BWW TV: Watch Highlights of Charles Busch, Linda Lavin & More in TALE OF THE ALLERGIST'S WIFE Benefit reading BWW TV: Watch Highlights of Charles Busch, Linda Lavin & More in TALE OF THE ALLERGIST'S WIFE Benefit reading
by BroadwayWorld TV - Dec 19, 2019

Just last month, The Actors Fund presented the critically acclaimed, Tony Award®-nominated play The Tale of the Allergist's Wife by Charles Busch, for a one-night only benefit reading. The evening starred Busch in the title role, originally played by Linda Lavin, and assembled the entire original all-star Broadway cast including Linda Lavin, Michele Lee, Tony Roberts and Anil Kumar as well as original director Lynne Meadow. All proceeds benefit The Actors Fund. (more...)

Photo Flash: Take a Look at Opening Night Photos of HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD in San Francisco Photo Flash: Take a Look at Opening Night Photos of HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD in San Francisco
by BWW News Desk - Dec 3, 2019

The exclusive West Coast production of J.K. Rowling's Harry Potter and the Cursed Child celebrates the official opening in San Francisco today, Sunday, December 1, at the Curran Theater. Once preview performances began on October 23, San Francisco and New York became the only destinations in the United States where fans can see the eighth story in the Harry Potter series and the most awarded play in theater history. (more...)

Photo Flash: Charles Busch & More Bring Back THE TALE OF THE ALLERGIST'S WIFE for The Actors Fund Photo Flash: Charles Busch & More Bring Back THE TALE OF THE ALLERGIST'S WIFE for The Actors Fund
by BWW News Desk - Nov 19, 2019

Just last night, the Actors Fund presented the critically acclaimed, Tony Award-nominated play The Tale of the Allergist's Wife by Charles Busch, in a one-night only benefit reading. The evening starred Charles Busch in the title role, originally played by Linda Lavin, and assembled the entire original all-star Broadway cast including Linda Lavin, Michele Lee, Tony Roberts and Anil Kumar as well as original director Lynne Meadow. All proceeds benefit The Actors Fund. (more...)

BWW TV: Charles Busch Gets Ready to Return to THE TALE OF THE ALLERGIST'S WIFE BWW TV: Charles Busch Gets Ready to Return to THE TALE OF THE ALLERGIST'S WIFE
by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 10, 2019

As BroadwayWorld previously reported, the Actors Fund will bring back the critically acclaimed, Tony Award-nominated play The Tale of the Allergist's Wife by Charles Busch, for a one-night only benefit reading on Monday, November 18, 2019, at 7:30 pm at The Samuel J. Friedman Theatre (261 West 47th St.). The evening will star Charles Busch in the title role, originally played by Linda Lavin, and assembles the entire original all-star Broadway cast including Linda Lavin, Michele Lee, Tony Roberts and Anil Kumar as well as original director Lynne Meadow. All proceeds will benefit The Actors Fund. (more...)

SHN in San Francisco Changes Name to BroadwaySF SHN in San Francisco Changes Name to BroadwaySF
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2019

Once known as SHN (Shorenstein Hays Nederlander), BroadwaySF has debuted their new branding. (more...)

The Actors Fund to Host Reading of THE TALE OF THE ALLERGIST'S WIFE Starring Charles Busch and Original Cast Members The Actors Fund to Host Reading of THE TALE OF THE ALLERGIST'S WIFE Starring Charles Busch and Original Cast Members
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2019

The Actors Fund announced today that the critically acclaimed, Tony Award-nominated play The Tale of the Allergist's Wife by Charles Busch, will once again be performed for a one-night only benefit reading on Monday, November 18 (more...)

Carole Shorenstein Hays and Robert Nederlander Reach Settlement Over Three San Francisco Theatres Carole Shorenstein Hays and Robert Nederlander Reach Settlement Over Three San Francisco Theatres
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2019

Carole Shorenstein Hays and Robert Nederlander jointly announced today that they have reached an amicable settlement of on-going litigation involving three Broadway-style theaters in San Francisco; the Curran, the Orpheum and the Golden Gate. (more...)

Legal Battle Ends in Ousting of Curran Theater Operator Carole Shorenstein Hays Legal Battle Ends in Ousting of Curran Theater Operator Carole Shorenstein Hays
by Stephi Wild - Jun 29, 2019

The legal battle has ended between Bay Area theater's top producers, and has led to the ousting of operator of the Curran Theater, Carole Shorenstein Hays, according to Datebook. The Curran has been turned over to Ambassador Theatre Group (ATG). (more...)

Bryan Cranston, HADESTOWN & More Win at the 2019 Drama League Awards- The Full List! Bryan Cranston, HADESTOWN & More Win at the 2019 Drama League Awards- The Full List!
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2019

The Drama League (Gabriel Stelian-Shanks, Executive Artistic Director) today announced the 2019 Drama League Awards Nominees for Outstanding Production of a Play, Outstanding Revival of a Play, Outstanding Production of a Musical, Outstanding Revival of a Musical, and the much-coveted Distinguished Performance Award. The nominations were announced this morning by the current stars of Waitress, Shoshana Bean and Jeremy Jordan, at the official announcement event at Sardi's Restaurant, which was streamed live online here at BroadwayWorld. (more...)

Book Passage and Curran Host Novelist Margaret Atwood Book Passage and Curran Host Novelist Margaret Atwood
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2019

Carole Shorenstein Hays announced today that Book Passage and Curran will present a special one-night-only event featuring a conversation with acclaimed novelist Margaret Atwood-moderated by best-selling author and host of "Foreword," Kelly Corrigan-at the Carol Channing Theater at San Francisco's Lowell High School (1101 Eucalyptus Drive) on Tuesday, September 24 at 7 p.m. The event is part of Curran's popular SHOW & TELL series, featuring topical and entertaining events, and will launch Curran About Town, a new series of Curran programming outside of the theater walls. (more...)

THE PROM, AIN'T TOO PROUD, BEETLEJUICE & More Earn Drama League Awards Nominations! THE PROM, AIN'T TOO PROUD, BEETLEJUICE & More Earn Drama League Awards Nominations!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2019

The Drama League (Gabriel Stelian-Shanks, Executive Artistic Director) today announced the 2019 Drama League Awards Nominees for Outstanding Production of a Play, Outstanding Revival of a Play, Outstanding Production of a Musical, Outstanding Revival of a Musical, and the much-coveted Distinguished Performance Award. The nominations were announced this morning by the current stars of Waitress, Shoshana Bean and Jeremy Jordan, at the official announcement event at Sardi's Restaurant, which was streamed live online here at BroadwayWorld. (more...)

Lisa Timmel Joins Bated Breath As Managing Director Lisa Timmel Joins Bated Breath As Managing Director
by BWW News Desk - Apr 8, 2019

Bated Breath is excited to welcome Lisa Timmel as its new Managing Director. Ms. Timmel is an experienced independent dramaturg who specializes in new play development and production. Previously, she was the director of new work at The Huntington Theatre Company in Boston where she collaborated with an impressive slate of emerging and established playwrights. Ms. Timmel has also served as director of new play development at Playwrights Horizons, interim dramaturg and advisor to the Emerging Writers Group at the Public Theater, and artistic producer at Carole Shorenstein Hayes Productions. (more...)

Grand Theatre Presents August Wilson's FENCES Grand Theatre Presents August Wilson's FENCES
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2019

The Grand Theatre is pleased to bring to the Spriet Stage a contemporary classic, AUGUST WILSON'S FENCES. One of the most honoured plays in American theatre, winning the Pulitzer Prize along with Tony and Drama Desk awards for best new play, AUGUST WILSON'S FENCES will take the Spriet Stage from March 19 to April 6. The Title Sponsor is Tricar. (more...)

Additional Casting Announced For The West Coast Premiere Of THE JUNGLE Additional Casting Announced For The West Coast Premiere Of THE JUNGLE
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2019

Today, Carole Shorenstein Hays and Sonia Friedman Productions with Tom Kirdahy announced the additional casting for the West Coast Premiere of the Good Chance Theatre, National Theatre and Young Vic production of THE JUNGLE by Joe Murphy and Joe Robertson at San Francisco's Curran. Set in Europe's largest unofficial refugee camp in Calais, France, the Jungle became a temporary home for more than 10,000 people in 2015. Under the direction of Stephen Daldry and Justin Martin, the limited engagement begins Tuesday March 26, 2019 and will run through Sunday, May 19, 2019. Opening night is Thursday, April 4, 2019. Tickets for THE JUNGLE are $25-$165 and are available now at SFCURRAN.com/jungle. $25 day-of rush tickets to THE JUNGLE will be made available through a partnership with TODAY TIX. (more...)

Curran And 'New York Times' Presents BEYOND BORDERS Curran And 'New York Times' Presents BEYOND BORDERS
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2019

Carole Shorenstein Hays announced today Curran and New York Times will present Beyond Borders on Tuesday, February 26 at 7 p.m. One month before the theater transforms into a refugee camp's Afghan cafe for the West Coast debut of the celebrated new play THE JUNGLE, New York Times journalists will discuss how the U.S. treats its migrants and immigrants, addressing what is happening at the borders and in our cities, including sanctuary cities like San Francisco. The event is part of Curran's popular SHOW & TELL series, featuring topical one-night-only events. Tickets for Beyond Borders are $25-35 and available beginning Tuesday, February 12 at 10 a.m. on SFCURRAN.com. (more...)

Casting Announced For The West Coast Premiere Of THE JUNGLE At The Curran Casting Announced For The West Coast Premiere Of THE JUNGLE At The Curran
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2019

Carole Shorenstein Hays and Sonia Friedman Productions with Tom Kirdahy announced today the casting for the West Coast Premiere of the Good Chance Theatre, National Theatre and Young Vic production of THE JUNGLE by Joe Murphy and Joe Robertson at San Francisco's Curran. (more...)

Bay Area Theater Community To Dim Its Lights In Honor Of San Francisco's Own Carol Channing Bay Area Theater Community To Dim Its Lights In Honor Of San Francisco's Own Carol Channing
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2019

The Bay Area theater community will honor the life and career of theatrical legend and San Francisco local treasure, Carol Channing, with the dimming of the lights on Friday, January 18, 2019 at 7:45 p.m. PST for one minute. This will echo Wednesday's dimming of the lights of Broadway theaters in New York. American Conservatory Theater, Curran, Feinstein's at the Nikko, and Lowell High School will participate, and with Theatre Bay Area and its 300 theater company members, other theaters throughout the Bay Area will pay tribute to Channing throughout the day, shining a light on her marque performances over social media. (more...)

Curran Theatre To Host the West Coast Premiere of THE JUNGLE Curran Theatre To Host the West Coast Premiere of THE JUNGLE
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2019

Following widely-acclaimed, sensation-stirring, and sold-out engagements in London and New York, Carole Shorenstein Hays and Sonia Friedman Productions with Tom Kirdahytoday announced that the West Coast Premiere of the Good Chance Theatre, National Theatre and Young Vic production of THE JUNGLE by Joe Murphy and Joe Robertson, will take place at San Francisco's Curran this spring. Under the direction of Stephen Daldry and Justin Martin, the strictly limited engagement begins Tuesday March 26, 2019 and will run through Sunday, May 19, 2019. Tickets for THE JUNGLE are $25-$165 and go on sale to the general public on Tuesday, January 29, 2019, with presale access available for existing Curran subscribers. Tickets will be available at SFCURRAN.com/jungle. $25 day-of rush tickets to THE JUNGLE will be made available through a partnership with TODAY TIX. (more...)

THE JUNGLE Will Make West Coast Premiere at San Francisco's Curran Theatre THE JUNGLE Will Make West Coast Premiere at San Francisco's Curran Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2019

Following widely-acclaimed, sensation-stirring, and sold-out engagements in London and New York, Carole Shorenstein Hays andSonia Friedman Productions with Tom Kirdahy today announced that the West Coast Premiere of the Good Chance Theatre, National Theatre and Young Vic production of THE JUNGLE by Joe Murphy and Joe Robertson, will take place at San Francisco's Curran this spring. (more...)

Book Passage at the Curran welcomes Senator Kamala Harris Book Passage at the Curran welcomes Senator Kamala Harris
by BWW News Desk - Dec 13, 2018

Carole Shorenstein Hays announced today that Book Passage at the Curran will welcome Senator Kamala Harris onSaturday, January 12 at 6:30 p.m. The event is part of Curran's popular SHOW & TELL series, featuring topical and entertaining one-night-only events. Guests will join Senator Harris for an inspiring discussion about the core truths that unite us and the big challenges we face together. (more...)

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