JBU Drama Department Presents ‘A Murder is Announced’

Mitzi (Ashley Duckworth) serves coffee to Miss Marple (Peyton Weaver) and Miss Blacklock (Hannah Walters) in JBU’s production of Agatha Christie’s “A Murder Is Announced.”

Mitzi (Ashley Duckworth) serves coffee to Miss Marple (Peyton Weaver) and Miss Blacklock (Hannah Walters) in JBU’s production of Agatha Christie’s “A Murder Is Announced.”

SILOAM SPRINGS, Ark. (September 30, 2013) — John Brown University’s Drama Department presents Agatha Christie’s “A Murder Is Announced,” adapted for the stage by Leslie Darbon, Oct. 4-5 and 11-12.

In quintessential Christie style, the audience will be guessing right up till the final curtain in this classic whodunit with many twists and turns. When an announcement in the local paper predicts a murder in the house of Miss Blacklock on Friday the 13th, the residents are hurled head-first into a mystery of profound proportions. Dangers, mixed motives, and concealed identities drive this compelling and exciting tale. One Inspector will try to sift through the facts to find the truth with the help of Miss Marple.

Performances will be Friday, Oct. 4 at 7:30 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 5 at 2:00 p.m., Friday, Oct.11 at 7:30 p.m. and Saturday, Oct.12 at 7:30 p.m. in the Berry Performing Arts Center on the JBU campus.

Ticket prices are $12 for adults, $10 for alumni/senior adults, $8 for non-JBU students and $3 for JBU students. Tickets are can be purchased online at www.jbu.edu/tickets or by calling 479.524.7382.

John Brown University is a private Christian university, ranked No. 2 overall and No. 1 Best Value among Southern regional colleges by U.S. News and World Report. JBU enrolls more than 2,500 students from 42 states and 44 countries in its traditional undergraduate, graduate, degree completion and concurrent education programs. JBU is a member of the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities and a founding member of the Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability.

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Mitzi (Ashley Duckworth) serves coffee to Miss Marple (Peyton Weaver) and Miss Blacklock (Hannah Walters) in JBU’s production of Agatha Christie’s “A Murder Is Announced.”

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Mitzi (Ashley Duckworth) serves coffee to Miss Marple (Peyton Weaver) and Miss Blacklock (Hannah Walters) in JBU’s production of Agatha Christie’s “A Murder Is Announced.”