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Curtians Musical

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February 13-22, 2014
7:30 pm
Saturday Matinees February 15 & 22
2:00 pm
Blackbox Theatre

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 A Musical

 

Director's Notes
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

Director's Biography
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
Choreographer Laura Morton
Music Director Dr. Rebecca Geihsler
   
Cast  
Connor Bingham Sidney Bernstein
Megan Cash Brittney
Jill Cromwell Carmen Bernstein
Adam Dunnells Grady
Chadwick A. Harman Lt. Frank Cioffi
Eric Henderson Oscar Shapiro
Courtney Hollifield Jamie
James Kenyon Harv
Joy Kenyon Roberta
Thaddeus Morris Bobby Pepper
Madison Parrott Jessica Crenshaw/
Detective O’Farrell
Joshua Pirtle Randy
Melissa Rey Bambi Bernet
Morgan Robertson Nikki Harrison
Tymothe Thompson, Jr. Aaron Fox
Crockett Ward Christopher Belling
Ellen Wise Georgia Hendricks

 

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