Many of us have passed by Yick Wo Elementary School in North Beach and wondered, “Who was Yick Wo and why did they name a school after him?” The story of Yick Wo is the story of a movement that began, as many movements have, right here in San Francisco.
During the Gold Rush […]
Last year, the FOGG Playhouse started a wonderful new tradition: an annual fundraiser at a true San Francisco institution, Original Joe’s. Because this family-owned restaurant embodies the same commitment to community as FOGG, we thought we would take a moment highlight why we think this local restaurant is so special.
Many in […]
The true story of women, shotguns, and a standoff with garbagemen in the East Bay? Sounds like a musical to me.
With our mission of telling the stories of Bay Area heroes, history, concerns, communities, and ideologies, FOGG has a built-in commitment to our local community. And the stories we’re finding from all over […]
Flocked Together: The Green Parrots of Telegraph Hill, FOGG’s original children’s musical, performs this Friday and Saturday in San Francisco! We got to ask creator Tony Asaro a few questions about the musical.
Q: The show opens in just a few days! What’s happening right now?
Tony: The kids had their […]
Tickets for Flocked Together: The Green Parrots of Telegraph Hill are going VERY fast. And why wouldn’t they? Just look at our cast in rehearsal:
And here’s a video of the Hillside Plants and Animals rehearsing the opening number:
So buy your tickets today!
For the third year in a row, prolific local visual artist Nora Vandenberg is designing the set for our Youth Conservatory production and we couldn’t be more excited.
Nora got involved with FOGG in 2015 when she designed the sets for The Journey of the Noble Gnarble. The underwater seascape she […]
I’ve been thinking a lot about bubbles. The Oxford-English Dictionary defines “bubble” as “A thin sphere of liquid enclosing air or another gas.” The San Francisco Bay Area is a bubble. 85.3% of voters in the County of San Francisco voted for Hillary Clinton. In San Mateo County, it was 76.3%. In Alameda County, it […]
Milestone 10: Youth Conservatory classes
You know what they say: perform for kids, and they’ll enjoy it for a night, but teach kids to perform, and they’ll enjoy it for a lifetime.
FOGG Theatre has been offering performing arts classes for nearly three years at Telegraph Hill Neighborhood Center (Tel-Hi for short), a community center […]
Earlier this week, we told you how the 2nd of our 12 milestones kicked off an avalanche of affirmation that sent us reeling. (In a good way!) What followed was a gi-normous cherry on top of a massive sundae.
In August, FOGG Theatre was informed that our show The Cable Car Nymphomaniac […]
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