Choose Love

Choose Love is a simple, but powerful message. At a time when the world faces many challenges, we believe sharing this message has never been more vital.

February 14, 2019


Beyond Borders: In Partnership with The New York Times

Join New York Times journalists for a conversation on the Curran stage — one month before the historic theater completely transforms into a refugee camp’s Afghan cafe for the West Coast debut of the celebrated new play THE JUNGLE. Our reporters will address how the U.S. treats its migrants and immigrants and what’s happening on our borders and in our cities, including a sanctuary city like San Francisco.


Carole's #CURRAN2019 Inspiration

A note from Carole, regarding the transitions & excitement ahead around #CURRAN2019.

January 11, 2019


The Jungle

Meet the hopeful, resilient residents of THE JUNGLE – the short-lived, self-governing society that emerged within a sprawling refugee camp in Calais, France. Take a seat in an Afghan Café, where men, women and children fleeing war and persecution created a world offering warm hospitality amidst squalor and danger.

After taking London and New York by storm, THE JUNGLE transforms the Curran theater into this “vigorously engrossing production” (The New York Times) in which “in which theatre shakes hands with the world.” (The Sunday Times).


Dear Evan Hansen, thanks for finding us. We've been waiting for a musical like you.

Dear Evan Hansen is a heart-scorching musical about a teen boy so bound up by anxiety and loneliness that he makes mistakes he can’t fix and gets stuck in the quicksand of social-media adulation, before eventually finding a way to leave self-loathing behind.

December 10, 2018


Buddy, You and I

At a crossroads, Pasek and Paul had an idea. If no one would cast them in a musical, why not write one of their own and put it on themselves? They had taken a stab at a songwriting collaboration as freshmen and already had three songs ready to go.

December 7, 2018


Making It Up As They Go

Gracie Hays talks to Jessica Phillips (who plays Heidi Hansen) and Christiane Noll (who plays Cynthia Murphy) about bringing Dear Evan Hansen’s mothers to life.

December 6, 2018


Bethanie Hines

Cultivating Empathy

POP-UP MAGAZINE returns with the “Fall Issue” this September. We interview Marc Bamuthi Joseph -- poet, playwright, librettist, We Shall Not Be Moved; chief of program and pedagogy, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts - on being a multimedia storyteller.

August 29, 2018


Soft Power Audience Reactions

Hear what SOFT POWER's opening week audiences had to say after they saw the show.

July 3, 2018


Harry Potter and the Cursed Child at Curran

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child

Based on an original new story by J.K. Rowling, Jack Thorne and John Tiffany, HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD, a new play by Jack Thorne is coming to San Francisco’s Curran in the Fall of 2019.

June 27, 2018