Local novelist Vanessa Hua revisits her family’s favorite musicals (and her father’s singing), and looks back at how David Henry Hwang emboldened her to tell her own stories
At the Asian Art Museum through July 1, local artist Eliza Gregory is presenting Testimony—a project in which she invites Bay Area residents to share their personal stories as immigrants, and investigates the many layers of meaning within their experiences.
On May 17, David Henry Hwang and Jeanine Tesori sat down in front of a full house at the Curran with Stephen Gong, Executive Director of San Francisco's Center for Asian American Media, to discuss the origins of their newest show, how to write a great song, and making art out of crisis. An edited transcript of their conversation follows.
Reflections of the creation of SOFT POWER, and the journey along the way. An essay by David Henry Hwang.
Courtesy of The Go-Go's
Author and critic Jessica Hopper traces The Go-Go’s stereotype-shattering journey from Beauty and the Beat to Broadway and beyond.
Little Fang Photography
In celebration of Steve Martin and Edie Brickell's new musical BRIGHT STAR, Curran has commissioned local artists to create a city-wide "If you knew my story" art exhibition. From the Mission to the Tenderloin, to Union Square - check out the stars of our city - and add your story!
Carl Wilson unpacks the complicated past of a quintessentially American entertainment
Based in the Mission District, Youth Speaks has been championing the Bay Area’s young writers for more than twenty years.
San Francisco novelist Glen David Gold demonstrates how a storyteller can build a world from a newspaper clipping.
Our collaboration with Neiman Marcus Union Square allows us to showcase the talent and stories of children in the UCSF art therapy program.