The Mousetrap by Agatha Christie
Directed by Randall Bame, Lecturer in Theatre
Performances: March 1-4, 2023; 7:30 p.m. and 2 p.m. on March 4
THE STORY: After a local woman is murdered, the guests and staff at Monkswell Manor find themselves stranded during a snowstorm. It soon becomes clear that the killer is among them, and the seven strangers grow increasingly suspicious of one another. A police detective, arriving on skis, interrogates the suspects: the newlyweds running the house, a spinster with a curious background, an architect who seems better equipped to be a chef, a retired Army major, a strange little man who claims his car has overturned in a drift, and a jurist who makes life miserable for everyone. When a second murder takes place, tensions and fears escalate. This record-breaking murder mystery features a brilliant surprise finish from Dame Agatha Christie, the foremost mystery writer of her time.
THE INFORMATION: Appropriate for ages 10 and up
THE LOCATION: Black Box Theatre, Ophelia Parrish Building room 2302
THE TICKETS: $8 Purchase online at http://boxoffice.truman.edu (email@example.com 660-785-4515)