Jason Manford to star in Kander and Ebb’s musical whodunnit CURTAINS
February 15, 2019  //  By:   //  News  //  Comments are off

A brand-new UK tour of the Tony Award winning musical “CURTAINS” starring comedian Jason Manford will open at Churchill Theatre, Bromley on the 4 October 2019 and will tour the UK and Ireland until 4 April 2020 where the production will complete its run at the Wolverhampton, Grand Theatre.

From the Tony Award-winning creators of ‘Cabaret’ and ‘Chicago’, this production tells the story of Jessica Cranshaw, star of the new Broadway-bound musical Robbin Hood, who has been murdered on stage on opening night! 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.

Detective ‘Frank Cioffi’ will be played by stand-up comedian, writer, actor, radio and television presenter Jason Manford. Jason has many theatre credits to his name including playing ‘Caractacus Potts’ in the UK Tour of “Chitty Chitty Bang Bang” and ‘Leo Bloom’ in the UK Tour of “The Producers”. His London theatrical credits include playing ‘Pirelli’ in “Sweeney Todd” at The Adelphi Theatre and ‘Nathan Detroit’ in “Guys and Dolls” at the Royal Albert Hall.

Tour details 2019:
Friday 4 – Sunday 6 October Bromley Churchill Theatre
Tuesday 8 – Saturday 12 October Manchester Palace Theatre
Monday 14 – Saturday 19 October Cardiff New Theatre
Monday 28 October – Saturday 2 November Sheffield Lyceum
Tuesday 5 – Saturday 9 November BIRMINGHAM The Alexandra
Monday 11 – Saturday 16 November DARLINGTON Hippodrome
Monday 25 – Saturday 30 November DARTFORD Orchard Theatre
Tuesday 3 – Saturday 7 December Stoke-On-Trent Regent Theatre

Tour details 2020:
Tuesday 14 – Saturday 18 January LONDON New Wimbledon Theatre
Tuesday 21 – Saturday 25 January SUNDERLAND Empire
Tuesday 28 January – Saturday 1 February LIVERPOOL Empire
Tuesday 25 – Saturday 29 February NORTHAMPTON Royal & Derngate
Tuesday 10 – Saturday 14 March GLASGOW King’s Theatre
Monday 16 – Saturday 21 March LEICESTER Haymarket Theatre
Tuesday 31 March – Saturday 4 April WOLVERHAMPTON Grand Theatre

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