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Playcrafters Presenting Plus 60 Benefit

April 30th, 2022
Playcrafters Presenting Plus 60 Benefit

Playcrafters Barn Theatre is opening its doors to Plus 60 members for a benefit performance Thursday, May 12 at 7:30 p.m. The play is an adaptation of Agatha Christie’s “A Murder is Announced” directed by Madelyn Dorta. Join your Plus 60 friends while we watch the tale unfold. The residents of a large, picturesque English village are astonished to read a notice in the local newspaper that a murder will take place this coming Friday at Little Paddocks, the Victorian home of Letitia Blacklock. Some assume it is a hoax, others imagine an invitation to a fun party game. A group gathers at the... Read More

Mystery Comes to Davenport’s The Mockingbird April 8

April 4th, 2022
Mystery Comes to Davenport's The Mockingbird April 8

The Mockingbird on Main will present the premiere of the murder mystery, Murder at Mistwell Manor opening April 8! What seems like an ordinary paint by numbers murder mystery becomes much more with each new revelation! The doctor. The Hollywood starlet. The manor’s caretaker. The detective. And two dead bodies. Suspicions run wild as Detective Walters hurries to solve the case before another drops dead. This fast paced original work reveals a twist or 3 before racing to a conclusion the audience never sees coming. Directed by Tristan Tapscott, Murder at Mistwell Manor features Eric Teeter as... Read More

Auditions For Murder This Weekend

March 5th, 2022
Auditions For Murder This Weekend

Playcrafters Barn Theatre will be holding auditions today from 2-4 PM and tomorrow from 4-6 PM for “A Murder Is Announced” by Leslie Darbon, adapted from Agatha Christie’s novel, directed by Madelyn Dorta. Actors should come prepared to cold- read from the script, all levels of experience are encouraged to try out, as well as people from all races and ethnicities. If you’re interested in helping them out backstage you can still come to auditions to meet the director, Madelyn Dorta, and let her know what you’re interested in helping with. They are always looking for volunteers... Read More