Parkway Playhouse stages Agatha Christie’s classic, The Mousetrap

Cast Killin It

Press release:

Agatha Christie’s classic, The Mousetrap, is the quintessential murder mystery that has audiences trying to answer the question: who is the murderer? A group of strangers is stranded in a boarding house during a snow storm, one of whom is a murderer. The suspects include the newly married couple who run the house, a spinster with a curious background, an architect who seems better equipped to be a chef, a retired Army major, a strange man who claims his car has overturned in a drift, and a jurist who makes life miserable for everyone. Into their midst comes a policeman, traveling on skis. He no sooner arrives, when someone is killed. Two down, and one to go. To get to the rationale of the murderer’s pattern, the policeman probes the background of everyone present, and rattles a lot of skeletons.

Agatha Christie’s The Mousetrap is set to open at Parkway Playhouse on September 30th. Directed by Jeff Messer, the production stars Steve Elderbrock, Graham Livengood, Kristen Livengood, Dakota Mann, Rose Ray, Doug Shaw, Rob Storrs and Kristy Sutton. Performances are on Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30pm and Sundays at 3pm through October 14th.

Following the performance on opening night, September 30th, a complementary Opening Night Reception for the cast and audience will be held. And on Sundays, October 1st and 8th, the cast will sit for post show discussions. Audience members can ask questions about everything from costumes to scenic design, acting and their individual roles in the production.

Tickets range from $10 for students to $20 for adults. All performances are at the historic Parkway Playhouse theatre, located at 202 Green Mountain Drive in Burnsville, NC. Tickets can be purchased by visiting the Parkway Playhouse Box Office (open 1-5pm Thursdays through Saturdays), calling 828-682-4285, or by visiting www.parkwayplayhouse.com.

For more information about Parkway Playhouse, performances, volunteer opportunities, classes, auditions, and more please visit www.parkwayplayhouse.com, or call 828-682-4285.

SHARE

Before you comment

The comments section is here to provide a platform for civil dialogue on the issues we face together as a local community. Xpress is committed to offering this platform for all voices, but when the tone of the discussion gets nasty or strays off topic, we believe many people choose not to participate. Xpress editors are determined to moderate comments to ensure a constructive interchange is maintained. All comments judged not to be in keeping with the spirit of civil discourse will be removed and repeat violators will be banned. See here for our terms of service. Thank you for being part of this effort to promote respectful discussion.

Leave a Reply

To leave a reply you may Login with your Mountain Xpress account, connect socially or enter your name and e-mail. Your e-mail address will not be published. All fields are required.