Curtains Up! Kander and Ebb Musical Opens at the Paper Mill May 1

News   Curtains Up! Kander and Ebb Musical Opens at the Paper Mill May 1
The Paper Mill Playhouse production of the Peter Stone, Rupert Holmes, John Kander and Fred Ebb musical Curtains officially opens May 1 at 7 PM. The production, which began previews April 27, will continue through May 22.

Robert Newman
Robert Newman Photo by Bruce Bonnett Photography

Directed by Mark S. Hoebee with choreography by JoAnn M. Hunter, the cast features "Guiding Light" stars Robert Newman (Lt. Frank Cioffi) and Kim Zimmer (Carmen Bernstein) as well as Ed Dixon (Christopher Belling), Daniel Marcus (Sidney Bernstein), Amanda Rose (Niki Harris), Kevin Kern (Aaron Fox), Helen Anker (Georgia Hendricks), David Elder (Bobby Pepper), Aaron Galligan-Stierle (Daryl Grady), Dick Decareau (Oscar Shapiro), Rye Mullis (Johnny Harmon) and Anne Horak (Bambi Bernstein).

Rounding out the company are Monique Alhaddad, Ashley Arcement, Colin Bradbury, Joshua James Campbell, Lauren DeCierdo, Mathew DeGuzman, Taurean Everett, Becca Kloha, Mary Ann Lamb, Ian Liberto, Patrick O'Neill, Happy McPartlin, Molly Tynes, Kyle Vaughn and Dana Winkle.

"Aspiring actor and detective Lt. Frank Cioffi is investigating the rising body count on the set of a Broadway-bound show, and starting a romance with one of the actors," according to press notes. "Can he solve the case without becoming one of the victims?"

Based on the original book and concept by Peter Stone and modified by Rupert Holmes, this murder mystery musical features the work of John Kander (music) and Fred Ebb (lyrics) with additional lyrics by Kander and Holmes.

The creative team also features Tom Helm (music director), Randy Hansen (sound designer), Charlie Morrison (lighting designer), Robert Kovach (scenic designer) and Tracy Christensen (costume designer). The production stage manager is Thomas J. Gates.

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Amanda Rose, Robert Newman and the cast of <i>Curtains</i>
Amanda Rose, Robert Newman and the cast of Curtains Bruce Bonnett Photography
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