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Cinderella Pre Performance Information

Cinderella Pre Performance Information

Here's What You Need to Know to Plan Your Trip

We're looking forward to seeing you at Cinderella©! Here are some helpful tips for making the most of your experience.

Opera House Dining Options

Opera House Dining

Whether you're looking for a pre-performance meal, a festive glass of champagne at intermission, or a light snack, Global Gourmet Catering, the Opera House's exclusive food and beverage services provider has you covered.

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getting here

The War Memorial Opera House is BARTable—the nearest BART station is conveniently located at Civic Center Station, a 10 minute walk from the Opera House.

We encourage you to take public transit, but the Opera House is close to several nearby parking garages.

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Our Neighborhood

Hayes Valley is just steps away from the Opera House with plenty of great dining spots and boutique stores.

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Taking Kids to the Ballet?

Questions about bringing your children to the Ballet? Check out these helpful tips to make your performance enjoyable for all.

family viewing area

Families who need to step outside the auditorium during the performance can still catch all the magic in a new viewing area on the Dress Circle level. The performance will stream to a monitor so you don't have to miss a moment.

Visit the Shop

Visit The Ballet Shop on the Mezzanine level of the Opera House pre-show and during intermission.

avoid lines during intermission

Avoid lines during intermission by pre-ordering cocktails, beverages, and snacks. Prior to a performance, call 415-861-8150, send an email, or check in with a food and beverage server upon your arrival at any point of service.

More questions? Check our our FAQ page for answers.

Explore cinderella



The Ultimate Guide to Cinderella© so you know what to look for during the performance.



Listen to Prokofiev's breathtaking score on your way to the theater on Spotify.


Watch a sneak peek of the ballet before you see the magic on stage.

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