Play - Original

Biltmore Theatre

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  • First Preview: December 14, 1982
  • Opening Date: December 30, 1982
  • Closing Date: May 15, 1983
  • Previews: 19
  • Performances: 157

Playwright: Anthony Shaffer


Six strangers gather for a black-tie dinner at an English estate on a stormy night, with all of them having a reason to kill a particularly unctuous member of the party, in Anthony Shaffer's spoof of Agatha Christie mystery novels.


Opening Night Cast

Hermione Baddeley Dame Edith Runcible
Barbara Baxley Lady Tremurrain
Gordon Chater Archibald Perkins
Jerome Dempsey Silas Bazeby
Ronald Drake Rear-Admiral Knatchbull Folliatt
John Glover in Whodunnit John Glover Roger Dashwell
Fred Gwynne Inspector Bowden
George Hearn in Whodunnit George Hearn Andreas Capodistriou
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Opening Night Production Credits

  Anthony Shaffer Writer
  Michael Kahn Director
  Andrew Jackness Scenic Design
Patricia Zipprodt Patricia Zipprodt Costume Design
  Martin Aronstein Lighting Design
  T. Richard Fitzgerald Sound Design
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Drama Desk Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1983 Outstanding Set Design Andrew Jackness Nominee
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