FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
1. What is the occasion for the San Francisco Opera Costume Shop Sale?
It is important for San Francisco Opera to stay connected to its incredibly loyal and generous patrons. In the past, the Costume Shop sale has been one of the most anticipated events by patrons and the general public. The Opera is proud to make these costumes, handmade mainly by San Francisco Opera artisans, available to the public.
2. Who receives the proceeds from the Costume Shop Sale?
Proceeds will benefit San Francisco Opera and support general operating expenses including artist support, young artist development, and educational programs. Please note, purchases from the sale are not tax deductible.
3. In which productions were the costumes worn?
The Merry Widow (2001), Die Fledermaus (1990, 1996, 2006), Tannhäuser (2007), and additional pieces from other San Francisco Opera productions.