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Olney Theatre Center - Mainstage
Between Dominion Dr. and Old Vic Blvd. 2001 Olney-Sandy Spring Rd. Olney, MD 20832
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4.2 / 5 Rated by 44 members
Review from William Grote
Red Velvet 350 events 230 reviews

It was as good as the performance of Mousetrap I saw for the first time 52 years ago in London.

reviewed Jul 10 2008 report as inappropriate
Review from NICK SHOFF
30 events 22 reviews

Very good acting. Play flowed well I would see it again even though I know the ending.

reviewed Jun 29 2008 report as inappropriate
Review from dbearman
45 events 18 reviews

Sweet: beautiful set & costumes, good acting, dated play.

reviewed Jul 18 2008 report as inappropriate
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Still running on London’s West End, this murder mystery by Agatha Christie has been captivating audiences for more than 50 years. The suspense builds from the first moment, when a snowbound group gathers in a country inn. The guests include a major, an architect, a young woman and a retired judge. An uninvited stranger with an indefinable accent, Mr. Paravincini, wanders in after his auto skids off the road. There is talk of a murder in town, and a detective arrives to question them. The plot thickens when one of the guests is killed, and the officer intensifies his inquiry.

Associate Artistic Director John Going (director) has staged more than 30 productions at Olney including Doubt: A Parable, 13 Rue de L’Amour, I Am My Own Wife and The Constant Wife. A four-time Helen Hayes Award nominee, Going received the award for Outstanding Direction for his work on The Miser at the Folger Shakespeare Theatre. He recently won the Kevin Kline Award for Best Director for I Am My Own Wife at The Repertory Theatre of St. Louis.

Starring Olney regulars Julie-Ann Elliott, MaryBeth Wise, Jeffries Thaiss, Harry A. Winter, Paul Morella and Cornelia Hart, with Scott Barrow and Andrew Grusetskie making their Olney debuts.

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