Curtains by Fred Ebb and John Kander at Landor Theatre
Theatrica Ltd presents Curtains, backstage musical comedy whodunit, at the Landor Theatre, a fringe venue in Clapham, south London,25 July to 1 Sep 2012.
Book by Rupert Holmes, lyrics by Fred Ebb, and music by John Kander with additional lyrics by Kander and Holmes, based on the original book and concept by Peter Stone.
Directed by Robert McWhir , choreography by Robbie O'Reilly.
It's the brassy, bright, and promising year of 1959. Boston's Colonial Theatre is host to the opening night performance of a new musical, Robbin' Hood of the Old West. When the leading lady, faded film star diva Jessica Cranshaw, mysteriously dies on stage the cast and crew all become suspects; enter Lieutenant Frank Cioffi of the Boston Police Department stage left, who just happens to be a musical theatre fan!