Category Archives: Tales of the City Musical

Embodying Michael ‘Mouse’ Tolliver

by Richard DoddsPublished 06/30/2011 It was three days before the Pride parade, and Wesley Taylor was happy that the event was skewing audience demographics at Tales of the City. “We love nothing more than a theater full of gays,” said … Continue reading

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Scissor Sisters On “Tales of the City,” Personal Theme Songs, & Lady Gaga

Any band that garners applause from Pink Floyd guitarist David Gilmour for their disco cover of “Comfortably Numb” is one worth watching. Since the release of their self-titled debut album in 2004, Scissor Sisters have been churning out glam-pop beats … Continue reading

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WORLD PREMIERE EXTENDED!

Playing now–July 31 Libretto by Jeff Whitty  Music and lyrics by Jake Shears and John GardenBased on Armistead Maupin’s Tales of the City and More Tales of the CityChoreography by Larry KeigwinDirected by Jason Moore On the bustling streets of … Continue reading

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Make Tales part of your Pride weekend—for less!

Great seats available Friday and Sunday. Save $25 off Orchestra and Mezzanine seats at select performances.Use code TALES25 online or call 415.749.2228.* Get your group into the groove! Groups of 15 or more save up to 20%. Call 415.439.2473 for … Continue reading

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A conversation with Wesley Taylor of “Tales of the City” by Armistead Maupin

Thursday, June 16, 2011Jamie Freedman I have had the good fortune of having gone to school with some fabulously talented people. Many of these people have fabulously talented friends. And it was with pure glee that I emailed former classmate … Continue reading

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See Tales with Olympia Dukakis! Join us on Friday, June 24 for an official San Francisco Pride event! Olympia Dukakis—who played Anna Madrigal in the Tales of the City television miniseries—hosts a special performance of Armistead Maupin’s Tales of the … Continue reading

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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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