Arts & Culture
If you're looking for a party, then this is the gin join for you. The Speakeasy, at 9000 square ft, is ideal for any social gathering, meeting or private event. Whether you are looking for an evening of magical nightlife in an outrageous club environment, or a blank slate for your next wedding or happy hour, there is no other venue like this in San Francisco. We provide everything from high quality cocktails at our bar, to specialty cabaret acts and songs in our cabaret. Spaces available include Cabaret, Bar, Casino Bar Our bar serves over 13 prohibition-era cocktails of the highest caliber. Our spirit forward menu has been praised in reviews by the SF Chronicle and EaterSF alike. Whiskey tastings and happy hours are among our most popular private events. Casino Highly trained dealers operate our vintage casino, equipped with 5 hand crafted tables. Test you luck at our Atlantic City inspired blackjack, roulette, and craps tables. About 40 people can gamble all at once with our custom 1 cent coins. Cabaret The crown jewel of The Speakeasy is our Cabaret. We present a fully equipped 1920's-era cabaret with gorgeous show girls, a 6 piece jazz band, vaudeville comedians and a sultry, jazzy chanteuse. Seating potential of up to 125 in pit, booths and mezzanine. Hidden Rooms & Mysterious Hallways Enter The Speakeasy through our detailed Clock Shop or Sam Lee Laundromat. Set up your VIP room in the owners plush office or provide fortune tellers in one of our 5 hidden rooms.
The Fauxgirls! Revue, now in its 17th year, is one of the longest-running drag shows in San Francisco history!
This show continues to present San Francisco's finest female impersonators at the exciting Encore Lounge, located at 1550 California Street, 2nd Floor, near Polk Street. Ample parking is nearby, with the Bush-Polk parking garage only two blocks away. Seating begins at 7:00 pm, and the 90-minute show begins at 8:00 pm. All seating is open, and no reservations are taken, so come early for the best seats! There is a $10 cover charge, with discounts available for groups of 8 or more. Birthday and bachelorette parties are especially welcome! We have been listed by both Yahoo Travel and Huffington Post as one of the "World's 10 Best Drag Shows!" We are also available for your private party or event!
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Join us and see why we are indeed "San Francisco's Favorite Drag Revue!"
The city's longest running comedy club, Punch Line's intimate stage is a favorite of nationally acclaimed comics. Available for private and semi-private events. Daily for concerts or special events. Pricing per event.
Celebrating over 16,000 performances and seen by more than six million people from around the world, this internationally acclaimed musical revue continues to delight audiences at Club Fugazi in San Francisco's North Beach district with its hilarious spoofs of political and pop culture, spectacular costumes & outrageously gigantic hats! It is the show The New York Times says is “updated more often than your smartphone!”
Beach Blanket Babylon follows Snow White as she takes a fast-paced journey around the world in search of her 'Prince Charming.' Along the way she encounters a star-studded, ever-changing line-up of hilarious pop-culture characters, including Donald and Melania Trump, Kim Jong-un, Taylor Swift, Colin Kaepernick, Wonder Woman, Sarah Huckabee, Vladimir Putin, Ivanka Trump, Lady Gaga, Steve Bannon, Prince, Barack and Michelle Obama, Beyoncé, Elizabeth Warren, Bernie Sanders, Bill and Hillary Clinton, Oprah, and the Golden State Warriors.
Performs Wed-Fri 8 pm, Sat 6 & 9 pm, Sun 2 & 5 pm. Visit www.beachblanketbabylon.com or call 415-421-6788 for group tickets and additional information. 21 or over for evening performances; minors welcome at Sunday matinees. Valid photo ID is required.
Join the Michael Tilson Thomas and the musicians of the San Francisco Symphony in a season set to stimulate the senses, fire the mind, and nourish the soul. Live passionately and discover the transformative power of truly great music.
Located in the heart of the SOMA neighborhood, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts is a short walk from Union Square, Market Street and The Moscone Center. YBCA presents contemporary visual art, performances, films and community programs that celebrate innovation and experimentation. Group rates available. With our flexible spaces, beautiful setting, and prime location, YBCA is the ideal venue for a wide variety of events from multi-day conferences, receptions and presentations.
EXIT Theatre has been operating since 1983, when Artistic Director, Christina Augello directed The Loves and Lives of the Gibbs Sisters in the lobby of a Tenderloin residential hotel. Since then, we’ve expanded into five intimate venues ranging in size from 25 to 80 seats. In addition to providing a home for emerging and independent theatre artists and companies, the EXIT annually produces a full season of performances with resident artists and designers. Our mission is to help develop theatre artists by providing opportunities to create, experiment, and grow by commissioning new works, providing production support and low-cost venue rental, and producing performance festivals for local and touring artists, including the San Francisco Fringe Festival – the oldest grassroots theatre festival in the Bay Area, and the second oldest Fringe in the U.S.
We operate five storefront theaters, with a total of 300 seats, in the Tenderloin district of downtown San Francisco. Our theaters range in size from 25 seats to 80 seats and annually host 100 independent theater companies.
EXIT Theatre was founded on Eddy Street in San Francisco’s Tenderloin neighborhood in 1983 when a group of method actors and retired vaudevillians came together under artistic director Christina Augello to perform a new play in the lobby of a residential hotel and passed the hat for funding. The local alternative press has named EXIT Theatre “Best Local Venue”, “Best (3,000 miles) Off-Broadway Theater”, “Best Off-Beat Theatre” and the artistic director has been named “Best Producer” and “Working Woman of the Year.”
Built in 1922, the Curran has housed some of the biggest productions in theater history and has maintained a reputation over the course of its life as one of the premier live entertainment venues in North America. Now, almost a century after it welcomed its first Bay Area audiences, the Curran is undergoing a major restoration and renovation. Under the curation of eight-time Tony Award winner Carole Shorenstein Hays, the Curran will reopen its 1,600 seat venue in January 2017 with the new mission. Inspired by the unique entrepreneurial spirit of the Bay Area, as well as Carole's lifelong exuberance for creatively daring, cutting-edge material, the Curran will provide a home for a handpicked selection of the most exciting stage works being conceived and created anywhere today.
Society Cabaret presents live musical performances in an intimate setting. The quality performers are equally matched by excellent cocktails and food.
The SFJAZZ Center, both operationally flexible and technically advanced, features an array of customizable services to accommodate the unique character of performances, presentations or special events.
Internationally acclaimed opera company presents 9 productions in 54 performances annually from September through December and June through July in the historic War Memorial Opera House.