The McCarter Theatre Production of
Agatha Christie's Murder on the Orient Express
February 15 – March 18
Adapted for the Stage by Ken Ludwig
Directed by Emily Mann
Approximate Running Time: 2 hours, 15 minutes with one intermission
Recommended Ages: 12+
$25 | $42 | $63 | $79 | $90
All Regular Season Student Seats $18.
Includes all fees. Prices subject to change without notice. Please call for Student Matinee Rates.
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Eight Suspects, One Thrilling Ride
The exotic Orient Express is about to go off the rails! With a locomotive full of suspects and an alibi for each one, it’s the perfect mystery for detective Hercule Poirot, n’est-ce pas? Wax your mustache and hold on to your passport—adapted from Agatha Christie’s masterpiece, two-time Tony-nominated playwright Ken Ludwig and multi-award-winning director Emily Mann will take you on a suspenseful, thrilling ride aboard the legendary Orient Express!
Adapted for the stage by
Based on the novel by
William Ivey Long
Darron L. West
Production Stage Manager
Assistant Stage Manager
Telsey + Company / William Cantler, CSA & Karyn Casl, CSA
Leigh Ann Larkin
Jordyn Schmidt/Meghan Pratt (U/S)
HPL @ Hartford Stage
Hartford Public Library and Hartford Stage invite you to dig deeper into the world of the plays onstage. Take out a book today! Select books available at the theatre and at each Hartford branch library.
February 27, 28 & March 6
Join members of the cast and our Artistic staff for a free discussion, immediately following select 7:30 p.m. performances on Tuesday or 2 p.m. Wednesday matinees. FREE
Pride & Plays
February 21, 6:00pm
FREE pre-show nosh and complimentary wine, soda and coffee (plus drink specials at a cash bar) for our lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender patrons and allies.
For tickets to the 7:30 p.m. show, use Promo Code LGBT25 and save 25% off seats for this special performance.
Sunday, February 25 | Matinee
Come and join Hartford Stage for some shopping and a show! Local vendors will showcase unique items for purchase in our lobby. Doors will open before the show at 12:30 PM. Booths will be open during intermission and after the show.
Sunday Afternoon Discussion
Immediately following the 2 p.m. Matinee
Enjoy a discussion with artists and scholars connected with the production immediately following the 2 p.m. matinee. FREE.
Open Captioned Performances
March 4, 2:00pm & 7:30pm
For patrons who are deaf or have hearing loss. FREE with admission.
Audio Described Performances
March 10, 2:00pm
For patrons who are blind or have low vision. FREE with admission.
The Cheryl Chase and Stuart Bear Family Foundation
Jill Adams & William Knight
Rick Costello & Beth Bombara