The 39 Steps
The menu for the 2009-2010 theater season features some of the most buzzed about direct-from Broadway shows. Plays opening in San Francisco in the coming months include Tony-winning musicals, some old chestnuts and at least one high-profile flop. Two of the hottest Broadway shows - a new revival of West Side Story and In the Heights - reflect a newfound attention to racial and cultural diversity, specifically Latino culture.
Here's what's on our radar.