THE STORY: Tony Wendice has married his wife, Margot, for her money and now plans to murder her for the same reason. He arranges the perfect murder. He blackmails a scoundrel he used to know into strangling her for a fee of one thousand pounds, and arranges a brilliant alibi for himself. Unfortunately…not everything goes as planned.
THE REVIEWS: This exciting melodrama had a highly successful run on Broadway and the road. “…original and remarkably good theatre—quiet in style but tingling with excitement underneath.” —NY Times. “It’s a holiday for the whodunit fans, and, as such, it couldn’t be more welcome.” —NY Herald-Tribune.
THE CAST: Margot Wendice – Sarah Giggar
Tony Wendice – Jeremy Funke
Captain Lesgate/Inspector Hubbard – Bob Filipowich
Max Halliday – Adam Berlingeri
Thompson – Anthony Meath
THE DIRECTOR: Maggie Pangrazio has appeared both onstage and backstage in many productions across Fairfield County, including directing Bridgeport Theatre Company’s Dracula, originating the lead role in BTC’s original rock musical SubUrban Decay, and designing hair and makeup for several local theatre companies. She is the Director of Darien Arts Center’s Kids’ Theatre Program, a professional singer, lead singer of “Generation Blues Band,” and a certified special effects makeup artist. She was most recently seen on stage in The Bijou Theatre’s production of Striking 12 andAnnie, Jr. at the Downtown Cabaret Theatre. www.artistew.comClick on the date below to purchase your ticket:
Fri 2/21 8:00pm , Sat 2/22 8:00pm , Sun 2/23 5:00pm