Photographers: Helmut Newton, Brigitte Lacombe, Terry O'Neill, Carl Van Vechten, Patric Shaw, Matt Edge, Jason Rodgers
Writers: Amy Fine Collins, Daniel Mendelsohn, Brendan Lemon, M.G. Lord
Videos: Alan Cumming, Jonathan Groff, Courtney Love, Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom & Carol Shorenstein Hays and the creative team from Fun Home, Aaron De La Cruz, and Tony Bennett & Judy Garland
Artists: Aaron De La Cruz, Robert Risko, Casey Waits
Carole Shorenstein Hays gives us some background for these behind-the-scenes photos of her haute DIY day at the Curran when costume designer Machine Dazzle outfitted her with flotsam and jetsam and je ne sais quoi.
The ground-breaking FUN HOME is the latest theater work to explore, dramatize, and otherwise celebrate the family dynamic. As we anticipate the arrival of FUN HOME, we also celebrate real life Bay Area families. Here are Jayne and Jocelyn, students at the Oakland School for the Arts, both pursuing the love of music they were raised on.
The Curran joins forces with GLAAD to celebrate Spirit Day with an inspiring video of the Tony-winning musical's anthem of inclusiveness, "Ring of Keys."
Carole Shorenstein Hays unveils the Curran's newest video as she readies the Curran itself for its own unveiling in just a few more weeks.
Carole Shorenstein Hays tells us why she feels so comfortable at San Francisco's landmark hotel and takes us inside Nancy Pelosi's Ultimate Women's Power Luncheon held there each year.
ECLIPSED playwright and The Walking Dead star Danai Gurira talks about Shakespeare, Zimbabwe and that place where her artistic juice resides.
Carole Shorenstein Hays talks to THE CURRAN[T]’s Gracie Hays about FUN HOME, ECLIPSED, and the Curran’s exciting next act - which is also her own.
The Story of SF's Fanciest 'Fun Home' That Never Was
San Francisco favorite Alan Cumming kicks off THE CURRAN[T]'s A Cappella Cabaret, by giving us an exclusive sneak peek at his next cabaret act. Listen to his version of Pink's "Just Give Me a Reason."
FUN HOME's Tony-winning book writer and lyricist Lisa Kron and its composer Jeanine Tesori.
Jonathan Groff talks to Kevin Sessums about his love of both San Francisco and the Curran - and sings "I'd Rather Be Sailing."
Courtney Love and Todd Almond, who starred with her in his KANSAS CITY CHOIR BOY, talk about their love of PJ Harvey and Patti Smith - and Courtney sing's Harvey's "To Bring You My Love."
Curran commissoned artist Aaron De La Cruz is known for his large scale murals, paintings, and installations that have been exhibited in Australia, Berlin, Hong Kong, Hawaii, Los Angeles, New York, Art Basel Miami - as well as on the Curran's Geary Street facade and fabulously here on THE CURRAN[T]. Here he is in action.
In October 1961, Lenny Bruce was arrested in San Francisco for violating the city’s obscenity laws but was back the next month appearing at the Curran. Gracie Hays not only talks to San Franciscans who dug Bruce back then but also digs up a couple of Herb Caen quotes about the controversial comedian.
Curran Editor-in-Chief Kevin Sessums gazes upon the Curran's newly refurbished chandelier and recalls the star who once shared its light, Kristin Chenoweth of WICKED fame.
Five years ago this week the Curran hosted the US premiere of this incredibly unforgettable production, directed by Sam Mendes and starring Kevin Spacey.
Photo: Manuel Harlan for Vogue
The Curran joins forces with GLAAD to celebrate Spirit Day with an inspiring video of the Tony Award-winning musical's anthem of inclusiveness, "Ring of Keys."
Performance artist Taylor Mac talks about life, liberation, and Liberace.