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Ahmanson Theatre
at the Music Center 135 North Grand Ave. Los Angeles, CA 90012
213-628-2772
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14 stars
Very limited street parking and places to eat so come prepared to pay for parking and fed.
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13 stars
They changed Patina Restaurant in the courtyard. They made it smaller and changed to a price fixed menu. We arrived 1 1/2 hrs. early and couldn't get in. The taco bar was closed. We couldn't get into another restaurant and ended up getting a sandwich from the fast food kiosk.
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"Curtains"
848 ratings
4.4 average rating
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S. Craig Red Velvet
337 events
143 reviews
38 stars
attended Aug 04 2006

NEXT YEAR'S TONY WINNER FOR BEST MUSICAL!!!

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4 reviews
0 stars
attended Sep 02 2006

SO FUN! David Hyde Pierce was fantastic.

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154 events
82 reviews
17 stars
attended Aug 27 2006

A hilarious uproarious production full of wit and wonderful who-done-it whimsy. The actors were marvelous, appearing to truly savor their roles, and the choreography and music were mesmerizing. This musical murder mystery was executed so well...continued

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Description

Curtains is a backstage murder mystery and musical comedy set in the 1950’s Boston. After the leading lady’s mystifying curtain call demise, Frank Cioffi (David Hyde Pierce), homicide detective and musical theatre aficionado, is on the case! He’s got a tough job as the bodies pile up, the ensemble dwindles, and everyone is a suspect. And that second act needs work! Can Cioffi solve the murders and save the show before it reaches Broadway?

Curtains is both a classic whodunit and classic Kander and Ebb. Ahmanson audiences will be the first to see this brand new musical wonder before it heads off to New York for a Broadway run.

John Kander and Fred Ebb’s 40-year songwriting collaboration have produced distinctive, original, fantastical award-winning musicals for the stage including Cabaret, Zorba, Chicago, Kiss of the Spider Woman, The Act, and for the screen Funny Lady and New York, New York, for which they created the classic title song. Rupert Holmes (book) is a multi Tony Award-winner for The Mystery of Edwin Drood.