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San Francisco Playhouse

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Wonderful Experience

To find a small Theatre with Great personable Staff, is a little unheard of, Especially for out of... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
San Antonio, Texas
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Excellent Professional Theater...Reasonably Priced

Wife and I are season subscribers midway through our 5th season. Every performance we have seen has... read more

Reviewed August 31, 2018
San Francisco, California
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San Francisco Playhouse is a nonprofit theatre company located on San Francisco's Union Square. Plays are staged daily, with performances Tuesday through Thursday at 7pm, Saturday at 2pm and 8pm, and Sunday at 3pm.
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450 Post St Fl 2, San Francisco, CA 94102-1528
Union Square
+1 415-677-9596
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

To find a small Theatre with Great personable Staff, is a little unheard of, Especially for out of towners. I planned a Birthday trip for my other half and was very pleased with T-U, who was great over the phone! I booked my tickets immediately...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed September 18, 2018

We went to see Sunday in the Park with George. It was awful. The theater itself was nice, it is upstairs in a hotel.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Alexandra T
Reviewed August 31, 2018

Wife and I are season subscribers midway through our 5th season. Every performance we have seen has ranged from quite good to excellent. The theater itself is great: a fairly small setting with no bad seats on the main floor (The mezzanine seating might be...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 29, 2018

What a great production. I live in SF and simply do not attend this theater often enough. Always delighted. Strong performances for the singers and a small, but nice-sounding LIVE pit orchestra. Highly recommended.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Thomas S
Reviewed August 25, 2018 via mobile

This was my first time at the San Francisco Playhouse. The playhouse is located inside the Kensington Hotel. Our Senior Group got tickets for a 3pm Saturday musical performance of “Sunday in the Park with George.” It was wonderful! I knew nothing about the play,...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 21, 2018

SF Playhouse knocked it out of the park, heh, heh, on this show. Excellent singing and acting. SFP consistently provides good theater, I highly recommend getting a subscription.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 20, 2018 via mobile

Coming from the U.K, it is unusual to us to see a theatre in a hotel but that is where it is. I booked easily online from England and my tickets were waiting for me to pick up. There is a bar with a happy...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed July 16, 2018 via mobile

Went for a Sunday matinee of “Sunday in the park with George”. I’ve always wanted to see this play. We were front row on the mezzanine, very good view. The actors were excellent, wonderful singers!

Date of experience: July 2018
4  Thank kendyj2016
Reviewed June 16, 2018

WE went to this theater to see the play: The Entymologist's Love Story. Really good. Actors were entertaining! Play/story was funny - very well written. Make this a stop when you are in San Francisco. We had lunch at Sears Fine Food before the show.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank kathryn m
Reviewed May 2, 2018

This is a small theatre so I wouldn't worry about getting a bad seat. We went to a performance of "The Effect". It is not light hearted theatre. It was exceptionally well done. All actors were Equity. I wasn't crazy about the play, but that's...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Union Square
Originally home to rallies supporting the Union Army
in the Civil War, this grand square has become the
city's premier shopping and entertainment district
containing the largest number of upscale department
stores, chic boutiques, art galleries and theatres in
the city. It's a large open area where tourists and
locals gather, watch cable cars and crowds go by,
enjoy a snack, or plan their day of shopping and
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Response from Nic K | Reviewed this property |
We had great seats at the back lower level near the aisle in the middle section.Think all seats would be pretty good. It's a small intimate theatre. Fantastic night.