Curtains, A Whodunit Musical Comedy

Curtains, A Whodunit Musical Comedy

Summer at the Center sponsored by Exempla Lutheran

Music by John Kander
Lyrics by Fred Ebb

Book by Rupert Holmes based on the original book by Peter Stone Curtains at Arvada Center

The whodunit musical comedy Curtains features a dazzling musical score by the legendary team, Kander and Ebb ( Chicago, Cabaret ) and was nominated for eight Tony Awards, including Best Musical, Best Book, and Best Original Score. The chief sleuth, Lieutenant Frank Cioffi, with a secret affinity for musical theater, investigates the murder of a Broadway-bound theater company's tremendously untalented star on opening night. Could the culprit be the hard-edged lady producer, one of the recently divorced songwriting team, the egomaniacal British director, or the seemingly sweet ingénue? Curtains will have you on the edge of your seat - laughing!

Main Stage Theater
Previews July 5 - 7
Show Runs July 9 - 28

Talk Backs
Friday, July 19 after 7:30 p.m. show
Wednesday, July 24 after 1:00 p.m. show

Times & Pricing:
Previews Fri, Sat & Sun at 7:30 p.m.; $36
Fri & Sat, 7:30 p.m. and Sat & Sun, 2:00 p.m.; center $73, prime $67, value $59
Tues, Wed, Thu, 7:30 p.m. and Wed, 1:00 p.m.; center $66, prime $60, value $53


Press for Curtains

• “  3 ½ stars ... " silly and precise, flamboyant and endearing " ~ Lisa Kennedy,

• “ Musical numbers are sensational. ” ~  David Marlowe

• “ "The cast is very strong — good dancers, fine voices — with standout performances from Poulos, Sweany, Lauren Shealy as Georgia and Jeffrey Roark as Aaron." ~Juliet Wittman, Denver Westword

• “  Curtains, the Arvada Center’s summer musical, has a bit of everything for everybody.   ” ~

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