The colorful city in Northern California, San Francisco is the place to experience a little bit of everything. There are several activities of performing arts and festivals going on in the city throughout the year. This city is also home to some of the popular all-time favorite performing art centres of the country. If you are worried about how to spend your coming weekend or holidays, some of the live theaters in San Francisco can set your holiday mood for sure. The Broadway shows in San Francisco often host some well-known musicals or events which must be in your checklist while visiting this city. The City of The Bay is a hotspot of culture where you can find some of the popular San Franciso theatres while crossing almost all the alleys.
The entertainment spot in the Bay area, Orpheum Theatre is a centre for performing arts and some hottest plays and musicals. Run by SHN, the theatres producing firm, the Orpheum theatre hosts some of the greatest Broadway shows in San Francisco such as Hamilton, an American Musical. Located in the Theatre District of San Francisco, the Curran Theatre has maintained a reputation over the years as one of the popular venues of live theatre in San Francisco. While visiting the Golden Gate Bridge, the main tourist attraction in San Francisco, do not forget to visit the alongside theatre, Golden Gate Theatre. Here, at the Golden Gate Theatre, you can find shows like Charlie and The Chocolate Factory, which are a two time Olivier Award-winning musicals.
In addition to the all touristy things the city offers, it is also famous for the world’s longest-running musically performing show, Beach Blanket Babylon. The characters of this show wear gaudy costumes and are packed with pop culture and perform in a sarcastic way with popular songs. As a non-profit organization, the Children’s Theatre of San Francisco is a famous centre which provides live musical theatre for children in the Bay Area.
In order to make a new way to explore the theatre scene in San Francisco, the restaurants' owners have started something progressive about it. The dinner theatres in San Francisco are the exciting parts for making an unforgettable evening along with your favorite cuisines. The California Magic Dinner Theatre is the out of town old-school place that hosts a magic show by famous Gerry Griffin and serves you a superb three-course dinner. The famous circus dinner theatre Teatro ZinZanni is worth a trip. The late-night cabarets, concert series, children's/family programming are the variety of programs that it hosts including a delicious brunch. Speakeasy is the place to enjoy handcrafted cocktails with spectacular theatrical experiences.
Almost throughout the year, there is a theatre festival in San Francisco. The San Francisco Fringe Festival is one of the oldest festivals in the US, produced by the EXIT theatre. This festival takes place over two weeks. San Francisco Shakespeare Festival was founded to relate Shakespeare with performing arts and to make it available to everyone regardless of their age, education level, and financial status. The San Francisco Children’s Musical Theater is a dedicated place to experience high quality performing arts with young actors aged 5 to 21 years in the Bay Area.