WhatCo Unveils Agatha Christie's Masterpiece: And Then There Were NoneFeb 03, 2024
In an ambitious return to the stage, the West Hudson Arts & Theatre Company (WhatCo) is proud to present Agatha Christie's riveting classic, "And Then There Were None." Directed by the accomplished Cynthia Ross and expertly managed by Jasmine Viera, this production promises to immerse audiences in a world of suspense, mystery, and intrigue.
An Island of Mystery and Suspense
Set against the backdrop of a secluded island, "And Then There Were None" follows ten strangers, each lured under false pretenses and harboring a dark past. As a storm isolates them from the mainland, they are picked off one by one, in a macabre sequence mirroring a sinister nursery rhyme. With no one else on the island, the survivors realize the murderer is among them and must be unmasked if any are to live.
A Stellar Cast
Bringing this thrilling narrative to life is a talented cast including Christopher Tully as Sir Lawrence Wargrave, Francesca Stokes as Emily Brent, Erica Vieira as Vera Claythorne, Matt Masiello as Philip Lombard, Don Filicetti as Dr. Armstong, John J. Jeffords as William Blore, Robert Strauch as General MacKenzie, Daniella Heywood as Mrs. Rogers, Andre Vieira as Rogers, and Jonathan Rueda as Anthony Marston and Fred Narrocot. Each actor has delved deep into their roles, ensuring that the tension and mystery of Christie's work are faithfully conveyed.
Venue and Dates
This must-see production will be staged at the former Holy Cross Grammar School, located at 15 South Frank E. Rodgers Blvd, Harrison, NJ. Performances are scheduled for Friday, February 16, Saturday, February 17, Friday, February 23, and Saturday, February 24 at 7:30 pm, with matinee shows on Sundays, February 18 and 25 at 2:00 pm.
Tickets are priced at $20 for adults and $15 for seniors and students, available for purchase online. While tickets may be available at the door, audiences are encouraged to book in advance to secure their seats for this unforgettable experience.
Content and Sensory Advisory
Attendees are advised that the play contains themes of death, grief, and guilt, alongside references to murder, manslaughter, and suicide by hanging. Additionally, the production includes recorded gunshots and flashing lights, catering to an immersive theatrical experience.
A Community Engaged in Art
The West Hudson Arts & Theatre Company continues its mission to bring high-quality theatrical productions to the community, fostering a love for the arts and providing a platform for local talent to shine. "And Then There Were None" is not just a play; it's an event that promises to captivate, thrill, and engage audiences, making it a highlight of this season's cultural calendar.
For more information, to purchase tickets, or to learn more about WHATCo, visit their official website. Don't miss your chance to witness a masterful rendition of one of the greatest mysteries ever written.
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