The Webb School Theatre will present "The Mousetrap" in the Follin Chapel on April 26, 27 and 28 at 7 p.m. Seating begins at 6:40 p.m. The production is open to the public. General admission is $10 with no charge for children under 10. For more information, call 931-389-5703.
The production is directed by Ruth Cordell, and technical crew is directed by Ralph Jones. The cast includes Trey Arbogast-Paravicini, Slate Bowers-Detective Sgt. Trotter, Arianna Boyle-Miss Casewell, Tucker Jones-Giles Ralston, Kat Reagan-Mrs. Boyle, Trey Snell-Christopher Wren, Adelia Stanley-Molly Ralston, and Dovydas Vasiliauskas-Major Metcalfe. Ella Harris is assistant director and stage manager and Jael Davis is director and stage manager assistant. The tech crew includes Bailey Chance, Anthony Culp, Wilson Fennell, Ella Harris, Dayton Hasty, Ollie Hutchens, Aubrey McCamey, Siree McRady, and James Swan. The Theatre set and wardrobe tech class assisting with the production includes A.J. Clarke, Sydney Dupree, Keon Johnson, and Thomas Simmons. Construction director is Jason Joslin, costumes coordinator, Colleen Garatoni (Nashville Repertory Theatre), and props decor construction is by Bryan Jones.
The official website describes the play, "The scene is set when a group of people gathered in a country house cut off by the snow discover, to their horror, that there is a murderer in their midst. Who can it be? One by one the suspicious characters reveal their sordid pasts until at the last, nerve-shredding moment the identity and the motive are finally revealed. Running continuously for over 60 years, The Mousetrap has broken records in London's West End and established Agatha Christie as a playwright in the public eye. Since its debut in 1952 it has become the longest running play in the history of London's West End... ."
According to AgathaChristie.com, Agatha Christie became, and remains, the best-selling novelist of all time. She is best known for her 66 detective novels and 14 short story collections, as well as the world's longest-running play – "The Mousetrap." Her books have sold over a billion copies in the English language and a billion in translation.