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Curtains - 2006 - Los Angeles Tickets, News, Info & More

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.

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Premiere
Run Type:Limited Run
Market:Los Angeles
Previews: July 25, 2006
Closing:September 10, 2006

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by Nathaniel Jones - Oct 9, 2022
Overall, these performers are out of this world. A rollercoaster of emotions, SIX The Musical makes its audiences dig deeper into self-reflection and self-worth. So much so, that this reviewer had an even harder time putting words to the page that he felt could do semi-justice to this incredible show.
by Cindy Marcolina - Oct 8, 2022
The moments of brilliance in the piece are, unfortunately, overshadowed by its nature and the current commodification of trauma portrayals. We rapidly understand what’s going on, but there’s litte appeal and no hook. We keep watching because we want to know how wrong it will go and how hurt she’ll be - which is alarmingly sadistic.
by Stan Jenson - Oct 8, 2022
It's hard to believe that the death of over 1,500 people could provide an amazing night in the theatre, but that's just what Palm Canyon Theatre's production of Titanic the Musical has done.
by Stephi Wild - Oct 7, 2022
Part film installation, part oral history documentary, and part found-sound collage, The New Vocal Club is based on interviews and film recorded between 2021 and 2022 with local groups and communities including PKAVS, St Johnstone FC and local choirs. The resulting collage of film, free jazz, Gaelic song and textiles creates a sonic tapestry of voices.
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 7, 2022
Since 1917, Settlement Music School's Presser Hall, at the Mary Louise Curtis Branch, has been one of the most significant recital halls in the city, serving community and professional musicians alike, built on a commitment to diversity and equity, working to meet the community where they are and involving them in the School's development.
by TV Scoop - Oct 6, 2022
Get all the scoop on THE MASKED SINGER, airing on FOX on Wednesday, October 12, 2022! Get ready for a night at the opera as THE MASKED SINGER celebrates the GLORY of Andrew Lloyd Webber. Two new celebrity singers enter the competition and perform songs FROM Webber’s music catalog, including “The Phantom of the Opera” and “Jesus Christ Superstar.”
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 31, 2022
Ben Cameron’s Broadway Sessions will continue at The Green Room 42, Thursday, November 3rd. Broadway Sessions will welcome cast members from the Pulitzer and Tony award winning hit A Strange Loop this week. The evening will feature performances by John Andrew Morrison, James Jackson Jr., Zachary A. Myers and up and coming singer Emma Valentine.
by Blair Ingenthron - Oct 31, 2022
Diversionary Theatre has announced the cast and creative team for its production of The Mystery of Irma Vep by Charles Ludlam, co-directed by Diversionary Executive Artistic Director Matt M. Morrow and Allison Spratt Pearce. The Mystery of Irma Vep will run December 1 - December 24 at Diversionary Theatre in University Heights. 
by Team BWW - Oct 26, 2022
Producers Sonia Friedman and Tom Kirdahy have announced that the brand new Kander & Ebb musical, NEW YORK, NEW YORK, will begin performances on Broadway Friday, March 24, 2023 and officially open Wednesday, April 26, 2023 at Broadway’s St. James Theatre.
by Stephi Wild - Oct 25, 2022
The cult smash-hit BONNIE & CLYDE THE MUSICAL will return to the West End opening at The Garrick Theatre on Saturday 4 March 2023 for a strictly limited 11-week season following the phenomenal response to the production during its limited run at The Arts Theatre earlier this year. 
by Stephi Wild - Oct 24, 2022
Let’s embark on this magical journey as the dream of Clara unfolds the myth of the Nutcracker through a cinematic perspective accompanied by theatrical acting and classical ballet. 
by Marina Kennedy - Oct 21, 2022
Check out eight fabulous destinations that will make this spooky, festive season sparkle bright.  Make memories and enjoy the opportunities to celebrate.
by Barry Lenny - Oct 21, 2022
The most enjoyable night we have had at the theatre in many, many years.
by Stephi Wild - Oct 21, 2022
The Doris Duke Theatre, which was lost to a fire in November 2020, is now featured as part of the new installation, Yve Laris Cohen: Studio Theater, commissioned by The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) in New York City.
by Faeron Wheeler - Oct 21, 2022
It’s so good to be back at the Masque Theatre and see an amateur society show being produced again! This week I went to see a dress rehearsal of A PICTURE OF DORIAN GRAY, produced by Cape Town Theatre Company, just before it opened. This is an original adaptation of Oscar Wilde’s classic story, which has been written and directed by Liz Roodt.
by Stephi Wild - Oct 20, 2022
​​​​​​​Due to a positive Covid test by one of the actors in our current show Thumbs, Charlotte's Off-Broadway is cancelling the shows on Oct 19, 20, 21 and 22, but extending the run to add shows on Nov 2, 3, 4 and 5, 2022.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 19, 2022
Paper Mill Playhouse has announced casting for The Sound of Music, directed by Mark S. Hoebee. The production will feature Ashley Blanchet (Paper Mill’s Rodgers + Hammerstein’s Cinderella, Broadway’s Waitress) as Maria Rainer, and Graham Rowat (Broadway’s Dear Evan Hansen, Sunset Boulevard) as Captain Georg von Trapp.
by Paul Batterson - Oct 17, 2022
What did our critic think of RENT at Garden Theater?
by Aliya Al-Hassan - Oct 14, 2022
The Canterville Ghost is Oscar Wilde's short novella of an American family moving into a British mansion, to the annoyance of its resident ghost. Tall Stories, as part of their 25th anniversary celebrations, have adapted the narrative and given the tale a quirky treatment by intertwining the narrative with that of four Victorian music hall entertainers.
by Blair Ingenthron - Oct 14, 2022
Broadway Sessions is proud to present the 6th annual ELPHBALL! A celebration of all things Wicked featuring past and current Wicked cast members. The evening will feature actors who have played Elphaba as well Glinda, Nessarose and Boq! Performers slated to sing include Jennifer DiNoia, Kristy Cates, Christine Dwyer, Alyssa Fox, Brandi Chavonne Massey, Anne Brummel, Amanda Jane Cooper, Allie Trimm, Dawn Cantwell, Mikayla Renfrow, Jordan Barrow and Jess 'JP' Johnson. The evening will also feature performances by 'Rising Star' James Morrison.
by Michael Major - Oct 14, 2022
A.O. Gerber has released her new album Meet Me at the Gloaming via Father/Daughter Records (US) & Hand In Hive (UK). The album includes singles 'Only Mystery', 'For' , 'Hunger,' and 'Looking For The Right Things,' all of which come with beautifully thought out cinematic videos. Plus, check out concert dates!
by Stephi Wild - Oct 13, 2022
The San José Chamber Orchestra, under the baton of Maestra Barbara Day Turner, makes its second foray into chamber opera, presenting OURLAND: A Dystopian State, an opera in 12 scenes recently composed by Paul Davies with a libretto by Daniel Helfgot.
by Elliot Lanes - Oct 11, 2022
Today's subject Lance Pennington proves that longevity can be achieved while working in theatre. For 45 years, yes you read that right, he has been living his theatre life as a member of the props department at Arena Stage. His work can currently be seen with their current production of Holiday which runs through November 6th.
by Michael Major - Oct 10, 2022
Check out first look photos of Andrew Lloyd Webber as a guest judge while two new celebrity singers enter the competition and perform songs from Webber’s legendary music catalog, including “The Phantom of the Opera” and “Jesus Christ Superstar.” The episode also will feature a performance by Nicole Scherzinger.
by Stephi Wild - Oct 10, 2022
Renowned theatre actress Rebecca Lock will play Emily Hobbs in ELF, the smash hit musical which returns to London in a new production at the Dominion Theatre for a strictly limited 8-week season. 
by Stephi Wild - Nov 7, 2022
Corteo, the most enchanting arena production from Cirque du Soleil is back in North America and heading to Boston, MA, set to charm audiences.  This unique production, directed by Daniele Finzi Pasca, first premiered in Montreal under the Big Top in April 2005. Since its creation, the show has amazed over 10 million spectators, in 20 countries, on 4 continents. Corteo will be presented at the Agganis Arena for 7 shows only from June 8 – 11, 2023.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 7, 2022
The Fred Ebb Foundation in association with the Roundabout Theatre Company will present the eighteenth annual Fred Ebb Award for aspiring musical theatre songwriters to Julia Riew.
by Stephi Wild - Nov 7, 2022
West End stars Frances Mayli McCann and Jordan Luke Gage will reunite as the titular pair in BONNIE & CLYDE THE MUSICAL at The Garrick Theatre from Saturday 4 March 2023 for a strictly limited 11-week season.
by Cindy Marcolina - Nov 3, 2022
Ultimately, this is a story of unintentional alienation and the role of mental health in those who care for other people’s. It’s funny and tragic, thought-provoking and entertaining. It’s far from being a perfect piece, but it paints an accurate picture of the shambolic conditions doctors and nurses are forced to work in.
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 3, 2022
1st Street Players 2022-2023 season, 'Breaking Free' officially begins this November with their production of 'Curtains,' a musical with book by Rupert Holmes, music by John Kander, lyrics by Fred Ebb, and original book and concept by Peter Stone.
by Stephi Wild - Nov 3, 2022
Playhouse Theatre Academy is now offering Adult Tap Classes (ages 18 and up) as part of their 2022-23 winter session. Registration is open, and slots are filling quickly. Tap classes will be held in Simsbury on Mondays, January 9th - February 27th, 2023.
by Stephi Wild - Nov 28, 2022
Ben Cameron's long running, award winning, musical theatre variety series, Broadway Sessions, continues this week at its new home, The Green Room 42, Thursday, Dec. 1.
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 2, 2022
Bay Street Theater & Sag Harbor Center for the Arts has announced a special one-time-only talkback with Tony Award-winning playwright Rupert Holmes following the performance of his new play, All Things Equal: The Life & Trials of Ruth Bader Ginsburg, on Friday, November 4, at 8 p.m. 
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 2, 2022
Cirque du Soleil returns to the Chicagoland area after a four-year absence with its joyous Corteo, to be presented at the NOW Arena (5333 Prairie Stone Parkway, Hoffman Estates) for five performances only, from Thursday, June 1, 2023 to Sunday, June 4, 2023.
by Stephi Wild - Nov 2, 2022
A Beautiful Noise, The Neil Diamond Musical will begin preview performances tonight, November 2 ahead of a Sunday, December 4 opening night at Broadway's Broadhurst Theatre. Meet the cast here!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 18, 2022
Read BroadwayWorld's interview with multiple-Tony Award winning playwright Rupert Holmes, as he discusses his new play All Things Equal - The Life and Trials of Ruth Bader Ginsburg.
by Stephi Wild - Nov 17, 2022
This new production of Home, I'm Darling opens at the Theatre Royal Windsor on 25 January 2023, prior to the play's first extensive national tour. Leading the cast are BAFTA award winner Jessica Ransom (Doc Martin, Armstrong and Miller, Horrible Histories) as Judy, Diane Keen (Doctors, The Cuckoo Waltz) as Sylvia and Neil McDermott (Eastenders, The Royal) as Johnny, with further casting to be announced.
by Stephi Wild - Nov 17, 2022
Let’s embark on this magical journey as the dream of Clara unfolds the myth of the Nutcracker through a cinematic perspective accompanied by theatrical acting and classical ballet.  Performances run 23-25 December.
by Stephi Wild - Nov 16, 2022
Blue Mountain Gallery presents Pamela Berkeley's newest solo show “From the Hollow,” November 29 – December 24. The twenty-five paintings and drawings include recent work as well as a selection of the artist's work spanning five decades. Berkeley's works are created in oil and pastel on canvas or linen, and range in size from eight by eight inches to six by eight feet.
by Stan Jenson - Nov 16, 2022
COD's production of THE FANTASTICKS is a simple joy -- something we can all use more of!
by Stephi Wild - Nov 15, 2022
The Wizard of Oz, the beloved story of Dorothy's journey over the rainbow will begin previews at Capital Repertory Theatre on Friday, November 18, opening on Tuesday, November 22 and running through Saturday, December 24.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 14, 2022
Ben Cameron’s Broadway Sessions, continues this week at it’s new home, The Green Room 42, Thursday, Nov. 17th. Broadway Sessions will welcome cast members from the hit Broadway revival of Funny Girl and more! Cast members slated to perform include Liz McCartney, Leslie Blake Walker, Danielle Kelsey, Masumi Iwai, Miriam Ali and more.
by Jennifer Ashley Tepper - Nov 13, 2022
Today's question is: Who has worn the most hats on Broadway- director, producer, writer, actor, etc.? Here are a few folks that could hold a record for the 'number of hats' they've worn on Broadway shows. Part one includes those who have worn four or five hats on Broadway shows and part two will include those who have held even more positions than that!
by Gil Kaan - Nov 10, 2022
Next up at Theatre 40, Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner opening November 17, 2022. Cate Caplin directs the cast of: Larry Eisenberg, Diana Angelina, Abigail Stewart, Marc Antonio Pritchett, Fred Dawson, Crystal Jackson, Patty Lewis, Jenn Robbins and David Hunt Stafford. The very busy Cate managed to find some time between rehearsals and pre-production to answer a few of my queries.
by BWW - Dec 5, 2022
The latest standings as of Monday, December 5th, have been released for the 2022 BroadwayWorld Central New York Awards! Nominations were reader-submitted and now our readers get to vote for their favorites.
by BWW - Dec 5, 2022
The latest standings as of Monday, December 5th, have been released for the 2022 BroadwayWorld Delaware Awards! Nominations were reader-submitted and now our readers get to vote for their favorites.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 2, 2022
Cincinnati Shakespeare Company will continue their 2022-2023 season featuring Shakespeare greats, classic comedies, fresh adaptations, and both world and regional premieres. All productions will feature Cincinnati Shakespeare Company's Resident Company of Actors.
by Herbert Paine - Dec 2, 2022
The full experience of Hale Centre Theatre's production of A CHRISTMAS CAROL is captured in this review. Runs through December 26th.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 1, 2022
The Tank has announced the Core Productions that will make up their Winter-Spring 2023 season. The Tank's Core Production series serves companies and solo artists as they create new works for performance.
by A.A. Cristi - Dec 1, 2022
The winter holidays are a time when we celebrate light and illuminate the darkness. Anxiety, depression, and isolation can be heightened by Parkinson's.