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The Unexpected Guest Last Modified: Tuesday, October 14, 2008
The Unexpected Guest
by Agatha Christie
Directed by Angela Spradley
April, 1999


From Samuel French:

A thriller as well as a puzzler set in a foggy estate in Wales, this mystery opens as a stranger walks into a house to find a man murdered and his wife standing over him with a gun. But the woman is dazed and her confession unconvincing. So the unexpected guest decides to help her and blame the murder on an intruder. Later, the police discover clues that point to a man who died two years previously and a pandora's box of loves and hates, suspicions and intrigues is opened to the night air.

"The impact is tremendous... Just when the murder seems solved ... Miss Christie pulls her almighty knock out punch. I admit her complete victory."-London Evening News

"Tantalizing ingenuity."-London Tatler

Published by Samuel French.

Our Cast

The Players
Role Actor
Michael Starkwedder: Bill Van Tassel
Laura Warwick: Cynthia Colbert
Miss Bennett: Linda Rickel
Jan Warwick: Shawn Kilroy
Mrs. Warwick, Sr.: Elva Hansen
Henry Angell: Chris Biagini
Sgt. Cadwallader: Chris Powers
Inspector Thomas: Ray Johnson
Julian Farrar: John Citron
Richard Warwick: Frank Schultz
Our Crew
Producer: Mark Britton
Director: Angela Spradley
Original Artwork: Randy Groden
Assistant Directors: Pat Alpe and
Amber Venable
Set Design: Mark Britton
Set Construction: Mark Britton,
Chris Biagini,
Robert Carpenter,
Ray Johnson,
Jan McKillip,
Della Mahaffey, and
Bill Tanzyus
Stage Managers: Pat Alpe and
Amber Venable
Lights and Sound: Robert Simpson,
Dave McKillip,and
Jan McKillip
Props: Maya Winn
Costumes: by the cast
Office: Elva Hansen,
Jan McKillip, and
John Citron
Parking: Robert Carpenter,
Gene Forsyth,
Dan McCraw, and
Duane Crandall
Concessions: Kay and Dave Campbell, and
Don and Jean Russell
Opening Night Gala: Joanne Hasper
Webmaster: John Lukas

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