Catch DOG MAN: THE MUSICAL at S.F.'s Curran Theater

Experience the canine comedy at the Curran Theater.

By: Aug. 01, 2023
Catch DOG MAN: THE MUSICAL at S.F.'s Curran Theater
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BroadwaySF, part of the Ambassador Theatre Group, will present TheaterWorksUSA’s NY Times Critic’s Pick, Dog Man: The Musical based on the popular book series by Dav Pilkey. Dog Man: The Musical will be presented September 16–17, 2023 at San Francisco’s Curran Theater (445 Geary St.). Tickets (starting at $41.50) go on sale starting on Friday, August 4 at 10 a.m. PT at www.broadwaysf.com. Prices are subject to change without notice.

Based on the worldwide bestselling hit series by Dav Pilkey, Dog Man: The Musicalis a hilarious and heartwarming new production following the chronicles of Dog Man, who with the head of a dog and the body of a policeman, loves to fight crime and chew on the furniture. But while trying his best to be a good boy, can he save the city from Flippy the cyborg fish and his army of Beasty Buildings? Can he catch Petey, the world’s most evil cat, who has cloned himself to exact revenge on the doggy do-gooder? And will George and Harold finish their show before lunchtime?? Find out in this epic musical adventure featuring the hilarity and heart of beloved characters from Dav Pilkey, the creator of Captain Underpants. Recommended for ages 6-10.

“Dog Man: The Musical surpasses my highest expectations. It is the ‘Perfect Mash-up’ of memorable music, humor, and love.” —Dog Man creator Dav Pilkey

Based on the bestselling Dog Man book series by Dav Pilkey, Dog Man: The Musical  has a book and lyrics by Kevin Del Aguila (Two-time Emmy Award-winning writer of the PBS show Peg + Cat), and music by Brad Alexander (Drama Desk Nominated See Rock City & Other Destinations), with original direction and choreography by Jen Wineman (NY: Less Than 50%),scenic design by Timothy R. Mackabee (Broadway’s The Elephant Man; Guards at the Taj, Lucille Lortel Award), costume design by Heidi Leigh Hanson (Regional: The Addams Family Musical, How I Learned to Drive), lighting design by David Lander (Broadway’s The Lightning Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical; Benghal Tiger at the Bagdad Zoo, Drama Desk Award) and sound design by Emma Wilk (NY: The Waiting Game,  Regional: The Heiress). 

TheaterWorksUSA has led the Theater for Young and Family Audiences movement in New York City and across North America for over half a century. At TWUSA, we believe that access to art—and theater, in particular—is vital for our youth. Since 1961, the 501(c)3 not-for-profit has captured the imaginations of 100 million new and veteran theatergoers with an award-winning repertoire of over 140 original plays and musicals. Acclaimed alumni include Kristen Anderson-Lopez and Robert Lopez (Disney’s Frozen),  Daphne Rubin-Vega (Rent), Jerry Zaks (The Music Man), Benj Pasek and Justin Paul (Dear Evan Hansen), Miguel Cervantes(Hamilton), Kathleen Chalfant (Angels in America), and Chuck Cooper (Tony award winning actor, The Life). Prior to suspending live production due to the pandemic, TWUSA’s 2019-2020 season included touring eleven shows around the country, the Broadway premiere of The Lightning Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical and three world premieres: Warriors Don’t Cry, based on the autobiography of Melba Pattillo Beals; Dog Man: The Musical Off-Broadway; and The Pout-Pout Fish which opened the New Victory Theater’s season in October 2019. Visit www.TWUSA.org for more information.

Photo credit: Jeremy Daniel




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