Agatha Christie’s Murder on the Nile at the Greenbelt Arts Center, June 23-Jul 2

Thunderous Productions presents Agatha Christie’s Murder on the Nile at the Greenbelt Arts Center, June 23-Jul 2

Thunderous Productions presents:
Agatha Christie’s
Murder on the Nile
Directed by Rick Starkweather

June 23 – July 2, 2017
June 23, 24, 30, July 1 at 8PM
June 25 & July 2 at 2PM

Location: Greenbelt Arts Center

Travel with us across the world and back in time to Agatha Christie’s Egypt for a luxurious cruise on the exotic Nile River, featuring breathtaking scenery, romantic newlyweds, historic monuments . . . and murder!! Throw in British high-society, social climbers, an exceedingly sarcastic socialist, a slightly fanatical clergyman, and layer upon layer of deception, and you’ve got Christie’s iconic mystery, Murder on the Nile.

Thunderous Productions is pleased to bring this much-loved classic to Greenbelt Arts center. The vibrant veteran cast includes seasoned actors well-known in the Maryland/ CD/ Virginia theater scene: Emily Canavan, Beatrix Whitehall, Christina Wilharm, Alexander Gordon, Jon Marget, Jeff Robert, Annette Landers, Aref Dajani, Devonna Burrowes, Arman Gul and Leslie Barnett.

Director Rick Starkweather is an old hand with Agatha Christie mysteries, having previously directed The Hollow, Spider’s Web, Verdict, And Then There Were None and The Unexpected Guest, among others.

Ticket prices: $22 General Admission, $20 Students/Seniors/Military, $12 Youth (12 and under with adult). Buy tickets here.

Murder Mystery Theater by Bowie Community Theatre at Wendy’s, May 17

Murder Mystery Theater by Bowie Community Theatre at Wendy’s

Solve A Murder on the third Wednesday of every month at the Murder Mystery Theater by Bowie Community Theatre.

Starring Role – for You! Be the investigator who solves this Murder Mystery!

Location: Wendy’s located at 16400 Harbour Way in Bowie, MD 20716.

Third Wednesday each month, starting at 7:00PM

Visit our Facebook page to find out this month’s current murder: https://www.facebook.com/BowieCommunityTheatre

FREE! Be a Captive Audience and Support YOUR Local Theatre! We hope you enjoy dinner at Wendy’s between 6pm-9pm on this night as 20% of all your food and drink purchases (as well as drive-through sales) are donated to Bowie Community Theatre.

The Plot Leading Up to Murder In
The Curse of the Comet!

It is September 17, 1945
A gathering occurred last night at Highview, the secluded Beverly Hills estate of movie star Maurice Mason and his wife, Dianna Darien – one that proved to be both intriguing and tragic. For, this morning, the body of Maurice’s twin brother, famed archaeologist Myron Mason, was found draped across the thorn bushes that grow in profusion around the grounds.

The death added a morbid punctuation to an event that had been conceived as a lark – a gathering to disprove an ancient curse. For, last night also, the comet Hopkay made its first appearance in the heavens in 400 years.
The celestial messenger was last seen the year that the native Central American leader, Hopkay, met an untimely demise. His people, the Intecs, interred him in a tomb which, they proclaimed, must be untouched for all time.

Yet, 10 years ago, Myron Mason found the tomb and robbed it of its treasures. An inscription on the wall of the crypt proclaimed that whoever desecrated the spot would be cursed. When the comet named after Hopkay reappeared in the heavens, the desecration would be revenged.

The motley group of attendees toasted the archaeologist as the comet entered the solar system. Was the curse a remnant of an ancient religion, or the uneducated ramblings of a primitive people? The answer would soon be apparent – and deadly obvious.

The Uninvited by Prince George’s Little Theatre at the Bowie Playhouse, Apr 28 – May 13

The Uninvited by Prince George’s Little Theatre at the Bowie Playhouse, Apr 28 – May 13

The Uninvited
Written by Tim Kelly
Directed by Keith Brown
Produced by Malia Murray
April 28 – May 13, 2017

Prince George’s Little Theatre at the Bowie Playhouse

Seeking to escape the demands of life in London, Pam Fitzgerald and her brother, Roddy, an aspiring playwright, discover a charming house on the west coast of England, overlooking the Irish Sea. The house, Cliff End, has long been empty, and they are able to purchase it at a suspiciously low price. The reason is soon apparent: The house has an unsavory reputation. Fifteen years earlier a murder may or may not have occurred by the gnarled tree that can be viewed from the parlor window. Slowly the Fitzgeralds begin to sense the evil spirit that still inhabits the house. With help, Cliff End is forced, at last, to reveal its dark secrets and the ghost is discovered to be not only real, but dangerous.

Tickets for all shows: $22 Adults, $17 Seniors/18 & Under. Buy tickets here.

Murder Mystery Theater by Bowie Community Theatre at Wendy’s, Apr 19

Murder Mystery Theater by Bowie Community Theatre at Wendy’s

Solve A Murder on the third Wednesday of every month at the Murder Mystery Theater by Bowie Community Theatre.

Starring Role – for You! Be the investigator who solves this Murder Mystery!

Location: Wendy’s located at 16400 Harbour Way in Bowie, MD 20716.

Third Wednesday each month, starting at 7:00PM

Visit our Facebook page to find out this month’s current murder: https://www.facebook.com/BowieCommunityTheatre

FREE! Be a Captive Audience and Support YOUR Local Theatre! We hope you enjoy dinner at Wendy’s between 6pm-9pm on this night as 20% of all your food and drink purchases (as well as drive-through sales) are donated to Bowie Community Theatre.

Bowie Community Theatre Murder Mystery Theatre presents:
The Cat Screamed at Midnight

The Plot Leading Up to Murder: It is October 31, 1936.

At the English country estate, Conifers, Sir Hugo Smythe Armbruster’s 70th party took place last night. Sir Hugo had been knighted after The Great War for his contributions to the war effort. His brilliant sense of both history and propriety established him as an able publisher whose newspaper, The Daily Truth, kept the citizenry informed of what was happening at the front.The assembled guests celebrated the birthday with enough food and drink to choke the proverbial horse. But, it seems, the horse may have fought back. This morning, Sir Hugo was found dead in the stables. Although the death was at first viewed to be accidental, Scotland Yard took little time in declaring that, indeed, evidence pointed toward murder.

The old gentleman had been a cat fancier, priding himself in the rare breeds that freely roam the grounds of Conifers. It was said that he preferred cats to humans. He had even threatened to leave his vast fortune to The Royal Feline Society rather than have his millions squandered by “fools and scoundrels.” One could only imagine what surprises would unfold when the will is read.

Murder Mystery Theater by Bowie Community Theatre at Wendy’s, Mar 15

Murder Mystery Theater by Bowie Community Theatre at Wendy’s

Solve A Murder on the third Wednesday of every month at the Murder Mystery Theater by Bowie Community Theatre.

Starring Role – for You! Be the investigator who solves this Murder Mystery!

Location: Wendy’s located at 16400 Harbour Way in Bowie, MD 20716.

Third Wednesday each month, starting at 7:00PM

Visit our Facebook page to find out this month’s current murder: https://www.facebook.com/BowieCommunityTheatre

FREE! Be a Captive Audience and Support YOUR Local Theatre! We hope you enjoy dinner at Wendy’s between 6pm-9pm on this night as 20% of all your food and drink purchases (as well as drive-through sales) are donated to Bowie Community Theatre.

BCT’s Murder Mystery Troupe will present the interactive Murder Mystery on March 15th:

Masked for Murder

Mardi Gras is a festive time – especially in The Big Easy where Krewes of revelers parade through the streets dressed in their unique costumes, throwing keepsakes to the crowds. Each year, the Krewe de Tromperie, a troupe made up of amateur and professional entertainers enthrall those stationed along the parade route with costumes mimicking happy and sad theatrical masks.

Ruling over the festivities, sitting in a prominent spot on the Krewe’s float, is the Tromperie Royale, a masked local celebrity whose identity is revealed at the end of the parade. But, this year, the term “end” had a new meaning, for royalty has its enemies, and murder would make an appearance before the unmasking could occur. Who would camouflage such a foul deed, and what would prompt such an inglorious demise to the royal ruler?

Only keen investigative skills and a sharp eye will uncover the nefarious person who was masked for murder.