An Historic San Francisco Venue

Learn More About Marines’ Memorial Theatre

The Marines’ Memorial Theatre is an intimate 564-seat jewel box theatre located in the heart of San Francisco's theatre district between Union Square and Nob Hill. Our historic San Francisco venue was built in 1926 to bring the best national, international and local Music, Dance, Author Talks & Lectures and theatrical/film presentations to Bay Area audiences. Our theatre is a well-known resource for local corporate and civic groups along with charitable organizations.

Our San Francisco venue has hosted a number of legendary performances, including Stomp!, Angels in America by Tony Kushner, Forever Tango, Camino Real by Tennessee Williams and Death of a Salesman by Arthur Miller. In addition to acclaimed live performances, the Marines’ Memorial Theatre is also used as a venue for speakers, presentations, corporate events, celebrations and more.

Currently under direct management of the Marines’ Memorial Association, the theatre proudly presents live theatrical performances as well as inspiring speakers and presentations. For a schedule of upcoming shows and presentations, view our calendar of events.

All Sales Final

All sales are final. There are no refunds or exchanges.

Late Seating

Performances begin promptly.  Seating for latecomers will be held until an appropriate time during the show and is at the discretion of the theatre management and production staff. Latecomers may be given alternate seats to minimize disturbance to the audience and performers.  The lobby bar opens 60 minutes before the show and seating opens 30 minutes before the show. Thank you for arriving early.


Every person entering the theatre must have a ticket.  Babes-in-arms and children younger than 5 years old are not allowed.

Recording Equipment

No recording devices are permitted in the theatre unless specifically posted. If a camera or recording device is used during the performance, it may be confiscated by theatre staff.
Tickets for most events are available at City Box Office (415) 392-4400 or visit Tickets are available at theatre box office 90 minutes prior to event.