Agatha Christie takes over both sides of the river this weekend when IUS and the Louisville Repertory Company perform The Mousetrap in separate productions.
Louisville Repertory Company's Mousetrap will take place in the MeX Theater at the Kentucky Center for the Arts, located at 501 W. Main Street in downtown Louisville. Evening performances are on Oct. 26-29, 31, Nov. 4 and 5 at 8 p.m. each night. A matinee will go on Nov. 6 at 2 p.m.
Tickets for each show are $16 per person. A special industry night performance on Oct. 31 is $11 per person. All tickets can be purchased at the Kentucky Center box office, the Kentucky Center website, or by calling the box office at 1-800-775-7777.
The IUS production, meanwhile, will occur on Oct. 28, 29, Nov. 4, and 5 at 8 p.m. each night. Matinees will take place on Oct. 30 and Nov. 6 at 2:30 p.m. All performances are to happen in the Robinson Theatre in IUS's Ogle Center, located at 4201 Grant Line Road in New Albany, IN.
Tickets for each show are $12 for adults, $6 for seniors, and $6 for students. All tickets can be purchased at the Ogle Center box office or calling 812-941-2525.
Agatha Christie's The Mousetrap follows a group of strangers who are stuck in a boarding house due to a snowstorm. A murderer, however, is among them, and the houseguests must figure out who it is before it is too late.
Amy Lewis directed the production for Louisville Repertory Company while Jim Hesselman directed The Mousetrap for IUS.
Following The Mousetrap, IUS will present The Fantasticks, which will run in February. Louisville Repertory Theatre, meanwhile, will present Fuddy Meers, which will run in February and March. More information on these shows can be found at the Louisville Repertory Company website or the IUS website.
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