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


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