Murder on the Orient Express

Murder on the Orient Express

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+

Ticket Prices

$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!

 Artists

Adapted for the stage by
Ken Ludwig

Based on the novel by
Agatha Christie

Director
Emily Mann

Scenic Designer
Beowulf Boritt

Costume Designer
William Ivey Long

Lighting Designer
Ken Billington

Sound Designer
Darron L. West

Production Stage Manager
Samantha Flint

Assistant Stage Manager
Carolyn Reich

Casting Director
Telsey + Company / William Cantler, CSA & Karyn Casl, CSA

 Cast

Colonel Arbuthnot/Ratchett
Ian Bedford

Princess Dragomiroff
Veanne Cox

Michel/Marcel
Maboud Ebrahimzadeh

Helen Hubbard
Julie Halston

Mary Debenham
Susannah Hoffman

Countess Andrenyi
Leigh Ann Larkin

Hercule Poirot
David Pittu

Hector MacQueen
Juha Sorola

Greta Ohlsson
Samantha Steinmetz

Monsieur Bouc
Evan Zes

Daisy Armstrong
Jordyn Schmidt/Meghan Pratt (U/S)

HPL @ Hartford Stage

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AfterWords Discussion

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.


Market Days

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.

Interested in being a vendor at Market Days?
Contact Lew Michaels - Facilities and Operations Manager at 860-520-7132. Download the Market Days Vendor Application.


Sunday Afternoon Discussion

February 25
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.

Videos

Murder on the Orient Express Trailer

Murder on the Orient Express Audience Reactions

Behind the Scenes with William Ivey Long

Sponsors

Lead Sponsor

The Cheryl Chase and Stuart Bear Family Foundation

Producing Sponsor

bank of america

Jill Adams & William Knight

Rick Costello & Beth Bombara

Karen Pritzker

Restaurant Partner

V's Trattoria