InterACT Events

Splashy parties, lively discussions, and more—all free with your ticket.*

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M.F.A. Variety

Before select performances of Major Barbara, ticket-holders can attend M.F.A. Variety upstairs in our fifth-floor cabaret space, The Garret. Doors will open at 7 p.m. and drinks will be available for purchase. The 30-minute variety shows will feature student actors from our M.F.A. Program. For more information, and a list of performance dates and times, please visit

Bike to the Theater Night

January 8, 7 p.m.
Have your bicycle valet parked by the San Francisco Bike Coalition and join us for a preshow happy hour from 7-8 p.m. at A.C.T.'s Sky Bar (inside the Geary Theater) for complimentary beer and snacks. Valet bike parking will be available one hour prior to curtain. Patrons are asked to bring their own locks. Patrons who bike to the theater receive a special discount on tickets ($35 Orchestra, $25 Mezzanine, and $10 Balcony), using code THEATERSFBC online or by phone. To learn more about the SFBC, visit


January 14, 5:30 p.m.
Before the curtain goes up, get behind the artistic process at this fascinating preshow discussion with the director and artistic staff. Can't make it to the event? We'll be streaming it live online!

Theater on the Couch

January 17, 8 p.m.
Following the show, discuss the minds, motives, and behaviors of the characters with Dr. Mason Turner, chief of psychiatry at San Francisco’s Kaiser Permanente Medical Center.

Audience Exchanges

January 21, 7 p.m.
January 26, 2 p.m.
January 29, 2 p.m.

Learn firsthand what goes into the making of great theater. After the show, join us for a lively onstage chat with the actors, designers, and artists who develop the work onstage.

OUT with A.C.T.

January 22, 8 p.m.
The best LGBT night in town! Mingle with the cast and fellow theatergoers while enjoying free drinks and treats at this popular afterparty.


January 25, 4:45 p.m.
You’re invited to join us after the show for a lively discussion!
A.C.T. invites you to join us in the theater immediately following your performance for a discussion and Q&A with Larry Eilenberg, Professor and Chair of Theatre Arts at San Francisco State University, and Jane Shaw, Dean of Grace Cathedral. The discussion will be moderated by A.C.T. dramaturg Michael PallerCan't make it to the event? We'll be streaming it live online!

Wine Series

January 28, 7 p.m.
Before the show, raise a glass at this wine tasting event featuring unique wines from The Barrel Room, a popular wine bar located in Union Square.


February 1, 12:45 p.m.
Before this matinee performance, get hands-on with theater with the artists who make it happen at this interactive workshop. Doors open at 12:30 p.m.

*Most events are free for ticket holders. Please note that performance times vary.