San Francisco: 1776-1840

Taylor Mac explores American history in four 6 decade chapters through song and performance in his 24 Decades of American History. Here, Gracie Hays takes a look at San Francisco's first 6 decades.

May 11, 2017
Mission High School students at March 2017 Curran ECLIPSED Student Matinee

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Two Matinees and Two Thousand Students

Students at two ECLIPSED matinees inspire us through their engagement with and commitment to themes and history of ECLIPSED.

March 15, 2017
A few of the Awá people, in the Brazilian rainforest.

Survival International

Let them Live!

An advocate for uncontacted tribes explores what’s at stake for all of us when their communities are threatened.

May 1, 2017

Back to the Garden

Novelist Carol Bensimon looks at how we see the wilderness, from Manaus to Mendocino.

April 28, 2017

Liberian Girl

Local Zambian writer, Namwali Serpell, looks at how ECLIPSED speaks to Liberia's history, and our own by examining the local and global feminisms that run through ECLIPSED.

March 2, 2017
Bono and the Broadway cast of ECLIPSED

Bruce Glikas for Playbill

Know Her Name

The Curran, which is now home to Danai Gurira’s award-winning play, ECLIPSED, will continue a poignant & moving tradition that began during the play’s original Broadway run.

March 2, 2017

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
Carol Shorentstein Hays overlooking the Curran during its renovation in May, 2016

Carole’s Singular Vision

August 30, 2016
Taylor Mac, Photography by Jason Rodgers

Taylor Made

August 30, 2016

Simon Says. Kevin Sessums Listens.

March 16, 2017