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Frank Cioffi – Rev. David Cregan, OSA

Niki Harris - Meghan Dietzler

Georgia - Erin Coffman

Aaron - Brian Jacko

Carmen - Amy Acchione Myers

Bernstein - Kevin Esmond

Belling - David Burgess

Bambi - Taylor Molt

Grady - Brendan Cochran

Oscar - Nate Irwin-Diehl

Bobby - Joshua Gold

Stage Manager - Sloan Elle Garner

Jessica Cranshaw - Amelia Morning

Sasha - Peter A. Hilliard

Chorus: Amelia Morning, Angelica Garcia, Juliana Morgan, Alison Pascale, Brandon Hunter Smith, Tomas Torres, Brendan Cochran, Sheldon Shaw

Curtains: A Musical Whodunnit

March 31st - April 10th, 2022


Wildcard Wednesday (VU Community Only - Invited Dress Rehearsal): March 30

VIP Sneak Preview: March 31 (SOLD OUT)

Opening Night: April 1 (LIMITED INVENTORY)

Drinks with the Dramaturg: April 2 | Speaker's Night: April 7 | Brian Morgan Benefit Night: April 9

Approximate Run Time: 2.5 hours, one intermission.

Book by Rupert Holmes
Music by John Kander | Lyrics by Fred Ebb
Original Book and Concept by Peter Stone

Additional Lyrics by John Kander and Rupert Holmes

Directed by Rev. Peter M. Donohue, OSA, PhD

In the Topper Theatre

"Fred and I were very different people and yet, somehow, when we got in that little room and started to work together, we became a third person that I guess you could call Kander & Ebb. But it was always a total collaboration."- John Kander

From the songwriting wizards behind Cabaret and Chicago comes Curtains, a hit comedy whodunnit dead set on entertainment. It's 1959, and the mysterious death of a theater's leading lady makes everyone - onstage and backstage - a potential suspect. Enter fast-talking detective Frank Cioffi, a stagestruck gumshoe who sniffs out clues while donning tap shoes. With its tuneful score and clever plot, Curtains blends Agatha Christie-like mystery with the spectacular song and dance of golden-age musicals.


Originally Produced on Broadway by Rodger Berlind, Roger Horchow, Daryl Roth, Jane Bergere, Ted Hartly and Center Theatre Group. American Premiere Produced at The Ahmanson Theatre by Center Theatre Group, LA's Theatre Company




All members of the VU Campus Community are invited to attend an open dress rehearsal of CURTAINS on Wednesday, March 30th. Free tickets can be reserved by contacting the box office at 610-519-7474 or

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