We’re excited to announce our new monthly series – Red Curtain Addict Top Picks! Looking for something to do in San Francisco can be a challenge. Not because there’s nothing to do, but because there is SO MUCH to do! Instead of you looking through countless ticketing sites and trying to find the best performing…

The FIRST-EVER horror opera series for virtual reality has officially arrived!  Opera on Tap (a non-profit with a mission to expose new audiences to opera by performing it in alternative venues) has produced The Parksville Murders, an immersive and spine-chilling experience that combines film, technology, and opera. Recently, we sat down with four of the creators…

This month, the San Francisco Opera rolled out the red carpet to celebrate their 95th season with a radiant performance of Turandot. Most famous for the memorable piece Nessun Dorma, this opera was the perfect choice for an Opening Night Gala. The music was mesmerizing and the staging and costumes were absolutely remarkable! When the…

La Bohéme has always been on of my favorite operas because I’m in LOVE with the Broadway production Rent! Did you know that Rent was based on Giacomo Puccini’s opera?? Yes, there are a few differences (okay, maybe a lot) but Jonathan Larson created Rent because he wanted to update the setting and story of…

And you thought seeing opera was for the old people with squeaky hearing aids… Not in San Francisco! The SF Opera has started a new event called SF Opera Pop-Up Lab featuring their fantastic singers but in a new and “out-of-the-box” way. Last Friday, over 300 people gathered at the Chapel in the Mission, yes…

When I tell friends or co-workers that I’m going to the opera, the typical response is, “….”. Dead silence. But once I tell them about the custom designed costumes, the set that was flown in from overseas and the champagne that is waiting for me at intermission, their reaction turns from silence to interest. There’s a…