THE GAME'S AFOOT Begins Tonight at TheatreWorks New Milford

This Holiday Season, TheatreWorks New Milford will present the hilarious Ken Ludwig whodunit, THE GAME'S AFOOT OR HOLMES FOR THE HOLIDAYS.

It's December 1936 and Broadway star William Gillette, admired the world over for his leading role in the play Sherlock Holmes, has invited his fellow cast-members to his Connecticut castle for a weekend of revelry. But when one of the guests is stabbed to death, the festivities in this isolated house of tricks and mirrors quickly turn dangerous. Then it's up to Gillette himself, as he assumes the persona of his beloved Holmes, to track down the killer before the next victim appears. The danger and hilarity are non-stop in this farcical whodunit set during the Christmas Holidays.

The production features some of the finest actors in the state: Charles Schoenfeld (East Granby), Mary Wilson (Southbury), Janice Conner (Goshen), Robyn Maitland (New Fairfield), Frank Arcaro (Roxbury), M.J. Hartell (Brookfield), and Reesa Roccapriore and James Hipp (both New Milford).

THE GAME'S AFOOT is under the direction of Glenn R. Couture of Ansonia.

THE GAME'S AFOOT runs tonight, December 5,6 12,13 19,20,21 27,28 31 January 2,3. Curtain time is 8:00 p.m. Fridays & Saturdays, with 2:00 p.m. Sunday matinees on December 21 and 28. Tickets for all shows are $23 for reserved seating. Students and Military personnel with ID will be admitted for $18.

On New Year's Eve, December 31 at 8:00 p.m., there will be one gala fundraising performance with hors d'oeuvres and an open bar of wine, beer, and soft drinks. Tickets for this event are $75.

On Thursday, December 4, Senior Citizens are invited to a free dress rehearsal at 8:00 p.m. Thursday, December 11 at 8:00 p.m. is TheatreWorks' Pay-What-You-Want night. At this performance, you name the price for your ticket.

Reservations can be made online at THEATREWORKS.US or by calling the box office at (860) 350-6863.

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