Jessica Coker in "Tales of the City"

Posted by Jessica Coker on March 15, 2011 at 1:34 PM

Our very own Jessica Coker has just been cast in the World Premiere musical "Tales of the City" at A.C.T. in San Francisco. Come check her out in May-July.

On the bustling streets of 1970s San Francisco, neon lights pierce through the fog-drenched skies, disco music explodes from crowded nightclubs, and a wide-eyed Midwestern girl finds a new home—and creates a new kind of family—with the characters at 28 Barbary Lane. Three decades after Armistead Maupin mesmerized millions with his daily column in the city's newspapers, detailing the lives and (multiple) loves of Mary Ann, Mouse, Mona, Brian, and their beloved but mysterious landlady Mrs. Madrigal, his iconic San Francisco saga comes home as a momentous new musical from the Tony Award–winning creators of Avenue Q and the musical minds behind the glam-rock phenomenon Scissor Sisters. The capstone of the 2010–11 season, A.C.T.'s world premiere musical adaptation of Tales of the City unleashes an exuberant celebration of the irrepressible spirit that continues to define our City by the Bay.

"An extended love letter to a magical San Francisco" —The New York Times

"The most sublime piece of popular literature America has ever produced." —

Save the date for A.C.T.'s opening night gala celebrating Tales of the City: Wednesday, June 1, 2011. Dine with the artists under a tented pavilion in Union Square, experience the magic of opening night, then join the cast for a disco party after the show. Order your tickets today.

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