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The Great Russian Nutcracker

The family went to the nutcracker. We are far from "theater buffs" but it was a great night the... read more

Reviewed December 6, 2018
len D
One of my fav's... love the historical architectual details of the theater... seats and bathrooms need help.

Always a good show ! Never disappoints -- gets people in quickly. Lines aren't too bad for... read more

Reviewed November 11, 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were seated in row x—right in the aisle so lots of leg room. Unfortunately they put an extra row of chairs in front of us so I spent the entire show trying to see around the massive head right in front of me. Plus...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Atmosphere is well kept up- only issue was no leg room. By intermission legs very cramped. Overall nice experience.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed December 6, 2018

The family went to the nutcracker. We are far from "theater buffs" but it was a great night the seats are a bit close as some other reviews pointed out but overall I enjoy going to the Orpheum. Have been to a couple of shows...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank len D
Reviewed November 29, 2018

It was all good except for the acoustics. I don't know if was the equipment or the building but it sounded tinny and mushy and something was vibrating or echoing. Were the speakers designed for something else and not for a rock concert where they...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 18, 2018

Terrific musical providing an afternoon of laughs and performed by an absolutely terrific cast. Be aware that this is a take off on a South Park episode so there is a fair amount of irreverence and off color language. The only "complaint" I would have...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 18, 2018 via mobile

Hilarious! Certain parts of the musical may offend you, so be warned. Most however will enjoy the refreshing crew delivering unforgettable musical comedy. The Orpheum itself is a great place to watch the musical.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 14, 2018 via mobile

I’ve been to the Orpheum many times for many different shows. The shows are always great and the building and staff are fine. But, at this point, they need to redo their seats. It’s worse than Spirit airlines. Incredibly cramped and uncomfortably unpleasant. At this...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Mdcarney
Reviewed November 11, 2018

Always a good show ! Never disappoints -- gets people in quickly. Lines aren't too bad for entry/drinks at beginning of show. Lines for bathrooms atrocious. Get out early and sprint to line ! Check out the historical aspects of the building -- museum worthy...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank K4177TGshawnh
Reviewed November 11, 2018 via mobile

I've been here many times in the past. I went today to see Book of Mormon. The atmosphere brings you back in time to when theaters were the only entertainment centers around. The staff are always friendly and the venue is always clean. While the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 11, 2018 via mobile

Hilarious such a great evening of dance,music and laughter. I like the side door was opened to theater and we were able to walk in up two flight, use a bathroom with no line into our seats ten minutes before show time. After the play...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Linda D
October 9, 2018|
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Response from mrblumis | Reviewed this property |
Slightly tiered but much better seats than the balcony.
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Chrissi H
June 24, 2018|
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Response from Global780536 | Reviewed this property |
There is a brass railing thingy but if you're over 5 feet tall I don't see it as an obstruction. For concerts I know they may hang speakers in those corners and it's definitely an obstruction then. I went to a comedy show... More
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JC J
December 14, 2017|
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It depends which section you are in, since there are four row HH in the building. If you are looking at tickets for Phantom, yes, the balcony obstructs the top half of the stage. Which I personally believe is poor planning... More
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richard58Manitoba
manitoba
Orpheum theatre (3 Replies)
Have tickets for American idiot at Orpheum theatre on sat. Afternoon june23. With pride weekend on how much trouble getting there and back from union square on public transportation or walking .
June 16, 2012|
Response fromsfimporter|
The Pride Parade is on Sunday. While the celebration at Civic Center is Saturday and Sunday - the big crowds don't show up until Sunday. You will most likely hardly notice.
familytrippers_7
great britain
promotional code in Orpheum theatre SF (2 Replies)
Hi does anyone know the promotional code for Billy Elliott at the Orpheum? I was looking at the front row of the balcony. Anyone any opinions on these seats. how big is the theatre? Thanks Familytrippers ps are there any other theatres with musicals on my journey from Sf to san diego and los angeles. thank you :)
May 02, 2011|
Response fromSFSusan|
One way these shows are sometimes discounted is to have a limited number of seats "raffled" shortly before show time. In the past, you would go to the theatre around 6 pm, and put your name in the hopper. At 7 or so, they draw for the chance to buy up to 4 (?) tickets at a discounted rate, on the spot, cash only.
cygnetNewYork
new york
Itinerary help (1 Replies)
Looking to do an 11:00 Foods of NY Tour which lasts for 3 hours. Ends at 2:00 in Soho. Can we get to Orpheum Theatre for a 3:00 show? This will be in Feb. and will be looking to warm up. Don't want to go back to hotel. What to do after the show before an 8:00 dinner reservation. Thanks in advance. Dinner will be back in Soho area.
October 31, 2010|
Response fromnywhiz|
Yes you can get there but sometimes the tour can run late and you might be pushing it. I would plan the food tour for a different day. As for what to do after the show and before dinner---assuming you're all adults, a drink somewhere is the logical answer-maybe overlooking one of the ice rinks at Rock Ctr. or Bryant Park, both within walking distance of the theater district. Or a drink at the View in the Marriott Marquis. Or head back downtown for a drink in the meatpacking district in...More