Charing Cross Road, London
Public Previews: 13 December 2019
Opens: 17 December 2019
Closes: 11 January 2020
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Nearest Tube: Leicester Square
Fri 13 Dec at 7.30pm
Sat 14 Dec at 2.30pm and 7.30pm
Sun 15 Dec at 3.00pm
Mon 16 Dec no shows
Tue 17 Dec at 7.00pm
Wed 18 Dec at 7.30pm
Thu 19 Dec at 2.30pm and 7.30pm
Fri 20 Dec at 7.30pm
Sat 21 Dec at 2.30pm and 7.30pm
Sun 22 Dec at 3.00pm
Mon 23 Dec at 2.30pm and 7.30pm
Tue 24 Dec at 3.00pm
Wed 25 Dec at no shows
Thu 26 Dec at 5.00pm
Fri 27 Dec at 2.30pm and 7.30pm
Sat 28 Dec at 2.30pm and 7.30pm
Sun 29 Dec at 3.00pm
Mon 30 Dec at 2.30pm and 7.30pm
Tue 31 Dec at 3.00pm
Wed 1 Jan at no shows
Thu 2 Jan at 2.30pm and 7.30pm
Fri 3 Jan at 2.30pm and 7.30pm
Sat 4 Jan at 2.30pm and 7.30pm
Sun 5 Jan at no shows
Mon 6 Jan at 7.30pm
Tue 7 Jan at 7.30pm
Wed 8 Jan at 2.30pm and 7.30pm
Thu 9 Jan at 7.30pm
Fri 10 Jan at 7.30pm
Sat 11 Jan at 2.30pm and 7.30pm
Runs ? hours and ? minutes
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The West End Premiere of the the Kander and Ebb musical Curtains in London starring Jason Manford - for a strictly limited four week season
Jessica Cranshaw, star of the new Broadway-bound musical Robbin Hood, has been murdered on stage on opening night! Now the entire cast and crew are suspects. Time to call in the local detective, Frank Cioffi, who just happens to be a huge musical theatre fan. With a nose for crime and an ear for music, Frank has his work cut out trying to find the killer whilst giving the show a lifeline.
Please note that the age recommendation for this show is 12 and older.
The cast features Jason Manford as 'Detective Lt. Frank Cioffi' (except 20 Dec 2019), Carley Stenson as 'Georgia Hendricks', Rebecca Lock as 'Carmen Bernstein', Samuel Holmes as 'Christopher Belling', Leah Barbara West as 'Niki Harris', Alan Burkitt as 'Bobby Pepper', and Andy Coxon as 'Aaron Fox' (up to 4 Jan 2020), Ore Oduba as 'Aaron Fox' (from 6 Jan 2020), with J.R. Ballantyne as 'Randy Dexter', Martin Callaghan as 'Oscar Shapiro', Emma Caffrey as 'Bambi Bernet', Nia Jermin as 'Jessica Cranshaw', Samuel John-Humphreys as 'Harv Fremont', Thomas-Lee Kidd as 'Detective O'Farrell', Minal Patel as 'Johnny Harmon', Adam Rhys-Charles as 'Daryl Grady', Mark Sangster as 'Sidney Bernstein', Kathryn Barnes, Kate Ivory Jordan, Charlie Johnson, Robin Kent, and Gleanne Purcell-Brown. Please note: Jason Manford is not scheduled to appear on 20 December 2019, Ore Oduba appears from 6 January 2020. All casting is subjct to change without notice. Directed by Paul Foster with choreography by Alistair David, sets by David Woodhead, costumes by Gabriella Slade, lighting by Tim Mitchell, and sound by Tom Marshall. Musical with music by John Kander, lyrics by Fred Ebb, and book by Rupert Holmes, with original book and concept by Peter Stone.
Jason Manford's West End stage credits include playing the role of 'Pirelli' in Jonathan Kent's revival of the Stephen Sondheim musical Sweeney Todd at the Adelphi Theatre in 2012.
Rebecca Lock's London theatre credits include playing the role of 'Ms Flemming' in Andy Fickman's production of the Laurence O'Keefe and Kevin Murphy musical Heathers at the Haymarket Theatre in 2018.
Samuel Holmes' West End theatre credits include playing the roles of 'Perkins' / 'Jimmy' / 'Eugene Fodor' in Timothy Sheader's revival of the George and Ira Gershwin musical Crazy For You at the Novello Theatre in 2011.
Alan Burkitt's London stage credits include playing the role of 'Bill Calhoun / Lucentio' in Jo Davies' revival of the Cole Porter musical Kiss Me, Kate, for Opera North, at the London Coliseum in 2018.
John Kander and Fred Ebb's other musicals seen in London's West End include Chicago at the Phoenix Theatre in 2018; The Scottsboro Boys at the Garrick Theatre in 2014; Cabaret the Musical at the Savoy Theatre in 2013; and Kiss of the Spider Womanat the Shaftesbury Theatre in 1992.
The musical Curtains in London at the Wyndham's Theatre, public previews from 13 December 2019, opens on 17 December 2019, and closes on 11 January 2020