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Date Of Birth:
September 15, 1890
Date Of Death:
January 12, 1976 (85)
Birth Place:
Torquay, ENGLAND
Gender: Female
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Agatha Christie News

Date of Birth: September 15, 1890
Date of Death: January 12, 1976 (85)
Birth Place: Torquay, ENGLAND
Gender: Female
Stage Door Players to Present Murder Mystery DEATH BY DESIGNStage Door Players to Present Murder Mystery DEATH BY DESIGN
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2017

Continuing the 43rd Season of Dunwoody's very own professional theatre, Stage Door Players presents the comedic murder mystery, Death by Design by Rob Urbanati. Suehyla El-Attar directs. (more...)

Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 1/14-1/15/2017Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 1/14-1/15/2017
by - Jan 15, 2017

Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com from this weekend Sunday, January 15, 2017 - Sunday, January 15, 2017. (more...)

Murder and Intrigue to Hit the Stage at Clague with LOVE FROM A STRANGERMurder and Intrigue to Hit the Stage at Clague with LOVE FROM A STRANGER
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

After a sellout run of the wildly popular 'Plaid Tidings,' Clague Playhouse continues its 89th season with Love From a Stranger. Running January 20 - February 12, 2017, this tale of trickery by Frank Vosper is based on a story by Agatha Christie. (more...)

Allan Corduner, Alexandra Silber, Max von Essen and More All Aboard for Stage Version of MURDER ON THE ORIENT EXPRESS in NJAllan Corduner, Alexandra Silber, Max von Essen and More All Aboard for Stage Version of MURDER ON THE ORIENT EXPRESS in NJ
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

McCarter Theatre Center has announced the full cast and creative team for its World Premiere production of Ken Ludwig's adaptation of Agatha Christie's mystery masterpiece, Murder on the Orient Express, running March 14 - April 2, 2017. (more...)

Photo Flash: THE MOUSETRAP Opens Tonight at Big NoisePhoto Flash: THE MOUSETRAP Opens Tonight at Big Noise
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

Big Noise opens The Mousetrap this weekend, the famous Agatha Christie whodunit murder mystery-thriller! Join us for the opening night reception this Friday, January 13th at 7pm. (more...)

BWW Review: GASLIGHT, New Alexandra TheatreBWW Review: GASLIGHT, New Alexandra Theatre
by Emma Cann - Jan 12, 2017

The New Alexandra's 2017 season kicks off with Gaslight by Patrick Hamilton. A psychological thriller, in the tradition of the famous Victorian melodramas, Gaslight follows Bella Manningham, who believes she is becoming mentally unstable until she receives a visit from Inspector Rough. The inspector reveals that, twenty years ago, a murder took place in Bella's house and that her husband is the inspector's prime suspect.  (more...)

Hannah Yelland to Star in World Premiere of INTELLIGENCE at Arena Stage; Cast Set!Hannah Yelland to Star in World Premiere of INTELLIGENCE at Arena Stage; Cast Set!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2017

Jacqueline E. Lawton's new political thriller Intelligence makes its world premiere at Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater. Under the direction of Daniella Topol (Round House's Ironbound), Intelligence explores the cost of deception and the consequences of speaking truth to power. Due to popular demand, the production has been extended for one week with eight additional performances and will run February 24-April 9, 2017 in the Arlene and Robert Kogod Cradle. (more...)

BWW Interview: Renowned Actress SALOME JENS Talks About Doing WITNESS FOR THE PROSECUTION at Group repBWW Interview: Renowned Actress SALOME JENS Talks About Doing WITNESS FOR THE PROSECUTION at Group rep
by Don Grigware - Jan 10, 2017

Actress Salome Jens certainly needs no introduction. She has starred on Broadway, in film and on television over the years creating a mystique that is original and totally alluring. The very sound of her voice holds me captive. She will open at Group rep in NoHo on January 27 in the classic Witness for the Prosecution. I caught up with her during her busy schedule, and here's what she had to say about the play and the new production. (more...)

Long Beach Playhouse Presents A MURDER IS ANNOUNCEDLong Beach Playhouse Presents A MURDER IS ANNOUNCED
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2017

The Long Beach Playhouse is pleased to present the Agatha Christie classic, A Murder is Announced in its Mainstage Theatre. In Christie style, the play takes place in a house with several occupants. (more...)

Agatha Christie's AND THEN THERE WERE NONE Coming to The Alt Stage January!Agatha Christie's AND THEN THERE WERE NONE Coming to The Alt Stage January!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2017

Join Albuquerque Little Theatre as we venture into the world of Agatha Christie. Ten guilty strangers are trapped on an island. One by one they are accused of murder; one by one they start to die. In this superlative mystery, eight guests who have never met each other or their apparently absent host and hostess, are lured to the island and, along with the two house servants, marooned. A mysterious voice accuses each of having gotten away with murder and then one drops dead - poisoned. One down and nine to go! (more...)

Clague Playhouse Takes on Murder and Intrigue With LOVE FROM A STRANGERClague Playhouse Takes on Murder and Intrigue With LOVE FROM A STRANGER
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2017

After a sellout run of the wildly popular "Plaid Tidings," Clague Playhouse continues its 89th season with Love From a Stranger. Running January 20 - February 12, 2017, this tale of trickery by Frank Vosper is based on a story by Agatha Christie. (more...)

Bristol Riverside Theatre to Roll Into the New Year with DRIVING MISS DAISYBristol Riverside Theatre to Roll Into the New Year with DRIVING MISS DAISY
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2017

Bristol Riverside Theatre heads into the new year with Alfred Urhy's Pulitzer Prize-winning classic DRIVING MISS DAISY January 24-February 12.  Directed by Amy Kaissar, the ensemble cast includes Marvin Bell, Michael Samuel Kaplan, and Lucy Martin. (more...)

East Lynne Theater Company Hosts Annual FundraiserEast Lynne Theater Company Hosts Annual Fundraiser
by BWW News Desk - Jan 2, 2017

This is the tenth year in a row that Elizabeth and Stuart Hodes are hosting a fundraiser in Manhattan for the non-profit East Lynne Theater Company. The date is Sunday, January 29 at 3:00p.m. (more...)

New Stage Thriller From The Queen Of Psychological Crime at Theatre RoyalNew Stage Thriller From The Queen Of Psychological Crime at Theatre Royal
by BWW News Desk - Dec 29, 2016

Eunice struggles to fit in. When she joins a wealthy family as their housekeeper the very reason for her awkwardness, long hidden and deeply buried, leads inexorably to a terrible tale of murder in cold blood on Valentine's Day. Ruth Rendell's brilliant plot unravels a lifetime of deceit, despair and cover-ups which, when revealed, brings a shocking revelation almost as grizzly as murder itself. (more...)

Gary Busey Calls Out Audience, Makes PERFECT CRIME Part His OwnGary Busey Calls Out Audience, Makes PERFECT CRIME Part His Own
by BWW News Desk - Dec 27, 2016

Gary Busey's two-week stage appearance earlier this fall - joining the cast of the longest running Off-Broadway play in NYC history, Perfect Crime - gave the murder mystery another layer of intrigue. (more...)

McCarter to Present Bedlam's HAMLET and SAINT JOAN in RepMcCarter to Present Bedlam's HAMLET and SAINT JOAN in Rep
by BWW News Desk - Dec 22, 2016

McCarter Theatre Center is starting the New Year with a fresh look at two of literature's most enigmatic and dynamic characters. From January 13 - February 12, the celebrated New York theater company, Bedlam, makes its McCarter Theatre Center debut with their critically- acclaimed stripped down productions of William Shakespeare's Hamlet and George Bernard Shaw's Saint Joan, in rotating repertory. (more...)

Ruth Rendell's A JUDGEMENT IN STONE To Tour Starring Andrew Lancel, Sophie Ward and MoreRuth Rendell's A JUDGEMENT IN STONE To Tour Starring Andrew Lancel, Sophie Ward and More
by BWW News Desk - Dec 22, 2016

Building on the phenomenal decade-long success of The Agatha Christie Theatre Company, which sold over two million tickets and continually played to packed houses around the UK, Bill Kenwright presents a new production adapted from one of the most celebrated works of the writer often hailed as the successor to Agatha Christie, Ruth Rendell's A Judgement In Stone. (more...)

Acorn TV's Hit Period Mystery Series Returns MURDOCH MYSTERIES, Season 10Acorn TV's Hit Period Mystery Series Returns MURDOCH MYSTERIES, Season 10
by BWW News Desk - Dec 21, 2016

After a record 2016 with more than 35 exclusive premieres of first-rate international dramas, comedies, and mysteries,Acorn TV is thrilled to start off the new year with the return of one of its most popular series. MURDOCH MYSTERIES, Season 10 begins its exclusive U.S. Premiere on Monday, January 2, 2017 with the first two episodes, followed by a new episode every Monday through April 24th(18 episodes). Garnering more than two dozen Gemini® nominations and the sole 2016 'Fan's Choice Award' at the Canadian Screen Awards for Yannick Bisson, Murdoch Mysteries has found a huge audience in North America for its period charm, entertaining mysteries, and likeable characters. (more...)

Photo Flash: Meet the Cast of Lakewood Theatre Company's MURDER ON THE NILEPhoto Flash: Meet the Cast of Lakewood Theatre Company's MURDER ON THE NILE
by BWW News Desk - Dec 21, 2016

Lakewood Theatre Company continues its 64th season on January 6, 2017 with Agatha Christie's murder mystery masterpiece, Murder On The Nile. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the cast in costume below! (more...)

A MURDER IS ANNOUNCED Will Play the Long Beach PlayhouseA MURDER IS ANNOUNCED Will Play the Long Beach Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Dec 20, 2016

Agatha Christie's A Murder is Announced opens on the Long Beach Playhouse Mainstage on January 14, 2017. The book was published in 1950 and was Ms. Christie's 50th novel. The story didn't make it to the stage until 1977, when it was first produced in the U.K. (more...)

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