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January 2, 2020

The Shows to See in San Francisco During Bay Area Theatre Week

Get ready for some unmissable entertainment during Bay Area Theatre Week. All over San Francisco, theater will be offer discounted tickets at select theaters to their productions, priced at $15, $25, or $40. Stay tuned here and at for 2020 scheduling updates.

These venues are easily accessible by BART or Muni, so you can easily see more than one production! 

Take a look below at what productions were on offer in 2019.

Bay Area Theatre Week In Union Square and SoMa

A.C.T. (415 Geary St.)

Two productions will be on stage at the A.C.T.'s Strand Theater during Bay Area Theatre Week: the buzzer-beating basketball drama, "The Great Leap," and the family drama, "Her Portmanteau".

African-American Shakespeare Co. at Marines' Memorial Theatre (609 Sutter St.)

"Black Eagles" opens at a reception honoring the Tuskegee Airmen. These surviving WWII pilots are joined by their younger selves as they reminisce about their service days.

Curran (445 Geary St.)

Be transported to "The Jungle" at the Curran, a historic San Francisco venue. The Curran will be transformed to house 360-degree staging for this special engagement.

Custom Made Theatre Co. (533 Sutter St.)

Life, liberty, and the pursuit of sandwiches! See "American Hero," a comical take on what's left of the American Dream.

Cutting Ball Theater (277 Taylor St.)

Cutting Ball's "La Ronde" explores gender's dual forces of power and disempowerment in the midst of a love affair.

Feinstein's at the Nikko (222 Mason St.)

See Tony award-winner Faith Prince in her acclaimed show, "Have a Little Faith," as well as Bay Area native Alysha Umphress in concert at Feinstein's at the Nikko. 

Landmark Musical Theatre at Shelton Theater (533 Sutter St.)

Get close to the action at the intimate Shelton Theater with their production of "Evita". 

Oasis (298 11th St.)

"Sex and the City Live" is back at Oasis. This loving tribute to the iconic show features four young "women" looking for love without the emotional attachment. 

San Francisco Playhouse (450 Post St.)

The Bay Area premiere of "Yoga Play" concerns a scandal that besieges a yoga apparel company. See what their newly hired CEO does to pick up the broken pieces.

Bay Area Theatre Week On the Embarcadero

Theatre Rhinoceros at the Gateway Theatre (215 Jackson St.)

Sidney Bruhl desperately needs to write a Broadway hit and seeks to steal (and maybe even kill) his student for a play that he thinks will be a success. How far will one go to overcome a dry spell in playwriting? See "Deathtrap," the thriller that leads Sidney Bruhl to commit acts of devilish cleverness.

Bay Area Theatre Week In the Mission District

Bay Area Musicals at Victoria Theatre (2961 16th St.)

Bay Area Musicals is bringing "Hairspray" to San Francisco. Sing, dance, and laugh during this family-friendly musical.

Ray of Light Theatre (2961 16th St.)

Wall Street banker meets the dark side of success and wealth in "American Psycho". Based on the novel by Bret Easton Ellis, "American Psycho" tells the story of Patrick Bateman and his downfall.

Theatre of Yugen (2840 Mariposa St.)

Explore themes of gender, beauty, and societal expectations in a modern adaptation of Euripides' tragi-comedy of Helen of Troy. Will "Helen" be saved from judgement after years of solitude?

Bay Area Theatre Week In the Marina District 

Magic Theater (2 Marina Blvd.)

Watch an unlikely spiritual connection unfold between two individuals who put their faith to the test. "In Old Age" will premiere at Fort Mason Center for Arts & Culture

Bay Area Theatre Week In Civic Center

Lamplighters Music Theatre (401 Van Ness Ave.)

"Trial by Jury" is a hilarious farce on English law for a jilted bride-to-be. See what the grand jury decides on Apr. 6 and 7.

New Conservatory Theater Center (25 Van Ness Ave.)

Catch the regional premieres of "Steve," a hilarious comedy about growing up without growing old, and "The Gentleman Caller, " a historical drama about Tennessee Williams and William Inge.

BroadwaySF (1 Taylor St.)

Lincoln Center Theater's revival of "Falsettos" hits the stage in March at the BroadwaySF Golden Gate Theater. "Falsettos" revolves around a modern family living a hectic everyday life and serves as a beautiful reminder that love can tell a million stories. 

For a full list of participating theaters, click here.


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