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  • San Francisco Ballet - The Little Mermaid

    Until Apr 28, 2019

  • San Francisco Ballet - Shostakovich Trilogy

    May 7 - 12, 2019

  • San Francisco Opera - Carmen

    Jun 5 - 29, 2019

  • San Francisco Opera - Orlando

    Jun 9 - 27, 2019

  • San Francisco Opera - Rusalka

    Jun 16 - 28, 2019

San Francisco Ballet - The Little Mermaid Poster

San Francisco Ballet - The Little Mermaid

Until April 28, 2019

San Francisco Ballet's 2018/2019 season sees another outing for John Neumeier and Leah Auberbach's treasured interpretation of this enthralling fairytale ballet that takes us on an emotional journey below the waves, to he underwater realm of a young mermaid intent on discovering world above. Emotional, achingly beautiful and breathtakingly contemporary, this shimmering adaptation is a jewel any company's repertoire and well worth a repeat viewing.

San Francisco Ballet - Shostakovich Trilogy Poster

San Francisco Ballet - Shostakovich Trilogy

May 7 - 12, 2019

San Francisco Ballet revives Alexei Ratmansky's 'masterpiece' work, the Shostakovich Trilogy. Described as "fascinating, poetic, enigmatic and bittersweet" by The New York Times, the production was originally performed by the American Ballet Theatre and premiered in San Francisco in 2014, where it won rave reviews from critics and audiences alike.

San Francisco Opera - Carmen Poster

San Francisco Opera - Carmen

June 5 - 29, 2019

Untameable and driven by passion, Carmen scorches every heart in her path in Georges Bizet's explosive opera, returning to San Francisco Opera in a new production this season.

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San Francisco Opera - Orlando

June 9 - 27, 2019

Originally a knight set on a chivalric course between love and duty, Handel's Orlando becomes a hospitalized RAF pilot with PTSD in this WWII era update that comes to the San Francisco Opera via the Scottish Opera. Doomed to relive the horrors of the battlefield, Orlando must navigate the bounds of his insanity and discover a way back to Angelica, the American socialite he has lost his heart to.

San Francisco Opera - Rusalka Poster

San Francisco Opera - Rusalka

June 16 - 28, 2019

From the shallows, Rusalka the Water Nymph pines for the love of a human Prince in Dvorak's beguiling interpretation of the classic fairytale. Lyrical and achingly beautiful, this new to San Francisco production immerses you into a supernatural world beneath the depths where mermaids, immortals and nefarious Sea-Witches dwell.

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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