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Performance

VenueSheffield Theatres
Other spaces: Lyceum Theatre, Crucible Theatre, Studio
TownSheffield
CountySouth Yorkshire
From29th October 2019
To2nd November 2019
When19:45. Wed,Thu Mats 14:00. Sat Mat 15:00
What is currently on at Sheffield Theatres (V962)

Curtains

CurtainsT01401895727
Curtains is a spoof murder mystery set in Boston, Massachusetts, during the late 1950s. The helter-skelter plot follows the story of an ill-fated theatre company whose inordinately untalented leading lady is murdered during the curtain call at the opening night of the production of a new musical Robbin’ Hood of the Old West. A police detective, who happens to be a musical theatre fanatic, arrives to take charge - can Lieutenant Cioffi solve the case, save the show, win the girl and also escape with his life. Curtains was the last musical written by Kander and Ebb. Their skilful and tuneful score includes the beautiful and moving "I Miss the Music", sung by a lonely composer when his writing partner has left him, which is made even more poignant by the fact that Fred Ebb died during the final stages of production, leaving John Kander to complete the project alone.
Book by Rupert Holmes
Music John Kander
Lyrics Fred Ebb
Lyrics John Kander (additional lyrics)
Lyrics Rupert Holmes (additional lyrics)


Archive :: production:T01401895727, musical:S1474626065, venue:V962

Production details

Lyceum

Special Performances


  • 31 Oct 19 Audio Described
  • 31 Oct 19 Sign Interpreted
  • 2 Nov 19 Captioned

Company

Producer Dan Looney
Producer Adam Paulden
Producer Jason Haigh-Ellery (for DLAP Entertainment)
Director Paul Foster
Choreographer Alistair David
Music Sarah Travis (musical supervision and arrangements)
Design David Woodhead
Costume Gabriella Slade
Lighting Tim Mitchell
Sound Tom Marshall
Director Jim Arnold (casting director)
Performer Jason Manford (Cioffi)
Performer Ore Oduba (Aaron Fox)
Performer Carley Stenson (Georgia Hendriks)
Performer Rebecca Lock (Carmen)
Performer Samuel Holmes (Christopher Belling)
Performer Leah West (Niki Harris)
Performer Alan Burkett (Bobby)
Performer Emma Caffrey (Bambi)
Performer Adam Rhys-Charles (Daryl Grady)
Performer Martin Callaghan (Oscar Shapiro)
Performer Minal Patel (Johnny Harmon)
Performer Mark Sangster (Sidney)
Performer Kathryn Barnes (ensemble)
Performer Pamela Blair (ensemble)
Performer Charlie Johnson (ensemble)
Performer Kate Ivory Jordan (ensemble)
Performer Robin Kent (ensemble)
Performer Thomas Lee-Kid (ensemble)
Performer Ben Mundy (ensemble)
Performer JR Ballantyne (ensemble)
Performer Gleanne Purcell-Brown (ensemble)
Performer Samuel John-Humphreys (ensemble)

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