Murder Mystery Theater by Bowie Community Theatre at Wendy’s

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.

Evil Never Dies:

He was called Evil-Eyed Emil. When he looked at people with his infamous right eye, so the story went, bad things invariably happened. Townspeople cringed and covered their faces as Emil came near, not daring to look directly into his ominous orb.

And, as he was being driven out of Reaper Junction on Halloween night exactly 100 years ago, Emil vowed to return one day to wreak his vengeance on the mob and its progeny for the way he had been so rudely tossed out.

‚ÄčThat cryptic curse was all but forgotten by today’s generation of Reapers who laughed at such nonsense. But, the laughter has stopped. For last night, shockingly and unexpectedly, a local resident staggered into the town square and announced that Emil had been sighted in the woods and, true to his century-old proclamation, someone had been the victim of Emil’s anger.

The deceased was Grimsby Graves, the patriarch of a family whose ancestors had helped found Reaper Junction in 1770. ‚ÄčThe Graves’ seemed to have had their fingers in every pie that was ever baked in Reaper Junction. The history books say that it was, in fact, the Graves brothers who had led the torch-lit mob that oversaw Emil’s abrupt exit into the stormy night.

So, how then can justice be done? How can someone who is already dead be brought to trial? And, can the court truly find a jury of his peers? Or, will the explanation be less scintillating and more sinister?

Murder Mystery Theater by Bowie Community Theatre at Wendy’s, Sep 20

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.

Quicker Than The Eye

He was a prestidigitator beyond compare. The Amazing Roberto Clappini built a reputation for performing card tricks that could deceive even the most well-trained eye. His latest trick was proclaimed to be one that would take the art of sleight of hand to a new level. The trick was always performed with cards manufactured by Svengesi’s Strong Suits, the Bulgarian company that is known worldwide for its outstanding product. Clappini swore by the cards’ quality and refused to consider using any other brand. Now, though, Svengesi’s renown has taken a hit – struck by the same blow that killed Clappini after last night’s performance at Finger Lake. But, authorities have a clue about the identity of the murderer, or to be more accurate, a handful of clues. For before he died, Clappini had the strength and wherewithal to pull several cards from the deck and attempt to tell authorities what happened. It would take skill and investigative expertise to identify the perpetrator of the crime – and to deal out a hand that could only be described as a “royal flush.”

An Inspector Calls at Laurel Mill Playhouse, Sep 8-Oct 1

An Inspector Calls at Laurel Mill Playhouse, Sep 8-Oct 1

An Inspector Calls
By JB Priestley
Directed by Ilene Chalmers
Produced by Maureen Rogers

Friday September 8, 2017 through Sunday October 1, 2017

Location: Laurel Mill Playhouse

The unsuspecting Birling family are visited by the mysterious Inspector Goole. He arrives just as they are celebrating the engagement of Sheila Birling to Gerald Croft. The Inspector reveals that a girl called Eva Smith, has taken her own life by drinking disinfectant. The family are horrified but initially confused as to why the Inspector has called to see them. What follows is a tense and uncomfortable investigation by an all-knowing Inspector through which the family discover that they are all in fact caught up in this poor girl’s death.

Produced by special arrangement with Samuel French. Performances run weekends from Friday September 8, 2017 through Sunday October 1, 2017 with Friday and Saturday evening performances at 8 p.m. Tickets are $20 for general admission. Admission for students (12 and under), active duty military and seniors (65 and over) is $15. Tickets can be purchased by clicking the link below. For further information, please call 301-617-9906 and press 2, or contact Maureen Rogers at maureencrogers@gmail.com or 301-452-2557.

Buy tickets here.

Murder Mystery Theater by Bowie Community Theatre at Wendy’s, Aug 16

Murder Mystery Theater by Bowie Community Theatre at Wendy’s, Aug 16

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 Hulas and Homicide:

She was known as the Hula Honcho. Winnie Waheli was the head judge at the annual hula contest on Kikiwai Beach. Once regarded as the most-accomplished dancer in all of Hawaii, Winnie’s career abruptly ended two decades ago when one of her more strenuous moves produced a recurring medical problem that prevented her from ever competing again professionally.
That’s when she was hired by the Kikiwai Queen Hotel to organize and orchestrate the hula event. Each year, Winnie made a point of meeting the competitors and talking to the press, all the while ensuring that she was the center of attention.
Tonight would have been the night that Winnie and this year’s hula extravaganza would once again make headlines. But all is not well in paradise, for someone must have taken exception to Winnie’s overbearing antics. This morning, her lifeless body was found on the very beach where she had achieved both fame and fortune, the seeming victim of foul play.
Who would dare end the career of the maven of movement? Could someone have plotted the death of the darling of divatude? Or, was this just the result of a temper tantrum by a close associate? It would take a unique perspective and expert investigative skills to identify the guilty party.

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.