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Castro Theatre

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429 Castro St, Market Street, San Francisco, CA 94114-2019
+1 415-621-6120
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“film festivals” (21 reviews)
“classic films” (13 reviews)
“organ player” (11 reviews)
429 Castro St, Market Street, San Francisco, CA 94114-2019
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+1 415-621-6120
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Reviewed August 3, 2012

Given the struggles of the GLBT community, this theatre--historic and beautiful epitomizes the galvanization of a community. Right in the middle of a bustling, active, fun neighborhood.

Thank Kesslane
Reviewed August 3, 2012 via mobile

Where else can you see a movie and enjoy an organ concert in one place. Step back in time to an era where going to the movies was an interactive experience that didn't involve kids texting each other. The theater is gorgeous and the audience...More

Thank DarrenDelivers411
Reviewed August 2, 2012

Since I have to write at least 50 characters, let me just start off by saying....You'll just have to experience it yourself....

Reviewed July 28, 2012

Well, it's just a really famous old school theater in a very famous area with lots of cultural things to experience.

Thank Melbarsos
Reviewed July 26, 2012

I am from San Francisco and lived in the nearby Mission District. I went to this theater as a kid. When I saw it a few weeks ago I was so impressed with how lovingly it had been restored and refurbished. If you get a...More

Thank iheartcedarbrook
Reviewed July 26, 2012

A must see... especially now that the marquee is redone and the neon is all working (well, mostly). Typically there is a film festival of some sort, or some obscure film with some additional event in conjunction... go if nothing than for the people watching!

Thank DoctorBuckles
Reviewed July 21, 2012

Great experience with the most colorful and friendly people. Just relax and anybody will fit right in while visiting the Castro. I always have a blast at the Halloween parade I always come away amazed.

Thank Brooke S
Reviewed July 20, 2012

Like much of the somewhat recently "gentrified" Castro, the theater makes me long for "the good ole days"' but it's a place you can't miss when visiting the still fun and funky "boys town". Even this tamed down version of the old Castro Street neighborhood...More

Thank Timo M
Reviewed July 20, 2012

Located in the Castro District, this theatre offers daily programs of classic and experimental films. And it has a classic Pipe Organ with short concerts before some features.

Thank MGMTraveler
Reviewed July 19, 2012

Beautiful art deco theater with an organist who plays before most events. I have been here twice recently to see Rachel Maddow and another time to see Meghan McCain and Michael Ian Black. I used to see movies here back in the day when the...More

Thank Khaton13
The Castro
A flourishing commercial area that acts as San
Francisco's LGBT community center and cultural heart,
the Castro is a neighborhood welcome to everyone. As
one of the first predominantly LGBT neighborhoods in
the United States and currently its largest, it
remains one of the epicenters of activism in the
nation. Grand theaters and glitzy shops now compete
with bars and fashionable eateries for attention,
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