by Agatha Christie
Directed by Paul Mason Barnes
December 4 - 29
The Grande Dame of suspense weaves a clever mystery that will keep you guessing till the very end. The guests at Monkswell Manor are snowed in with a murderer in their midst. Whodunit? Sergeant Trotter is determined to find out, and his investigation turns up more shocking secrets than anyone could have anticipated. Full of intricate plot twists and shuddering suspense, it is no wonder The Mousetrap has become the world’s longest-running stage production.
Perfect for the holidays—a classic Agatha Christie mystery that takes place during a snow storm in rural England! Come celebrate the 61st anniversary of the longest running play ever. The game is afoot.
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- The Rep's Education Department recommends this production for grades 6 and up (ages 11 and up). A Study Guide featuring before- and after-performance activities, is available for download.
- A Play Guide containing a synopsis of the production's story and characters and other information is available. Click here to learn more!
- A Talk Theatre lecture will be given on Monday, December 9, 2013 at 7:30 pm. For tickets or more information, call (314) 968-4925.
The Loretto-Hilton Center for the Performing Arts is fully accessible to patrons using wheelchairs or with other mobility challenges. Seating areas to accommodate persons using wheelchairs are located throughout the Mainstage house. If you require special seating, please call the Box Office at (314) 968-4925.
The Browning Mainstage is equipped with an FM Assistive Listening System. Receivers, available free of charge, may be picked up at the Patron Services Desk at the Loretto-Hilton Center one-half hour prior to the performance.
The performance on December 29, 2013, 2 pm is presented with Open Captioning for the deaf and hard of hearing. Special seating featuring optimal views of the stage and captions is reserved. Call The Rep's Box Office at (314) 968-4925 for ticket prices and reservations. Deaf or speech-disabled patrons may use the Relay Missouri service by calling (800) 735-2966 (TTY) or (800) 735-2466 (voice).
The Rep offers Audio Description for the visually impaired for all non-preview performances of this production. The description includes program notes as well as information on the visual elements of the production. To reserve tickets and description devices, please call the Box Office at (314) 968-4925. (Two weeks advance notice is required for this service.)
Cast: Ellen Adair (Mollie), William Connell (Giles), Tarah Flanagan (Miss Casewell), Darrie Lawrence (Mrs. Boyle), Sean Mellott (Christopher Wren), Larry Paulsen (Mr. Paravicini), Christian Pedersen (Detective Sergeant Trotter), Michael James Reed (Major Metcalf)
Creative Staff: John Ezell (Set Designer), Dorothy Marshall Englis (Costume Designer), Peter E. Sargent (Lighting Designer), Rusty Wandall (Sound Designer), Rich Cole (Casting Director), Glenn Dunn (Stage Manager), Shannon B. Sturgis (Assistant Stage Manager)
Free Drop in Tours at the St. Louis Art Museum
December 8 and 15; 2:00 p.m. and December 14 and 21; 11:00 a.m.
We're excited to partner once again with the Saint Louis Art Museum to enhance The Mousetrap experience for our patrons. Take a one-hour docent-led tour through the Saint Louis Art Museum, which will highlight Lodewik Susi's "Still Life With Mice" and feature the art of Agatha Christie's English roots, as well as the art of the ancient world so beloved by the author. All tours are free; no reservations are required. For more information, visit www.slam.org.
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