“We are proud to trace our lineage back to the very beginnings of theater in San Francisco. From the Rowe Circus to the National Theater to the Tivoli Opera House founded during the Gold Rush, Teatro ZinZanni is one in a long line of high spirited San Francisco theatrical experiences combining the arts of vaudeville, cabaret, cirque and opera with great food and strong drink – a winning combination if ever there was one. Showbiz is unpredictable, but we can celebrate an amazing eleven year run on Pier 27 and 29. I’m constantly humbled by the enthusiasm of our audiences, the talent of our performers and staff and the support from the City of San Francisco. Working together with city leaders, we are determined to find a permanent home in San Francisco– for Teatro ZinZanni is now part of the terrific fabric of cultural institutions that give this city its unparalleled reputation for arts and culture. Our show mirrors the spirit of this city – a magical place that embraces silliness, frivolity, fun, intimacy and self expression. We’ll be back. This is home.”
–Norm Langill, Teatro ZinZanni’s President & Artistic Director
After more than eleven years, 800,000 visitors, 40 different theatrical productions and 200 of the finest international performing artists, Teatro ZinZanni offered its final performance in the Pier 29 Spiegeltent on New Year’s Eve 2011. Teatro’s home on Piers 27 and 29 is scheduled to be a part of the upcoming America’s Cup and Teatro ZinZanni is working closely with the City to locate a new permanent home.