Category Archives: Armistead Maupin

Tales of the City Concert Will Play Broadway’s Music Box Theatre

BY ANDREW GANS FEB 21, 2017 The cast will include Betsy Wolfe, Justin Vivian Bond, and Wesley Taylor. The Eugene O’Neill Theater Center will present the New York City premiere of the musical version of Armistead Maupin’s Tales of the … Continue reading

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“The Untold Tales of Armistead Maupin” Premieres at SXSW Film Festival

The Untold Tales of Armistead Maupin (World Premiere) Director: Jennifer M. Kroot The Untold Tales of Armistead Maupin celebrates one of the world’s most beloved storytellers, following his evolution from a conservative son of the Old South into a gay … Continue reading

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Chorus pays homage to heroes

by David-Elijah Nahmod 4/7/2016 The San Francisco Gay Men’s Chorus pays homage to the distinguished gay author Armistead Maupin in celebration of the 40th anniversary of the first installment of Maupin’s serialized novel Tales of the City appearing in the … Continue reading

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The Arts of Fiction and Onstage Conversation

By Leah Garchik April 3, 2016 Last Tuesday, Armistead Maupin was presented with the 2016 Mayor’s Art Award at an event hosted by ArtCare: Friends of the San Francisco Arts Commission. Mayor Ed Lee praises Maupin for his “Tales of … Continue reading

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I Remember Herb Caen (2016)

Once the most influential person in the city of San Francisco, Herb Caen is largely forgotten in the San Francisco of 2016, living on predominantly in the hearts and memory of the people he personally knew and worked with. From … Continue reading

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Sir Ian McKellen describes Armistead Maupin as his godfather

By Leah Garchik October 13, 2015 The Mill Valley Film Festival’s Lifetime Achievement Award was presented by Armistead Maupin to Sir Ian McKellen on Sunday night, Oct. 11. The two are old friends and more: As they shared with delight … Continue reading

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10 spooky Bay Area curses

Excerpted from “10 Spooky Bay Area Curses” By Katie Dowd on October 5, 2015 11:07 AM Socialite Pat Montandon was the talk of the San Francisco society scene in the 1960s, so much so that Armistead Maupin modeled one of … Continue reading

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