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Curtains - 2005 - New York

A backstage musical comedy murder mystery set in a Boston theatre in the 1950s. The leading lady has been murdered during the curtain call and homicide detective (and musical theatre afficianado) Frank Cioffi is called in to investigate. Bodies begin to pile up as the cast shrinks and everyone is a suspect.


by BWW News Desk - May 6, 2021
As the curtains open in Orange County for live-theatre, Kyle Stafford, Founder of The Act One Project, announces the opening for in-person theatre produced by his theatre company. In September 2021, the first live show by The Act One Project will start rehearsals.
by E.H. Reiter - May 5, 2021
There is always a sense of magic in the art of theatre, and SDSU ‘s PIPPIN streaming through May 8th invites you into the theatre to join them. After all, they have “Magic To Do” and they can’t do it without you.
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2021
Dallas Summer Musicals has announced the 2021 nominees for the 10th Annual DSM High School Musical Theatre Awards (HSMTA).
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2021
As the Kimmel Cultural Campus prepares to lift its curtains for the 2021/22 season, it is celebrating Teacher Appreciation Week, and the teachers who’ve gone above and beyond in this challenging learning environment, by awarding hundreds of teachers gift certificates redeemable for tickets to its lineup of live, in-person performances.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2021
Actor, presenter and winner of Strictly Come Dancing Ore Oduba (Curtains / Grease) will star as Brad Majors in Richard O’Brien’s Rocky Horror Show. Back by huge popular demand, the legendary musical will tour the UK between July 2021 and June 2022.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2021
Eli Tokash, in association with the Broadway Podcast Network, has announced this month’s guest on TAKE A BOW.  The podcast explores what it is like to be a kid/teenager in the entertainment business, and seeks advice from veteran performers.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2021
Curtains up. Theatre Philadelphia has announced the return of Philly Theatre Week from April 22 to May 2, 2021. After a year of dark stages, millions in lost ticket sales and thousands of lost jobs, the Philadelphia theatre scene will rise again after the pandemic shut-downs with 11 days, 64 organizations, 72 events, and hundreds of performances.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2021
In his first month solo, Host Eli Tokash, dedicated this month to amplifying Black voices and stories bringing on four accomplished guests. Not only are these guests Broadway stars and a stage manager, they all also play a profound role in giving back to the Broadway/Arts Community.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2021
Ashley Spencer's concert, as part of the Seth Concert Series, premiered yesterday at 8pm and re-airs today at 3pm.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2021
The Warehouse Theatre, a premier professional theatre located in the historic West End of Greenville, SC, unveiled a new logo today, introducing a new look for the 47-year-old regional theatre.
by Backstage With Richard Ridge - Mar 28, 2021
Watch as Richard chats with Ashley Spencer, who will soon join Seth Rudetsky for two very special concerts on Sunday, March 28 (8pm) and 29 (3pm). The concerts will feature a special guest appearance by NEWSIES’ & WICKED’s Kara Lindsay and her husband Jeremy Jordan!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 28, 2021
Tonight, Ashley Spencer and special guest Kara Lindsay will perform a concert as part of The Seth Concert Series with Seth Rudetsky. It was also recently announced that Jeremy Jordan will join the concert as well.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2021
Broadway might be dark, but that doesn't mean that theatre isn't happening everywhere! Below, check out where you can get your daily fix of Broadway this weekend, March 27-28, 2021.
by Monica Moore - Mar 27, 2021
by BWW News Desk - Mar 26, 2021
New original Irish musical, Daisy, with music, book and lyrics by Caroline Kay (The Space Between, The Clockmaker’s Daughter) will be workshopped in April .
by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2021
YOU Management – a talent agency representing performers working in theatre, TV and film in the UK and worldwide– is continuing its global expansion: after merging with OMA - Germany's biggest Musical Theatre agency - in 2019 and navigating the pandemic and its devastating effect on the entertainment industry
by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2021
Broadway and Disney Channel star, Maya Jade Frank shares stories about her time on Broadway (Mary Poppins, Evita) and how those experiences helped prepare her for the TV/Film industry. Dear Evan Hansen Star, Michael Lee Brown shares his experience having a unique role in his Broadway Debut.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2021
Casting has been announced for the UK premiere of A Killer Party which will be released as a series of 9 episodes to watch on-demand, at home or on the go, bringing the very best of British stage and screen directly into your living room. The dates have now changed from the previous announcement to 26 April – 23 May.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2021
YOU Management is continuing its global expansion: after merging with OMA - Germany’s biggest Musical Theatre agency - in 2019 and navigating the pandemic and its devastating effect on the entertainment industry. YOU Management will open a third office in Nashville in the United States on 6 April 2021, headed up by senior agent Stacy Gaudioso.
by Team BWW - Mar 24, 2021
It was just announced that Jeremy Jordan will join Ashley Spencer with special guest Kara Lindsay as this weekend's guests on The Seth Concert Series, streaming on March 28 at 8pm ET with a replay of the concert on March 29 at 3pm ET.
by Student Blogger: Madison Moore - Mar 22, 2021
The criteria are that these shows have been nominated for Best Musical from the 3rd Tony Awards (the ceremony that started the Best Musical category) in 1949 to the nominations of what will now be the 74th Tony Awards in 2021. I will be determining their signs based upon their Broadway premiere date. With those rules in mind, here we go!
by Stephi Wild - Mar 18, 2021
Today's top stories: TodayTix launches in person concert series with Lauren Patten, Hamilton begins performances in Sydney, and more!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2021
Eli Tokash and Broadway Podcast Network, have announced this month’s guest on TAKE A BOW. In her legendary career, 3x Tony Nominee, Carolee Carmello recalls her favorite memories of her impressive 14 Broadway Show resume.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2021
Kaufman Music Center’s virtual Broadway Close Up performances will continue this spring with two intimate lecture-concerts exploring the lives, careers and music of Kay Swift and one of the longest-running collaborations in show business history, Fred Ebb and John Kander.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2021
Steppenwolf Theatre Company presents Duchess! Duchess! Duchess! by emerging playwright Vivian J.O. Barnes, the fourth of six productions debuting on its Steppenwolf NOW virtual stage.
by Team BWW - Feb 17, 2021
Producer Mark Cortale has announced that six stars of the stage and screen will join the late-February - March 2021 line-up of The Seth Concert Series, the live weekly series based on Seth Rudetsky’s international Broadway series that began at The Art House in Provincetown ten years ago.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2021
American Repertory Theater at Harvard University announced today May and June “destinations” in Tokyo, Buenos Aires, Lagos,  London, and New York City in its A.R.T. Travels program featuring one-of-a-kind experiences and conversations with theater-makers. 
by TV News Desk - Apr 7, 2021
East’s third release for Elektra/Low Country Sound, Maybe We Never Die takes the Alabama born, Nashville-based singer-songwriter’s seductively vintage voice in a decidedly fresh direction.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2021
The Everyman and Islander are launching the second in the series of their live streamed monthly Friday night sessions, ‘Behind the Curtain’ - welcoming audiences behind the curtains of Cork city’s heartlands of music.  
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2021
Critically acclaimed artists Brian Cheney and Cathy Venable, performing together virtually from their homes for the last 12 months of the COVID-19 pandemic, have launched their next concert series entitled “Composer Series”. Their first concert was a wonderful program featuring music from the great American Composer Leonard Bernstein.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 30, 2021
Disney's Olivier Award-winning stage musical Beauty and the Beast today announces the cast to star in the re-imagined and re-designed new production. Staged by members of the original award-winning creative team, Beauty and the Beast will open a UK & Ireland Tour at The Bristol Hippodrome on Wednesday 25 August 2021 (National Press Night: Wednesday 29 September).
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2021
DLAP Group formally known as DLAP Entertainment has today announced a new partnership with Darren Bell and a new collaboration with venture capitalist firm, Station12 to form Creative Rights International.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2021
Great Barrington Public Theater opens the 2021 summer performance season with a play-length series of brand-new monologues by Pulitzer Prize winner David Mamet that deliver intrinsic American voices and stories in the words of two famous and two anonymous women. The solo, on-screen performances bring audiences, one of America's most notable playwrights and three top-tier actors together remotely to bring four distinct women to life.
by Student Blogger: Cris Blak - Apr 26, 2021
Summer is right around the corner, which means commencement season is rapidly approaching. All that means is that the next phase of life is priming itself to begin. All that means is that there is nowhere to go but up. So let's open the curtains and start the next act of our lives. Don't worry. It's showtime.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2021
The Fred Ebb Foundation in association with the Roundabout Theatre Company announced today that applications for the seventeenth annual Fred Ebb Award for aspiring musical theatre songwriters are now available. Applications will be accepted from June 1 - June 30, 2021. The winner will be selected in November of 2021.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2021
Adam Jacobs joined Take A Bow this week. After his twin boys were born on the first day of rehearsal for Broadway, his outlook on the role of Aladdin quickly shifted. He inspires audiences when he shares that it took eight years to finally land the role of Simba in the Lion King. His story just reminds listeners to never give up on their dreams.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2021
After more than a year without live performances due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Marcus Performing Arts Center is eager to bring back patrons to a newly renovated Uihlein Hall.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2021
Hot Trash features a rotating roster of the world's wildest and craziest variety acts from the Las Vegas Strip. Seating is limited to seven private booths - each accommodating up to a party of four - for over an hour of pulse-pounding fun.
by Stage Tube - Apr 15, 2021
Of the song, which debuted earlier this month, Rolling Stone praises, “mixes immersive, polished production with the easygoing soul of his voice,” while American Songwriter declares, “a peer into all the dystopian, curious, and uncertain lives permeating upcoming album Maybe We Never Die.” 
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2021
Award Winning Writer and Actor, Joshua Turchin truly opens the curtains by sharing the craziest backstage stories from his time in A Christmas Story, Forbidden Broadway, and more. He proceeds to talk about his experience hearing about the Broadway Shutdown while rehearsing for Trevor: The Musical. 
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2021
Great Barrington Public Theater leans into new season with on-screen, world premiere of David Mamet's new monologues, Four American Women.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2021
Ben Forster will join the cast of the UK premiere of A Killer Party which will be released as a series of 9 episodes to watch on-demand, at home or on the go, bringing the very best of British stage and screen directly into your living room from 26 April – 23 May.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2021
The Spring Fever series, which will run over three weekends beginning Friday, April 16, through Sunday, May 2, will feature 12 new works featuring Adelphi alumni and faculty. The festival, created by the Adelphi Alumni Playwrights Group (AAPG), started as a workshop in June 2020 to reignite creativity among playwrights during the pandemic lockdown.
by ICMT - Apr 13, 2021
With theatres planning to reopen in the hopefully not too distant future, auditions have started but not as we knew them. Speaking to German Director Christopher Stadlhofer, he explains, 'Even after lock-down, we will likely be conducting our first rounds online or by self-tape. It's logistically easier and more cost-effective.' Germany has the second-largest theatre industry in Europe next to London. So, what do you need to know if you are auditioning by Zoom or other online platforms?
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2021
With the warm weather here and trips to Long island Beaches, our readers might like to consider a meal at three well appointed dining destinations, Limani, Prime 1024, and Oniro Taverna.
by Taylor Brethauer-Hamling - Apr 12, 2021
Combine TikTok and genre-flipping musical theatre standards and you'd get SUF/SOND, the pet project of Eleri Ward. We spoke with Ward about her upcoming album, her love of music and theatre, and what TikTok is doing for the theatre community during this time.
by Barry Lenny - Apr 10, 2021
Energy and laughs.
by Stephen Mosher - Apr 1, 2021
Julie Halston welcomes TV and Broadway stars Harriet Harris and Edward Hibbert to her April 2nd show and the question is: who will out funny whom?
by BWW News Desk - Apr 1, 2021
Eli Tokash, in association with the Broadway Podcast Network, has announced this month’s guest on TAKE A BOW.  Broadway and Award winning circus performer Nicolas Jelmoni joins Take A Bow to share his story about being a dreamer and living every opportunity to the fullest of your ability.
by Sondra Forsyth - Apr 1, 2021
PNB’s all-digital season continues with Rep 4, a varied and enjoyable triple bill that streams from April 1st to April 5th 2021. Digital ticket holders can watch as many times as they like until the link expires.