Agatha Christie's Classic Whodunnit The Mousetrap at Renton Civic Theatre
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The last date listed for The Mousetrap was Saturday March 12, 2011 / 8:00pm.
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Contemporary slang meets 17th-century farce in The School for Lies. Adapted from Molière's The Misanthrope, playwright David Ives (Venus in Fur, All in the Timing) transforms Molière's classic into a modern satire told entirely through verse. The result is a delightfully incongruous comedy of manners that lets you peer inside the Parisian salon of Celimene, a young widow with a sharp tongue and plenty of suitors. Teresa Thuman and Ken Michels co-direct this Center Theatre production, in which a saucy siren finally meets her misanthropic match. Learn More
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Featured review from Kathryn
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We really enjoyed the show which moved along at a good clip. The set was terrific and the characters very distinctive. The only criticism is that it was hard to see because the seats are not offset from one row to the next and the floor doesn't gain enough elevation.
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Out entire family enjoyed this show. In general, this is a rather "cheesy" script and you have to take it for how it was intended. Loved the humor of some of the characters.
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Learn more about the "history ":http://www.agathachristie.com/about-christie/christie-on-stage/the-mousetrap/of The Mousetrap.
A group of strangers 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. Others are a spinster with a curious background, an architect who seems better equipped to be a chef, a retired Army major, a strange little 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.