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The Spooky, Strange, and Magical History of San Francisco

On Oct 24th, The Tenderloin Museum's resident magician and storyteller, Christian Cagigal, returns to share his favorite stories of San Francisco's fantastic and forgotten past in The Spooky, Strange, and Magical History of San Francisco. The extravaganza tells the tales of the city’s most bizarre characters, including The Mother of Civil Rights in California who still haunts the six eucalyptus on Octavia Street, the Founder of the Church of Satan that lived in the Outer Richmond, and the surprising spots you may not know San Francisco's corpses are buried.

Now, in its second year, Christian Cagigal presents an even wilder history of our fascinating city — this time with added stories and surprises about the stranger-than-fiction characters of the most fascinating city in the world.

About Christian Cagigal:

Christian Cagigal has been performing his trademark blend of theatre, storytelling, and magic as an Artist in Residence at EXIT Theatre since 2006. He's a regular speaker at Odd Salon as well as a regular performer at the Magic Castle in Hollywood. He's been named a Finalist for the Theatre Bay Area Award for Best Solo Performer, two years in a row; recipient of a Mastermind Award by the SF Weekly; and three time winner of the Best Magician of the Bay Award by the San Francisco Bay Guardian.

Christian has consulted for A.C.T.'s MFA program, Shotgun Players, Crowded Fire Theatre Company, Marin Shakespeare Company, EXIT Theatre, Wilderness, and Tilted Frame. He's the Co-Founder of the new Fog City Magic Fest (EXIT Theatre January 2018), and the new owner of the San Francisco Ghost Hunt Walking Tour, 19 year tradition in the City by the Bay.