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Built in 1910, the Geary Theater isn’t just the primary venue for our theatrical productions —this beautiful monument is also ideal for lectures, screenings, concerts, presentations, corporate meetings, awards ceremonies, receptions, and other events. Located in the heart of Union Square—San Francisco’s main arts, retail, and tourism district—the historic venue is steps from all major public transportation stations, the city’s largest hotels, and top restaurants.


  • 1024 seats in a tri-level, Broadway-style house
  • Three public lobby spaces with full and satellite concession access
  • Full Box Office adjacent to main entrance
  • Private event space & convection ovens
  • Full ADA accessibility at all levels
  • Updated HVAC System (Compliant with ASHRAE 62.1 and 62.2)


The Geary Theater's performance stage and capabilities offer any production a full spectrum of theatrical possibilities.

  • Full sized stage measuring 77’ wide x 47’ deep (wall to wall) with proscenium measuring 35’ 11” wide x 32’ 5” high
  • Hydraulic stage rake capable, as needed
  • Counterweight fly system with 48 line-sets
  • Trap door
  • Orchestra pit
  • Soft goods (borders & masking)
  • Creative Connors Automation Equipment
  • Stage rigging
  • Full theatrical, video, and sound equipment list available upon request


Ample space for large casts, minor production work, and storage can be found on multiple levels for all departments.

  • Seven dressing rooms with shower and restroom facilities
  • Backstage green room
  • Wardrobe / wig rooms
  • Loading dock access with lift
  • Union labor

For More Information

Eric Brizee, Operations and Facilities Manager, ebrizee@act-sf.org