"The musical comedy whodunnet"
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February 13-22, 2014
Saturday Matinees February 15 & 22
Directed by faculty member Stewart Hawley
Book by Rupert Holmes, Lyrics by Fred Ebb, Music by John Kander, Additional Lyrics by Kander & Holmes, Directed by faculty member Stewart Hawley, Choreography by Dance faculty member Laura Morton Music Direction by Rebecca Geihlser. Music by Kander & Lyrics by Ebb, with additional lyrics by Kander & Holmes. Based on the original book and concept by Peter Stone, the musical is a send-up of backstage murder mystery plots, set in 1959 Boston, Massachusetts and follows the fallout when the supremely untalented star of Robbin' Hood of the Old West is murdered during her opening night curtain call. It is up to Lt. Frank Cioffi, a police detective who moonlights as a musical theater fan to save the show, solve the case, and maybe even find love before the show reopens, without getting killed himself.
Curtains is based on the original book and concept by Peter Stone. The musical is a send-up of backstage murder mystery plots, set in 1959 at The Colonial Theater in Boston, Massachusetts. The story follows the fallout when the supremely untalented star of Robbin ?? Hood of the Old West is murdered during her opening night curtain call. It is up to a police detective who is an avid musical theater fan to save the show, solve the case and maybe even find love before the show reopens, without getting killed himself.
Stewart Hawley, Director of Curtains
Stewart Hawley is from Houston and currently in his second year at Belhaven University as Assistant Professor of Musical Theatre. Last year, he directed The Drunkard. In Houston, Stewart directed such shows as Into the Woods, Fences, Fiddler on the Roof, School House Rock, Gross Indecency: The Three Trials of Oscar Wilde, and The Skin of our Teeth. He holds a MFA in Directing and is working towards a PhD in Theatre. Stewart is one of four Christian certified Stage Combat Teacher by the Society of American Fight Directors. He would like to thank his wife Cheryl and his kids, Caitlin and Casey, for their support and long suffering which enables him to continue his art.
|Directed by||Stewart Hawley|
|Assistant Directed||Sonja Hakkinen|
|Technical Director||Rebekah Bert|
|Scenic & Lighting Designer||Kris Deitrich|
|Sound Designer||Doc Davis|
|Costume Designer||Nadine Grant|
|Stage Manager||Courtney Rodgers|
|Music Director||Dr. Rebecca Geihsler|
|Connor Bingham||Sidney Bernstein|
|Jill Cromwell||Carmen Bernstein|
|Chadwick A. Harman||Lt. Frank Cioffi|
|Eric Henderson||Oscar Shapiro|
|Thaddeus Morris||Bobby Pepper|
|Madison Parrott||Jessica Crenshaw/
|Melissa Rey||Bambi Bernet|
|Morgan Robertson||Nikki Harrison|
|Tymothe Thompson, Jr.||Aaron Fox|
|Crockett Ward||Christopher Belling|
|Ellen Wise||Georgia Hendricks|