May 1 – 27: SHN, The Color Purple
This Pulitzer Prize-winning story is about a young woman’s journey to love and triumph set in Georgia in 1910 – 1940. It’s filled with jazz, gospel, ragtime and blues and by the end of the show this musical will have made you laugh a ton, cry, feel inspired and have you boogieing out the door.
Red Curtain Addict Insider: A limited number of $40 rush tickets will be available for every performance beginning 2 hours prior to curtain at the SHN Orpheum Theater Box Office. Tickets are subject to availability. Cash only! 2 per person.
May to August : Yerba Buena Gardens Festival
Yerba Buena Gardens Festival is an independent nonprofit presenting 6 months of admission-free performances reflecting the rich cultures and creativity of the Bay Area. Programs are outdoors, family-friendly . All programs take place outdoors in Yerba Buena Gardens, off Mission Street between 3rd and 4th Streets, San Francisco.
Community Music Center Older Adult Choirs, Thursday, May 17, 12:30pm-1:30pm
Let’s Go Salsa@Jessie! Cabanijazz Project, Thursday, May 17, 6:00pm-7:30pm
Garba in the Gardens, Saturday, May 19, 1:00pm-3:00pm
Dogon Lights, Thursday, May 24, 12:30pm-1:30pm
Tom Rigney & Flambeau, Saturday, May 26, 1:00pm-2:30pm
Kitty Pak, Thursday, May 31, 12:30pm-1:30pm