Orpheum Theatre - San Francisco

Orpheum Theatre - San Francisco

1192 Market Street, San Francisco, CA, USA
Seats (approximate)
2203

ABOUT THIS THEATRE

Description
You marvel at the magnificent carved doors leading to the lobby. As you enter, the dramatic 12th century Spanish palace is revealed. A delicate balcony looks over the crowd and on to a rich-toned tapestry overhead. Yet, it's the full-bodied lions ringing the ceiling in the auditorium that demand your attention. Mythical figures from Spanish folklore surround as you move down the aisle. An ornate sun with twinkling stars softly illuminates your seat from above in the elaborate cathedral that is the Orpheum Theatre. Built in 1926 as a showcase for theatre magnate Alexander Pantages, the Orpheum has featured vaudeville, silent films, motion pictures, musical comedy and other theatrical entertainment. Two major renovations have dressed up the theatre and allowed easy accommodation of large-scale Broadway productions. The Orpheum has since been named a San Francisco Historical Landmark. When you visit, you'll know why.
Media
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Miss Saigon
Oct 09, 2018 - Nov 04, 2018
Musical Revival Drama
The Phantom of the Opera
Sep 05, 2018 - Sep 30, 2018
Musical Original Drama
Les Misérables
Aug 08, 2018 - Aug 26, 2018
Musical Revival Drama
School of Rock The Musical
Jun 27, 2018 - Jul 22, 2018
Music by Andrew Lloyd Webber; Book by Julian Fellowes; Lyrics by Glenn Slater
Musical Original
The Humans
Jun 05, 2018 - Jun 17, 2018
Written by Stephen Karam
Play Original
The Color Purple
May 01, 2018 - May 27, 2018
Musical Revival Drama
Musical Original Comedy
Aladdin
Nov 01, 2017 - Jan 07, 2018
Musical Original
An American in Paris
Sep 12, 2017 - Oct 08, 2017
Musical Original
Musical Original Comedy
Hamilton - Angelica
Mar 10, 2017 - Aug 05, 2017
Musical Original
Finding Neverland
Jan 18, 2017 - Feb 12, 2017
Musical Original
The Lion King - Gazelle
Nov 02, 2016 - Dec 31, 2016
Music by Elton John; Book by Irene Mecchi, Roger Allers; Lyrics by Tim Rice
Musical Original
Rodgers + Hammerstein's Cinderella
May 03, 2016 - May 08, 2016
Music by Richard Rodgers; New Book by Douglas Carter Beane; Original Book by Oscar Hammerstein II; Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II
Musical Original
Wicked - Munchkinland
Mar 09, 2016 - Apr 16, 2016
Music by Stephen Schwartz; Book by Winnie Holzman; Lyrics by Stephen Schwartz
Musical Original
The Illusionists
Feb 16, 2016 - Feb 21, 2016
Music by Evan Jolly
Special Original Magic
Jersey Boys
Jan 20, 2016 - Feb 14, 2016
Music by Bob Gaudio; Book by Marshall Brickman, Rick Elice; Lyrics by Bob Crewe
Musical Original
If/Then
Nov 10, 2015 - Dec 06, 2015
Music by Tom Kitt; Book by Brian Yorkey; Lyrics by Brian Yorkey
Musical Original
Once
Oct 27, 2015 - Nov 01, 2015
Musical Original Romance
The Phantom of the Opera
Aug 19, 2015 - Oct 04, 2015
Musical Original Drama
Matilda The Musical
Jul 15, 2015 - Aug 15, 2015
Music by Tim Minchin; Book by Dennis Kelly; Lyrics by Tim Minchin
Musical Original
Musical Original Comedy
Newsies The Musical
Feb 17, 2015 - Mar 15, 2015
Music by Alan Menken; Book by Harvey Fierstein; Lyrics by Jack Feldman
Musical Original Comedy
Kinky Boots
Dec 02, 2014 - Dec 28, 2014
Music by Cyndi Lauper; Book by Harvey Fierstein; Lyrics by Cyndi Lauper
Musical Original
Chicago
Nov 07, 2014 - Nov 16, 2014
Music by John Kander; Book by Bob Fosse, Fred Ebb; Lyrics by Fred Ebb
Musical Revival Comedy
Motown The Musical
Aug 15, 2014 - Sep 28, 2014
Musical Original Drama
Musical Original Comedy
Priscilla Queen of the Desert
Aug 21, 2013 - Aug 31, 2013
Musical Original
Mary Poppins
May 08, 2013 - May 12, 2013
Musical Original Spectacle
Wicked - Emerald City
Jan 22, 2013 - Feb 17, 2013
Music by Stephen Schwartz; Book by Winnie Holzman; Lyrics by Stephen Schwartz
Musical Original
The Lion King - Gazelle
Nov 01, 2012 - Jan 13, 2013
Music by Elton John; Book by Irene Mecchi, Roger Allers; Lyrics by Tim Rice
Musical Original
Les Misérables - 25th Anniversary
Jul 10, 2012 - Aug 26, 2012
Music by Claude-Michel Schönberg; Original French text by Alain Boublil, Jean-Marc Natel; Lyrics by Herbert Kretzmer
Musical Revival Drama
American Idiot
Jun 12, 2012 - Jul 08, 2012
Musical Original
Musical Original Comedy
Bring It On: The Musical
Dec 14, 2011 - Jan 08, 2012
Musical Original Comedy
Billy Elliot the Musical
Jun 28, 2011 - Aug 21, 2011
Music by Elton John; Book by Lee Hall; Lyrics by Lee Hall
Musical Original
Shrek
Nov 30, 2010 - Jan 02, 2011
Musical Original Comedy
West Side Story
Oct 26, 2010 - Nov 28, 2010
Music by Leonard Bernstein; Book by Arthur Laurents; Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim
Musical Revival Drama
Musical Original Drama
The Drowsy Chaperone
Jul 22, 2008 - Aug 17, 2008
Musical Original Comedy
The Color Purple
Oct 09, 2007 - Dec 09, 2007
Musical Original Drama
Musical Original Comedy
Avenue Q
Aug 07, 2007 - Sep 02, 2007
Music by Jeff Marx, Robert Lopez; Book by Jeff Whitty; Lyrics by Jeff Marx, Robert Lopez
Musical Original Comedy Puppets
Chicago
Oct 24, 2006 - Nov 05, 2006
Music by John Kander; Book by Bob Fosse, Fred Ebb; Lyrics by Fred Ebb
Musical Revival Comedy
The Light in the Piazza
Aug 01, 2006 - Aug 27, 2006
Music by Adam Guettel; Book by Craig Lucas; Lyrics by Adam Guettel
Musical Original
Peter Pan
May 09, 2006 - May 21, 2006
Lyrics by Carolyn Leigh
Musical Revival Comedy
Wicked - Emerald City
Aug 02, 2005 - Sep 11, 2005
Music by Stephen Schwartz; Book by Winnie Holzman; Lyrics by Stephen Schwartz
Musical Original
The Lion King - Cheetah
Jan 26, 2004 - Nov 28, 2004
Music by: Elton John; Book by Irene Mecchi, Roger Allers; Lyrics by Tim Rice
Musical Original
Jesus Christ Superstar
Sep 23, 2003 - Oct 19, 2003
Music by Andrew Lloyd Webber; Lyrics by Tim Rice
Musical Revival Drama
Musical Original Drama
The Producers - Max
Mar 04, 2003 - Apr 27, 2003
Music by Mel Brooks; Book by Mel Brooks, Thomas Meehan; Lyrics by Mel Brooks
Musical Original Comedy
Beauty & the Beast - Second National
Oct 16, 2002 - Nov 03, 2002
Music by Alan Menken; Book by Linda Woolverton; Lyrics by Howard Ashman, Tim Rice
Musical Original Comedy
The Full Monty
Sep 17, 2002 - Oct 13, 2002
Music by David Yazbek; Book by Terrence McNally; Lyrics by David Yazbek
Musical Original Comedy
Musical Original Comedy
Kiss Me, Kate
Feb 05, 2002 - Mar 03, 2002
Music by Cole Porter; Book by Bella Spewack, Sam Spewack; Lyrics by Cole Porter
Musical Revival Comedy
Fiddler on the Roof
Dec 25, 2001 - Jan 06, 2002
Music by Jerry Bock; Book by Joseph Stein; Lyrics by Sheldon Harnick
Musical Revival ComedyDrama
Aida
Aug 01, 2001 - Sep 02, 2001
Musical Original Drama
Rent - Benny
Jun 05, 2001 - Jul 15, 2001
Music by Jonathan Larson; Book by Jonathan Larson; Lyrics by Jonathan Larson
Musical Original Drama
Cabaret
May 08, 2001 - May 20, 2001
Music by John Kander; Book by Joe Masteroff; Lyrics by Fred Ebb
Musical Revival Drama
Saturday Night Fever
Apr 10, 2001 - May 06, 2001
Musical Original
Musical Original Comedy
Ragtime - 1999
Sep 26, 2000 - Oct 29, 2000
Music by Stephen Flaherty; Book by Terrence McNally; Lyrics by Lynn Ahrens
Musical Original Drama
Titanic
Jul 26, 2000 - Aug 20, 2000
Music by Maury Yeston; Story and Book by Peter Stone; Lyrics by Maury Yeston
Musical Original
Beauty & the Beast - Second National
Jun 08, 2000 - Jul 09, 2000
Music by Alan Menken; Book by Linda Woolverton; Lyrics by Howard Ashman, Tim Rice
Musical Original Comedy
Fosse
Apr 26, 2000 - May 28, 2000
Musical Original Revue Dance
The Scarlet Pimpernel
Apr 05, 2000 - Apr 16, 2000
Music by Frank Wildhorn; Book by Nan Knighton; Lyrics by Nan Knighton
Musical Original Comedy
Jekyll & Hyde
Aug 02, 1999 - Aug 29, 1999
Music by Frank Wildhorn; Book by Leslie Bricusse; Lyrics by Leslie Bricusse
Musical Revival Drama
Evita - 1998
Feb 17, 1999 - Mar 14, 1999
Music by Andrew Lloyd Webber; Lyrics by Tim Rice
Musical Revival Drama
Musical Original Drama
The Wizard of Oz
Jul 02, 1998 - Aug 02, 1998
Music by Harold Arlen; Book adapted by Robert Johanson; Book by John Kane
Musical Original Extravaganza
Show Boat
Apr 14, 1998 - Jun 07, 1998
Musical Revival Drama
West Side Story
Dec 26, 1995 - Jan 21, 1996
Music by Leonard Bernstein; Book by Arthur Laurents; Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim
Musical Revival Drama
Kiss of the Spider Woman
Nov 29, 1995 - Dec 24, 1995
Music by John Kander; Book by Terrence McNally; Lyrics by Fred Ebb
Musical Original Drama
Hello, Dolly!
May 03, 1995 - May 28, 1995
Music by Jerry Herman; Book by Michael Stewart; Lyrics by Jerry Herman
Musical Revival Comedy
Cats - Fourth National
Nov 15, 1994 - Nov 27, 1994
Musical Original
La Cage Aux Folles
Mar 08, 1994 - Apr 03, 1994
Music by Jerry Herman; Book by Harvey Fierstein; Lyrics by Jerry Herman
Musical Revival Comedy
The Sound of Music
Feb 01, 1994 - Feb 27, 1994
Musical Revival Drama
The Secret Garden
Jun 30, 1993 - Aug 08, 1993
Music by Lucy Simon; Book by Marsha Norman; Lyrics by Marsha Norman
Musical Original
Jesus Christ Superstar
Apr 27, 1993 - May 09, 1993
Music by Andrew Lloyd Webber; Lyrics by Tim Rice
Musical Revival Drama
The King and I
Feb 06, 1990 - Mar 04, 1990
Musical Revival ComedyDrama
Dreamgirls
Dec 26, 1986 - Jan 10, 1987
Music by Henry Krieger; Book by Tom Eyen; Lyrics by Tom Eyen
Musical Revival
Singin' in the Rain
Nov 11, 1986 - Dec 07, 1986
Musical Original Comedy
Nine
Jul 17, 1984 - Aug 12, 1984
Music by Maury Yeston; Book by Arthur Kopit; Lyrics by Maury Yeston
Musical Original Drama
The Wiz
Apr 17, 1984 - May 13, 1984
Music by Charlie Smalls; Book by William F. Brown; Lyrics by Charlie Smalls
Musical Revival Comedy
Sugar Babies
Oct 25, 1983 - Jan 22, 1984
Music by Jimmy McHugh; Book based on traditional material written by Ralph G. Allen; Lyrics by Al Dubin, Dorothy Fields
Musical Original Revue Comedy Burlesque
Hello, Dolly!
Jul 26, 1983 - Aug 14, 1983
Music by Jerry Herman; Book by Michael Stewart; Lyrics by Jerry Herman
Musical Revival Comedy
The King and I
Nov 30, 1982 - May 01, 1983
Musical Revival ComedyDrama
show Boat
Aug 10, 1982 - Sep 26, 1982
Musical Revival Drama
Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat
May 04, 1982 - Jun 13, 1982
Music by Andrew Lloyd Webber; Lyrics by Tim Rice
Musical Original Comedy
Seven Brides for Seven Brothers
Apr 15, 1982 - May 01, 1982
Seven Brides for Seven Brothers
Apr 15, 1982 - May 01, 1982
Seven Brides for Seven Brothers
Apr 15, 1982 - May 01, 1982
Music by Gene de Paul; Book by David Landay, Lawrence Kasha; Lyrics by Johnny Mercer
Musical Original
The Pirates of Penzance
Sep 23, 1981 - Nov 29, 1981
Music by Sir Arthur Sullivan; Words by W. S. Gilbert
Musical Revival ComedyOperetta
The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas
Aug 25, 1981 - Sep 19, 1981
Music by Carol Hall; Book by Larry L. King, Peter Masterson; Lyrics by Carol Hall
Musical Original Comedy
Timbuktu!
Nov 27, 1979 - Jan 06, 1980
Musical Original
On the Twentieth Century
Oct 16, 1979 - Nov 25, 1979
Musical Original Comedy
Dancin'
Sep 04, 1979 - Oct 14, 1979
Musical Original Revue
Chicago
Jun 27, 1978 - Aug 05, 1978
Music by John Kander; Book by Bob Fosse, Fred Ebb; Lyrics by Fred Ebb
Musical Original Comedy
Pippin
May 16, 1978 - Jun 24, 1978
Music by Stephen Schwartz; Book by Roger O. Hirson; Lyrics by Stephen Schwartz
Musical Original Comedy
Sly Fox
Mar 21, 1978 - May 14, 1978
Written by Larry Gelbart
Play Original Comedy
Raisin
Mar 02, 1976 - Mar 14, 1976
Musical Original