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 week the San Francisco Symphony held their first ever Oktoberfest at the Davis Symphony Hall! Before the performance began, we had the opportunity to attend their speakeasy VIP biergarten. We called it a “speakeasy” because each VIP guest was escorted through a secret passage backstage that didn’t seem like much until you reached a…

Pop-up biergarten anyone? This week the San Francisco Symphony is celebrating Oktoberfest with a VIP beirgarten at the Davis Symphony Hall with live music, unlimited beer, brats and games. Afterwards, Christian Reif will be conducting the San Francisco Symphony in an Oktoberfest-inspired concert featuring festive drinking songs, polkas and waltzes. We sat down with Christian to…

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…

This isn’t just another write-up about what people wore on the red carpet and how they styled their hair. We spent the night scouting out the musicians, staff and the behind-the-scenes celebrities that turned a typical Thursday night into a full-fledged musical affair. (Scroll down for our exclusive video footage!) First, we headed over to…

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…