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Curtains - 2007 - Broadway Tickets, News, Info & More

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An entertaining play within a play as well as a whodunit, the musical is one of the last collaborations between John Kander and the late Fred Ebb.

History:

Original Production
Run Type:Open Run
Market:Broadway
Previews: February 27, 2007
(26 preview
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Closing:June 29, 2008

Running Time:

2 hours and 40 minutes, with one intermission

Al Hirschfeld Theatre (Broadway)

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Address:
302 W. 45th St.
New York,NY

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by Ben Peltz - May 9, 2011
There's a song in the backstage musical murder mystery, Curtains, that is unlike any other in the history of Broadway; a song guaranteed to make any musical theatre lover in the know choke up at least a little.
by Eddie Varley - July 4, 2008
Curtains, the Musical Comedy Whodunit from the authors of Cabaret and Chicago, which starred 2007 Tony Award winner and four-time Emmy Award winner David Hyde Pierce as Lt. Frank Cioffi and Tony and Emmy Award winner Debra Monk as producer Carmen Bernstein played it's final performance on Sunday, June 29th, 2008. BroadwayWorld.com was there to cheer on the cast as they took their final bow.
by Victoria Myers - June 29, 2008
In honor of the CURTAINS cast taking their final bows this weekend, BroadwayWorld.com spoke with a few cast members to get their reflections on the show, to see what they're up to next, thoughts on the shows closing, and the journey they had being a part of it.
by BWW News Desk - June 3, 2008
'Curtains' is now in its final four weeks on Broadway. The production, starring Tony and Emmy Award winners David Hyde Pierce and Debra Monk, plays its last performance on Sunday, June 29.
by BWW News Desk - May 30, 2008
Tony Award winning Curtains star David Hyde Pierce will appear on Paula's Party, the popular Food Network program hosted by Paula Deen on Sunday, June 1 at 11:00 PM. Check local listings. Curtains, the Musical Comedy Whodunit from the authors of Cabaret and Chicago, is running through June 29 at the Al Hirschfeld Theatre (302 West 45th Street).
by BWW News Desk - March 19, 2008
CURTAINS, the Musical Comedy Whodunit from John Kander and Fred Ebb, the creators of Cabaret and Chicago, will play its final performance on Broadway at the Al Hirschfeld Theatre on Sunday, June 29th at 3:00 PM following 511 performances and 26 previews.
by FLIRT with Haviland Stillwell - March 5, 2008
BroadwayWorld.com is proud to announce its newest offering in the streaming video space. FLIRT is BroadwayWorld's new talk show hosted by Broadway star Haviland Stillwell. The pilot episode features the Tony and Emmy Award-winning star David Hyde Pierce.
by BWW News Desk - February 29, 2008
Tony Award winning Curtains star David Hyde Pierce will appear on 'Live with Regis and Kelly' on Monday, March 3 at 9AM. In the New York area, 'Live with Regis & Kelly' airs on WABC-TV Channel 7.
by BWW - February 28, 2008
Curtains, playing at the Al Hirschfeld Theatre (302 West 45th Street), recently welcomed Erin Davie (ingenue Niki Harris) and Gerry Vichi (producer Sidney Bernstein) to the cast of the Musical Comedy Whodunit
by Walter McBride - February 28, 2008
On Wednesday, February 27, 2008, the cast and creative team of the Kander & Ebb murder-mystery musical, Curtains, celebrated their first anniversary on Broadway at the Al Hirschfeld Theatre.
by BWW News Desk - February 7, 2008
David Hyde Pierce, the winner of the 2007 Tony Award for Best Actor in a Musical for his performance in Curtains, will appear on tonight's episode of 'The Big Idea with Donny Deutsch.' The show airs on CNBC at 10:00 PM (ET) tonight, February 7.
by BWW News Desk - January 17, 2008
David Hyde Pierce and Debra Monk, the Tony and Emmy Award winning stars of Curtains on Broadway, will appear on 'Good Morning America' tomorrow at 8:00 AM. The stars will take part in the 'Good Morning America Warm Coats and Warm Hearts Drive. ' In the New York area, 'Good Morning America' airs on WABC-TV Channel 7. Check local listings.
by BWW News Desk - January 13, 2008
Erin Davie will join the cast of Curtains on Friday, February 15 as ingénue Niki Harris, replacing original cast member Jill Paice.
by BWW News Desk - January 2, 2008
Gerry Vichi will join the cast of Curtains on Tuesday, January 8 as Broadway producer Sidney Bernstein, replacing original cast member Ernie Sabella. Curtains, the Musical Comedy Whodunit from the authors of Cabaret and Chicago, is playing at the Al Hirschfeld Theatre
by BWW News Desk - December 31, 2007
Curtains, the Musical Comedy Whodunit from the authors of Cabaret and Chicago, played its 300th Broadway performance on Friday, December 28 at the Al Hirschfeld Theatre
by Peter James Zielinski - December 19, 2007
On Monday, December 17 the cast of the musical Curtains celebrated the holidays in a private party at the Hawaiian Tropic Zone Restaurant (49th & 7th) hosted by Dennis Riese (restaurant owner) and Boulevard Magazine.
by BWW News Desk - December 18, 2007
Debra Monk, the Tony and Emmy Award winning star of Curtains on Broadway, will return to her guest starring role of Louise O'Malley on ABC-TV's 'Grey's Anatomy' this Thursday, December 20.
by BWW News Desk - December 15, 2007
David Hyde Pierce, Tony Award-winning star of Curtains, will appear on WNBC's 'Weekend Today in New York' Saturday, December 15 for an interview with anchor Michael Gargiulo. 'Weekend Today in New York' airs on Channel 4.

Curtains Frequently Asked Questions

What Tony Awards has Curtains been nominated for?
Best Musical , Best Book of a Musical for Rupert Holmes, Best Book of a Musical for Peter Stone, Best Choreography for Rob Ashford, Best Direction of a Musical for Scott Ellis, Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre for John KanderBest Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre for Fred Ebb and Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre for Rupert Holmes.

What other awards has Curtains been nominated for?
Outstanding Book of a Musica (Drama Desk Awards) for Rupert Holmes, Outstanding Book of a Musica (Drama Desk Awards) for Peter Stone, Outstanding Costume Design (Drama Desk Awards) for William Ivey Long, Outstanding Lyrics (Drama Desk Awards) for Fred Ebb, Outstanding Lyrics (Drama Desk Awards) for John Kander, Outstanding Lyrics (Drama Desk Awards) for Rupert Holmes, Outstanding Music (Drama Desk Awards) for John Kander, Outstanding Orchestrations (tie) (Drama Desk Awards) for William David BrohnOutstanding Set Design of a Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for Anna Louizos and Outstanding Choreography (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Rob Ashford.

What other awards has Curtains won?
Outstanding Book of a Musica (Drama Desk Awards) for Rupert Holmes and Outstanding Book of a Musica (Drama Desk Awards) for Peter Stone Outstanding Costume Design (Drama Desk Awards) for William Ivey Long Outstanding Lyrics (Drama Desk Awards) for Fred Ebb Outstanding Lyrics (Drama Desk Awards) for John Kander Outstanding Lyrics (Drama Desk Awards) for Rupert Holmes Outstanding Music (Drama Desk Awards) for John Kander Outstanding Orchestrations (tie) (Drama Desk Awards) for William David Brohn Outstanding Set Design of a Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for Anna Louizos Outstanding Choreography (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Rob Ashford.

What awards has Curtains been nominated for?
Outstanding Book of a Musica (Drama Desk Awards) for Rupert Holmes, Outstanding Book of a Musica (Drama Desk Awards) for Peter Stone, Outstanding Costume Design (Drama Desk Awards) for William Ivey Long, Outstanding Lyrics (Drama Desk Awards) for Fred Ebb, Outstanding Lyrics (Drama Desk Awards) for John Kander, Outstanding Lyrics (Drama Desk Awards) for Rupert Holmes, Outstanding Music (Drama Desk Awards) for John Kander, Outstanding Orchestrations (tie) (Drama Desk Awards) for William David BrohnOutstanding Set Design of a Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for Anna Louizos and Outstanding Choreography (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Rob Ashford.

What awards has Curtains won?
Outstanding Book of a Musica (Drama Desk Awards) for Rupert Holmes and Outstanding Book of a Musica (Drama Desk Awards) for Peter Stone Outstanding Costume Design (Drama Desk Awards) for William Ivey Long Outstanding Lyrics (Drama Desk Awards) for Fred Ebb Outstanding Lyrics (Drama Desk Awards) for John Kander Outstanding Lyrics (Drama Desk Awards) for Rupert Holmes Outstanding Music (Drama Desk Awards) for John Kander Outstanding Orchestrations (tie) (Drama Desk Awards) for William David Brohn Outstanding Set Design of a Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for Anna Louizos Outstanding Choreography (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Rob Ashford.

What is the order of songs in Curtains and what's the order?
Curtains
All Because of Me
What Kind of Man
Collaboration
The Woman’s Dead
The Show Must Go On
Where Were You?
A Line-Up
Thinking of Him
Come One, Come All
The Show Is Dead
A Military Man
It's a Business
A Tough Act to Follow
A Harlequinade
Out of Town
He Did It
Wide Open Spaces
Show People
Coffee Shop Nights
In the Same Boat
I Miss the Music
Thataway!
Kansasland

What productions of Curtains have there been?
Curtains has had 5 productions including New York which opened in 2005, New York which opened in 2005, Los Angeles which opened in 2006, Broadway which opened in 2007 and Broadway which opened in 2007.