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  • An entertaining "Mousetrap" from the Vagabond Players

    An entertaining "Mousetrap" from the Vagabond Players
    By now, 60 long years after Agatha Christie’s “The Mousetrap” opened in London, the whodunit is more of a fixture than a stage show. It apparently cannot ever be stopped on that side of The Pond, where it has surpassed the 25,000th...
  • 'The Mousetrap' asks who done it at Vagabond Players

    Agatha Christie's "The Mousetrap" opened in London in 1952 and continues to run there. The world's longest running play also remains popular with community theaters around the globe. As the Vagabond Players production demonstrates, this murder mystery...
  • Howard County Briefs

    Free tax help Beginning Tuesday, Jan. 22, appointments for income tax preparation for county residents will be taken. The service, offered at county senior centers and co-sponsored by AARP and the IRS, starts Feb. 1. Electronic filing is available at...
  • Agatha Christie's the BBC Murders is a killer show

    Agatha Christie's the BBC Murders is a killer show
    It takes all of about 90 seconds for your brain to plug into the matrix of “Agatha Christie’s the BBC Murders.” The four radio mysteries lavishly produced for the stage at Fort Lauderdale’s Parker Playhouse were rescued from...
  • En escena en Fort Lauderdale: Los misterios de Agatha Christie

    En escena en Fort Lauderdale: Los misterios de Agatha Christie
    Si lo suyo son las novelas de misterio, de detectives y los crímenes por resolver, el Parker Playhouse tiene en escena una obra que le causará mucha curiosidad. Se trata de la ganadora producción llamada BBC Muders de Agatha Christie, una premiada...
  • 'Agatha Christie's Poirot and Marple: Fan Favorites'

    Anyone who even remotely knows literary mysteries should have no question which characters are referenced by the name of this newly gathered set. In 11 productions originally televised on the PBS "Masterpiece Mystery!" anthology, David Suchet - whom...
  • A murder mystery that just won't die

    A murder mystery that just won't die
    Sixty years ago, an extraordinary reign began in England, one that would provide the nation with a comforting measure of stability and continuity during some of the most tumultuous decades of the 20th century and right on into the far-from-placid 21st....
  • 'The Childs Child' by Ruth Rendell is sluggish and obvious

    'The Childs Child' by Ruth Rendell is sluggish and obvious
    If there were a Mount Rushmore of English crime fiction, it would feature the chiseled faces of Dorothy L. Sayers, Agatha Christie, P.D. James and Ruth Rendell. (Yes, all women, but that's another essay.) Of this august quartet, Rendell is perhaps the...
  • Peeking in Gillian Flynn's vault of horror

    Peeking in Gillian Flynn's vault of horror
    In the early days of their marriage a few years ago, Chicago attorney Brett Nolan and his wife, the thriller novelist Gillian Flynn, were having drinks with a group of friends when Flynn posed a surprising question. "Does anybody have any idea," she asked...
  • Famed authors behind the plays onstage in Orlando

     Famed authors behind the plays onstage in Orlando
    Central Florida's theaters will be bursting with famous names during February — but they're names from the page, not on the stage. Plays presented around the region will boast some of the most famed names in literature, from ancient Greek writer...
  • Sherban Young: Master of the mystery caper

    Sherban Young: Master of the mystery caper
    Local author Sherban Young pens what he calls “mystery capers.” The 37-year-old Ellicott City resident got interested in solving puzzles and mysteries through CD-ROM interactive adventure games while at Loyola University, where he majored in...