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Murder After the Matinee
A Page and Stage whodunit
5-7 p.m.
Feb 06 2016

Murder After the Matinee

In the Sidney Harman Hall Forum

 Ticket price: $25
This event is currently sold out. In the unlikely event that tickets are returned, a new batch of tickets will be released through our Box Office after February 3. Please call our Box Office after Wednesday, February 3 to check on availability.

February 6, 2016: In the basement of a theatre, an audience is waiting for a pre-show discussion to begin. A theatre scholar, house manager, critic, director, and actor have taken their place in the front of the room, poised to discuss the play. But as the lights go down, a murder takes place, and the audience must determine who among them is dying to get away with it.

Inspired by Tom Stoppard’s The Real Inspector Hound, STC will host an interactive murder-mystery party for theatre lovers who would kill to be a part of the action. STC staff will write the clues, plan the (fictional!) murder, and serve the complimentary wine and hors d'oeuvre. The audience will have to determine whodunit.

Everyone gets a character a week before the event! Here are some examples of who we might assign to you:

Lynn Scapp: a staff photographer. Ms. Scapp has been on edge ever since the publicist snapped at her for taking a photo of the lead actress’ bad side.

General Izzing:
an army man who has been a fan of the theatre for years. General Izzing almost went to introduce himself to this production’s director before the show, but noticed that he seemed agitated after taking a phone call.

Ella Vader:
the house manager’s neighbor. Although the two get along, it is in large part due to Ms. Vader’s tidiness; the entire building knows how particular the house manager is about cleanliness in the common areas.

In collaboration with Labyrinth Games & Puzzles

Get tickets to the Shakespeare Theatre Company's production of The Critic and The Real Inspector Hound.

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