Curtains, a Play within a Play, from Drury Lane Theatre
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The last date listed for Curtains was Sunday May 17, 2009 / 6:00pm (Closing Night).
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The high-stakes world of middle-school spelling competitions takes center stage in The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee. This hit musical comedy follows six overachieving would-be wordsmiths and their neurotic parents, using hilarious original songs like "Woe Is Me" and "Chip's Lament" to capture teenage troubles at their worst. In the end, the contest teaches the valuable lesson that winning isn't the only definition of success. With music and lyrics by William Finn and book by Rachel Sheinkin, The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee was nominated for Best Musical and five other Tony Awards in its original run, winning for Best Book. Learn More
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This was my first show at Drury Lane Theatre, and I was impressed with the theater. Having just come back from New York, the Drury Lane is opposite of most NY theaters in that the seat is very narrow but the leg room is very good. Most NY theaters...continued
A “play within a play”, _Curtains _takes place at Boston’s Colonial Theatre in 1959. It’s the opening night of “Robin’ Hood of the Old West” and this new musical could be a smash hit, if it weren’t for the show’s incredibly untalented leading lady. When she is murdered during the curtain call, Lieutenant Frank Cioffi is summoned to conduct an investigation. The lure of the theater soon becomes irresistible to the stage-struck detective and he finds himself just as dedicated to making the show a hit, as to solving the murder.