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69th Season Announcement!

This is the 69th Season for Lamplighters Music Theatre, founded in the Fall of 1952. We are continuing our monthly streams for our online subscribers on Patreon, AND we are ramping up live performances!!!

First up, Lamplighters is proud to produce “Welcome back to the Performing Arts” on Sunday, August 22nd, at 1pm in the outdoor Esplanade of Yerba Buena Festival Gardens. This FREE production includes 10 minute segments by 8 companies with really different musical styles:

Ars Minerva
42nd Street Moon
Opera Parallèle
Pocket Opera
Theatre Flamenco Dance Company
Urban Jazz SF Dance Company

Featuring guest Master of Ceremonies, Omari Tau!
Sponsored by Lamplighters, SF Grants for the Arts, First Republic Bank, and Nikon Research Corporation of America

There will be a limited number of chairs. Patrons are invited to bring low lawn chairs or blankets and a picnic! Our goal is to come back collaboratively with fellow artistic companies, share our talents, and join our audiences in joyous celebration of our return and re-opening!

We invite all to continue or begin their Patreon subscription! Tickets for the live shows will be sold individually this year. The complete year looks like this:

July -New Mikado Stream
August -Festival Yerba Buena Festival Gardens
September -The Merry Widow Stream
October -Gala Herbst and later stream
November -Patience Stream
December -Dark Holiday
January -Grand Duke Stream
February -G & S Pot Pourri YBCA and Stream
March -G & S Pot Pourri Mountain View
April -Die Fledermaus Stream
May -A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder SF Presidio Theatre

And we kick off our 70th Season with:

22-Aug -IOLANTHE Full Tour!

Join us at where we provide a monthly assortment of full length streams, new interviews, podcasts, and video essays, alongside archival vignettes highlighting the best of our 69-year performance history.

Don’t forget to follow us on Facebook (, YouTube (, Instagram (@LamplightersMT), and TikTok (. ) for updates on video releases and performance plans.

Lamplighters Music Theatre has become a Bay Area tradition by maintaining our artistic excellence while changing with the times. As unprecedented as these times are for the performing arts, we are excited to continue to provide our audience with pitch-perfect music, laughter, and community in every way that we can.

Lamplighters Music Theatre was founded in 1952 to produce the comic operas of librettist W.S. Gilbert and composer Arthur Sullivan, and is now recognized as one of the world’s pre-eminent Gilbert & Sullivan companies. The Lamplighters’ repertoire includes all the surviving works of these creative geniuses, as well as comic operas and classic musicals by other composers that exemplify their artistic vision.


Lamplighters Music Theatre
469 Bryant Street
San Francisco, CA 94107
Click here for directions

Office: 415-227-4797
Fax: 415-896-2844