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Minnetonka Theatre presents Agatha Christie's Witness for the Prosecution
Minnetonka Theatre presents Agatha Christie's Witness for the Prosecution

A thrilling courtroom drama of murder and passion is coming to Minnetonka Theatre! Witness for the Prosecution is regarded as one of Agatha Christie's most accomplished plays, and this suspenseful thriller will keep audiences guessing until the very end. Director James Cada says, "This show is both a murder mystery and gripping courtroom drama, with plot twists to keep you guessing 'who done it'. Agatha Christie's works are so popular and prolific that they have only been outsold by Shakespeare and the Bible."

Don't miss Minnetonka Theatre's winter play Witness for the Prosecution, a murder mystery guaranteed to keep you on the edge of your seat as you wait for the jury to deliver their verdict!

Cast of Witness for the Prosecution

About Witness for the Prosecution

Leonard Vole stands accused of murdering a wealthy older widow who had recently made him her heir, not knowing he was married. In a convoluted effort to free her husband, his wife Romaine agrees to testify for the prosecution. The stakes are high and tempers run wild with shocking witness testimony and outbursts from the dock, as a young man fight's to escape the hangman's noose.

Adapted by Agatha Christie from her short story of the same name, Witness for the Prosecution opened in London in 1953, and by 1954 was one of three Christie plays running simultaneously in the West End, a feat which she was the first female playwright to achieve. It opened on Broadway in 1954 to rave reviews, and earned Miss Christie an Edgar Award from the Mystery Writers of America for Best Mystery Play.

  • Dates: February 14, 21, 22 at 7:30 pm; February 15, 16, 22, 23 at 2:00 pm
  • Tickets: $20 Adult; $18 Senior; $15 Youth – Reserved Seating (Group Rates Available)
  • Location: Arts Center on 7 - 18285 Highway 7, Minnetonka, MN 55345
  • Purchase tickets: 952.401.5898 or www.minnetonkatheatre.com

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