Category Archives: Tales of the City Musical

Tales of the . . . Cast! Meet Alex Hsu

Meet Alex Hsu, who plays Lionel. Click here to read his official bio. NAME Alex Hsu. CHARACTER Lionel. HOMETOWN Born in Taipei, Taiwan; grew up in Hayward and Fremont, California. FIRST THEATER EXPERIENCE My mom took me to see a … Continue reading

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Olympia Dukakis to Host TALES OF THE CITY Benefit, 6/24

Wednesday, June 8, 2011; Posted: 06:06 PM – by BWW News Desk Academy Award-winner Olympia Dukakis will be hosting a benefit performance of American Conservatory Theater’s (A.C.T.) world-premiere musical, Armistead Maupin’s Tales of the City on Friday, June 24, 2011, … Continue reading

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Opening Gala for ARMISTEAD MAUPIN’S TALES OF THE CITY Raises $950,000

Tuesday, June 7, 2011; Posted: 03:06 PM – by BWW News Desk American Conservatory Theater (A.C.T.)’s Opening Night Gala celebrating the world premiere of Armistead Maupin’s Tales of the City took place on Wednesday, June 1, 2011, and raised $950,000 … Continue reading

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Tales of the . . . Cast! Meet Manoel Felciano

Meet A.C.T. core acting company member Manoel Felciano, who plays Norman Neal Williams. Click here to read his official bio. NAME Manoel Felciano. CHARACTER Norman Neal Williams. HOMETOWN San Francisco. FIRST THEATER EXPERIENCE Playing Micaela’s gypsy guide in the San … Continue reading

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Tales of the . . . Cast! Meet Mary Birdsong

NAME Mary Birdsong. CHARACTER Mona Ramsey. HOMETOWN Long Beach Island, New Jersey. FIRST THEATER EXPERIENCE Doing “the bump” while dressed as a turkey leg in a Thanksgiving recital in grade school because Mia Michenzi chickened out. FAVORITE THEATER EXPERIENCE Accidentally … Continue reading

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Theater Review: ‘Tales of the City’ – It was worth the wait

This is a wonderfully edgy, quintessential San Francisco experience, embracing its eccentricity with a singular charm and an irrepressible, incandescent spirit. by Gregory M. Alonzo06.05.11 I’m happy to report that Tales of the City: A New Musical, the long anticipated … Continue reading

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Tales of the City: Scissors, sex and sideburns

Tales of the City, Armistead Maupin’s love letter to gay San Francisco, is now a musical – with songs by Scissor Sister Jake Shears. Hadley Freeman watches it come together at rehearsals Hadley Freemanguardian.co.uk, Sunday 5 June 2011 21.30 BST … Continue reading

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Armistead Maupin Feted @ ACT “Tales” Premiere

Miss Beglow’s Social City Photo by Catherine Bigelow The many, colorful tales of one beloved city starred as a heartfelt love letter to San Francisco Wednesday during the opening-night gala and world premiere of Armistead Maupin’s “Tales of the City” … Continue reading

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CBS San Francisco Review

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Tales of the . . . Cast! Meet Diane J. Findlay

Tales of the . . . Cast! Meet Diane J. Findlay NAME Diane J. Findlay. CHARACTER Mother Mucca. HOMETOWN Suffern, New York. It’s about 25 miles north of New York City, up the Hudson River. FIRST THEATER EXPERIENCE Hello, Dolly! … Continue reading

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