Agatha Christie’s Murder On The Orient Express

Saturday, Jun 10, 2023 at 7:30pm


June 7-16

Adapted for the stage by Ken Ludwig

AGATHA CHRISTIE’S MURDER ON THE ORIENT EXPRESS is presented by arrangement with Concord Theatricals on behalf of Samuel French, Inc.

“Murder on the Orient Express” was originally staged by McCarter Theater Center, Princeton, NJ. Emily Mann, Artistic Director; Timothy J. Shields, Managing Director.

The production subsequently transferred to Hartford Stage, Hartford, CT. Darko Tresnjak, Artistic Director; Michael Stotts, Managing Director.

Let’s try this again, shall we? CRT is thrilled to offer this exciting production to those who missed it last summer…and to those who want to see it again!

On a winter’s evening in 1934, a snowdrift stops the luxurious Orient Express, literally in its tracks. By morning, it is one passenger less; an American tycoon lies dead in his compartment, stabbed, his door locked from the inside. With a long list of suspects, detective Hercule Poirot must identify the murderer before they strike again! “Christie is not the bestselling novelist in history for nothing, and Ludwig’s adaptation strikes the perfect balance of the cerebral and the comic. Get on board – it’s a great ride!” – Houstonian Magazine

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