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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
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Way Off Broadway's 2015 Season to Open with AND THEN THERE WERE NONEWay Off Broadway's 2015 Season to Open with AND THEN THERE WERE NONE
by BWW News Desk - Dec 23, 2014

Following its 20th Anniversary Season during 2014, The Way Off Broadway Dinner Theatre will be kicking off its next season, the 2015 Season, with a classic murder mystery by the Grande Dame of mystery writers, Agatha Christie. The new season will begin on January 9th with And Then There Were None. (more...)

ATC Sets New Year's Eve Dinner Packages for MURDER FOR TWOATC Sets New Year's Eve Dinner Packages for MURDER FOR TWO
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2014

Arizona Theatre Company (ATC) has put together a terrific New Year's Eve package that includes a choice of delicious dinner entrees at Arizona Center's Canyon Cafe and 1130 The Restaurant, tickets to Off-Broadway's zany musical comedy whodunit, Murder for Two, and a pre-show champagne-and chocolate reception at the Herberger Theater Center, 222 E. Monroe, from 6:30 to 7:30. The curtain goes up at 7:30. (more...)

MWA Reveals 2015 Grand Masters, Raven and Ellery Queen Award WinnersMWA Reveals 2015 Grand Masters, Raven and Ellery Queen Award Winners
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2014

Lois Duncan and James Ellroy have been chosen as the 2015 Grand Masters by Mystery Writers of America (MWA). MWA's Grand Master Award represents the pinnacle of achievement in mystery writing and was established to acknowledge important contributions to this genre, as well as for a body of work that is both significant and of consistent high quality. Ms. Duncan and Mr. Ellroy will be presented with their awards at the Edgar Awards Banquet, which will be held at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in New York City on Wednesday, April 29, 2015. (more...)

Photo Flash: Meet the Cast of Clear Creek Community Theatre's MURDER ON THE NILEPhoto Flash: Meet the Cast of Clear Creek Community Theatre's MURDER ON THE NILE
by BWW News Desk - Dec 10, 2014

'Murder on the Nile' will run at Clear Creek Community Theatre (CCCT) from January 16 to February 1, 2015. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the cast below! (more...)

Controversial New Play PIG GIRL to Receive European Debut This Winter at FinboroughControversial New Play PIG GIRL to Receive European Debut This Winter at Finborough
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2014

In a new production commissioned by the Finborough Theatre and originally seen as a staged reading as part of Vibrant -- A Festival of Finborough Playwrights, and part of its Winter Season of 20 Premieres, the European premiere of Pig Girl by former Canadian Playwright-in-Residence at the Finborough Theatre, Colleen Murphy, runs at the Finborough Theatre, playing twelve Sunday and Monday evenings from Sunday, 11 January 2015 (Press Night: Monday, 12 Janaury 2015 at 7.30pm). (more...)

Westport Country Playhouse to Present Reading of Agatha Christie's THE MOUSETRAP, 12/15Westport Country Playhouse to Present Reading of Agatha Christie's THE MOUSETRAP, 12/15
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2014

Agatha Christie's classic whodunit, 'The Mousetrap,' will be presented as a Script in Hand playreading at Westport Country Playhouse, on Monday, December 15, at 7 p.m. Director is Anne Keefe, Playhouse associate artist and curator of the playreading series. Tickets are $15 each. (more...)

Book Tour For New Author S.M. Freedman's Best Seller 'The Faithful' Is Cherry On Top Of Record YearBook Tour For New Author S.M. Freedman's Best Seller 'The Faithful' Is Cherry On Top Of Record Year
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2014

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Dec. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ 2014 has been a whirlwind for author S.M. Freedman. Her debut novel made it to the Quarter Finals in the Amazon Breakthrough Novel Award, then rocketed up the US and UK Amazon Best Seller lists in several categories, beating out books by Stephen King and Dean Koontz for the number one slot, and placing Freedman next to writing idols Sue Grafton and Agatha Christie. The book tour is the perfect way to cap off an exceptional year. (more...)

BBC American to Premiere Season 2 of THE MUSKETEERS, 1/17BBC American to Premiere Season 2 of THE MUSKETEERS, 1/17
by TV News Desk - Dec 5, 2014

BBC AMERICA's drama series, The Musketeers, returns for season two in January. The series, which has thrilled audiences across the globe, having sold to 140 territories, is set on the streets of seventeenth century Paris, where Law And Order is more of an idea than a reality. (more...)

The International Press Academy Announces Nominations For The 19th Annual Satellite'' AwardsThe International Press Academy Announces Nominations For The 19th Annual Satellite'' Awards
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2014

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ The International Press Academy (IPA) announced its nominations for the 19 th Annual Satellite Awards in the Motion Pictures and Television categories. Each year, the IPA celebrates nominees from domestic and international submissions for 38 categories: 19 in Motion Pictures, 13 in Television, 2 in Blu-ray DVDs and 4 in Video Games. (more...)

Way Off Broadway Opens IT'S CHRISTMAS! TodayWay Off Broadway Opens IT'S CHRISTMAS! Today
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2014

The stage at The Way Off Broadway Dinner Theatre will once again ring with the sounds of Christmas when the theatre's 2014 Season concludes with its final production of the year, It's Christmas! The musical variety show will close Way Off Broadway's 20th Anniversary Platinum Season, which has been a year of celebration. (more...)

UK's THE MOUSETRAP to Continue Successful, Record-Breaking TourUK's THE MOUSETRAP to Continue Successful, Record-Breaking Tour
by BWW News Desk - Nov 28, 2014

Agatha Christie's The Mousetrap will continue its record-breaking, and first ever, UK tour into 2015. The beloved murder mystery will begin the 2015 leg of its tour at His Majesty's Theatre in Aberdeen on 28 April. The show will then visit 25 venues across the UK including a September 1-5 return visit to The Marlowe Theatre in Canterbury where the record-breaking tour began in September 2012. (more...)

BWW Special Feature: Happy Second Birthday to Cape Town's Play Club!BWW Special Feature: Happy Second Birthday to Cape Town's Play Club!
by David Fick - Nov 26, 2014

Last Sunday, Play Club celebrated its second anniversary with a reading of TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD, Christopher Sergel's stage adaptation of Harper Lee's Pulitzer Prize-winning novel. Play Club is a monthly event in Cape Town that was initiated by Drew Rienstra with the vision of building a community among theatre lovers, including actors, theatre-makers, filmmakers, educators, critics and theatre audiences. (more...)

BWW Reviews: MOVE OVER MRS. MARKHAM Closes Oyster Mill Year With LaughsBWW Reviews: MOVE OVER MRS. MARKHAM Closes Oyster Mill Year With Laughs
by Marakay Rogers - Nov 25, 2014

Oyster Mill Playhouse closed its season with a hysterical British bedroom farce, one of Oyster Mill's strongest suitsRay Cooney is England's king of the bedroom farce, best known for his RUN FOR YOUR WIFE and for IT RUNS IN THE FAMILY. But his late 60's-early 70's set MOVE OVER MRS. MARKHAM may be funnier than either of those. It's definitely the sort of play that should be on the Oyster Mill Playhouse stage where, fortunately, it has been now. Oyster Mill has the configuration for farce, as well as intimate seating allowing audiences to miss no hilarious move, much less the necessary entrances and exits for the best farces. (more...)

FOYLE'S WAR to Make U.S. Debut on Acorn TVFOYLE'S WAR to Make U.S. Debut on Acorn TV
by BWW News Desk - Nov 24, 2014

Hailed “a gift from the gods” (The New York Times) and “A triumph from start to finish” (The Wall Street Journal), FOYLE'S WAR has been among the upper echelon of the most critically acclaimed and popular British television series for more than a decade. (more...)

Book By You Releases Personalized Edition of Rudyard Kipling's Short Story CollectionBook By You Releases Personalized Edition of Rudyard Kipling's Short Story Collection
by BWW News Desk - Nov 24, 2014

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Northlight Theatre Extends THE MOUSETRAP Through 12/21Northlight Theatre Extends THE MOUSETRAP Through 12/21
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2014

Northlight Theatre, under the direction of Artistic Director BJ Jones and Executive Director Timothy J. Evans, adds one week of performances for the hit production of The Mousetrap by Agatha Christie, directed by Jonathan Berry. The production will now run at Northlight Theatre, 9501 Skokie Blvd in Skokie, through December 21, 2014. (more...)

AND THEN THERE WERE NONE Coming to Wolverhampton Grand Theatre in FebruaryAND THEN THERE WERE NONE Coming to Wolverhampton Grand Theatre in February
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2014

Next year marks the 125th anniversary of the birth of the 'Queen of Crime', Agatha Christie, and the 10th anniversary of the Agatha Christie Theatre Company. To mark both occasions, her most popular and best-selling thriller AND THEN THERE WERE NONE, is set to return to the stage for a UK tour - visiting Wolverhampton Grand Theatre from Monday 2 - Sat 7 February 2015. (more...)

Full House - Meet the Cast of A DELICATE BALANCE, Opening Tonight on Broadway!Full House - Meet the Cast of A DELICATE BALANCE, Opening Tonight on Broadway!
by Meet the Cast - Nov 20, 2014

Edward Albee's A Delicate Balance opens tonight, November 20, on Broadway. The production stars Glenn Close (returning to Broadway for the first time in twenty years), John Lithgow, Lindsay Duncan, Bob Balaban, Clare Higgins, and Martha Plimpton. The limited engagement of A Delicate Balance, directed by Pam MacKinnon, will run through Sunday, February 22, 2015 at the Golden Theatre (252 West 45th Street). Scroll down to learn more about the cast! (more...)

BWW Previews: MURDER FOR TWO at Temple Of Music And ArtBWW Previews: MURDER FOR TWO at Temple Of Music And Art
by Maria Rita Meli - Nov 19, 2014

The national tour of Off-Broadway's zany comedy whodunit two-man musical, Murder For Two, launches this month at the Temple of Music and Art, 330 S. Scott Ave., from Nov. 29th to Dec. 20th. (more...)

Family Film THE THREE DOGATEERS Heads to DVD, Digital Download TodayFamily Film THE THREE DOGATEERS Heads to DVD, Digital Download Today
by Movies News Desk - Nov 18, 2014

The Three Dogateers is available on DVD for an SRP of $27.97 today, November 18, 2014. (more...)

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