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Curtains, The Island Theater, Fleming Island

A Musical Murder Mystery with Plenty of Intrigue: The Island Theater’s “Curtains”

Jessica Crenshaw is terribly untalented. When the leading lady mysteriously dies during opening night of Robbin’ Hood of the Old West, the rest of the cast isn’t terribly upset…. Apart from the fact that a murder has occurred and they’re all suspects. It’s up to the Boston Police Department’s Lieutenant Frank Cioffi (played by ) to solve the crime. Believing the murderer is still in the building, he sequesters it and begins his investigation. Is the killer producer Carmen Bernstein (Laura Moussakhani) or her philandering husband, Sidney Bernstein (Mac McDonald)? Or perhaps one of the divorced songwriting team, Aaron Fox …

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Love Is In The Air: Almost, Maine at the Island Theater

Love is in the air in Almost, Maine. Or is it?  Filled with witty metaphors and peculiar situations, Cariani’s very creative take on life and love in the unorganized town so far north that the residents call it Almost, Maine. The romantic comedy is comprised of eight scenes or vignettes which tell a brief story of two characters with a Prologue, Interlogue, and Epilogue that teasingly winds and wraps around the scenes cleverly creating a ninth vignette. The remaining show times are April 12-14 at 7pm. ACT I Starting with the Prologue, the audience gets a hint that love is …

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