1hr. 50min. (1 intermission)
WHAT IS IT ABOUT?
Agatha Christie's Murder on the Orient Express has thrilled mystery lovers from the page, the screen, and over the airwaves since its publication in 1934, and now the exotic Orient Express is about to go off the rails! With a locomotive full of suspects and an alibi for each one, it's the perfect mystery for infamous detective Hercule Poirot, n'est-ce pas? Wax your mustache and hold on to your passport — Tony Award-winning playwright Ken Ludwig and director Emily Mann take you on a thrilling ride aboard the legendary Orient Express!
McCarter audiences will be the first to experience this thrilling story live onstage. The cast features British stage and screen actor Allan Corduner as Detective Hercule Poirot, Veanne Cox as Princess Dragomiroff, Maboud Ebrahimzadeh as Michel, Julie Halston as Helen Hubbard, Susannah Hoffman as Mary Debenham, Alexandra Silber as Countess Andrenyi, Juha Sorola as Hector MacQueen, Samantha Steinmetz as Greta Ohlsson, Max von Essen as Samuel Ratchett and Col. Arburthnot, and Evan Zes as Monsieur Bouc.
The creative team features a quartet of Tony Award-winning designers: sets by Beowulf Boritt, costumes by William Ivey Long, lighting by Ken Billington, and sound by Darron L. West.