â€‹ARARAT Musical Comedy Society is gearing up for its latest performance, Curtains, which opens at the end of this month.
Curtains will be staged at the Stawell Entertainment Centre from May 26 to June 3.
The musical follows a murder case among the cast and crew of a troubled stage performance at a Boston theatre in 1959.
Curtains director Andrew EvansÂ said the show would be a musical about a musical.
â€śYouâ€™ve got a company of professional actors that are rehearsing a musical called RobbinÂ Hood of the Old West. Itâ€™s a bit like Oklahoma,Â and the leading lady is murdered in front of everybody,â€ť Mr Evans said.Â
Youâ€™ve got a company of professional actors that are rehearsing a musical called Robbin Hood of the Old West. Itâ€™s a bit like Oklahoma …
– Curtains director Andrew Evans
â€śThe company tries to continue with rehearsing and getting the critics to re-review the show, while at the same time the police come in to investigate the murder.
â€śItâ€™s a very funny show and it has catchy music.â€ť
Mr Evans said the show had been performed on Broadway and in Melbourne.
He said the leading actors in the Ararat Musical Comedy Society show were experienced on the stage.