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Golden Gate Theatre

1 Taylor St, San Francisco, CA 94102-3916
+1 415-551-2000
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My senior group went and saw the play Aladdin at the SHN Orpheum Theater and it was fabulous! If... read more

Reviewed 16 November 2017
San Rafael, California
via mobile
The King and I

I can't remember the last time I've been here but I know I've seen a show here before. Since it's... read more

Reviewed 4 September 2017
Christine S
San Jose, California
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1 Taylor St, San Francisco, CA 94102-3916
+1 415-551-2000
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Reviewed 16 November 2017 via mobile

My senior group went and saw the play Aladdin at the SHN Orpheum Theater and it was fabulous! If you have a opportunity, go see it! The special effects are amazing! The acting-singing and dancing is wonderful! The humor was very funny. The costumes were...More

Thank cjlulu
Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

I can't remember the last time I've been here but I know I've seen a show here before. Since it's been so long I forgot how easy it is to get to from Union Square. My strategy when I want to see a show here...More

Thank Christine S
Reviewed 25 July 2017

I see three things that go into rating a theater. One is the actual architecture of the theater. Two is the quality of the performance. And three is the amenities in the immediately surrounding area. For the Golden Gate, it's a very nice, historic theater....More

Thank Daryl C
Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

Saw a Curious Incident last night. EXCELLENT production, very intense. The staging was amazing and very innovative! Acting was terrific. I wouldn't mind seeing this a second time! We parked at one of the close parking lots. They range from $15-$20 without n one block...More

Thank Marcia K
Reviewed 13 July 2017

I have seen numerous plays at the Golden Gate theater and have enjoyed most of them. Today I saw The Curious Incudent of the Dog in the Night Time. It was brilliant! The acting was superb, the stag setting was innovative, and the story was...More

Thank cml258
Reviewed 12 June 2017

Loved the show. I also love the old charm of the theater but it could definitely use a facelift in the bathroom. If you choose to park 2 blocks away you will be faced with walking through a pretty sad situation. Lots of homeless folks...More

Thank J O
Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

Have season tickets to SHN. Just saw Into The Woods. The seating is tight and not much airflow. Small seats both in size and legroom. Warm and stuffy. Bathrooms entirely insufficient for crowd. Women can wait up to half an hour in line. Missed some...More

1  Thank chuckbtravelin
Reviewed 17 March 2017

Beautiful , classy theatre that hosts wonderful productions through out the year. Just saw "Into the Woods" and it was dielightful. Note: can prepay wine/champagne during intermission ( 20 mins that goes by fast) and just walk up & its there with your name on...More

1  Thank Kerryloves2travel
Reviewed 24 February 2017

Came here yesterday to watch Darren Criss in Hedwig and the Angry Inch which was certainly a 5 star performance coming from this talented actor. Loved that I got to see it in San Francisco as well which is by far one of my favorite...More

1  Thank ejchowder
Reviewed 6 February 2017

If you see a show there, here are the some things we found useful: --A very cost effective way to park is at the Mission Garage, on 5th and Mission. Walking to the show in the daylight isn't a problem and after the show, there's...More

Thank Seamsplitter
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