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MURDER AND MAYHEM: Menomonie Theater Guild Holds Classic Agatha Christie Production

‘Murder on the Orient Express’ will be performed at The Mabel Tainter Oct. 13-15 & 20-22

Sawyer Hoff |

WHODUNIT? The Menomonie Theater Guild is hosting
WHODUNIT? The Menomonie Theater Guild is hosting The Murder on the Orient Express, directed by Russell Slack from Oct. 13-15 and 20-22. (Photo via Unsplash)

Published in 1934, The Murder on the Orient Express by Agatha Christie has since been a coveted favorite among murder mystery fans for decades. The story has taken shape in many ways, including films, games, and television adaptations. Soon, the public will be able to enjoy the intrigue and mystery in person when the Menomonie Theater Guild holds theater productions of the story in prime spooky season – Oct. 13-15 and 20-22.

The highly-anticipated production is the season opener for the Menomonie Theater Guild. Directed by Russell Slack, the cast includes a vast range of local talent, including Bob Butterfield who will be playing Hercule Poirot. The show will be held at the beautiful Mable Tainter, and tickets are on sale now for $16-$18.

The story follows Hercule Poirot, a world-famous sleuth from Belgium, who travels on the elegant Orient Express in the 1930s where an American businessman is found murdered. With the train stuck in a snowdrift, Poirot must find the murderer before he or she strikes again. This classic ‘whodunit’ story is sure to have you on the edge of your seat!

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