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Plan Your Trip

ReOrient 2009 - The First Ten Years will play at the Thick House in in San Francisco,
located in Portrero Hill at 1695 18th St. (between Carolina St. and Arkansas St.).

ReOrient Forum (December 5 and 6) will be held at the Project Artaud Theatre in in San Francisco,
located at 450 Florida Street (between 16th St. and Mariposa St.).

Airport and Hotel Info |Driving Options | Food and Drink | After Hours

There is plenty of street parking available close to the theatre.

Bus 22 from 16th Street Mission BART will drop you off one block away from the theater.

Both theaters are wheelchair accessible.

Plan your trip using Muni.

Airport and Hotel Information

San Francisco International (SFO) is the closest and most convenient airport, while Oakland International (OAK) is a good alternative. Both SFO and OAK are accessible by public transit.

Hotel Diva is ReOrient 2009's Hotel Sponsor. Located in the hub of Union Square, surrounded by San Francisco's best shopping, theatres, and just a couple of blocks from Moscone Convention Center, Chinatown, and the Embarcadero.

Hotel Diva
440 Geary Street, San Francisco, CA 94102
415 885.0200 / 800 553.1900
hotel website

*** Make sure to mention "golden" to receive your special rate ***


Driving Directions:

Take Bay Bridge to San Francisco (don't forget the toll!)
Exit 5th Street
Left on Harrison
Left on 6th Street
Enter 280 South
Exit Mariposa
Stay in the left lane
Right on 18th Street
Thick House will be on your left after 5 blocks. Look for an orange apartment building.

FROM THE PENINSULA (coming North to San Francisco)
Take US-101 N toward San Francisco
Take the Vermont St. exit
Turn right at Vermont St.
Turn left at 18th St.
End at the Thick House:
1695 18th St, San Francisco, CA 94107 (look for an orange apartment building)

Take US-101 S towards San Francisco/Oakland
Take the exit onto I-580 E toward Richmond Bridge/Oakland for 17.2 mi
Take the exit onto I-80 W toward San Francisco (don't forget the toll!)
Take exit 1C toward 9th St/Civic Center
Keep left at the fork, follow signs for 8th St and merge onto 8th St.
At the traffic circle, take the 3rd exit onto Division St.
Division St turns right and becomes De Haro St.
Turn left at 18th St
End at the Thick House:
1695 18th St, San Francisco, CA 94107 (look for an orange apartment building)


US-101 S (don't forget the toll!)
Slight left at Lombard St/US-101
Turn right at Van Ness Ave
Turn left at Fell St
Slight right at 10th St
Turn left at Division St
Turn right at Vermont St
Turn left at 16th St
Turn right at Carolina St
Turn left at 18th St
End at the Thick House:
1695 18th St, San Francisco, CA 94107 (look for an orange apartment building)

Food and Drink
Make your theater experience a full evening out!

288 Connecticut St. (at 18th Street)
(415) 255-0370
Try this delightful Moroccan-Spanish restaurant, named a Chronicle Top 100 in 2003. Enjoy the restaurant or the lounge, with a seperate entrance around the corner.
Click here for the Chronicle Review.

301 Arkansas St. (at 18th Street)
(415) 206-0300
Stop by for a cup of coffee or a smoothie before one of our matinee shows.
Click here for a Yelp review.

1401 18th Street (at Missouri Street)
(415) 255-0387
An excellent French Bistro, featuring mouthwatering dishes and desserts and a large wine selection. Listed as one of the top 10 places reviewed in 2002 by the SF Chronicle.
Click here to make reservations online.

300 Connecticut St. (at 18th Street)
(415) 641-1440
Great pizza with thin, sourdough crust for an affordable price.
Click here for a Yelp review.

2092 Third St. (at 18th Street)
(415) 861-8285
Great sushi at affordable prices. Moshi Moshi has been a staple in the neighborhood for more than 20 years, and stays open until 10 on weekdays and 11 on weekends.
Click here for a Yelp review.

2501 Mariposa St. (at Hampshire Street)
(415) 241-9390
Mediterranean meets California cuisine. Add great service and a laid-back environment, and you're in for a very enjoyable dining experience.
Click here for the Chronicle Review.

After Hours
Check out these hot-spots if you are looking for something to do after the show:

1600 17th Street (at Wisconsin Street)
(415) 503-0393
American fare served until 10 pm, and the bar is open until 2 am.
Click here for a Yelp review.

535 Florida Street (between 18th St & Mariposa St)
(415) 252-9442
Succotash (an affordable restaurant serving comfort food) by day, the space morphs into Whisper night club at night.
Click here for a Yelp review.

To plan your trip around other food, drink and entertainment options,
visit this helpful Potrero Hill business site.

















Torange Yeghiazarian, Artistic Director / Serge Bakalian, Managing Director
450 Florida Street, San Francisco, CA 94110 / 415.626.4061 / information@goldenthread.org