Tales of the City, the iconic ensemble story of love, identity, and San Francisco, with a rocking score by Jake Shears & John Garden of the Scissor Sisters, is presented in NYC for the first time in a one night only concert to benefit the Eugene O’Neill Theater Center and The Trevor Project.
Based on the beloved series of novels by Armistead Maupin, Tales of the City follows a community of friends, lovers, and others who reside at the mythical address of 28 Barbary Lane in 1976 San Francisco. Mary Ann Singleton, a fresh arrival from Ohio, falls into a diverse band of Bohemians and blue-bloods, as families are created and rediscovered under the watchful eye of mystical landlady Anna Madrigal.
With music by the Scissor Sisters’ Jake Shears and John Garden, and a book by Tony Award-winner Jeff Whitty, this vibrant new musical is a celebration of inclusivity, love, discovery, equality, and chosen family.
The New York premiere of Tales of the City, which was first developed at the Eugene O’Neill Theater Center’s 2009 National Music Theater Conference.
Tales of the City is a concert to benefit the Eugene O'Neill Theater Center and The Trevor Project.
$402 level ticket buyers receive entry to a pre-show reception with the show's creators.
Betsy Wolfe, Justin Vivian Bond, Jeffrey Carlson, Jose Llana, Mary Birdsong, Josh Breckenridge, and others
Author: Jeff Whitty. Based on the Tales of the City novels by Armistead Maupin
Music: Jake Shears and John Garden
Lyrics: Jake Shears
Director: Travis Greisler & Jason Moore
Producer: Preston Whiteway