Want to see a show in the city? Here are our tips to experience the best theater that San Francisco has to offer.

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March 9, 2020

See Great Theater in San Francisco with Ease with TodayTix

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San Francisco’s world famous theater scene is home to thousands of performances every year. From treasured classics to bold new works, there’s always something to discover onstage in San Francisco. TodayTix, the go-to source for theater tickets in more than 15 major cities across the globe, is available in San Francisco to give visitors and locals inside access to the area's best shows at the best prices.

Want to see a show? Here are some tips to experience the best theater that San Francisco has to offer.

Stay in the know

There are dozens of theaters in San Francisco, but keeping up with all that's happening shouldn’t stop you from venturing out into the scene. When you download the TodayTix app or register through the website, you can sign up for email and push notifications for the best new theater deals in San Francisco, including musicals, plays, comedy, opera, dance, and other unique live events. You can be the first to know about price drops for “Hamilton,” new chances to experience “Harry Potter and the Cursed Child,” limited-time offers, and theaters offering tickets for as little as $5.

Get discount tickets

The TodayTix app and website has dozens of discount tickets available for shows all over the city, often with savings of 40% or more. Download the app and filter by date, genre, location, and price to discover your options, and browse the list of shows to find the right experience for you. Whether you’re planning a trip or feeling spontaneous, you’ll find what you’re looking for with available options listed several months in advance or on the same day of the performance.

Take advantage of TodayTix Rush and Lottery programs

San Francisco’s most popular shows run special ticketing programs to offer affordable tickets. Here are just a few programs you can tap into using TodayTix to get the best prices to the city’s most buzzed-about shows:

  • The Friday Forty, a weekly digital Lottery for $40 tickets ($20 per part) to Harry Potter and the Cursed Child at the Curran Theater. You can enter to win tickets every week through TodayTix, and winners are drawn and notified every Friday for the following week’s performances.
  • Many theaters offer mobile rush programs that release day-of tickets at affordable prices. Rush tickets are released at 9 a.m. on each performance day to those who have “unlocked” access to the tickets by using the TodayTix app. With mobile Rush, you can get tickets from $40 for touring Broadway shows at BroadwaySF’s Golden Gate Theatre and Orpheum Theatre (including Hamilton), the best seats for shows at A.C.T.’s Geary Theater for $25, or experience a lavish opera at San Francisco Opera for $40. Mobile Rush tickets are released on a first-come, first-served basis, so act fast for your best chance to secure those exclusive prices.

Ready to discover San Francisco’s theater scene? Visit TodayTix.com or download the app to get started.

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