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  • San Francisco Ballet - The Nutcracker

    Dec 8 - 27, 2022

  • Shen Yun Performing Arts

    Jan 4 - 8, 2023

  • San Francisco Ballet: Giselle

    Feb 24 - Mar 5, 2023

  • San Francisco Ballet: Cinderella

    Apr 1 - 6, 2023

  • San Francisco Ballet: Romeo And Juliet

    Apr 29, 2023

San Francisco Ballet - The Nutcracker Poster

San Francisco Ballet - The Nutcracker

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December 8 - 27, 2022

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. Accompanied by a sensational live orchestra performing Tchaikovsky's timeless score.

Shen Yun Performing Arts Poster

Shen Yun Performing Arts

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January 4 - 8, 2023

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.

San Francisco Ballet: Giselle Poster

San Francisco Ballet: Giselle

February 24 - March 5, 2023

A tragic tale of love and betrayal set to a haunting score by Adolphe Adams with choreography by Helgi Tomasson after Marius Petipa, Jules Perrot, and Jean Coralli, Giselle's bittersweet beauty tells the story of a young peasant girl, and the new life she discovers after a fatal case of heartbreak. Evocative, alluring, and seductive, this 1841 ballet remains as timeless as ever at every performance.

San Francisco Ballet: Cinderella Poster

San Francisco Ballet: Cinderella

April 1 - 6, 2023

Christopher Wheeldon's sumptuous fairytale ballet from 2013 makes a welcome return to SF Ballet as part of the 2023 season. Wheeldon's take on Cinderella is based on the Brothers Grimm fairy tale, is a surreal dream-like ballet, set to Prokofiev's score, and showcases both lavish sets and costumes by designer Julian Crouch, and ethereal projections by Daniel Brodie. A perfect ballet for both ballet fans and novices, this family-friendly production is a great way to get the kids to love dance.

San Francisco Ballet: Romeo And Juliet Poster

San Francisco Ballet: Romeo And Juliet

April 29, 2023

We've all heard the tale, now you can witness the tragedy. San Francisco Ballet revives Artistic Director Helgi Tomasson's vivid and fresh take on the ultimate Shakespearean romantic tragedy for the 2023 season. A must-see for fans of classical ballet and a hankering for the graceful, yet tragic story, set against the hauntingly beautiful score by Prokofiev.

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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