics from the Great American Songbook, ending with (sing along, now): 'San Francisco open your Golden Gate/You let no stranger wait outside your door…' If there's a cult classic on the bill, say, Whatever Happened to Baby Jane?, expect participation. Otherwise, crowd are well-behaved and rapt.