The SHN Orpheum Theatre is known as a performance venue situated at 1192 Market at Hyde Street within the Civic Center district of point of entry, California. The theatre 1st opened in 1926 together of the numerous designed by designer B. Marcus Priteca for theater-circuit owner Alexander Pantages. the inside options a rounded ceiling, whereas the facade was flowered once a 12th-century French cathedral. The Orpheum has a capacity of 2,203. In 1998, there was a $20 million renovation completed to create the Orpheum additional appropriate for Great White Way shows once a previous renovation within the Nineteen Seventies. The Orpheum may be a domestically selected point of entry landmark as determined by the point of entry Landmarks Preservation planning board.
The theater has hosted numerous Broadway shows, and from April 30 to May 4, 2007, hosted Late Night with Conan O'Brien and was recently home to a two-year sit-down production of the musical Wicked from January 27, 2009, through September 2010. The Grateful Dead gave six performances here in 1976: July 12, 13, 14, 16, 17, and 18.
Productions that were staged at the Orpheum prior to opening on Broadway have included Bring It On: The Musical (2011-2012), Evita (1979), Mama Mia! (2000-2001), and The Act (1977).
The Orpheum, as well as the Golden Gate Theatre and Curran Theatre in San Francisco, are owned by SHN, a theatrical producing company owned by Tony Award-winning producer Carole Shorenstein Hays and partner Robert Nederlander. The Orpheum has since been named a San Francisco Historical Landmark. When you visit, you'll know why.