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Colin Quinn: "One In Every Crowd"

at A.C.T. Strand Theater, San Francisco
OFFER DATES:
Sun, December 17
FULL PRICE: $30 - $45
OFFER PRICE: $23 - $32

From commenting on the Clinton-Lewinsky scandal for SNL's "Weekend Update" to covering the history of the world in the hit Broadway show "Long Story Short" -- directed by Jerry Seinfeld, no less -- an... [more+]

From commenting on the Clinton-Lewinsky scandal for SNL's "Weekend Update" to covering the history of the world in the hit Broadway show "Long Story Short" -- directed by Jerry Seinfeld, no less -- and way beyond, Colin Quinn has skewered just about every sacred cow with his sharply honed wit, which he'll no doubt wield with hilarious precision in his sixth and latest solo show, "One in Every Crowd". Not only are Seinfeld and stars like Amy Schumer big fans, but Quinn was named one of Comedy Central's 100 greatest stand-up comics of all time. Don't miss his only Bay Area appearance at A.C.T.'s Strand Theater. [less-]

Funky Oz Musical "The Wiz"

at Black Repertory Group Theater, Berkeley
OFFER DATES:
Sun, December 17
FULL PRICE: n/a
OFFER PRICE: Sold Out

Ease on down the road with Dorothy, the Scarecrow, the Tin Man and the Lion as they try to figure out how to get Dorothy back to Harlem. The funky musical "The Wiz" is based on L. Frank Baum's "The Wi... [more+]

Ease on down the road with Dorothy, the Scarecrow, the Tin Man and the Lion as they try to figure out how to get Dorothy back to Harlem. The funky musical "The Wiz" is based on L. Frank Baum's "The Wizard of Oz" with a score by Charlie Smalls. "The Wiz" includes such numbers as "Slide Some Oil to Me," "He's the Wizard," "No Bad News" and "Mean Ole Lion." The timeless family classic is back at Black Repertory Group Theater in Berkeley. [less-]

"Avenue Q": The Tony-Winning Naughty Puppet Musical

at New Conservatory Theatre Center, San Francisco
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Sun, December 17
Tue, December 19
Wed, December 20
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FULL PRICE: $50 - $55
OFFER PRICE: $37.50 - $41.25

Loaded with humor and hummable tunes, "Avenue Q" is a hilarious look at life in New York, featuring a fantastic cast of people and puppets. In its Broadway debut, "Avenue Q" scored the "Triple Crown" ... [more+]

Loaded with humor and hummable tunes, "Avenue Q" is a hilarious look at life in New York, featuring a fantastic cast of people and puppets. In its Broadway debut, "Avenue Q" scored the "Triple Crown" of Tony wins, grabbing honors for Best Musical, Best Score and Best Book. The lovable cast of characters, both flesh and felt, includes recent college grad Princeton, who moves to Avenue Q full of hope for the future, Kate (the girl/monster next door), and the colorful collection of neighbors who help Princeton discover his true purpose in life. Prepare for outstanding music and outrageous laughs when "Avenue Q" comes to the New Conservatory Theatre Center in San Francisco. [less-]

Holiday Classic "A Christmas Story: The Musical"

at San Francisco Playhouse, San Francisco
OFFER DATES:
Sun, December 17
Sun, December 17
Tue, December 19
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FULL PRICE: $55 - $70
OFFER PRICE: $33 - $42

You've seen the classic movie on TV every holiday season for years, now see the musical version that was nominated for three Tony Awards in its 2013 Broadway run. 9 year-old Ralphie has his heart set ... [more+]

You've seen the classic movie on TV every holiday season for years, now see the musical version that was nominated for three Tony Awards in its 2013 Broadway run. 9 year-old Ralphie has his heart set on the holy grail of Christmas gifts in the 1940s: an official Red Ryder carbine-action 200-shot range model air rifle. But first, he'll have to navigate a maniacal department store Santa, the infamous leg lamp, a triple-dog-dare to lick a frozen flagpole, the terrifying bully Farkus, the bunny suit and much more. Featuring everything from gentle ballads to show-stopping ensemble numbers like "Ralphie to the Rescue!" "A Major Award," "Sticky Situation" and "You'll Shoot Your Eye Out!", "A Christmas Story: The Musical" lends a magnificent score to the famous, heartfelt holiday tale at San Francisco Playhouse. [less-]

"FlashPlays!" 80 Plays in 90 Minutes

at Dennis Gallagher Arts Pavilion, San Francisco
OFFER DATES:
Sun, December 17
Sun, December 17
FULL PRICE: $36
OFFER PRICE: $18

Playwrights Foundation's 8th annual "FlashPlays!" winter festival features an evening of more than 80 newly penned micro plays (none longer than a single minute) that together evoke a complex mosaic o... [more+]

Playwrights Foundation's 8th annual "FlashPlays!" winter festival features an evening of more than 80 newly penned micro plays (none longer than a single minute) that together evoke a complex mosaic of San Francisco with its shimmering beauty, fascinating legacy and current challenges -- written by a cadre of the Bay Area's finest playwrights. Enjoy "FlashPlays! Annual Winter Micro-Play Festival" at The Dennis Gallagher Arts Pavilion. Your ticket includes one drink. [less-]

Weekly S.F. Stand-Up Showcase "#HellaFunny Sundays"

at Neck of the Woods, San Francisco
OFFER DATES:
Sun, December 17
Sun, December 31
FULL PRICE: $15
OFFER PRICE: COMP - $7

From Ellen Degeneres and Robin Williams to Dana Carvey and Margaret Cho, some of the greatest stand-up comics of all time first cut their teeth on the stages of San Francisco. Now "#HellaFunny Sundays... [more+]

From Ellen Degeneres and Robin Williams to Dana Carvey and Margaret Cho, some of the greatest stand-up comics of all time first cut their teeth on the stages of San Francisco. Now "#HellaFunny Sundays" is carrying on the tradition with a weekly stand-up showcase at Neck of the Woods. Come laugh (and enjoy the no-drink minimum!) with some of the city's funniest local headlining comedians, including fresh-faced comics who've been featured on Viceland, Comedy Central and HBO. [less-]

BARS's December Concert: Prokofiev & Shostakovich

at Taube Atrium Theater, San Francisco
OFFER DATES:
Sun, December 17
FULL PRICE: $30
OFFER PRICE: $15

Guest conductor Cyrus Ginwala leads the Bay Area Rainbow Symphony's December concerts at Taube Atrium Theater at San Francisco's Wilsey Center. Aaron Copland's "Outdoor Overture" begins the program fo... [more+]

Guest conductor Cyrus Ginwala leads the Bay Area Rainbow Symphony's December concerts at Taube Atrium Theater at San Francisco's Wilsey Center. Aaron Copland's "Outdoor Overture" begins the program followed by internationally renowned pianist Roger Woodward performing Prokofiev's Piano Concerto No. 3. Shostakovich's dramatic Symphony No. 5 concludes the concert. You can also enjoy a post-concert reception. [less-]

Cobb's "Holiday Comedy Bash": Kabir "Kabeezy" Singh

at Cobb's Comedy Club, San Francisco
OFFER DATES:
Sun, December 17
FULL PRICE: $16
OFFER PRICE: $8

Cobb's presents their biggest show of the year, the annual "Holiday Comedy Bash". This year's headliner is Kabir "Kabeezy" Singh, a fast-rising comedy star who's been called "The Next Big Indian Comed... [more+]

Cobb's presents their biggest show of the year, the annual "Holiday Comedy Bash". This year's headliner is Kabir "Kabeezy" Singh, a fast-rising comedy star who's been called "The Next Big Indian Comedian" by "India West" and "One of the Must-See Stand-Up Comedians in the U.S." by TV Asia. Kabir is a huge crowdpleaser with an abundance of energy, an in-your-face attitude and clever material. He's won numerous comedy contests, including taking first place two years in a row at the Bay Area Stand-Up Comedy Competition, opened for top stars like Russell Peters, Dave Chappelle and Dane Cook, and taped sets for Comedy Central's "Gabriel Iglesias' Stand-Up Revolution" and Starz's "StannDupp". Don't miss the end-of-the-year fun at Cobb's Comedy Club in San Francisco. [less-]

All-Female A Cappella Sextet Solstice

at Saint Alban's Episcopal Church, Albany
OFFER DATES:
Sun, December 17
FULL PRICE: $20
OFFER PRICE: $10

Whether it's Guaraldi jazz from "A Charlie Brown Christmas" or polyphony from the Spanish Renaissance, acclaimed a cappella sextet Solstice can bring it to stunning life with their goosebump-inducing ... [more+]

Whether it's Guaraldi jazz from "A Charlie Brown Christmas" or polyphony from the Spanish Renaissance, acclaimed a cappella sextet Solstice can bring it to stunning life with their goosebump-inducing harmonies. In keeping with their reputation for entertaining holiday concerts, this year the all-female chorus will perform songs like "A un Nino Llorando al Hielo," along with unusual world carols and winter-related pop tunes at St. Alban's Episcopal Church in Albany. [less-]

Smuin's "The Christmas Ballet": Holiday Dance Treat

at Yerba Buena Center for the Arts Theater, San Francisco
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Sun, December 17
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FULL PRICE: $59 - $69
OFFER PRICE: $35 - $54

Sugarplums won't be the only dancing visions you dream of this holiday season after you see Smuin Contemporary American Ballet's "The Christmas Ballet". Snow-kissed dancers clad all in white glide ons... [more+]

Sugarplums won't be the only dancing visions you dream of this holiday season after you see Smuin Contemporary American Ballet's "The Christmas Ballet". Snow-kissed dancers clad all in white glide onstage, pirouetting in graceful ballets, before a little funk enters the picture, and they tap out staccato rhythms and swing to jazz, revving up into a fun-filled second half. That's when the red-costumed dancers take over, letting loose with a collection of fresh, fantastical numbers, inspired by great tunes like "White Christmas," "Baby, It's Cold Outside" and the perennial favorite "Santa Baby." This Bay Area nontraditional holiday tradition at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts Theater will enchant and delight and is sure to make for sweet dreams that'll sweep you into the New Year. [less-]

Prize-Winning Drama "This Wide Night"

at Berkeley City Club, Berkeley
OFFER DATES:
Sun, December 17
FULL PRICE: $20
OFFER PRICE: $10

This two-person drama looks at life on the outside for a pair of female prisoners. After her release, Lorraine heads straight to the only other person who she's felt close to in years: her former cell... [more+]

This two-person drama looks at life on the outside for a pair of female prisoners. After her release, Lorraine heads straight to the only other person who she's felt close to in years: her former cellmate Marie. While locked up, the two shared everything, but on the outside, their friendship threatens to destroy their fragile freedom. "The New York Times" says that the characters are "shaped with compassion" and that the play "feels more packed with compressed, complex life than a season of television crime dramas." Chloe Moss won the Susan Smith Blackburn Playwriting Prize for the work, and Anton's Well Theater Company brings the Bay Area premiere to the Berkeley City Club. [less-]

"Emperor Norton's Fantastic San Francisco Waterfront Tour"

at Ferry Building Marketplace, San Francisco
OFFER DATES:
Sun, December 17
Sun, December 24
FULL PRICE: $20
OFFER PRICE: $10

Take a tour through San Francisco's waterfront history alongside one of its most colorful characters. Emperor Norton was a prominent businessman who lost everything on a bad investment. Instead of thr... [more+]

Take a tour through San Francisco's waterfront history alongside one of its most colorful characters. Emperor Norton was a prominent businessman who lost everything on a bad investment. Instead of throwing in the towel, he responded to his failure by declaring himself "Emperor of the United States and Protector of Mexico." San Francisco embraced this quirky character, treating him as royalty and even accepting his self-created currency. Tour guide Joseph Amster incorporates his journalistic and acting talents to provide a one-of-a-kind tour in which he takes on the persona of Emperor Norton and introduces you to the history of the city's most unique and interesting sites through the eyes of this larger-than-life unofficial mascot. Over the course of just under three hours, you'll cover about two miles along the waterfront, from the historic Ferry Building to The Cannery. [less-]

Young Women's Chorus of San Francisco Sings "Carols by Candlelight"

at St. Paul's Episcopal Church Oakland, Oakland
OFFER DATES:
Sun, December 17
FULL PRICE: $25
OFFER PRICE: $12.50

Hear the captivating voices of the Young Women's Chorus of San Francisco as the celebrated group sings "Carols by Candlelight" at St. Paul's Episcopal Church in Oakland. Expect an awe-inspiring, candl... [more+]

Hear the captivating voices of the Young Women's Chorus of San Francisco as the celebrated group sings "Carols by Candlelight" at St. Paul's Episcopal Church in Oakland. Expect an awe-inspiring, candle-lit evening of holiday music featuring Michael Haydn's Magnificat, as well as music by Gyöngyösi, Kodály, Szymko, Sibelius, Levine and more. [less-]

"A Noh Christmas Carol": Japanese-Style Adaptation

at Theater of Yugen, San Francisco
OFFER DATES:
Sun, December 17
Fri, December 22
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FULL PRICE: n/a
OFFER PRICE: Sold Out

The critically acclaimed work "A Noh Christmas Carol" is an adaptation utilizing traditional Japanese theatre forms and avant garde dance to retell the Dickens classic. In 19th century Japan, a greedy... [more+]

The critically acclaimed work "A Noh Christmas Carol" is an adaptation utilizing traditional Japanese theatre forms and avant garde dance to retell the Dickens classic. In 19th century Japan, a greedy rich man named Ebezo receives a visit from his deceased business partner warning him to change his miserly ways or be doomed to linger forever as a hungry ghost. A miraculous intervention from the Ghosts of Christmas Past, Present, and Yet-To-Come takes the rich man on a wondrous journey, profoundly demonstrating that life exists far beyond the world of business. Thoughtful and magical, Ebezo finally proclaims, "I will hold Christmas in my heart throughout the year!" See him learn to value human connections beyond the trappings of the world and that community must be embraced when "A Noh Christmas Carol" returns to San Francisco's Theatre of Yugen. [less-]

SF Comedy Showcase: The Best Local Comedy at The Punchline

at Punch Line Comedy Club, San Francisco
OFFER DATES:
Sun, December 17
Sun, January 07
Sun, January 21
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FULL PRICE: $13.50
OFFER PRICE: COMP - $6.75

Come see the Punch Line's weekly SF Comedy Showcase, held every Sunday for over 30 years. San Francisco has a rich and vibrant comedy scene, and this weekly show has launched the careers of such comed... [more+]

Come see the Punch Line's weekly SF Comedy Showcase, held every Sunday for over 30 years. San Francisco has a rich and vibrant comedy scene, and this weekly show has launched the careers of such comedians as Patton Oswalt, Margaret Cho and Arj Barker, as well as the current flock of rising stars such as W. Kamau Bell and Moshe Kasher. Laugh at a lineup of the Bay Area's top stand-up comics, many of whom have appeared on late-night television, Comedy Central and other esteemed television outlets. [less-]

Don Reed's Solo Show "Kipling Hotel: The '80s "

at The Marsh San Francisco MainStage Theater, San Francisco
OFFER DATES:
Sun, December 17
Sat, January 06
Sun, January 07
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FULL PRICE: $20
OFFER PRICE: $10

Don Reed's "Kipling Hotel" picks up where his acclaimed hit "East 14th" leaves off and details his misadventures of the 1980s. As the awkward son of an Oakland pimp who's struggling to work his way th... [more+]

Don Reed's "Kipling Hotel" picks up where his acclaimed hit "East 14th" leaves off and details his misadventures of the 1980s. As the awkward son of an Oakland pimp who's struggling to work his way through college, Reed attempts to make a living as a stripper and a gigolo, but ends up with the not-so-glamorous job as a live-in waiter at a retirement hotel. It wasn't all bad, though. While serving breakfast to the elderly, drifters and drug addicts, Reed mined comedy gold. His voice has been heard on "Spiderman, Johnny Quest, SNL" and most recently as the cat on "2 Broke Girls". He's written, directed, produced and starred in short films for HBO Shorts and was the warm-up comedian for "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno" for over 1,000 episodes. Don't miss the latest show from this 2017 San Francisco Bay Area Theatre Critics Circle nominee when he takes the stage at The Marsh. [less-]

Steve Martin & Edie Brickell's Musical "Bright Star"

at Curran, San Francisco
OFFER DATES:
Sun, December 17
FULL PRICE: $39 - $59
OFFER PRICE: $29 - $44

From Grammy, Emmy and Academy Award-winning Steve Martin and Grammy Award-winning Edie Brickell comes "Bright Star", the five-time Tony-nominated new musical that "The New York Times" called "a shinin... [more+]

From Grammy, Emmy and Academy Award-winning Steve Martin and Grammy Award-winning Edie Brickell comes "Bright Star", the five-time Tony-nominated new musical that "The New York Times" called "a shining achievement." Directed by Tony winner Walter Bobbie and inspired by a real event, this original musical tells a sweeping tale of love and redemption set against the rich backdrop of the American South in the 1920s and '40s. Propelled by Carmen Cusack, whose role as Alice earned her a Tony Award nomination, along with an ensemble of onstage musicians and dancers, the story unfolds as a rich tapestry of deep emotion, beautiful melodies and powerfully moving performances. "Bright Star" -- as refreshingly genuine as it is daringly hopeful -- is "a gorgeous anthem to optimism" ("Variety"). Score your tickets today at the Curran in San Francisco. [less-]

A.C.T.'s "A Christmas Carol": SF Holiday Fave

at A.C.T., San Francisco
OFFER DATES:
Sun, December 17
Sun, December 17
Tue, December 19
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FULL PRICE: $25 - $105
OFFER PRICE: $19 - $63

A.C.T.'s acclaimed, music-infused adaptation of Dickens' beloved tale returns in a sumptuous production that's become one of the Bay Area's favorite holiday traditions. A large, lively cast tells the ... [more+]

A.C.T.'s acclaimed, music-infused adaptation of Dickens' beloved tale returns in a sumptuous production that's become one of the Bay Area's favorite holiday traditions. A large, lively cast tells the story of lonely old miser Ebenezer Scrooge, a bah-humbuggy sort who's shown a second chance by four ghosts who visit him one spooky and sleepless Christmas Eve. A classic story of redemption and forgiveness, "A Christmas Carol" captures the true spirit and magic of the holiday season, especially in this imaginative version written by A.C.T.'s own artistic director Carey Perloff and alumnus Paul Walsh. [less-]

"Escape From the Rock" Cruise Reveals Alcatraz's Notorious Inmates

at Escape From The Rock, San Francisco
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Sun, December 17
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FULL PRICE: $38
OFFER PRICE: $19

Blue & Gold Fleet's "Escape From the Rock" Cruise is an exciting 90-minute excursion that takes you around the perimeter of Alcatraz to view the island from every angle. As the ship sails, passengers ... [more+]

Blue & Gold Fleet's "Escape From the Rock" Cruise is an exciting 90-minute excursion that takes you around the perimeter of Alcatraz to view the island from every angle. As the ship sails, passengers are treated to a presentation complete with sound effects and chilling tales of inmates Al Capone and Billy Cook, not to mention Clyde Johnson's daring escape attempt. This historical yet entertaining boat trip does not stop at the island of Alcatraz itself, but it does evoke the days when this iconic maximum-security prison was the most feared institution in the American penal system. [less-]

SF Girls Chorus: "Greetings From All Seasons"

at Davies Symphony Hall, San Francisco
OFFER DATES:
Mon, December 18
FULL PRICE: $31.50 - $62
OFFER PRICE: $16.50 - $32

Ring in the holidays with a San Francisco tradition unlike any other. This year's annual holiday concert at Davies Symphony Hall, "Greetings from All Seasons", is inspired by the diverse range of holi... [more+]

Ring in the holidays with a San Francisco tradition unlike any other. This year's annual holiday concert at Davies Symphony Hall, "Greetings from All Seasons", is inspired by the diverse range of holiday traditions celebrated by SFGC's choristers. This special evening features a collection of stories from choristers about their respective holiday experiences, as well as a unique program with a multitude of musical offerings celebrating Christmas, Hannukah, Kwanzaa, Holi, Chuseok, Chinese New Year, Halloween, Nowruz, Santa Lucia Day, the Feast of St. Nicolas, Día de los Muertos, Maslenitsa, and the New Year. Hundreds of members from the Chorus and Chorus School will take to the stage in this festive program, joined by SFGC alumna (1995) and soloist, soprano Michele Kennedy, praised as a "fine young soprano with a lovely voice" ("Washington Post"). [less-]

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