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Coronado Playhouse
1835 Strand Way Coronado, CA 92118
619-435-4856
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24 reviews
13 stars
Bluewater Boathouse is simply around the corner. very good sea food.
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86 events
24 reviews
13 stars
I wore jeans and a sweater, very cool in the evening.
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Agatha Christie's "Black Coffee"
53 ratings
3.6 average rating
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65 events
41 reviews
26 stars
attended Mar 15 2008

The actor playing Hercule Poirot was very good, but was not matched by most of the other actors, who slipped in and out of not-very-convicing British accents. This production was slow (ended at 10:30!!) and it was very difficult to hear the...continued

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1 review
0 stars
attended Mar 15 2008

Although I was prepared for a small and casual venue, this was below expectations.
There is so much noise from ongoing events in the next door rooms, it made it very difficult to hear the actors.
Aditionally, the table seating makes it...continued

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1 review
0 stars
attended Mar 15 2008

Found I was among many members of the audience who were nodding off during the performance. Lasted about 1 hour longer than it should have.

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Description

A vintage Agatha Christie whodunnit, this 1930 hit marked the stage entrance of Dame Agatha’s most popular detective, Hercule Poirot, into the mystery world. Sir Claud Amory, England’s premier physicist, summons Poirot to a gathering but is dead before Poirot arrives. A must see for all mystery fans.