Top Choice Theater in Downtown, Civic Center & SoMa

American Conservatory Theater

Breakthrough shows launch at this turn-of-the-century landmark, which has hosted ACT's landmark productions of Tony Kushner's Angels in America and Robert Wilson's Black Rider, with William S Burroughs' libretto and…
Top Choice Opera in Downtown, Civic Center & SoMa

San Francisco Opera

Opera was SF's Gold Rush soundtrack – and today, SF rivals the Met with world premieres of original works covering WWII Italy (Two Women, or La Ciociara), Stephen King thrillers (Dolores Claiborne), and Qing Dynasty…
Theater in The Marina, Fisherman’s Wharf & the Piers

BATS Improv

Bay Area Theater Sports explores all things improv, from audience-inspired themes to whacked-out musicals at completely improvised weekend shows. Or take center stage yourself at an improv-comedy workshop (held on w…
Opera in San Francisco

Pocket Opera Company

Big opera sung with a chamber orchestra in intimate venues around the Bay Area.
Theater in The Mission & Potrero Hill

Brava Theater

Brava's been producing women-run theater for 30 years, hosting acts from comedian Sandra Bernhardt to V-day monologist Eve Ensler, and it's the nation's only company with a commitment to producing original works by …
Theater in The Marina, Fisherman’s Wharf & the Piers

Magic Theatre

The Magic is known for taking risks and staging provocative plays by playwrights such as Bill Pullman, Terrence McNally, Edna O'Brien, David Mamet and longtime playwright-in-residence Sam Shepard. If you're interest…
Theater in Downtown, Civic Center & SoMa

Strand Theater