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Agatha Christie’s Murder on the Orient Express

September 7 – October 6, 2024
(Opening night: Thursday, September 12)

Donald and Darlene Shiley Stage
Old Globe Theatre
Conrad Prebys Theatre Center

Adapted for the stage by Ken Ludwig
Directed by Peter Amster

Get ready for a glamorous and enthralling journey in this adaptation of Agatha Christie’s masterpiece. On a train traveling through Europe, a wealthy American tycoon is found dead in his compartment, the door locked from the inside. Enter world-famous detective Hercule Poirot, who must navigate a train full of suspects and solve the murder before the killer strikes again. With humor and romance, Tony Award–nominated playwright Ken Ludwig takes audiences on a thrill ride in a spectacular production whose gorgeous designs and innovative staging are a true knockout.

This production includes mild language and violence.

Vicki and Carl Zeiger Insights Seminar: Tuesday, September 10 at 6:00 p.m.

Community Night: Friday, September 13 at 6:30 p.m.

Post Show Forum: Tuesday, September 17; Wednesday, September 18; and Wednesday, October 2 (evening performance).

Open-Caption Performance: Saturday, October 5 at 2:00 p.m.

This production of Agatha Christie’s Murder on the Orient Express originally appeared at Asolo Repertory Theatre in January 2020.


Publicity Photos

Adaptor Ken Ludwig.
Adaptor Ken Ludwig.
Director Peter Amster.
Director Peter Amster.
Artwork courtesy of The Old Globe.
Artwork courtesy of The Old Globe.