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San Francisco Playhouse

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Hurry and run to get tickets for Significant Other! Superb!

SF Playhouse knocked this one out of the ballpark. Talented actors with excellent timing - the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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Intimate theatre , friendly staff

What a great place to see a show- intimate theatre nestled inside a hotel. Staff were warm and... read more

Reviewed March 3, 2019
Austin, Texas
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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, San Francisco, CA 94102-1526
Union Square
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

SF Playhouse knocked this one out of the ballpark. Talented actors with excellent timing - the audience laughed the whole evening during this funny and yet heart felt story. Not much time left - hurry!

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed March 3, 2019 via mobile

What a great place to see a show- intimate theatre nestled inside a hotel. Staff were warm and friendly and truly seemed to love their jobs and the theatre. The show, King of the Yees was Amazing! High recommend and would definitely go back again!

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed January 7, 2019 via mobile

I visited here for the third time recently..I like it because it is a small and intimate theatre and the bar staff are really friendly and helpful. The production of Mary Poppins was bright and breezy and sweeps you along. Personally speaking, I did like...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed December 2, 2018 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
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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
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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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December 18, 2018|
Response from dgilliland | Property representative |
If you're buying partial view seats in the balcony, you'll miss some action at the very front and the very top of the stage. Most of the action takes place in the middle, but you may miss parts of some dance numbers or... More