Many of San Francisco’s top theaters, cabarets and live music venues are right here in Union Square! To help you plan a night on the town, here are some of the fabulous plays, bands and shows you can take in this spring.
May 20 – June 14
Enjoy Stephen Sondheim’s charming and seductive musical, which follows a bittersweet tale of lost love, scandalous infidelity and young passions that intertwine during an evening in 1900’s Sweden.
Filled with Sondheim’s witty dialogue and some of his most gorgeous melodies, including the beloved and haunting “Send in the Clowns,” A Little Night Music will sweep you away.
May 12 – June 27
This world-premiere play follows the adventures of Joe – a young executive with the seemingly perfect life. He has a dream job, a beautiful fiancée and an excellent challenge – create a new reality TV show in the next 72 hours. Fact and fiction begin to unravel as his deadline looms.
May 1 - 30
This unique musical follows the lives of four contemporary women searching for love online and grappling with sexuality, power, body image and self-worth. Created by Fou Fou Ha! – SF’s cartoon cabaret ensemble, the show features dancing, singing and satirical riffs on pop-culture.
Check out this hilarious and fast-paced improve show, which is now in its 7th year. This cast of seriously talented and clever performers is sure to impress.
Comedy and chaos collide in this late-night show that encourages audience participation. The hour-long show is the perfect after-dinner treat filled with spontaneous excitement and laughs.
As the name suggests, this venue offers blues, rock and jazz musicians alongside hearty southern fare. Blues legends often grace the stage in this intimate venue, and this spring’s lineup includes great artists like Earl Thomas, Café R&B and Coco Montoya. Check out the full lineup here.
Feinstein’s is a great spot for jazz and Broadway-style cabaret in Union Square. Helmed by the famous Michael Feinstein, you can catch famed singers like Storm Large, Spencer Day and Jarrod Spector at Feinstein’s this spring. See the full list here.
Also devoted to all things jazz and cabaret, this intimate venue is tucked inside the lovely Hotel Rex. Catch singers like G. Scott Lacey, Wesla Whitefield and more this spring. The full schedule is here.