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Great experience with In Between

My wife and I visited the ballet last night for the In Between performance. It was a great evening... read more

Reviewed April 5, 2019
Richard N
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One of my favorite places in SF

I absolutely love the San Francisco ballet! The War Memorial is a beautiful and historic venue, and... read more

Reviewed March 10, 2019
San Francisco, California
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Reviewed April 5, 2019 via mobile

My wife and I visited the ballet last night for the In Between performance. It was a great evening, with three widely differing performances. First was a lively yet graceful American ballet, second was a very dramatic Rachmaninov, and the third was a visually stunning...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Richard N
Reviewed March 10, 2019 via mobile

I absolutely love the San Francisco ballet! The War Memorial is a beautiful and historic venue, and the quality of the performances is always spectacular. The SF ballet is on the same scale as NYC and famous European ballets. If you’re in SF, be sure...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank marieholvick
Reviewed February 20, 2019

The rain was pouring incessantly on the sweet Saturday evening while I was inside the beautiful auditorium of the San Francisco Ballet and was reveling in the flow of music, dance, and drama. The on-stage ballet was a welcome break from the constant presence of...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank chirasree_sree
Reviewed February 13, 2019

I love ballet but not necessarily story line ballet performances. I attended Don Quixote because that was the only performance during my stay. It absolutely changed my mind, so much dancing and not a ton of pantomiming like I was worried about. The performance was...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed January 6, 2019 via mobile

Great prduction. Opera house decorated to incorporate the nutcracker production. Taxi pick up outside.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Gillian M
Reviewed January 2, 2019 via mobile

We’ve seen the Nutcracker in many forums and this was by far our favorite performance to date. Everything was spectacular from venue, to sets and most of all the performances. If you ever have the chance to visit, treat yourself to a SF Ballet performance....More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed December 30, 2018

The performace was great the restrooms were clean but the usher allowed a couple to have their child on their lap and my wife could not see around them during the first act.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Hippoman132
Reviewed December 19, 2018

I have been a fan of the SF Ballet for years - it is about time that I write a review. We attend at least two performances a year during the season - one of them being the Nutcracker. The War Memorial Opera house is...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Maria O
Reviewed December 19, 2018

I am a great fan of the New York City Ballet Nutcracker, but as I was in San Francisco wanted to give theirs a try. It is every bit as delightful. The choreography is wonderful. The sets and costumes are beautiful and we loved the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Anastasia3052018
Reviewed March 7, 2018

We had a wonderful time, and thoroughly enjoyed ourselves. We saw 3 ballets and liked each one for different reasons. We were transferred to another time. I highly recommend it.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Dustie U
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