You’re in the picture at the Museum of 3D Illusions, a new, world-class museum has arrived in San Francisco, with over 40 completely interactive exhibits. The Museum of 3D Illusions is a place where you can let your mind soar through a world of optical illusions and become a full-fledged participant within the paintings on display. Featuring work from world-renowned artists, the pop-up is great for visitors of all ages and provides the perfect backdrop for terrific selfies and social media posts. It’ll blow your mind.
Sunday, Jun 16, 2019 / 10:00am - 10:00pmMonday, Jun 17, 2019 / 10:00am - 10:00pmTuesday, Jun 18, 2019 / 10:00am - 10:00pmWednesday, Jun 19, 2019 / 10:00am - 10:00pmThursday, Jun 20, 2019 / 10:00am - 10:00pmFriday, Jun 21, 2019 / 10:00am - 10:00pmSaturday, Jun 22, 2019 / 10:00am - 11:00pmSunday, Jun 23, 2019 / 10:00am - 10:00pm
Sail under the Golden Gate Bridge and along the San Francisco Bay’s historic waterfront on Blue & Gold Fleet’s Bay Cruise Adventure. This fully narrated one-hour tour features information and history on city landmarks and plenty of opportunities for taking pictures of the unobstructed views of the San Francisco skyline. Both indoor and outdoor seating is available, so you can experience the sights and sounds from out on deck or take it all in from the warmth and comfort of an interior seat — either experience makes for a truly great San Francisco adventure.
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You’ve seen plays, movies and TV shows, and the one thing they all have in common is … the script. In Closing Night, Fremont’s Made Up Theatre throws the script out the window and makes up a play on the spot, based on a title from the audience. That’s right. It’s an actor’s nightmare, but it’s an improvisor’s delight! Plus, you’ll witness a unique and hilarious format to kick off the show.
“Family-friendly improv comedy” is almost an oxymoron, but Made Up Theatre captures wholesome lightning in a bottle. The show features a series of improvised games based on audience suggestions, like the hit TV show Whose Line Is It, Anyway? The entire show is made up on the spot, so you never know what might happen. The fun, funny and interactive show offers a great outing for the whole family at Made Up Theatre in Fremont.
Sunday, Jun 23, 2019 / 3:00pm Doors Open at 2:30pmSunday, Jul 7, 2019 / 3:00pm Doors Open at 2:30pmSunday, Jul 21, 2019 / 3:00pm Doors Open at 2:30pmSunday, Aug 4, 2019 / 3:00pm Doors Open at 2:30pmSunday, Aug 18, 2019 / 3:00pm Doors Open at 2:30pm
Wedding Fair + Bridal Show at The Westin San Francisco Airport is the ultimate bridal event and wedding planning experience! The event features complimentary cocktails, small bites, libations, desserts, bridal fashion and plenty of day-of-show promotions you won’t want to miss!
Famed for his blockbuster Christmas tour, smooth-jazz superstar saxophonist Dave Koz gets into the swing of the summer concert season with his latest show and album, Summer Horns II From A To Z. Among the talented friends he’s recruited for this tour are alto saxophonist Gerald Albright, trumpeter Rick Braun, trombonist-vocalist Aubrey Logan and singer Kenny Lattimore, who, along with Koz, will no doubt blow the proverbial roof off Mountain Winery with their take on classic, horn-driven hits from the likes of Stevie Wonder, Paul Simon, Natalie Cole, Michael Jackson, Earth, Wind & Fire and more.
Similar to Whose Line Is It Anyway?, this fast-paced short-form improv show plays a series of improvised games and scenes based on audience suggestions. Laugh Track City is a great opportunity for the cast and audience alike to have a fun and hilarious time at Made Up Theatre.
Improv is comedy without a net, where daredevil performers depend not only on the audience for suggestions, but also on their fellow performers for support and Lady Luck for inspiration. Done right, it’s not just hilarious — it’s astonishing. The American Improv Theatre (AIT) Players do it right. Come laugh and marvel as the Players spin entire scenes from suggestions. The show begins with some silly, quick-moving improv games (Think Whose Line Is It Anyway?). Then the Players raise the stakes with longer, more connected scenes so good they seem scripted. But they’re not: Everything that happens at Black Cat Licorice Theater is discovered in the moment.
Say “I do!” to a day bursting with great wedding planning resources and fun. As the Bay Area’s top bridal expo, the Palo Alto Wedding Fair is an unbeatable one-stop-shop for brides-to-be and their loved ones, bringing together all things matrimonial under one roof at the Palo Alto Crowne Plaza. Enjoy European luxury in Silicon Valley during the bridal fashion show, where you can check out the latest in wedding gown fashions. You can also visit with wedding professionals to help pick out the perfect party favors, flowers, photographers and cake. Along the way, you’ll snag exclusive discounts from more than 60 of the city’s top wedding vendors, specializing in photo booths, reception tables, custom headwear, honeymoon destinations and much more. You’ll also have the chance to enter giveaways — most notably for a $10,000 wedding package and Las Vegas getaways — during this fun and productive day.
A favorite across the country, The Dinner Detective serves up a tasty whodunit along with a seated four-course dinner. And since this popular comic murder mystery is set in the present day, you’ll never know whether someone at your table is one of the talented cast of improvisers. In fact, everyone’s a suspect — including you! The event starts out with a reception featuring tray-passed hors d’oeuvres followed by the meal, which includes salad, an entrée and dessert. Between courses you can expect plenty of murder, mayhem and hidden clues coming to light as you puzzle through the crime. Everyone gets a commemorative mug, and the top sleuth wins a prize package — and some serious bragging rights — at the end of the evening.
Saturday, Jul 13, 2019 / 6:00pmSaturday, Aug 10, 2019 / 6:00pmSaturday, Aug 24, 2019 / 6:00pm
This will definitely get your engine running! Drive three high-performance dream cars in one day. Embark on a beautiful and semi-private guided tour along the coast of Half Moon Bay’s beautiful beaches. You’ll get behind the wheel of a Ferrari and a Lamborghini both in one day with your own guest of choice as passenger. Your guide will train you to properly and safely operate each of the super cars. You will then set out on the tour experience where you will drive each of the vehicles for 30 minutes a piece. Passengers may rotate with drivers so both can experience what it’s like to be behind the wheel of these vehicles. Any way you slice it, you’ll be in for the ride of your life.
American Improv Theatre’s all-female improv group, Brick House, will make you laugh until you lips fall off. The San Jose troupe will entertain you with feats of improv never attempted by mere mortals.
Nationally recognized comedians travel the country tasting local wine and making new fans in this new comedy circuit that brings quality comedy to folks for a fraction of what antiquated comedy clubs demand. Come out for a night of hilarious comedy and great local wines at Fortino Winery and Event Center in Gilroy.
Two giants of bluegrass, Del McCoury and David Grisman, take the stage at The Mountain Winery for a night of acoustic music under the stars in Saratoga. An NEA Lifetime Achievement recipient and bluegrass’ elder statesman, McCoury began his career with the father of bluegrass, Bill Monroe, in 1963 and has been keeping the music alive ever since with his sons, mandolin player Ronnie and banjo picker Rob. Over the decades, mandolinist David Grisman has carved out his own niche in acoustic music with his brand of “Dawg Music,” a blend of American folk, gypsy jazz, klezmer and Latin grooves. Along the way, he’s collaborated with Tony Rice, Jerry Garcia and Stéphane Grappelli, to name a few. Don’t miss this chance to catch two of American music’s greats, along with opening act The Travelin’ McCourys, led by Del’s boys.
Rapper, actor and producer Common’s music career has been built on the strength of his deft wordplay and sophisticated lyrics, earning him both critical and commercial acclaim. He received his first Grammy in 2003, winning Best R&B Song for “Love of My Life” with Erykah Badu, and his second for Best Rap Performance by a Duo or Group, for “Southside” (featuring Kanye West), from his 2007 album Finding Forever. In 2015 he added an Oscar for “Glory,” which he co-wrote with John Legend for the movie Selma. He also acted in that film, which fit perfectly with his commitment to using his voice to bring awareness to political and social causes. Experience the seminal performer live when he takes the stage at Mountain Winery in Saratoga.
The New York Times calls it “the best musical of this century.” The Washington Post says, “It is the kind of evening that restores your faith in musicals.” And Entertainment Weekly says, “Grade A: the funniest musical of all time.” It’s The Book of Mormon, the nine-time Tony Award-winning Best Musical. This outrageous musical comedy follows the misadventures of a mismatched pair of missionaries, sent halfway across the world to spread the Good Word. Now with standing-room-only productions in London, on Broadway and across North America, The Book of Mormon has truly become an international sensation. Grab your tickets to see The Book of Mormon at the San Jose Center for the Performing Arts.
Whether you want to kick off a fabulous date night or wrap up an enjoyable afternoon, this two-hour sunset sail is just the ticket. Step aboard the gorgeous traditional vessel called the Privateer to take in the sights at the most bewitching time of day. You’ll sail past Alcatraz, hug the coast at Sausalito and experience the full grandeur of the Golden Gate Bridge. Sip two servings of your choice of included beer, wine, soda or water as Privateer cruises along the spectacular San Francisco cityscape, while the sun sets and the lights of the city come to twinkling life.
Sunday, Jun 16, 2019 / 6:30pm (Mandatory Check-In at 6:15pm)Monday, Jun 17, 2019 / 6:30pm (Mandatory Check-In at 6:15pm)Tuesday, Jun 18, 2019 / 6:30pm (Mandatory Check-In at 6:15pm)Wednesday, Jun 19, 2019 / 6:30pm (Mandatory Check-In at 6:15pm)Thursday, Jun 20, 2019 / 6:30pm (Mandatory Check-In at 6:15pm)Friday, Jun 21, 2019 / 6:30pm (Mandatory Check-In at 6:15pm)Saturday, Jun 22, 2019 / 6:30pm (Mandatory Check-In at 6:15pm)Sunday, Jun 23, 2019 / 6:30pm (Mandatory Check-In at 6:15pm)
For a relaxing afternoon on the water, hop aboard the Privateer, a truly traditional sailboat, for a semi-private 90-minute cruise of the bay, complete with included beer and wine. This double-masted, teak-decked, bronze-fitted beauty holds no more than 28 passengers, so you’ll get plenty of personal attention from the skilled and friendly crew as the Privateer glides over to Alcatraz and Angel Island, passes by charming and picturesque Sausalito, parallels the magnificent Golden Gate Bridge and sails past the famous San Francisco skyline on its way back to the pier.
Sunday, Jun 16, 2019 / 12:30pm (Mandatory Check-In at 12:15pm)Sunday, Jun 16, 2019 / 2:00pm (Mandatory Check-In at 1:45pm)Sunday, Jun 16, 2019 / 4:30pm (Mandatory Check-In at 4:15pm)Monday, Jun 17, 2019 / 12:30pm (Mandatory Check-In at 12:15pm)Monday, Jun 17, 2019 / 2:00pm (Mandatory Check-In at 1:45pm)Monday, Jun 17, 2019 / 4:30pm (Mandatory Check-In at 4:15pm)Tuesday, Jun 18, 2019 / 12:30pm (Mandatory Check-In at 12:15pm)Tuesday, Jun 18, 2019 / 2:00pm (Mandatory Check-In at 1:45pm)
Weekends are for relaxing and rejuvenating, and San Francisco Sailing Company offers the perfect way to do that. Climb aboard a sailboat for a two-hour cruise under the Golden Gate Bridge. Along the way, enjoy two complimentary drinks, such as champagne, mimosas, beer, white wine or soda. You’ll depart from Pier 39 at 10:00am, when sailing is the smoothest and warmest. Along the way to Golden Gate Bridge, you’ll cruise past Fisherman’s Wharf, Aquatic Park, Fort Mason, the Marina District, Crissy Field and Fort Point. You’ll be right under the Golden Gate Bridge for the 11:00am champagne toast. The return journey through the central bay and around Alcatraz Island will offer magnificent views of the cityfront, Golden Gate Bridge, Sausalito, Angel Island, Alcatraz, Oakland and the Bay Bridge.
Sunday, Jun 16, 2019 / 10:00am (Mandatory Check-In by 9:45am)Monday, Jun 17, 2019 / 10:00am (Mandatory Check-In by 9:45am)Friday, Jun 21, 2019 / 10:00am (Mandatory Check-In by 9:45am)Saturday, Jun 22, 2019 / 10:00am (Mandatory Check-In by 9:45am)Sunday, Jun 23, 2019 / 10:00am (Mandatory Check-In by 9:45am)Monday, Jun 24, 2019 / 10:00am (Mandatory Check-In by 9:45am)Friday, Jun 28, 2019 / 10:00am (Mandatory Check-In by 9:45am)Saturday, Jun 29, 2019 / 10:00am (Mandatory Check-In by 9:45am)
Little Black Dress, the fearlessly funny ladies’ night musical, makes for one wild and unforgettable evening with its hilarious show-stopping musical numbers, Magic Mike-influenced dancing and loads of improvised audience mayhem! After being on tour for close to three years together with the wildly successful Spank! The Fifty Shades of Grey Parody, writers Danielle Trzcinski and Amanda Barker saw an audience they never knew existed. Thousands of women who wanted to go to the theater not just to see a show, but to have an unforgettable experience. So they grabbed a couple of their super talented friends, Mean Girls’ Tony-nominated vocal arranger Natalie Tenenbaum and __Disenchanted__’s National Tour Director Christopher Bond, and together wrote this hilarious and heartfelt musical about the power of female friendships. Little Black Dress tells the story of best friends Mandy and Dee. Together we witness the girls’ major life events in their little black dresses — first job interview, first date, first awkward sexual experience (which happens more than once), first funeral and more. Using hilarious improv, catchy songs and a heartfelt story, Little Black Dress has made audiences across the globe laugh, cry and party. Little Black Dress is a full original musical with improv, so each show is different every night. The music is intoxicating, the audience improv hysterical, and the sincere moments of heartfelt tenderness meet like never before to create a truly unique night.
Foothill Music Theatre presents Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Cinderella, the Tony Award-winning musical from the creators of South Pacific and The Sound of Music, in a delightful new production with a contemporary take on the classic tale. The lush production features a live orchestra, magical transformations and all the moments we love — the pumpkin, the glass slipper, the masked ball and more — plus some surprising new twists, with a savvy new book by Douglas Carter Beane. Featuring some of Rodgers & Hammerstein’s most beloved songs, including “In My Own Little Corner,” “Impossible/It’s Possible” and “Ten Minutes Ago,” this production offers a hilarious and romantic experience, perfect for anyone who’s ever had a dream. Said the San Francisco Chronicle: “This re-imagined Cinderella musical is a delight! This is the kind of show that lives in children’s memories and offers adults welcome escape from politics and inequality.”
Laughs are on tap for this nationwide tour that has already hit 900 breweries across the U.S. More than a dozen New York and Los Angeles-based stand-ups are currently on the road, sampling the local fare, local brews and providing the finest and funniest in comedy entertainment. This stop at Off The Rails Brewing Co. in Sunnyvale is set to feature a lineup whose credits include top festivals, TV and major club appearances.
Something wicked this way comes … under the stars and amid the trees in Sanborn Park! On his journey home, the war-hero Macbeth receives a prophecy from three witches that he will be King. But why wait for fate to come, when you can take matters into your own hands? Consumed with ambition and spurred to action by his wife, Macbeth takes what he believes to be his through murder and treachery. This hero turned villain truly is one of Shakespeare’s most fascinating anti-heroes whose tragic path leads us down a road of deceit, bloodshed, madness, and revenge. Enjoy this outdoor show courtesy of Silicon Valley Shakespeare.
SF Symphony at Frost, presented by Stanford Live. New Zealand-born conductor Gemma New joins forces with the Grammy Award-winning SF Symphony, Chorus, and soloists in concerts featuring Beethoven’s monumental Ninth Symphony. A work of stunningly grand scale, and boasting demanding technique and the glorious choral finale Ode “To Joy,” this awe-inspiring symphony is widely considered the most iconic work in classical music.
New Zealand-born conductor Gemma New makes her SF Symphony debut leading the SF Symphony in the inaugural series performance of an all-Tchaikovsky program featuring the composer’s exhilarating Symphony No. 5, the Polonaise from Eugene Onegin, and his achingly beautiful Violin Concerto, performed by the brilliant Gil Shaham. Famous for his formidable technique and generosity of spirit, Shaham ranks among the greatest violinists of our time.
Hosted by John Waters, Burger Boogaloo is, according to Water, “the perfect cult gathering of young and old music rebels who hate everybody in the world except each other.” Scheduled to perform both nights are The Jesus & Mary Chain, Scientists, Dead Boys, Shannon & the Clams, Nobunny, The Dwarves, King Tuff, Sheer Mag, Davila 666, The Chats, Derv Gordon, Amyl & The Sniffers, Phantom Surfers, Terry & Louie, Nikki Corvette, Musk and Timmy’s Organism, plus after-parties.
Modern life isn’t much like a fairy tale, right? Well, modern life is about to catch up with the storybook princesses, making for a side-splitting adult parody. Blush and feel nostalgic at the same time with Disenchanted!
Thursday, Jun 20, 2019 / 7:30pmThursday, Jun 20, 2019 / 7:30pmFriday, Jun 21, 2019 / 7:30pmFriday, Jun 21, 2019 / 7:30pmSaturday, Jun 22, 2019 / 7:30pmSaturday, Jun 22, 2019 / 7:30pmSunday, Jun 23, 2019 / 2:30pmSunday, Jun 23, 2019 / 2:30pm
Downtown Redwood City is hopping! We’re pleased to announce our first party there in several years at a fun restaurant. Tickets include light appetizers, served at 4:00pm, as long as they last; plus a fun mixer game, with prizes, that makes it easy to meet people. This singles event at Main and Elm is co-sponsored by The Society of Single Professionals, the world’s largest non-profit singles organization.
Sunday, Jul 14, 2019 / 4:00pm (Doors Open at 3:30pm)
Two evolutionary biologists, one a graduate student, the other an established leader in her field, meet for the first time. What follows is a smart, complex work about men and women, genetics and genius, and the overwhelming power of biological connection. Written by Sarah Treem Produced and directed by Lana Palmer. Part of the 2nd Stage Series at the Dragon Theatre.
A rare box-office flop for Disney when it was first released in movie theaters in 1992, Newsies made headlines by becoming a cult hit on home video. And since the Mouse House knows a little something about turning a film into a Broadway smash (see: The Lion King and Mary Poppins), Newsies hit the stage in 2012 featuring eight new songs and never looked back. Pack a picnic and enjoy.
You can dance if you want to at this ‘80s-tastic concert featuring synth and electronic music pioneer Howard Jones and new wave icons Men Without Hats. Jones first burst onto the contemporary music scene with his double-platinum album Human’s Lib and hit singles like “No One Is to Blame,” which rocketed to the top of the U.S. Billboard charts. Men Without Hats have left an unmistakable mark on pop music over their three decades performing together, releasing hit singles like 1983’s “The Safety Dance” and “Pop Goes the World” and their certified Platinum album Rhythm of Youth. Rounding out the program is electronic music duo All Hail the Silence, whose latest album Daggers is a love letter to the synth-pop of yesteryear, inspired by some of the same artists they’ll be sharing the stage with at this unforgettable show at The Warfield in San Francisco.
Friday, Jul 5, 2019 / 8:00pm (Doors Open at 7:00pm)
Brit Floyd is coming to the The Warfield in San Francisco, and if you don’t “Run Like Hell” to get a ticket you’re going to “Wish You Were Here” when this acclaimed Pink Floyd tribute band takes the stage to perform a special retrospective concert in honor of the 45th anniversary of The Dark Side of the Moon. With high definition sound, a multimillion dollar light show and state of the art video graphics, Brit Floyd have invested plenty of “Time” and “Money” in re-creating the immersive spectacle of a classic Pink Floyd concert. This “Great Gig” features unforgettable selections from Dark Side as well as The Wall, Animals, The Division Bell and more.
One of Northern California’s longest running fireworks events returns to Shoreline Amphitheatre on July 4th with the San Francisco Symphony in a special celebration of the 50th Anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing. Conducted by Edwin Outwater, the San Francisco Symphony will also feature guest vocalists Capathia Jenkins and Constantine Maroulis performing songs such as “Rocket Man,” “Fly Me To the Moon,” “I Feel The Earth Move” and more. At dark, one of the area’s largest fireworks displays set to symphony music will start over the iconic backdrop of Shoreline Amphitheatre.
Heart, soul, strength and song hit the East Bay’s Concord Pavilion as the brightest female lights in R&B come together to Femme It Forward. Winning hearts as a teen with her relatability, Brandy’s smoky vocals and fearless runs pushed her popularity even further with chart-toppers like “I Wanna Be Down,” “Baby” and “The Boy is Mine.” Singer-actress Monica followed her debut album Miss Thang with No. 1 pop and R&B hits “Before You Walk Out Of My Life,” “Don’t Take It Personal,” “Like This and Like That,” “The Boy Is Mine” and many more, plus TV appearances on Living Single, Felicity and American Dreams. Keri Hilson, Amerie, Mya and Lil’ Mo join this evening of powerful and unforgettable female performers.
My Morning Jacket’s Jim James joins forces with the duo of Sean Lennon and Primus’ Les Claypool — aka The Claypool Lennon Delirium — for a co-headlining gig at the Vina Robles Amphitheatre in Paso Robles. Both James and The Delirium are iconoclasts on the forefront of the psychedelic rock sound, and James offers this tongue-in-cheek analysis of the upcoming nine-city tour. “For over 150 years, the firm of Claypool and Lennon has been providing clients with only the finest in rock and roll delirium and stark raving madness. This summer, I am excited and honored to say that we will be teaming up.” James has released seven solo albums, including 2018’s Uniform Distortion, while The Delirium’s latest is 2019’s South of Reality.
Join us for one of Shakespeare’s most popular plays! The Taming of Shrew tells the story of Katherine and Petruchio, two hot-headed lovers on opposite sides of the marriage issue: he wants it, she doesn’t! When our tale opens, Baptista is desperate to marry off his head-strong eldest daughter, Petruchio is anxious for a wealthy bride, and Katherine is having none of it. As their impassioned battle of wills goes on, both realize that there is more to the other than meets the eye. Can they come to a meeting of the minds (and hearts)? Can they have a true marriage of equals? And does love really conquer all?
Sunday, Jun 16, 2019 / 3:00pmThursday, Jun 20, 2019 / 8:00pmFriday, Jun 21, 2019 / 8:00pmSaturday, Jun 22, 2019 / 8:00pmSunday, Jun 23, 2019 / 3:00pmThursday, Jun 27, 2019 / 8:00pmFriday, Jun 28, 2019 / 8:00pmSaturday, Jun 29, 2019 / 8:00pm
Filmed live on stage as part of National Theatre Live’s 10th anniversary and shown on the big screen at the Hammer Theatre Center in San Jose, the epic new play Small Island is based on Andrea Levy’s Orange Prize-winning novel, tracing the tangled history of Jamaica and the UK. Its three interconnected and emotional stories, set in the 1940s, find Hortense longing for a new life away from rural Jamaica, Gilbert dreaming of becoming a lawyer and Queenie longing to escape her Lincolnshire roots. See a cast of 40 actors bring this timely immigrant story to life.
We invite you to embark on this one-of-a-kind journey of soul-stirring bliss. Cheryl, founder of Samadhi Yoga, will guide us through a fluid asana flow designed to open up your second chakra. Fully rooted and fully connected, watch how the rest of your chakras spill open in response. Feel Echo the Natives customize live beats to enhance your exploration. Ride the sound waves into another dimension, and come back a little different than you started.
The ukulele has come a long way in recent years — from a hipster novelty item to a serious musical instrument, and much of that is thanks to virtuoso Jake Shimabukuro. Rolling Stone has declared him a musical hero. He’s drawn comparisons to Miles Davis and Jimi Hendrix. He’s even performed his nimble-fingered mix of jazz, surf rock and pop for the Queen of England. From traditional Hawaiian tunes to covers of the Beatles’ “While My Guitar Gently Weeps” and Queen’s “Bohemian Rhapsody,” one listen and it’s not hard to see why he’s racked up millions of YouTube views, released more than a dozen albums — including his latest, The Greatest Day — and jammed with everyone from Yo-Yo Ma to Bette Midler. Now you can catch the renowned uke wizard live in concert at the Mountain Winery in Saratoga.
Thursday, Jul 11, 2019 / 7:30pm (Doors Open at 5:30pm)
Instead of dealing with the dating apps, and all that winking, swiping and agonizing over the perfect message, why not try finding that special someone by going the time-tested real-life route? The Society of Single Professionals makes it simple with these meet-and-mingle holiday and themed parties at the Hilton Santa Clara. Dress to impress, and you’ll have the opportunity to connect with unattached adults of all ages looking for romance, while dancing the night away and enjoying drinks from the cash bar.
Behind a secret door near the intersection of North Beach and Chinatown lies a dimly lit subterranean realm teeming with colorful characters and overlapping storylines. This is The Speakeasy, an interactive theatrical experience that’ll transport you to a 1920s San Francisco watering hole full of bootleggers, bouncers, war veterans and barflies. As you wander throughout the multi-room environment, sipping cocktails, playing casino games, or simply observing, you’ll stumble across all manner of conversations and interactions as a complex narrative web unfolds. The experience is always fresh, and there’s a new theme for 2019: Age of Scofflaws.