Published on June 16th, 2016 | by admin
CURTAINS Cast Announced – The Production Company
The cast for The Production Company’s new staging of the Broadway whodunnit, Curtains was announced
today. Ken Mackenzie-Forbes, Artistic Director said ‘Colin Lane, John Wood and Nicki Wendt are
joining Simon Gleeson, Alex Rathgeber, Lucy Maunder, Melissa Langton and Alinta Chidzey in this
Kander & Ebb murder mystery musical comedy. For this hilarious detective thriller we have cast artists with
the personality and skill to create Rupert Holmes’ colourful backstage characters. This cast reflects the
depth of artistic excellence we have here in Melbourne.’
Curtains opens in the State Theatre, Arts Centre Melbourne on August 20 for a season of 10 performances.
This is the Australian professional premiere season of Curtains, which first opened on Broadway in 2007.
It played more than 500 performances and was nominated for eight Tony Awards.
The outstanding company engaged for Curtains is: Simon Gleeson, Melissa Langton, Colin Lane, Lucy
Maunder, Alex Rathgeber, Alinta Chidzey, Zoe Coppinger, Jared Bryan, Stephen Wheat,
Simon Maiden, Nicki Wendt, Tony Rickards and John Wood.