Photography

Taylor Mac Audience Fashion

Taylor Mac may be known for outrageous costumes, but that fabulousness extends to the audience as well!

September 21, 2017
Mayoruna

The Mayoruna Tribe

The Mayoruna tribe are indigenous to the Peruvian and Brazilian Amazon. Mayoruna directly translates to “river people” in the Quechua language - although some call the tribe "cat people."

March 31, 2017
Amazon River. THE ENCOUNTER, based on Amazon Beaming at the Curran theater.

The Amazon River

Loren McIntyre discovered the Amazon's original watersource in 1971. At nearly 4,000 miles long, the Amazon River is the largest and longest river in the world.

March 30, 2017

Loren McIntyre

Loren McIntyre: the American explorer, photojournalist and author whose true life story inspired author Petru Popescu to write his best-selling book and inspiration to THE ENCOUNTER, Amazon Beaming.

March 29, 2017
Ayesha Jordan as THE GIRL

ECLIPSED at the Curran

The cast of ECLIPSED photographed at Curran's historic stage door alleyway.

March 15, 2017
Artist Holly Rae Taylor shows off her workshop and art and strikes a pose in her Vermont studio. (c) Little Fang Photography

Little Fang Photography

Holly Goes Lightly

Curran's Editor-at-Large Kevin Sessums visits the artist Holly Rae Taylor in her Vermont home and studio.

January 26, 2017
The Cordoba family (L to R): Nieves, Nate, Armando, Alex, Tatianna

Matt Edge

Family Portraits: Cordoba

The ground-breaking FUN HOME is the latest theater work to explore, dramatize, and otherwise celebrate the family dynamic. As we anticipate the arrival of FUN HOME, we also celebrate real life Bay Area families. To conclude our Family Portraits series, we are excited to introduce the Cordoba family of five from Castro Valley.

January 11, 2017
Jayne and Jocelyn Lyell with their parents, John and Jennifer (c) Matt Edge

Matt Edge

Family Portraits: Lyell

The ground-breaking FUN HOME is the latest theater work to explore, dramatize, and otherwise celebrate the family dynamic. As we anticipate the arrival of FUN HOME, we also celebrate real life Bay Area families. Here are Jayne and Jocelyn, students at the Oakland School for the Arts, both pursuing the love of music they were raised on.

January 4, 2017

The Week in Currant History: TOPDOG/UNDERDOG

Thirteen years ago this week Suzan-Lori Parks' groundbreaking, Pulitzer Prize winning play TOPDOG/ UNDERDOG was performed at the Curran Theatre. Gracie Hays talks with her mom, Carole Shorenstein Hays about what her experience was like as the show's lead producer.

October 28, 2016
Kevin Spacey in RICHARD III (c) Manuel Harlan

This Week in Curran History: RICHARD III

Five years ago this week the Curran hosted the US premiere of this incredibly unforgettable production, directed by Sam Mendes and starring Kevin Spacey.

Photo: Manuel Harlan for Vogue

October 20, 2016
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