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  • San Francisco Opera - The Marriage of Figaro

    Until Nov 1, 2019

  • San Francisco Opera - Manon Lescaut

    Nov 8 - 26, 2019

  • San Francisco Opera - Hansel and Gretel

    Nov 15 - Dec 7, 2019

  • San Francisco Ballet - The Nutcracker

    Dec 11 - 29, 2019

  • Shen Yun Performing Arts

    Dec 30, 2019 - Jan 5, 2020

San Francisco Opera - The Marriage of Figaro Poster

San Francisco Opera - The Marriage of Figaro

Until November 1, 2019

The delightful characters of The Barber of Seville are reunited several years later to witness the marriage of Figaro and Susanna. But whilst the couple are gleefully awaiting their nuptials, Count Almaviva is doing everything in his power to stop it from happening. With more twists and turns than Downtown Abbey, Mozart's saucy sequel sees the servants gear up to thwart their masters and win the day once more.

San Francisco Opera - Manon Lescaut Poster

San Francisco Opera - Manon Lescaut

November 8 - 26, 2019

The young beauty Manon is spirited away on her journey to a convent when she and her companion, her brother Lescaut, break up the trip with a stop at a country inn. Whilst Lescaut complains of his duty, Manon soon becomes the center of the attentions of two men. One the young handsome student Geronte, with nothing but love to share - and another, the far more dangerous Des Grieux, a wealthy older man who is used to getting what he wants. The second of two operas based on Abbe Prevost's controversial novel, the boiling passions of Puccini's adaptation became an early sign of his bubbling genius.

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San Francisco Opera - Hansel and Gretel

November 15 - December 7, 2019

Two hungry children discover an enchanted world deep within the forest when sent to fetch strawberries by their mother, in Engelbert Humperdinck (the composer not the Crooner) and Adelheid Wette's delicious opera that arrives just in time for the Holidays. Sumptuous and stunning, step deep into the forest with Hansel and Gretel as they encounter a wild fairytale world where anything could be lurking behind the next tree.

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San Francisco Ballet - The Nutcracker

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December 11 - 29, 2019

San Francisco Ballet's sparkling production of Nutcracker has introduced audiences of all ages to the magnificent world of ballet. This holiday season, experience the beauty and athleticism of SF Ballet's international cast of world-class dancers in Nutcracker, a San Francisco tradition since 1944.

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Shen Yun Performing Arts

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December 30, 2019 - January 5, 2020

A glorious celebration of five thousand years of Chinese culture, Shen Yun presents colorful and exhilarating performances of classical Chinese dance and music, integrating technique and influence from both East and West. A performance by Shen Yun is a presentation of traditional Chinese culture as it once was: a study in grace, wisdom, and the virtues distilled from an ancient feudal period of time.

War Memorial Opera House

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301 Van Ness Ave, San Francisco, CA 94102

  • Year opened: 1932
  • Capacity: 3346
  • Merchandise booths
  • Disabled access
  • Air conditioning
  • In-house bar
  • Coat check

The War Memorial Opera House was built and opened in 1932, providing a home for the San Francisco Ballet from its earliest days and was at the time, the largest and most technologically advanced in the United States. The venue underwent a huge renovation following the cataclysmic 1989 Loma Prieta earthquake and now boasts a modern yet luxurious interior, with disability access and various bars and booths for patrons to use during intermissions, making it both a local and international landmark in the world of theater.

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