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Liesl and the Ladies of ECLIPSED

Director Liesl Tommy rehearses the Curran cast of Danai Gurira's riveting play about resilience and hope.

February 20, 2017
Carole welcomes a new audience to the Curran. Alison Bechdel, FUN HOME cast (L) and the Hays family (R) look on. (c) Drew Altizer

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Opening Night at the Curran

On January 25th, the newly-renovated Curran reopened after two years of reconstruction. The inaugural show, FUN HOME, was a stunning success.

February 2, 2017
L to R: Lennon Nate Hammond (John), Carly Gold (Small Alison at certain performances), Sofia Trimarchi (U/S Small Alison, John, Christian), Alessandra Baldacchino (Small Alison), Pierson Salvador (Christian)

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Chicago Closing

A continuation of 'Two Parties, Two Casts, Two Cities: One Show'.

"Lesbians aren't the only ones who should see this show." Wise words from one of the younger stars of the FUN HOME touring cast as they wrap their stint in Chicago. See what they're bringing to sunny California this January.

January 19, 2017
The brand new Curran

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The Curran Whisperer

Carol. Stagehands and stage stars. The ghosts of Marilyn Monroe and Bette Davis. Meredith Willson. And just wait to you see the bathrooms.

January 19, 2017
Carole in Machine Dazzle's dazzling DIY

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Dazzling DIY

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.

December 31, 2016

Techapella and the Curran Community

This year, the Curran is hosting the annual Techapella concert -- the first in San Francisco.

December 1, 2016
The FUN HOME cast takes their final bows on closing night.

FUN HOME's Broadway Closing

Kevin Sessums recalls the closing weekend of the 5-time Tony Award winning musical, FUN HOME, on Broadway. Part one of 'Two Parties, Two Casts, Two Cities: One Show'.

November 8, 2016
Austrian glass makes up the apples, oranges and pears dangling from the chandelier. (c) Jim Norrena 2016

Jim Norrena

The Chandelier's Grand Return

Take a voyage with the Curran crew through the three-month journey of our refusbished chandelier!

November 19, 2016
Artisan Lynn Hessler calls the Curran's new walls

Jim Norrena

Teal We Meet Again

Artisan Lynn Hessler talks about why the Curran is a sacred place to her

November 3, 2016
The night Hewlett Tarr was murdered, 1933 (SAN FRANCISCO HISTORY CENTER, SAN FRANCISCO PUBLIC LIBRARY)

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The Curran's Own Phantom

Having been the premiere entertainment venue in San Francisco for nearly a century now and filled over these past hundred years with many spirited characters (actors are haunted types), the Curran, in turn, is widely considered to be one of the city’s most haunted places and has become a key destination for ghost-hunting enthusiasts.

October 31, 2016
Carole welcomes a new audience to the Curran. Alison Bechdel, FUN HOME cast (L) and the Hays family (R) look on. (c) Drew Altizer

Opening Night at the Curran

February 2, 2017
The brand new Curran

The Curran Whisperer

January 19, 2017
Aaron de la Cruz

Cruz Lines

August 30, 2016