Orpheum Theatre

1192 Market Street

San Francisco, CA 94102

Capacity: 2203

The Orpheum Theatre, among many constructed by designer B. Marcus Priteca for business owner Alexander Pantages, originally started operations in 1926. The Orpheum has a capacity of 2,197 people. After a prior restoration in the 1970s, the Orpheum experienced a $20 million makeover in 1998 to improve it into a more appropriate venue for Broadway performances. According to the San Francisco Landmarks Preservation Advisory Council, the Orpheum is a regionally classified San Francisco landmark. BroadwaySF owns both the Orpheum and the Golden Gate Theatre in San Francisco. Robert Nederlander owns this theater production firm. It is located at 1192 Market Street, at Hyde Street & 8th Street, San Francisco, CA 94102. 

Popular Broadway Musicals staged at the Orpheum Theater

The inaugural play at the rebuilt and extended theater was the Kern/Hammerstein play “Show Boat” in April 1998.

The theater has been home to a number of Broadway productions, including the long and successful run of staging ‘Wicked’, from January 27, 2009, to September 10, 2010. On July 12-18, 1976, the Grateful Dead performed six times at this venue. The venue housed Late Night with Conan O’Brien in 2007. Bring It On: The MusicalEvitaMamma Mia!, and The Act – all were performed at the Orpheum ahead of their Broadway debuts.

Seating Plan

Patrons at the Orpheum Theatre may enjoy amazing views of the show and excellent sound from any seat in the house. This is owing to the structure’s superb architecture. There is indeed a place for all at Orpheum Theatre, which offers a variety of seating options at a selection of rates. Kindly keep in mind that, with very few exclusions, the right-hand side of the Orpheum Theatre is even-numbered while the left is odd-numbered, as has been the case in most theaters. 

Parking facilities

The Orpheum Theatre is ideally located for parking and has a variety of parking choices with several facilities in the neighborhood. Reservation parking could be available, as per the respective parking operators. It is recommended, however, that you contact the institution for further details. If you are unable to secure a place, it would be best that you arrive early for your event to minimize disruptions and overcrowding.


BroadwaySF is the Bay Area’s leading theatrical entertainment organization. They’re known for hosting live events at San Francisco’s most exclusive locations. BroadwaySF features new Broadway successes, Broadway cast performances, pre-Broadway debuts, and exclusive events which represent the high end of the national theater industry. 

New shows

Orpheum Teater plans to stage the classic Broadway Musical My Fair Lady in November 2021. Tickets will go on sale live at their website. 


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Event Meta
Orpheum Theatre
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Start Date
April 8, 2025 7:00 pm
End Date
April 20, 2025 1:31 pm
Event Location
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1192 Market Street
Postal Code
San Francisco
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Hadestown Tour