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Murder on the Nile - Full Length Play, Drama

Murder on the Nile

Agatha Christie

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Full Length Play, Drama

8m, 5f

ISBN: 9780573702419

A murder mystery on board a river cruiser in three acts taken from Death on the Nile.

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Description

Full Length Play

Drama

Adaptations (Literature), Mystery/Thriller, Period

More than 120 minutes (2 hours)

Time Period - 1940s / WWII

Settings Of Play - The action takes place cruising on the River Nile in the observation saloon of the paddle steamer Lotus.

FEATURES / CONTAINS

Interior Set

Period Costumes

CAUTIONS

Gun Shots, Mild Adult Themes

TARGET AUDIENCE

Adult, Teen (Age 14 - 18)

PERFORMANCE GROUP

High School/Secondary, College Theatre / Student, Community Theatre, Professional Theatre, Reader's Theatre, Large Stage

Kay Ridgeway has led a charmed life. Blessed with beauty, enormous wealth, and a new husband, she embarks on a honeymoon voyage down the Nile. Fatal circumstances await when the idyllic surroundings are shattered by a shocking and brutal murder. Under scrutiny is a multitude of memorable passengers, all with a reason to kill. The tension and claustrophobia builds, as a shocking and audacious conspiracy is laid bare.

REVIEWS

“As slick a vehicle as any theatre company could wish for.” - Leah D. Frank, The New York Times


Murder on the Nile opened at Dundee Repertory Theatre under the title Hidden Horizon and eventually in at the Ambassadors Theatre in the West End in March 1946.

Characters

CASTING

8m, 5f

CASTING ATTRIBUTES

Ensemble cast

CHORUS SIZE

N/A (Not a musical)

1ST BEADSELLER
2ND BEADSELLER
STEWARD
MISS FFOLIOT-FFOULKES
CHRISTINA GRANT
SMITH
LOUISE
DR. BESSNER
KAY MOSTYN
SIMON MOSTYN
CANON PENNEFATHER
JACQUELINE DE SEVERAC
MCNAUGHT
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MUSICAL STYLE

N/A (Not a musical)

VOCAL DEMANDS

N/A (Not a musical)

Author
Agatha Christie

Agatha Christie

Agatha Christie (1890-1976) is the author not only of The Mousetrap, the longest running stage production in history but also Witness for the Prosecution and And Then There Were None to name but a few of her greatest stage successes. Her novels have sold more than 2 billion copies around the world, and she is only outsold by the Bible and Shakespeare. Born in 1890, in Torquay, Devon, England, to ... view full profile

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