MVHS to present musical comedy 'Curtains'

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The Mount Vernon Senior High School Vocal Music Department will present the musical comedy “Curtains” on March 10 -11 at 7:30 p.m. and again on March 12 at 2 and 7:30 p.m. From the creators of “Cabaret” and “Chicago,” “Curtains” is billed as the “Musical Comedy Whodunit” and follows the exploits of Lt. Frank Cioffi who is in pursuit of the murderer of the star of “Robbin’ Hood.” Cioffi locks down the theater, questions the suspects and tries his hand at “show business” while solving the crime and falling in love with the ingénue. All while singing and dancing to the delightful and engaging tunes of John Kander and Fred Ebb.
The musical features David Cole (Lt. Frank Cioffi), Melanie Davis (Nikki Harris), Kira Irons (Georgia Hendricks), Kate Higgins (Carmen Bernstein), Nick Seifert (Aaron Fox), Elijah Gray (Sidney Bernstein),  Jared King (Christopher Belling), Kaci Turner (Bambi Bernét), Matt Kuhlenschmidt (Daryl Grady), Dan Watzlavik (Johnny Harmon), John Barton (Oscar Shapiro), Andrew Abad (Bobby Pepper), Carynn Koch (Jessica Cranshaw) , Mat Seifert (Randy Dexter), Michelle Walker (Mona Page), Taylor Burden (Harv Fremont), Kirstie Keene (Roberta Wooster),
Austin Denning (Detective O’Farrell), Olivia Mader (Marjorie Cook), Katelyn Herrenbruck (Arlene Barruca), Adam McCloud (Roy Stetson), David Barton (Brick Hawvermale), Josie Brown (Jane Setler), Carly Gray (Connie Subbotin), Michelle Huff (Peg Prentice), Andrew Evans (Ronnie Driscoll) and Brandon Jones (Russ Cochran).
Swings: Alex Collins, Esther Menghini, Jenna Rueger and Haley Wright.
Members of the orchestra include Shannon Felty, Kasey Logan (Flute); Devon Allyn, Chatham Layne (Clarinet); Mackenzie Nesbitt, Darren Robinson (Alto Saxophone); Lauren Hart, Hal Jones, Brendon Schmitt (Trumpet); Andrew Higgins, Matt Kalsch, Sam Oliver (Trombone); Colleen Nesbitt, Todd Sheehan (Percussion); Elizabeth Damm Katherine Hollar (Keyboard); and Teresa Bloodworth (Piano).
“Curtains” is sure to delight audiences with its music, dancing and humor.
Tickets are $8 for adults and $6 for students/senior citizens. To reserve tickets, call 833-5932.