San Francisco musicals for 2017 include top Broadway productions such as Hamilton, The Lion King, and Avenue Q. Other highlights this season include RENT, Seussical the Musical, and Finding Neverland.
Read on to discover a full calendar of shows, tips to find tickets, and where you can find discounts.
Click on the links below for more information on these top San Francisco musicals.
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Below you will find a full schedule by month of upcoming San Francisco musicals. Click on the links to jump to details about each show.
In addition to San Francisco musicals, you will find a variety of other theater productions in SF and throughout the Bay Area. Click the links below for more information on each one.
Dates: 3/10 - 8/5
Tickets: On sale for all dates
This year, SHN Theater, a major SF musical producer, proudly welcomes the highly acclaimed Hamilton as its anchor show. Everyone is raving about this wonderfully entertaining Broadway hit based on Ron Chernow's biography of Alexander Hamilton. This is no boring historical reenactment of America's founding, rather a creative new take on familiar historical characters. The costumes and set are fantastic, and the award-winning score blends hip-hop, pop, blues, jazz, and Broadway.
Dates: 5/24 - 6/18
Location: Golden Gate
Tickets: All dates
Be the first to see the romantic musical Roman Holiday in its pre-Broadway premier. The play is based on the Academy Award-winning film and features classic songs from Cole Porter. Follow the story of a young princess who longs to escape her fancy diplomatic life, and the American reporter who helps cover up the royal escape. Witness the promise of love and the magic of Rome throughout their 24-hour adventure.
Dates: 7/8 - 8/5
Location: Alcazar Theater
Finally, your chance to see all your favorite Dr. Seuss characters come to life on stage, including the Cat in the Hat, Horton the Elephant, Gertrude McFuzz, lazy Mayzie La Bird, and the imaginative Who child Jojo. Let these magical characters transport you to other lands as you watch them fight for friendship, loyalty, family, and community. This one of the fantastical San Francisco musicals that is great fun for the whole family.
Dates: Several shows every week
Location: Club Fugazi
Tickets: On sale for most dates
This is one of the longest-running San Francisco musicals and is truly a SF original. For over 40 years, this constantly updated musical has been poking fun at pop culture and current events with hilarious performers in fantastic costumes. You'll get a kick out of the show's icon, its outrageous oversized hats, and you're guaranteed to laugh the night away. Plan ahead to catch a popular performance in SF's North Beach neighborhood.