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  • San Francisco Opera - Hansel and Gretel

    Until 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 - Ernani

    Jun 7 - Jul 2, 2020

  • San Francisco Opera - Partenope

    Jun 12 - 27, 2020

San Francisco Opera - Hansel and Gretel Poster

San Francisco Opera - Hansel and Gretel

Until 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.

San Francisco Ballet - The Nutcracker Poster

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.

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San Francisco Opera - Ernani

June 7 - July 2, 2020

Adventure awaits as the San Francisco Opera present Jose Maria Condemi's production of Verdi's dramatic and irresistible Ernani. Based on the tale from Victor Hugo, this rarely performed gem tells a dazzling tale of an exiled Nobleman turned bandit who sets out to save his beloved Elvira from the clutches of two powerful men, and the unhappy wedding that surely awaits her. A saga on a level with Hugo's famous Les Miserables, watch as the fate of Ernani's rescue mission soon becomes entwined with the fate of the very country.

San Francisco Opera - Partenope Poster

San Francisco Opera - Partenope

June 12 - 27, 2020

Christoper Alden's stylish production of Handel's outstanding romantic comedy returns to the War Memorial Opera House for the 2019/20 season. Once again transporting the action from ancient Naples to the modish Paris of the Jazz Age, as inspired by the work of Man Ray. Louise Alder makes her San Francisco Opera debut as the titular Partenope, alongside her suitors: Daniela Mack as Rosmira, Franco Fagioli as Arsace, Jakub Jozef Orlinski as Armindo and Alek Shrader as Emilio.

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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