Category Archives: Tales of the City Musical

2011 BroadwayWorld San Francisco Awards

Congratulations to Wesley Taylor, Judy Kaye, Betsy Wolfe and Mary Birdsong who were all nominated for their works in the “Tales” musical. You can vote for them here. Just enter your email address and follow the instructions. -Armistead on Facebook … Continue reading

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“Tales of the City” Merchandise

After three extensions and a record-breaking run, this wildly acclaimed world premiere production closed on July 31. Thank you for your incredible support and enthusiasm! It’s your last chance to order your souvenir from Barbary Lane—many items now 50% off! Exclusive merchandise, … Continue reading

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Staying Local With Tales Of The City

Carey Perloff8/2/2011 After an unprecedented sold-out run at the American Conservatory Theater, the new musical of Tales Of The City closed on Sunday July 31. As I was sitting in a packed and tearful house watching the final performance, my … Continue reading

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Three Secrets About the A.C.T.’s Orchestra Pit

By Erik Verduzco, Queena KimJuly 24, 2011 Here are a few things you might be surprised to learn about the modern orchestra pit. First off, there’s no “orchestra” and the name might be a bit outdated. At least that’s the … Continue reading

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Will the Tales of the City Musical Leave Behind a Legacy in San Francisco?

Greg ArcherPosted: 7/19/11 11:33 AM ET These are certainly wonderful times for Armistead Maupin — and imagine the tales he’ll be telling a year from now. For starters, the musical stage adaptation of his beloved Tales of the City literary … Continue reading

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‘Tales’ designer Douglas Schmidt lets space speak

Sunday, July 3, 2011 Douglas Schmidt was the set designer for ACT’s production of “Armistead Maupin’s Tales of the City.” The interior of Douglas Schmidt and Stephen Martin’s hillside home in San Francisco looks like the set for a 1950s … Continue reading

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Tales of the City: A New Musical

After extending this incredible show an unprecedented three times, it is time to announce that TALES will officially close on July 31 at the American Conservatory Theater in San Francisco. There’s still time to get your tickets & make your … Continue reading

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