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Quirk’s Players’ Production of ‘Curtains’ Keeps Michaud Residents in Suspense

FULTON – The Residents of Michaud Residential Health Services saw a very special preview of the G. Ray Bodley High School – Quirk’s Players upcoming performance of “Curtains.”

Students brought the production to Michaud and performed selections from the exciting murder mystery Broadway musical.

Pictured are G. Ray Bodley High School - Quirk's Players cast members performing a number from their upcoming production of the murder mystery musical “Curtains” during a preview for residents at Michaud Residential Health Services in Fulton.
Pictured are G. Ray Bodley High School – Quirk’s Players cast members performing a number from their upcoming production of the murder mystery musical “Curtains” during a preview for residents at Michaud Residential Health Services in Fulton.

Set in the brassy, bright, and promising year of 1959, Boston’s Colonial Theatre is host to the opening night performance of a new musical.

When the leading lady mysteriously dies on stage the entire cast & crew are suspects. Enter a local detective, who just happens to be a musical theatre fan. Besides trying to solve the murder, the detective is also helping the actors save their show so it can move to Broadway.

Curtains features a lively score by Kander and Ebb that includes such entertaining songs as “Wide Open Spaces,” “It’s a Business,” “Coffee Shop Nights,” “What Kind of Man,” “Thataway,” and “Show People” to name a few.

Quirk’s Players will present “Curtains” on March 6 at 7:30 p.m.; March 7 at 7:30 p.m. and March 8 at 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. in the G. Ray Bodley High School Auditorium, #6 William Gillard Drive, Fulton.

Tickets: $8 for adults (ages 13 and older), $7 for children (12 and under) and $7 for senior citizens (ages 62 and older).

Seating is general admission and tickets are available at the door.

The annual musical production is under the direction of teachers Tom Briggs and Thomas Nami, with Rob Lescarbeau as assistant director and Doreen Forbes as choreographer.