Backstage Tours of the War Memorial Opera House
Discover the magic that goes into creating an opera production! Visit backstage, guided by a trained San Francisco Opera Guild volunteer docent. During a 75-minute tour, you will visit the prompter's box, dressing rooms, wardrobe, and wig and makeup department in addition to other areas as available. Your guide will enchant you with insights about the architecture, colorful history and little-known facts about past performances. Advance reservations are required.
2015 Fall Season Tour Dates
Friday, September 25 (11:30am, 12pm and 12:30pm)
Thursday, October 8 (11:30am, 12pm and 12:30pm) SOLD OUT
Saturday, October 17 (1pm, 1:30pm and 2pm)
Friday, November 6 (
11:30am SOLD OUT, 12pm and 12:30pm)
Saturday, November 14 (1pm, 1:30pm and 2pm) SOLD OUT
Saturday, November 21 (1pm, 1:30pm and 2pm)
Friday, November 27 (11:30am, 12pm and 12:30pm)
Wednesday, December 9 (11:30am, 12pm and 12:30pm)
For group tours contact Lynn Watson at firstname.lastname@example.org.
During the Off-Season:
Tours of the War Memorial Opera House and Davies Symphony Hall are held on Mondays except for holidays, every hour on the hour from 10 AM until 2 PM. General admission is $7 per person and $5 for students and seniors. They leave from the box office area of Davies on Grove Street. Reservations are not required.