An unhappy mismatched group of invited friends explodes into murder one weekend in 1951 at The Hollow and Dr John Cristow is at the centre of it, for at the house are his mistress, his ex-mistress and his wife. (Basingstoke Gazette)
Em Plymouth, EUA, a peça Café Preto fica em cartaz até 18 de maio.
Richard Holland plays Poirot, who is tested when tension builds in the library of Sir Claud Amory and the end result is murder.
It’s the only Poirot play Christie wrote, Hane said. (Detroit Free Press)
A peça Testemunha da acusação fica em cartaz até 17 de maio em Toledo, OH/EUA.
The drama concerns a case that Sir Wilfrid is defending. When a rich widow is found dead, suspicion falls on Leonard Vole, a young man who has been named the beneficiary of her will. A parade of witnesses, including his wife, adds to the confusion. As in the best Christie mysteries, what seems obvious … obviously isn’t. (Toledo Blade)
Café preto em Calgary, Canadá, até 25 de maio.
This time, England’s most prominent physicist is dead, and his explosives formula has been stolen. Needless to say, the house is full of guests, all of whom are suspects. (Calgary Hrald)
Em Baltimore, EUA, o musical Vanishing Point conta a história de três mulheres famosas que, em algum ponto de suas vidas, simplesmente desapareceram: Amelia Earhart, Aimee Semple McPherson e Agatha Christie.
Agatha Christie disappeared for 11 days in December 1926. When she was found staying at a hotel under the name of her husband’s mistress, she claimed to have suffered a nervous breakdown and amnesia caused by her mother’s death and husband’s infidelity. Until her death at age 85 in 1976, she never again mentioned this unexplained 11-day absence. (Baltimore Sun)