This Weekend at the Great Star Theater

San Francisco Youth Ballet presents The Nutcracker

San Francisco Youth Ballet presents The Nutcracker

December 4 - 5, 2021
San Francisco Youth Ballet presents the 20th annual performance of The Nutcracker.
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Rizo - Holiday Concert

Rizo in the Flesh (And on Top of Your Tree)

December 10 - 11, 2021
Join musical and comedy sensation Rizo back on stage for a Holiday Extravaganza you do not want to miss. A fierce but kindhearted fusion of comedy, burlesque, performance art and rock ‘n’ roll.
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SF Sketchfest

SF Sketchfest 2022

January 7 - 23, 2022
SF Sketchfest comes to the Great Star Theater for their 20th comedy extravaganza in January 2022.
(Ticketing is via 3rd party system, Great Star discounts and Patreon tickets do not apply)
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Delhii - A Celebration of Contortion Art

Delhii: A Celebration of Contortion Art

January 29 - 30, 2022
Reconnect to the wonders of our Earth through Mongolian contortion art
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The Magic Tea Shop

The Magic Tea Shop

February 4 - 12, 2022
A family-friendly Lunar New Year cabaret with magic, music, circus, and dance. Tickets on exclusive pre-sale now for our Patreon supporters
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BLUNDERLAND The Second Coming

BLUNDERLAND The Second Coming

February 17 - 20, 2022
Returning to San Francisco this February, BLUNDERLAND is even naughtier and raunchier the second time around. Come get in our sweet spot!
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Recently at the Great Star Theater

Dark Kabaret

Dark Kabaret

November 19 - 27, 2021
Discover something new. Dark Kabaret is San Francisco's premiere showcase for the world's finest variety artists
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Chinese Opera

Traditional Chinese Opera

November 7, 2021
We're excited to bring a traditional Chinese opera to the Great Star Theater this November. Tickets and more info via Eva Tam in SF Chinatown: evatya@hotmail.com
Twisted Cabaret

Twisted Cabaret: Halloween Spooktackular

October 29 - 30, 2021
Tragedy strikes as Frank Olivier's Twisted Cabaret and Pandemonium Vaudeville prepares for their giant Halloween Spooktackular
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Like a Rolling Stone: The Life & Times of Ben Fong-Torres

Like a Rolling Stone: The Life & Times of Ben Fong-Torres

October 30, 2021
The exclusive San Francisco premiere of this documentary of Be Fong-Torres! The lights, the crowds, the music, Ben Fong-Torres covered it all at Rolling Stone magazine as its legendary writer and first music editor. His life is an epic sweep through the world of rock and roll.
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Bitten

Bitten - An Adult Costumed Dance Party

Halloween Night - October 31, 2021
Forget the kids, come out and join other adults for a Sexy Halloween Party in downtown, Chinatown
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Ruinous Resound

Alchemy Labor Unit Presents: Ruinous Resound

October 22 - 23, 2021
2 day event of heavy industrial music from US and European artists, gathering together to shake the grounds of San Francisco
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Sugar Brown Burlesque

Sugar Brown Burlesque Bad & Bougie Show

October 15 - 16, 2021
Crazy, Sexy, Cool. Sugar Brown shares her diaries of the first time becoming a submissive through comedy, storytelling and dance!
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Dark Age Masquerade

Dark Age Masquerade

October 17, 2021
Dark Age Masquerade is an innovative stage performance including elements of modern circus, neo-burlesque, dance, sideshow, and visual arts
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BLUNDERLAND

BLUNDERLAND

October 7 - 10, 2021
International sensation BLUNDERLAND is an evening that is as naughty as it is wholesome and as raunchy as it is sweet.
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SFCAUSE panel on Anti-Asian Hate & Economic Challenges

SFCAUSE panel on Anti-Asian Hate & Economic Challenges

September 25, 2021
SFCAUSE panel Anti-Asian Hate and Economic Challenges Facing Bay Area Chinatowns, plus Champion of Truth Award ceremony
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Over The Moon: A Mid-Autumn Festival Cabaret

Over The Moon: A Mid-Autumn Festival Cabaret

September 17 - 18, 2021
A special mid-autumn festival performance. With magic, Chinese traditional dance, live Guzheng music, comedy, circus aerialists, and more, you will have an unforgettable memory with your friends and families.
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Carmen by Ballet22

Carmen by Ballet22

September 3 - 5, 2021
Ballet22 presents "Carmen" and a new commission, choreographed by world renowned Spanish choreographer, Ramón Oller
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Mountains and Rivers - A traditional Chinese GuZheng concert

Mountains and Rivers - A traditional Chinese Guzheng concert

August 29, 2021
Maranda Jiang and Chris Chau perform traditional Chinese Guzheng -- 竹霖晓筝 余意山水 —古筝独奏音乐会
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An Intimate Conversation with Daniel Wu

An Intimate Conversation with Daniel Wu

August 29, 2021
Join Hollywood and Chinese film star Daniel Wu at the recently reopened Great Star Theater in San Francisco Chinatown for an intimate discussion, Q&A, and meet-and-greet.
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Paul Dabek Mischief

Paul Dabek Mischief

August 20-21, 2021
A magical evening with Paul Dabek, the hilarious host of The Illusionists live on Broadway and London's West End
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The Cicadas of Comedy

The Cicadas of Comedy

July 30 - 31, 2021
The Cicadas of Comedy - A show that only happens once every 17 years
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The Submarine Show

The Submarine Show

July 8 - 17, 2021
Submariners take us on an enchanted voyage thousands of leagues under the sea, onto a forbidden island, and back again.
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History of the World (Part 1) / Independence Day Movie and Dance Party Blow Out

History of the World (Part 1) / Independence Day Movie and Dance Party Blow Out

July 2-3, 2021
We're back ya'll! Join us for two nights of a smashing Movie Dance Party Variety Show hosted by everyone's favorite, Mz. K.
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Two Magicians, One Car Cross-Country Tour Kick-Off Show

Two Magicians, One Car Cross-Country Tour Kick-Off Show

June 23, 2021
Bid "bon voyage" at the last public, San Francisco Bay Area show before magicians Ash K. & Kevin the Cap go cross country! With Tom Collett.
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Tōtum by Ballet22

Tōtum by Ballet22

June 18 - 20, 2021
Join us for Ballet22's first live performance this summer at the Great Star Theater! Founded in 2020 by Roberto Vega Ortiz and Theresa Knudson, Ballet22 exists to push the boundaries of what is possible in ballet while focusing on producing and presenting works, ranging from classical to contemporary ballet, that break gender normative traditions, specifically by presenting men, mxn, and non-binary artists "en pointe."
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Devil in the Deck

Devil in the Deck

June 10 - 12, 2021
Magic mixed with melodrama, fascinating fables, and true stories makes for fun family fare.
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April Foolish

April Foolish

April 1, 2021
Celebrate April Fools Day with Frank Olivier and dozens of friendly fools from far flung locales around the world!
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Nutcracker in Wonderland

Nutcracker in Wonderland

December 2020
A Virtual Circus & Magic Extavaganza. The Nutracracker and Clara go down the rabbit hole into Alice's Wonderland in this stuning circus cabaret. This innovative reimagining of two beloved classics immerses us in a wonderland of imagination and magic.
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Nutcracker in Wonderland Vespertine Circus Misfit Cabaret Two Magicians, One Car Cross-Country Tour Kick-Off Show Tōtum by Ballet22 Devil in the Deck Show Poster April Foolish Green Fields of America Brian Glow: Illusionist Comedy Magician A Very Merry Misfit Cabaret Winter Theater Festival
Devil in the Deck Show Poster