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Free Night of Theater 2011

SF’s huge annual theater ticket giveaway: Get up to five free pair of tickets to see your choice of over 50 theater productions.
By - posted 9/10/2011 No Comment

If you think seeing live theater in San Francisco is too expensive (and it sure can be) then the annual “Free Night of Theater 2011” festival just might be the answer to your theatrical prayers.

Every year, Free Night of Theater gives away thousands of free theater tickets in the month of October to let you see your choice of over 50 productions in San Francisco and the entire Bay Area.

Participating companies include ACT, the Berkeley Rep, California Shakespeare Theater, even Beach Blanket Babylon, but you’re encouraged to find shows that you haven’t been to before so you can use this opportunity to explore what the Bay Area scene has to offer. [How Free Night of Theater works]

Enter the ticket lottery between September 9-23 (and you have to fill out a rather intrusive online form) – but in exchange you’ll get a chance to win up to five free pair of tickets to your favorite productions and if you win you’ll be off the theater in October for free! Winners will be notified by September 30th.

Beach Blanket Babylon is one of over 50 productions giving away free tickets in October

Free Night of Theater 2011
San Francisco Bay Area
– Ticket Lottery Sign Up Period: September 9-23
– Performances: October 1-31
Enter to Win: http://www.freenightbayarea.com

Use Secret Code: FREEFUN

What does this code do? It increases your chances in the lottery – essentially, it weights your entries, so that they float up to the top so you have a better chance of getting your first choice of show.  Still no guarantees, of course, but it increases your odds!  And people who have already logged on can go back into their ID’s and add the code anytime before 9/23.


Participating Theater Companies

  • 42nd Street Moon Nymph Errant
  • Actors Ensemble of Berkeley Doubt
  • African-American Shakespeare Season Sampler Event 2011
  • American Conservatory Theater The American Clock
  • American Conservatory Theater The Rover, or The Banish’d Cavaliers
  • Aurora Theatre Company Edward Albee’s ‘A Delicate Balance’
  • BATS Improv BATS Improv’s Halloween Musical
  • BATS Improv BATS Improv’s Improvised Hitchcock
  • BATS Improv BATS Improv’s Super Scene
  • Bay Area Children’s Theatre The Magic School Bus Live! The Climate Challenge
  • Berkeley Playhouse ANNIE
  • Berkeley Repertory Theatre How to Write a New Book for the Bible
  • Bobrow Productions Shopping! The Musical
  • Boxcar Theatre Desdemona: a play about a handkerchief
  • Broadway by the Bay Gypsy
  • California Shakespeare Theater The Taming of the Shrew
  • CatchyName Theatre Company Man Without a Mask
  • Custom Made Theatre Co. Steve Martin’s THE UNDERPANTS
  • Cutting Ball Theater Pelleas & Melisande
  • Dragon Productions Theatre Sister Cities by Colette Freedman
  • Golden Thread Productions Night Over Erzinga
  • Hapgood Theatre Company The Cherry Orchard
  • Hillbarn Theatre Master Class
  • JCC of San Francisco Adam Mansbach: Go the F**k to Sleep
  • JCC of San Francisco Lisa Randall: Fascinating Physics
  • JCC of San Francisco Smart Medical Decisions
  • JCC of San Francisco Zero Hour: The Zero Mostel Play
  • Marin Theatre Company Bellwether
  • New Conservatory Theatre Center SARA MOORE in SHOW HO
  • Old First Concerts Kreith-Yi Duo
  • Old First Concerts S.F. Composers Chamber Orchestra
  • Old First Concerts Tom Rose, Clarinet, Betty Woo, Piano
  • Old First Concerts Ultra World X-tet
  • PlayGround Monday Night PlayGround Season Opener
  • Ragged Wing Ensemble Inanna’s Descent
  • San Francisco State University Wallflower
  • San Jose Repertory Theatre The Last Romance
  • San Jose Stage Company Cabaret
  • San Leandro Players Mrs. Warren’s Profession
  • SF Playhouse Honey Brown Eyes
  • >> Steve Silver Productions BEACH BLANKET BABYLON
  • Sunnyvale Theatre Laura Ellis’ Cinema Sweethearts
  • Sunnyvale Theatre SCP’s Oliver
  • Tabard Theatre Company Bandstand Beat
  • Tabard Theatre Company The Story of My Life
  • Town Hall Theatre Company Picasso at the Lapin Agile
  • Un-Scripted Theater Company Fear
  • Village Theatre Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead
  • Village Theatre Trapped in a Rumor-Improv Show
  • Wily West Productions ARRIVEDERCI ROMA