Armistead Maupin, Olympia Dukakis talk ‘Tales’

My cousin Armistead Maupin’s Tales of the City is headed for the stage — most imminently at San Francisco’s American Conservatory Theater next season — so he and Olympia Dukakis got together to talk about the work and its message. Here’s the story from LA Times theater critic Charles McNulty:

Tales of the City may have introduced author Armistead Maupin and Olympia Dukakis, the most memorable face from the three television miniseries adapted from the books. But American Conservatory Theater, the venerable resident theater on Geary Street led by artistic director Carey Perloff, is what keeps bringing them back together.

And here’s the rest of it.

One response to “Armistead Maupin, Olympia Dukakis talk ‘Tales’


    I have been meaning to ask you if you and Armistead Maupin were related. Now I know.

    I hope Orlando will be lucky enough to have the play some day. What a wonderful series it was.