The live theater industry is frozen in suspended animation right now. But there’s one immersive theatrical outdoor experience in SF that adheres strictly to public health protocols, while razzle-dazzling your holiday season with surreal style. Solstice: Illuminate your Wonder (playing now through Dec. 12) at Balboa Terrace’s Gregangelo Museum brings
On the edges of Chinatown and North Beach there’s a basement gin joint that takes a secret pass code to enter. Once past the fake door of the sham clock repair shop, you find yourself inside a gambling den and cabaret that’s been filled to the brim with bathtub hooch. Outside, Prohibition has cleaned the streets but you’re a member of the 1930s social elite — low on morals and high on strong cocktails.