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It's refreshing to encounter an Agatha Christie mystery play that hasn't been overproduced to the point where most audience members are aware of the killer's identity before the lights come up. Unlike the familiar "Ten Little Indians" or "The Mousetrap,"...
Tags: Lobbying, Politics, Arts and Culture, Murder
Having reached the milestone of its 50th season, the Westminster Community Theater is making plans for its 51st, which will get underway next month. Things will get started on a prestigious note with a play that won the Pulitzer Prize and the Tony...
Agatha Christie's "The Mousetrap" gave a new meaning to the term "staying power." The mystery play opened in London in 1952 and is still running after more than 25,000 performances. It's been long absent from local stages, but currently the Westminster...
Tags: Social Issues, Crimes, Society, Ceremonies, Arts and Culture
(This selection is edited for clarity and length.) Tom Acitelli What do you think of when you think of Chicago? Oddly enough, the 1860 Republican convention that nominated Abraham Lincoln. Who is an author you'd like to meet, dead or alive?...
Sunday, April 28 Shakespeare A commemoration of the life and works of William Shakespeare will be presented at 2:30 p.m. at the Hampton Inn and Suites, 7045 Minstrel Way in Columbia. Event commemorates the 397th anniversary of Shakespeare's death and...
By Julia KellerHe was the J.K. Rowling of his day, writing sprightly, adventure-driven, insanely popular books ostensibly aimed at kids but which sober and responsible adults — if backed against a wall with the cold tip of a pirate's cutlass jammed against their...
Kite festival The Friends of Broadneck Park will host their second annual kite festival and community picnic from noon to 4 p.m. Sunday, April 21, on the A Field at Broadneck Park on College Parkway in Annapolis. The event includes kite-flying...
AUSTIN, Texas -- Among the most anticipated moments of the South by Southwest film festival was the U.S. premiere of “Spring Breakers.” Directed by provocateur Harmony Korine, the movie is a sun-soaked, head-spinning look at four college girls...
Agatha Christie’s ‘The Mousetrap’ A group of strangers are trapped in a manor house during a storm. One of them is a murderer. 6 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays. Continues through Saturday, March 23. The Washington County Playhouse Dinner...
By now, 60 long years after Agatha Christie’s “The Mousetrap” opened in London, the whodunit is more of a fixture than a stage show. It apparently cannot ever be stopped on that side of The Pond, where it has surpassed the 25,000th...
Tags: Literature, Arts and Culture
1. Murderer among friends "The Mousetrap" by Agatha Christie will be presented 6 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays; matinee Sunday, Feb. 24, at The Washington County Playhouse Dinner Theater, 44 N. Potomac St., downtown Hagerstown. Show opesn Friday, Feb. 8,...
Central Florida's theaters will be bursting with famous names during February — but they're names from the page, not on the stage. Plays presented around the region will boast some of the most famed names in literature, from ancient Greek writer...
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