The Nourse

275 HAYES STREET (between Van Ness & Franklin)

Parking available at the Civic Center Plaza Garage (355 McAllister St between Polk St and Larkin St), Performing Arts Garage (360 Grove St at Gough St), and at 110 Franklin Street (at Oak Street).

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ABOUT THE NOURSE

Built in 1927, the Nourse [275 Hayes Street] is a landmark venue located in the heart of San Francisco’s Performing Arts Center (across the street from Davies Hall musicians’ entrance).  The hall has been closed to the public for over thirty years.  In 2012, City Arts & Lectures began a restoration project and is delighted to be bringing the theater back to public use.  The hall features excellent acoustics, a well-designed layout offering unobstructed views throughout the orchestra and balcony, and original architectural details.  City Arts & Lectures has refurbished the 1600-seat hall, installing state of the art lighting and high quality sound equipment including Meyer speakers, new curtains, plush upholstered seats, newly decorated green room, and a dressing room.  The Nourse is an ideal venue for a wide range of performances and a uniquely beautiful setting.

RENTING THE NOURSE

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