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)

Little Fang Photography

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

Little Fang Photography

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)

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

Jim Norrena

Getting Ready to Out-Glisten Glinda

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


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