Venue Details

146 Star Starred
The Castro Theatre
429 Castro St San Francisco, CA 94114
415-621-6350
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"The Nightmare We Call Christmas"
6 ratings
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781 events
415 reviews
179 stars
attended Dec 15 2012

Sadly, while the biggest preshow extravaganza ever for Peaches, a lackluster performance was disconnected and uneven. Uncharacteristically, I only smiled like twice...

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Linda Huynh
61 events
44 reviews
6 stars
attended Dec 15 2012

Awesome!

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50 events
10 reviews
39 stars
attended Dec 15 2012

The funniest ever!

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Description

Joy to the world! There’s no need to sit on a strange man’s lap in a mall to get what you want for Christmas this year (unless you want to be groped by a stranger, which is always high on our list). Peaches Christ already knows exactly what you want: a not-at-all silent night of goth holiday glory at San Francisco’s historic Castro Theatre! With that in mind she has concocted a ghoul-tide extravaganza like none other: the Peaches Christ Productions world premiere of The Nightmare We Call Christmas, an all-new Antichristmas Pageant featuring a screening of the only holiday movie with skintight leather bodysuits, a fervent appreciation for hair styling and topiary maintenance, and Winona Ryder in a blonde wig: Tim Burton’s Edward Scissorhands

But that’s not all! Edward Scissorhands is just one of many unforgettable characters Tim Burton has given us, and the spectacular pre-show will pay tribute to a wide range of Burtonian weirdos, featuring guest appearances from the likes of Beetlejuice, Pee-Wee Herman, The Queen Of Hearts, Mrs. Lovett, a chorus of oompah-loompahs, and so much more.  Drink away your holiday misery with cocktails in our North Pole-Dancer Lounge in the Castro Mezzanine.

And make sure to dress up in your gloomiest holiday look for the Holiday Macabre Costume Contest.

Disney's <em>The Lion King</em> <em>Cirque du Soleil: LUZIA</em> <em>Beach Blanket Babylon</em> <em>A Christmas Carol</em> WinterFest at California's Great America Alex Ramon's <em>IMpossible</em> Oakland Athletics vs. San Francisco Giants: Preseason Baseball Smuin's <em>The Christmas Ballet</em> <em>A Christmas Carol</em> <em>Irving Berlin's White Christmas</em>