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August 3, 2019 @ 11:00 am
One event on August 4, 2019 at 11:00 am
One event on August 4, 2019 at 3:00 pm
Agatha Christies – MOUSETRAP!!!
Where: Bigfork Senior Center
Time: Saturday, August 3rd @ 11am
Sunday, August 4th @ 11am & 3pm
Show dates: October 25th through 27th @ the Bigfork Center for the Performing arts
A group of strangers is 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, and the suspicions in their minds nearly wreck their perfect marriage. 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. He no sooner arrives, when the jurist is killed. Two down, and one to go. To get to the rationale of the murderer’s pattern, the policeman probes the background of everyone present, and rattles a lot of skeletons.
Characters and suggested ages:
Mollie Ralston – Proprietor of Monkswell Manor Age 40+
Giles Ralston –Runs Monkswell Manor with his wife. Age 40+
Christopher Wren – Hyperactive young man who acts in a very peculiar manner. He admits he is running away from something, but refuses to say what. Age 25+
Mrs Boyle – A critical older woman who is pleased by nothing she observes. Age 50+
Major Metcalf – Retired from the army, little is known about Major Metcalf. Age 50+
Miss Casewell – A strange, aloof, masculine woman who speaks offhandedly about the horrific experiences of her childhood. Age 25+
Mr Paravicini – A man of unknown provenance, who turns up claiming his car has overturned in a snowdrift. He appears to be affecting a foreign accent and artificially aged with make-up. Ageless
Detective Sergeant Trotter – The detective role during the play. He arrives in a snow storm and questions the proprietors and guests. Age 30+
Voice on the radio – source of news relevant to the story Ageless
Contact the director Michele Shapero @ 406-407-5748 if you would like to schedule a private audition.