Mousetrap

 May 30 - June 1 + June 6-8 (two weekends), 2002

Carrefour de l’Isle-Saint-Jean, Charlottetown

Written by: Agatha Christie

Director: Monique Lafontaine

Producer: Rob Thomson

Associate ProducerL Jennifer Shields 

Stage Manager: Wallena Higgins

ASM - Ben Kinder

Music: original score by Carl Mathis

Cast:

Mollie - Mary Joan Campbell

Miss Casewell - Aldera Chisholm

Christopher - Kirk MacKinnon

Major Metcalf -Terry Pratt

Mr. Paravicini - Rob Thomson

Mrs. Boyle - Barbara Rhodenhizer

Giles - Christian Gavard

Sgt. Trotter - Joey Weale

Mr. & Mrs. Barlow - Carl Bagnall and Mar Thomson

 

Description of show or reasons for ACT selecting:

   A typical Agatha Christie mystery, believed to be the inspiration for the board-game Clue.  The longest running English play in history - more than a half-century in London’s West End.  Adapted to Prince Edward Island: 8 people cooped up in a big bed-and-breakfast during a blizzard.  From radio broadcasts and a phone-call, it becomes evident that a murderer is among them, wanting to kill another two victims.  Every person is a suspect, and audiences were invited to guess ‘who-dunnit’ … and, following a theatre convention, not reveal the outcome to others.  The ending is a big surprise.

   Added touches …

• Carl Bagnall ‘won’ his role via a PEI Symphony auction

• An original music score was composed by Carl Mathis, with a signature tune for each character.

• Fancy refreshments were served, allegedly from the kitchen of Monkswell Manor (the murder scene); inspired by the play’s title, cheese and cheesecake were featured.

CONTACT US

actproductionspei@gmail.com

 

Our mailing address is: 

ACTPEI

11 Beach Street

Charlottetown, PEI C1A 5G5

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