It's a Mystery

The Little Theatre of New Smyrna Beach will perform “The Mousetrap” select days Oct. 14 to 24 at 726 E. Third St., New Smyrna Beach. Cast members include, from left standing, Israel Mathlin, Caleb Hasebe, Annie Kehrli, Tom Merideth and Charlie O’Connor; and from left seated, Mitzi Sparks and Lani Zambrana.

The Little Theatre of New Smyrna Beach will perform “The Mousetrap” at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 14, 15, 16, 21, 22, 23 and 2 p.m. Oct. 17 and 24 at The Little Theatre of New Smyrna Beach, 726 E. Third St., New Smyrna Beach.

The Little Theatre’s Production of The Mousetrap is directed by Rick Johnson.

In Agatha Christie's Most Famous Mystery, the group stranded in a country house

discover that there is a murderer in their midst. Who can it be? The plot thickens.

The first production of The Mousetrap was in London's West End in 1952 and ran continuously until March 16, 2020, when the stage performances had to be discontinued due to the Covid-19 pandemic. The longest-running West End show, it has by far the longest initial run of any play in history, with its 27,500th performance taking place Sept. 18, 2018. The play has a twist ending, which the audience are traditionally asked not to reveal after leaving the theatre.

Tickets are $21 for adults, $20 for seniors and $11 for juniors. Tickets are online at nsbplayers.org or call (386) 423-1246. Tickets may also be purchased in person from 1 to 4 p.m. Thursday and Fridays at the box office and two hours prior to every performance.

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