REVIEW: Avon Players’ ‘The Mousetrap’ Will Catch Audiences by Surprise

Three blind mice. Three blind mice. See how they run. See how they run. The thespians at Avon Players Theatre are no strangers to the work of Agatha Christie, having staged her Witness for the Prosecution during their 2016 season. This time around they chose her murder mystery—The Mousetrap. Full disclosure: I love Agatha Christie and her astute sleuths. The unassuming Miss Marple and the methodical Hercule Poirot. However, The Mousetrap has neither. But that doesn’t mean it’s not vintage … [Read more...]

Get Caught up in Mystery with Avon Players’ “The Mousetrap”

Agatha Christie’s classic will keep audiences guessing until the end   Mystery lovers will be riveted by the whodunit from master of the genre, Agatha Christie, as Avon Players presents in Avon Players’ The Mousetrap, running March 10-25. The news on the radio at Monkswell Manor relates a brutal murder that has recently taken place. Newlywed proprietors Mollie (Emily Locke) and Giles Ralston (Justin Kazanowski) hardly notice the news as they are too busy preparing the once-regal estate … [Read more...]

Mystery and Murder on Stage in Avon Players’ ‘Witness for the Prosecution’

Audiences will delight in this puzzle box play that could only come from the mind of Agatha Christie Mystery lovers will be riveted by the courtroom drama from master of the genre, Agatha Christie, as Avon Players presents Witness for the Prosecution February 12-20. When the wealthy Miss French is murdered, the primary suspect is Leonard Vole (Brandon Johnson), a young man whom she has befriended. Vole, newly returned from war with his German bride, Romaine (Joy Oetjens), is charming … [Read more...]