Does someone sing with a German accent? Yes, especially the cast member from Germany.

Will a woman sing a sweet love duet with a remote-controlled robotic dog? That may well happen.

Celebrity guest stars? Maria Muldaur, Sally Kellerman, Huey Lewis, Thelma Houston, and Heart’s Ann Wilson, among others.

Can the band play gypsy, jazz, blues, classical, and James Bond–esque themes with their eyes closed? Yes, yes, yes, yes, and yes.

The wine list? Excellent; wine pairings are a great bargain.

Does the gift-shop boutique offer top hats, scarves, and real feather boas? Yes, also face painting.

Unsuspecting audience participants? At least three every night.

$116 to $190

San Francisco
Pier 29
(415) 438-2668

222 Mercer Street
(206) 802-0015

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