Monday, October 30, 2006

Murder Mystery in Manly!!!!!!

Barry Eaton, Amy Longhurst and Ben Maclaine, all EM VOICES talent, are appearing in an Agatha Christie Murder Mystery at Manly from November 2.
(editors note: These are not photos of Barry, Amy or Ben...just so we're clear on that)

‘THE HOLLOW’ will be on at the Star of the Sea Theatre in Manly.

The show runs from the 2nd to the 18th November, so make a date now. It plays Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights at 7:30pm with a Sunday matinee.

For bookings and enquiries please phone 9439 1906

Star of the Sea Theatre is located on the corner of Collingwood Street and Iluka Road Manly

THE HOLLOW or MURDER AFTER HOURS was written in 1946.
The Plot : As a group of friends gather for a weekend break in the country, Jon Cristow finds himself trapped between his wife, mistress and a vengeful ex-mistress. Soon somebody is dead.
History of The Hollow by John Curran, Editor of the Agatha Christie Newsletter: Agatha Christie's Autobiography recalls "It came to me suddenly one day that The Hollow would make a good play". She was proved right when the very first performance opened at the Arts Theatre, Cambridge on February 5th, 1951. It moved swiftly to the Fortune Theatre for a few months and then transferred to The Ambassadors Theatre in the West End where it ran for almost a year. Dame Agatha missed the West End premiere as she was actually in Iraq when the curtain went up on St. Agatha's Day but the critics gave her the sort of reviews every dramatist dreams of:
(Thanks to the Official Agatha Christie website)

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