Variety Preview Room


We host all kinds of events at The Preview Room—and you can, too! We can magically transform into an event space for your workshops, panel presentations, receptions, investor meetings, screenings - whatever type of gathering you want to produce, we can help!

We also provide event production as well as promotion advice and support.

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The Preview Room is Ideal For:

Live Sports and Event screenings
Cocktail Parties and Receptions
Film Screenings
Corporate Meetings and Conferences
Training Sessions
Lectures and Classes

Our Space

Convenient, safe, secure location on Market Street
Immediately adjacent to the Montgomery MUNI/BART Station, 3 blocks from Moscone Center
Secure bike parking on site for 2-3 bikes
Plenty of nearby, safe, secure paid parking

Map/Layout of Lounge/Theater



  • 1000 sq ft.
  • Large Wet Bar
  • 60” Flat Screen (interconnected to display presentation and DVD/BluRay content)
  • 42” Flat Screen
  • DirecTV Programming
  • Cocktail Tables
  • Coffee tables
  • Bar stools
  • Table linens
  • Folding tables
  • Couch and Lounge Chairs
  • Popcorn Machine

Theatre Features

  • Private Theater and Lounge
  • 47 Stadium-style plush movie theater seats (inquire about additional seating)
  • HD Digital Cinema and Dolby 3D Projection
  • Certified Dolby Digital 7.1 Surround Sound
  • DirectTV HD, BluRay, & DVD
  • HDMI, Mini Port, and Laptop connectors
  • 35MM Film Projection
  • Spotlight
  • WiFi and Conference Phones

Audio / Visual

Whether you are conducting a presentation, screening a movie, or entertaining the crowds with stand-up comedy, our staff will ensure your event looks and sounds great! Our theater and event space is equipped with state of the art digital cinema projection, flat screen TV's, wireless microphones and can be configured to meet your needs.


Digital Cinema Projection (DCP): NEC 2000 DCP Projector

DCP Hard Drives: 2D & 3D, Flat & Anamorphic
DVD & BluRay
DirecTV HD
Project from your Laptop via HDMI, MiniPort, or USB
Streaming internet content from your laptop computer
Simulcast from the big screen to 60” lounge flat screen excluding DCP drives
35mm film projection with change over capability

Sound Capabilities

DOLBY Certified 7.1 & 5.1 Surround Sound
DOLBY CP650 Digital Cinema Processor
PA System - (2) Wired, (2) Wireless handlheld, and (2) Lavalier Microphones
Bluetooth speaker

Food and drink

Successful events start with happy guests. Whether you're looking to serve light snacks and sodas or host a full bar and catered meals, we've got you covered! Our staff will put on the concierge gloves to coordinate catering services and other goodies to keep your guests happy and make your event a splash. We welcome you to BYO, too, if you'd like... ​You name it!


Popcorn machine onsite
Ice machine onsite
Coffee and Beverage services available
Lunch box service: Sandwich, Chips, Fruit Cookie
Outside catering is welcomed


Many of our partners have used the following caterers in the past. These are simply suggestions. You are welcome to use whatever caterer you’d like.

PLEASE NOTE: we have minimal refrigeration, no kitchen – if you hire a caterer, food must be prepared offsite and the company will need to supply service wear, utensils, chafing dishes etc. to meet your needs. Other than chafing dishes, due to fire code, no open flames or cooking equipment is allowed on the premises.

Rental Fees

All rentals include full facility access, onsite staff projectionist, custodian, wireless microphone PA system, standard DirecTV programming, wireless Internet access, polycom speaker phone, tables, chairs, flip charts, and markers.

  • Hourly


  • Daily


  • Cleaning Fee

    $100 for hourly rentals
    $250 for daily rentals

  • Other Beverages

    Inquire for pricing

  • Lunch Box Service

    $16 per attendee

    (Sandwich, Chips, Fruit, Cookie)

  • Coffee Service

    $20 per 12 attendees