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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Boozy and burned-out university professor Dr. Frank Bryant needs to earn some extra cash to support his expensive alcohol habit, so he agrees to tutor Rita, a brash, free-spirited young hairdresser trying desperately to better herself. The result is British playwright Willy Russell's delightful Pygmalion-style comedy Educating Rita, with Frank playing Henry Higgins to Rita's modern-day Eliza Doolittle. Each has a profound effect on the other, opening up new possibilities for their lives. This touching and comical show explores the transformational nature of education -- which can often come from the most unlikely of teachers. 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.