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FUN HOME

Jenny Anderson

Fun Home Sweet Home

Acclaimed author and critic Daniel Mendelsohn takes his godson to see the musical on Broadway.

August 30, 2016

Mortuary DOA

The Story of SF's Fanciest 'Fun Home' That Never Was

August 30, 2016

JJ Monroe

dom(e)icile

Kevin Sessums conquers his fear of heights and communes with the Curran's ghosts - and a crafty old codger named Jed - while doing it.

August 30, 2016

Eyewitness Views

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.

August 30, 2016
THE CURRAN[T]

A letter from Carole

The Curran's leader welcomes you to our new venture.

August 30, 2016

The Sizzle is Real

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.

September 29, 2016
Oakland School for the Arts Students on stage at the Curran theater

GLAAD TIDINGS

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."

October 4, 2016
Congresswoman Nancy Pelosi speaks at the Ultimate Woman's Power Luncheon. Photo credit: Drew Altizer

Drew Altizer

Fairmont and Balanced

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.

October 10, 2016
The Curran's newly refurbished chandelier outshines her protective gown. (c) Jim Norrena 2016

Jim Norrena

Getting Ready to Out-Glisten Glinda

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.

October 27, 2016
The night Hewlett Tarr was murdered, 1933 (SAN FRANCISCO HISTORY CENTER, SAN FRANCISCO PUBLIC LIBRARY)

San Francisco Public Library

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

The Sizzle is Real

September 29, 2016
Oakland School for the Arts Students on stage at the Curran theater

GLAAD TIDINGS

October 4, 2016
THE CURRAN[T]

A letter from Carole

August 30, 2016