Curran

In the amusing and political “Soft Power” at the Curran, a Chinese producer arrives in America, where he finds a sea of blond, white people. (Courtesy Craig Schwartz Photography)

‘Soft Power’ – the musical and the foreign policy

I saw “Soft Power” at the Curran theater last week. The play…

 

Patti LuPone shares tales from her career in a Curran Show & Tell event. (Courtesy Axel Dupeux)

Patti LuPone: Failure is the ‘most valuable lesson’

Patti LuPone has learned a few things in her 45 years in…

 

Singers from the choirs from School of the Arts, Cathedral School for Boys and Hamlin School performed “You Will Be Found” at the Curran season announcement event. (Courtesy Drew Altizer)

Curran announces music-filled 2018 season

Tony-winning “Dear Evan Hansen” is in the lineup of the Curran’s 2018…

 

Taylor Mac gets deep into the audience in his performance art extravaganza at the Curran. (Courtesy Little Fang Photo)

Taylor Mac leads long, lyrical, lascivious pop music history

Early on in the first of four chronological “chapters” of playwright-performer Taylor…

Taylor Mac gets deep into the audience in his performance art extravaganza at the Curran. (Courtesy Little Fang Photo)
Taylor Mac brings his 24-hour performance piece to the Curran. (Courtesy Ian Douglass)

Taylor Mac shines light on unsung pop music makers

Nostalgia is a dirty word to award-winning playwright-actor Taylor Mac. After writing…

Taylor Mac brings his 24-hour performance piece to the Curran. (Courtesy Ian Douglass)
From left, Adeola Role, Joniece Abbott-Pratt, Stacey Sargeant and Ayesha Jordan are excellent in “Eclipsed.” (Courtesy Little Fang)

Little-seen lives exposed in powerful ‘Eclipsed’

A funny moment in “Eclipsed,” a drama about young women in war-torn…

From left, Adeola Role, Joniece Abbott-Pratt, Stacey Sargeant and Ayesha Jordan are excellent in “Eclipsed.” (Courtesy Little Fang)
Visitors are invited to tour the Curran, the 1922 theater that’s recently been renovated. (Courtesy Little Fang Photo)

Fun audio tour showcases refurbished Curran

San Francisco impresario Carole Shorenstein Hays is inviting audiences to check out…

Visitors are invited to tour the Curran, the 1922 theater that’s recently been renovated. (Courtesy Little Fang Photo)
Denzel Washington greeted reporters on the red carpet at a screening of "Fences" at the newly remodeled Curran on Thursday, Dec. 15, 2016.(Courtesy Drew Altizer Photography/ SFWIRE)

Denzel Washington, ‘Fences’ cast re-open SF’s Curran

Denzel Washington took a bow on the stage of San Francisco’s Curran,…

Denzel Washington greeted reporters on the red carpet at a screening of "Fences" at the newly remodeled Curran on Thursday, Dec. 15, 2016.(Courtesy Drew Altizer Photography/ SFWIRE)
Fences, starring Denzel Washington and Viola Davis, is being screened in a special event to re-open the Curran theater in San Francisco, which has undergone extensive renovations. (Courtesy Paramount)

Denzel Washington comes to Curran re-opening with ‘Fences’

After an extensive remodel job, the Curran theater is reopening Thursday, Dec.…

Fences, starring Denzel Washington and Viola Davis, is being screened in a special event to re-open the Curran theater in San Francisco, which has undergone extensive renovations. (Courtesy Paramount)
Just hours before his death, sitcom actor Alan Thicke tweeted about liking his current project, "Fuller House." (Courtesy Twitter)

Scoop: RIP Alan Thicke — we’ll always remember Dr. Seaver

Perhaps New Jersey social media pro and pop culture nerd Vicki Marziale…

Just hours before his death, sitcom actor Alan Thicke tweeted about liking his current project, "Fuller House." (Courtesy Twitter)